Specialist recruitment expertise

Call 01489 865200

Call 01489 865200

Engineer - House Builder

Key information
Posted: 05/03/2019
Reference: 763590
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry, West Midlands, England (map)
Salary: £35000 - £40000
Apply for job
Like this job? Register to apply
Job description

A leading National House Builder are looking to recruit an Engineer to work from their Coventry office in their Technical team. 

Main Objectives:
To assist the Technical team with all Engineering related work and manage drawing
issues.

You will coordinate the delivery of technical information for new and current
developments including instructing and managing engineering specialist consultants
and dealing with a wide range of technical issues.
To ensure that all S38, S104, S278 & 185 Agreements are in place prior to the site
start and completed through to adoption in a timely manner.
Ensure that all sites are furnished with the required drawings to ensure the smooth
running of the site.
Ensure that the region value engineers civil and structural designs to gain value for
money on all schemes.

Duties and Responsibilities:
To check all drawings that are supplied by Consultants in relation to the Civil
Engineering aspects of developments.
To design roads, drainage and external works for smaller developments, especially
flats.
To finalise adoption of all outstanding Open Space areas / play areas by Local
Authorities.
To liaise with Local Authorities and Water Authorities in relation to all S38, S278,
S104 & S106 Agreements. Making or checking applications and seeing them through
to completion.
To make Bond applications to the NHBC, and discharge outstanding NHBC Engineering conditions.
To liaise closely with Building Department to ensure sites are placed on maintenance in a 
timely manner and ensure adoptions take place, thereby avoiding over runs on Bonds.
To prepare CDM pre-tender information for the Commercial Department.
To assist with feasibility studies when required, such as establishing drainage
guidelines in consultation with Water Authority and advising as to whether discharge
limits are to be set.
Carry out any other reasonable tasks in accordance with operational needs as
requested by your managers.

The Company: 
A privately owned national house builder. They operate through 20 regional divisions that build bungalows, flats, and houses throughout the UK. They are one of the Uk`s largest home builders and sell about 5,000 homes annually at an average price of about £176,000. With a land bank of 18,000 plots with planning permission. 

The Person: 
You will have worked as an Engineer,Design or Technical Coordinator role or in a similar technical position in a house building environment. 

PERSON SPECIFICATION –ENGINEER
HND/HNC level or higher.
Excellent attention to detail.
Methodical, conscientious and organised, works to deliver high standards.
Strong IT skills, working knowledge of computer systems within the Technical
environment.
Articulate, clear and credible, and able to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced
environment.
Strong communication skills, the ability to build effective working relationships both
internally and externally.

Special requirements:
Current full driving.
CAD & Micro-Drainage Literate
Current CSCS Card

If you feel that you have the correct skills for this role then please forward CV's to Adam Shaw on Email

Share this post
Industry Insight

Construction (Housing)

Engineer - House Builder - image

Our Consultants play a pivotal role finding jobs for talented individuals like you.

Gain industry insight
Sector Information

Key Staff

Adam Shaw - image

Adam Shaw

Senior Recruitment Consultant

I have over 15 years’ experience recruiting in the Housing and Construction sectors specialising in Technical and Management roles within the UK.  

View profile