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Tina Wickers

Ref No: TW1404202895

Date Posted: 10-Oct-22

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Design Engineer

Southampton

Engineer

Competitive salary

Permanent

The Design and Technical teams are involved in all aspects of housing design and innovation, this team is also responsible for researching the best materials, at the best cost.

In terms of design, there’s the sheer variety of our sites, many of them using existing buildings, and all of them with unique problems to solve. Then there’s the question of new materials and our drive for sustainability and value, all in the face of ever changing building and environmental legislation.

Most of the people in this team have an architectural or engineering background, and for all, we offer the opportunity to gain expertise in design and project management in a thought-provoking setting.

Reporting to the Technical Director, you will be responsible for overseeing the design of infrastructure and groundwork’s packages for residential developments

You will be expected to:

 Procure service records and enquiries for new developments, including responsibility for timely payment for new services infrastructure to support build programmes

 Oversee the design and detailing carried out by externally appointed Consulting Engineer’s responsible for providing designs for new estate roads and sewers, including Section 38, 104 and S278 Agreements

 Secure adoption agreements; S38, S104 and S278 to suit the development programme

 Obtain designs for foundations and where necessary have input into securing structural designs for superstructure components

 Maintain a continuous process of evaluation of Consultant’s designs to ensure that proposals adhere to best practice in value Engineering

 Liaise with other Technical Team members and others as necessary to seek the discharge of building regulations and planning conditions

What you'll need? To be successful in the role, we are looking for:

 Individual who is educated to HNC/HND level in an Engineering related discipline with a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience

 Previous experience in a design related environment, preferably with Civil or Structural Consulting Engineers

 Ability to confidently handle negotiations with external bodies, including sewerage undertakers and highway authorities

 Ability to co-ordinate with all members of the design team to ensure programmes are achieved

 Individual who is computer literate. Experience of design software packages such as PDS or MicroDrainage is desirable although not essential

Whats on offer:

 Competitive Salary

 Competitive Bonus Scheme

 Company Car or Cash Allowance

 25 days holiday (increase by 1 day for every 3 years continuous service up to 28 days)

 Choice of Flexible Benefits

 Enhanced Family Friendly Policies

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