Designer

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Division
Redrow Homes Yorkshire
Department
Technical
Number of positions for this role
1
Location
Wakefield
Summary

The role of the Technical Department in a Homes Division is to provide a practical and cost effective technical service to the company.

This will encompass site evaluation, architectural and engineering design, the investigation of any technical problems encountered and provision of economical and viable solutions. This may involve liaison with, appointment of and co-ordination of external professionals.

The Technical Department are involved with the Redrow product from inception to completion.

 

Key Responsibilities
  1. Co-ordinate the production of design information to a written programme to ensure company targets are met for a controlled and cost effective construction operation.
  2. Produce, coordinate and submit planning applications and negotiate and obtain planning permissions and other statutory approvals.
  3. Responsible for providing all necessary information to discharge planning conditions
  4. Submit and co-ordinate Building Regulations applications & condition discharge.
  5. Ensure that schemes are designed to Redrow standards to suit building, marketing and economic considerations and be competitive in design terms: the schemes are to be produced within a time limit to suit programme deadlines and must take into account external factors e.g. Local Authority Planning/Highways Departments and Local Committees.
  6. Coordinate and/or produce layouts and working drawings. Assist in the production of Technical and Design Reports for Land Appraisals.
  7. Obtain and check information from external architectural consultants, and suppliers and manufacturers for supplementing working drawings.
  8. Advise Land Department on Technical viability of new sites
  9. Ensure updated Group drawings are issued in accordance with department procedures.
  10. At all times comply with company policies, procedures and instructions.
  11. Comply with responsibilities as laid down in the Group’s Health, Safety and Environment Policy.
  12. Provide technical support and information to Construction, Commercial and Sales Departments and maintain good communication to ensure the required level of service is maintained.
  13. Produce and check sales and legal information.
  14. Contribute to improving the business, protecting and enhancing the reputation of the company by putting forward new ideas and, when requested to do so implementing change.
  15. Assist the Design Manager in fee negotiation and the appointment of consultants.
  16. Responsibility for the Sales / Legal set up meeting and associated documentation and checking and auditing of all plans & associated drawings/brochures.
  17. Coordinate adoptions of open space areas and site exits.
Closing Date
29/05/2018

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