Design Engineer

Redrow Homes Yorkshire
Number of positions for this role
Wakefield, Divisional HQ

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 investigations 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.


Key Responsibilities
  • Advise Land Dept on Technical viability of new sites

  • Assist in the production of layouts and technical report for Land Appraisals; and required working drawings

  • Prepare outline engineering schematics for Land Appraisals

  • Brief and commission site investigations, topographical survey and other assessment reports on land acquired

  • Brief engineering consultants on scope of design

  • Initial negotiations/enquiries with statutory bodies on environmental, drainage, highways and other engineering issues when apprising land

  • Manage initial technical submissions for approval by statutory authorities (e.g. S104, S38, S278)

  • Issue engineering information to Commercial, Construction and Sales departments

  • Fee negotiation and appointment of consultants

  • Obtain planning permissions and other statutory approvals e.g. S104 and S38 Agreements

  • Prepare Sales and Legal information e.g. Conveyance plans and M colours

  • Answer Technical queries

  • POS, S38, S104 adoptions

  • In house Planning supervisors role

  • Liaise with Redrow Commercial on Special Projects

  • Comply with responsibilities as laid down in the Group’s Health, Safety and Environment Policy.

  • At all times comply with company policies, procedures and instructions.

  • 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.

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