Senior Engineer

Redrow Homes South West
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The role of the Technical Department in an Operating 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.

The technical department are involved with the Redrow product from inception to completion.

Key Responsibilities
  1. Assess Technical viability of new sites

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

  3. Prepare outline engineering schematics for Land Appraisals

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

  5. Brief engineering consultants on scope of design

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

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

  8. Issue engineering information to Commercial, Construction and Sales departments

  9. Fee negotiation and appointment of consultants

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

  11. Obtaining plot to postal addresses

  12. Obtaining service connection quotations

  13. Prior to legal completion of all new homes, ensure the appropriate driveways and footpaths are completed to agreed standards.

  14. Answer Technical queries

  15. Assist the Technical and Commercial Departments in issuing tender drawings to contractors, assessing them upon return and then formally awarding the works

  16. POS, S38, S104 adoptions

  17. Liaise with Redrow Commercial on Special Projects

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

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

  20. Implement new ideas and methods and continue to seek ways of both improving contribution to the organisation’s goals and enhancing the reputation of the company.

  21. Work in a team of engineers and architects to deliver schemes in a cost-effective manner and on programme

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