Engineer

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Division
Redrow Homes Midlands
Department
Technical
Number of positions for this role
1
Location
Redrow Homes Midlands, Tamworth
Summary

About Redrow Homes:

Redrow is the UK’s fastest growing house builder.

Our purpose is to create a better way for people to live. We care about the quality of homes we build, the people who help us build them, the communities we create and the societies in which we live.

We are looking for high performing people looking to build a career with Redrow. At Redrow you will be part of a business that recognises achievement.

Job Purpose:

To manage the engineering design from land appraisal through to construction issue, and further supervise siteworks and progress sites through to adoption
 

Scope:

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

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assess Technical viability of new sites
  • Assist in the production of layouts and technical reports for Land Appraisals; and required working drawings
  • Assist in preparation of outline engineering schematics for Land Appraisals
  • 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
  • Assist in fee negotiation and appointment of consultants
  • Obtain statutory approvals e.g. S104 and S38 Agreements
  • Obtaining plot to postal addresses
  • Prior to legal completion of all new homes, ensure the appropriate driveways and footpaths are completed to agreed standards.
  • Answer Technical queries
  • Assist the Technical and Commercial Departments in issuing tender drawings to contractors, assessing them upon return and then formally awarding the works
  • POS, S38, S104 adoptions
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Work in a team of engineers and architects to deliver schemes in a cost-effective manner and on programme
  • Full implementation of information to the SBMS Network
Closing Date
21/06/2019

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