Redrow Homes South Midlands
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About Redrow Homes

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

Redrow is the UK’s fastest growing house builder.

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

The Role:

Job Purpose: To be responsible for the adoption of roads and sewers, pumping stations, and public open spaces,

Responsible for:

Budgets: report any overspend to Technical Director/Head of Technical. Ensure contractors work within budgets set by others and report any potential overspend/savings.

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:

Remedial management and supervision of roads and sewers together with final surfacing works, ensuring that the works are carried out within agreed budget and timescales

Arrange for CCTV, as constructed surveys, street lighting certificates and remedial works with contractors

The adoption of roads and sewers, pumping stations and open spaces covered by section 38,278,102,104 and 106 agreements.

Liaison with local authority, water companies and environment agency personnel in respect of site inspections etc.

Work to an agreed programme of scheduled adoptions, such programme to be discussed and reviewed with Technical Manager on a regular basis.

Update the companies bonds management schedule on a regular basis ensuring that a monthly report is available to the Technical Manager

Have a sound knowledge and experience of civil engineering construction i.e. roads sewers pumping stations and section agreements

Issue engineering information to Commercial, Construction and Sales departments

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

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


Working Relationships:

Effective working relationships are an essential part of daily working life.

The focus in this role is both:-

Internal:         Colleagues within Operating Division; and

External:        Consultants, managers in both Local Authorities and Statutory Bodies

Decision Making Authority:

Appointment of Consultants in consultation with line manager

Agreement of fees for consultants in line with budget

Agreement of details with statutory authorities

These are illustrative duties and the post holder will be expected to become involved in a range of work to enable the department to respond effectively to the requirements of the Company.




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