Designer

Division
Redrow Homes Yorkshire
Department
Design & Technical
Number of positions for this role
1
Location
West Yorkshire
Summary

The Designer will be given specific projects to run, at various stages from the initial feasibility and planning stages, through to construction, inputting at each stage as required. Working to design new developments, including drawing layouts and obtaining planning consents and managing building control submissions. They will also either prepare the working drawings and associated information that enables a site commencement or coordinate / check and issue externally supplied information. Working with the wider project team their focus is to deliver new developments in a timely, efficient and effective manner.

Key Responsibilities

GENERAL

  • Produce developments layouts, masterplan proposals etc.
  • Prepare working drawings, details and specifications, with minimum supervision.
  • Prepare, submit and manage ongoing planning applications for new sites through to consent. Manage miscellaneous approvals such as sales signage etc.
  • Ensure updated Group drawings are issued in accordance with department procedures.
  • 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.
  • Obtain and check information from external architectural consultants, and suppliers and manufacturers for supplementing working drawings.

 

SUBMISSIONS & PLANNING

  • Advise Land Department on Technical viability of new sites.
  • Produce, submit and supervise Planning & Building Regulation Applications and obtain planning permissions and monitor and discharge planning conditions
  • Monitor Section 106 obligations in relation to specific projects.
  • Prepare Sales and Legal information e.g. Conveyance plans, sales area layout drawings and Review bespoke sales literature.

 

RELATIONSHIPS

  • Provide technical support and information to Construction, Commercial and Sales departments and maintain good communication to ensure the required level of service is maintained.
  • Assist the Design / Technical Manager in fee negotiation and the appointment of consultants.
  • Attend meetings with the local authorities, external consultants and site teams.
  • Build strong working relationships with all functions within the division.
  • Work with consultants, suppliers, manufacturers, local authorities and National House Building Council (NHBC) officers to ensure we get the required level of service for the company.

 

COMPLIANCE

  • Comply with responsibilities as laid down in the Group’s Health, Safety & Environment Policy.
  • Have a good understanding of the Construction, Design and Management Regulations 2015 and appreciate the role they have within these regulations.
  • At all times comply with company policies, procedures and instructions.
Job Description
Designer_job_specification.docx
Closing Date
05/07/2022