Engineer Manager - Civl

Strata Construction Consulting UK Ltd
£50000 - £65000/annum
12 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A successful, quality House Builder is in search of an Engineering Manager to join their Birmingham office on a permanent basis.

Working from their modern open plan offices, the person they appoint will have the opportunity to work on a diverse mix of projects from small-medium sized residential developments circa 30-500units per site.

As Engineering Manager, you will liaise with land, development, commercial and build teams, external design consultant teams, subcontractor design teams and site contractors. This position will report to the Associate Development Director.

Key Responsibilities;

• Advise on engineering aspects of proposed site developments at land acquisition, planning, design, procurement and construction stage. This is to include foul and storm water drainage, flood risk, levels, highway, access etc and all structural proposals.

• Review and advise on proposed earthworks strategy for cost efficiency including cut & fill.

• Assist the Development Manager in selection process of civil and structural consultants for detailed design work.

• Assist the Development Manager in the procurement of external consultant services, e.g. geotechnical and geoenvironmental investigations, land surveys, etc.

• Review infrastructure and structural tender and construction drawings and other documents with emphasis on clarity of information and economy of design.

• Advise on legislative framework relevant to engineering aspects of residential development, e.g. Water Industry Act, Highway Act, S38, S104, S278 Agreements etc.

• Attend site for inspections with relevant authorities.

• Advise internal and external development layout planners on matters relating to levels and highway layout, e.g. horizontal and vertical alignment in accordance with highway standards whilst remaining compatible with our commercial requirements.

• Attend site periodically to ensure required construction standards are being met and to advise on the rectification of infrastructure and structural defects during the construction process. Site attendance may also be required to assist in the rectification of customer defect matters after occupation.

• Advise internal departments on all engineering related matters as and when required.

• Attend internal and external DTM’s and other meetings.

• Attend external meetings with various stakeholders and legislative bodies including Water Authorities, Planners, Highways Authorities and Environment Agency.

• Fully managing design procurement and construction interface of major infrastructure projects.

To be considered for this position, you must have at least 5 years’ experience in the residential development sector, preferably working for a residential developer or engineering consultancy who predominantly work on medium to large residential schemes. You will be required to have a detailed knowledge of the matters and constraints affecting engineering design.

In return, this house builder is offering a competitive salary plus excellent package (negotiable dependent on individual experience).

If you would like to know more about this role then please do not hesitate to contact Ross on: (Apply online only), or apply now to (url removed) with your CV.

Strata Construction Consulting UK Ltd act as an Employment Agency who specialise in the placement of Engineers/ Surveyors/ Planners/ Project Managers.

Some of the positions we cover:

Environmental Engineers, Design Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, CAD Technicians, Traffic & Transport Engineers, Structural Engineers, Structural Draughtsman, Steelwork Draughtsman, Highway Engineers, Infrastructure Engineers, Geotechnical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Project Engineers, Project Managers, Architects, Transport Technicians, Drainage Engineers, Utilities Engineers, Procurement Managers, Oil & Gas Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Process Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Site Managers, Tunnel Engineers, Clerk of Works, Resident Engineers, Public Health Engineers.

Strata Construction Consulting UK Ltd can only accept applications from candidates who have a valid legal permit or right to work in the United Kingdom. Potential candidates who do not have this right or permit, or are pending an application to obtain this right or permit should not apply as your details will not be processed.

We will endeavour to respond to all applicants however due to the sheer volume of response, we can only guarantee that candidates who have been shortlisted will be contacted

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