Civil Engineer

Due to continued success and future business growth of our client, we have an exciting opportunity for an Engineer to join the technical team based at their North East Office in Sunderland. Our client is a well established house builder with 9 regional offices across the North and the Midlands. They build quality, affordable homes

The role of Engineer will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Managing and report all engineering requirements as per company policies and processes.
  • Assisting in the production/procurement of comprehensive feasibility studies and technical investigations for inclusion in Land Appraisals.
  • Managing technical and regulatory approvals, adoptions, bonds and reimbursements and provides key status reports and updates on all KPIs relating to the engineering function.
  • Actively manage communications and operational interfaces with internal and external stakeholders, consultants and support site teams.
  • Ensuing that all necessary utility/services/supplier enquiries, quotations, acceptances and approvals are obtained. • Assisting in the delivery of effective and relevant legal documentation for each development or phase of development.

Required Experience

  • The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, experience within the housebuilding industry, or experience working on housing projects for a consultancy.
  • You must be capable of coordinating technical design and analysis on a variety of projects from planning through to construction phase
  • You should also have proven and documented knowledge of all elements of residential developments such as environmental planning, ground & contaminated ground conditions, foundations and roads & sewers etc.

Required Skills

To be considered for this role you should also possess;

  • A full UK driving licence
  • A working knowledge of all Auto CAD and MS Office packages
  • Good awareness of codes of practice that impact on technical matters e.g. Planning policy, Building Regulations, NHBC requirements, HSE etc.
  • Good knowledge of Construction Design Management Regulations
  • HNC/HND or degree equivalent is desirable but not essential

Please contact Kieran Smith on 07511140932 / 02030111960