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Development Engineer

  • 65000
  • Residential Development
  • Kent

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Our client are one of the UK’s leading independent home builders, and been creating beautiful new homes in desirable residential locations since 1959.

They are currently building more than 500 homes a year in the UK, and have an impressive portfolio of apartments, mews and townhouse residences as well as spacious semi-detached and detached homes.

They have a reputation for delivering excellent customer service and have received many prestigious accolades over the years for the properties we build, the design and landscaping of their developments as well as their talented team.

They are also a subsidiary for a highly successful Construction Group, founded over 60 years ago, and is one of the largest privately owned property development companies in the UK. The Group retains a substantial portfolio of commercial properties throughout the UK and Internationally has put its considerable expertise into leisure, residential and commercial developments in the UK, the Algarve Portugal and Orlando Florida.


Due to growth, they currently require a Development Engineer to join their southern region in Kent.

Day to day activities

  • Management of tender processes relating to road and sewer contracts.
  • Management of Section 38, 104 and 278 Agreements including plot drainage from start to adoption.
  • Management of tender processes for land viability reports including site investigations, ecology, flood risk and transport statements.
  • Review technical and legal reports/agreements and providing advice to other departments and senior management.
  • Detailed reporting and estimating costs for constraints relating to land viabilities.
  • Liaison with consultants, contractors, local authority engineers, and planning officers.
  • Preparation of contract documentation.
  • Preparation of health and safety documentation
  • Land remediation including discharge of NHBC red conditions.
  • Assist in the provision of details to discharge planning conditions.
  • Preparation of “as built” details and CDM documentation.
  • Part M site level assessments and site layout review.
  • Multi-utility contracts, MPAN registrations and calling off service connections.
  • Progressing foundation designs and tender processes.
  • Financial monitoring of tendered road and sewer contracts.
  • Preparation of legal and construction pre-start meetings.
  • Preparation of planning documents and discharge of planning conditions.
  • Preparation of Health & Safety Documentation.
  • Provide assistance to the Technical Manager and Land Manager where necessary for Land Enquiries/Acquisitions
  • Provide and Update Documentation for the Land Acquisition File.

Knowledge & Specific Job Skills

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritise work.
  • Solid technical and legal knowledge of road, sewer and SUDS requirements and approval processes.
  • Ability to review technical reports and identify abnormal constraints which may affect proposed development.
  • Identify cost-effective solutions and liaise with relevant statutory bodies to achieve consent/technical approval.
  • Estimate abnormal costs accurately.
  • Provide accurate and detailed reports.
  • Recognise and demonstrate the need for appropriate confidentiality.
  • Motivated and flexible approach to new tasks and work.
  • Ability to work well in a team and on my own where necessary.
  • Autocad Experience Desirable but not Essential

Person Specification

  • To comply with the Company Health & Safety standards at all times.
  • To comply with the Company Policies as set out in the Handbook.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work to/ meet tight deadlines and prioritise work.
  • Recognise and demonstrate the need for appropriate confidentiality.
  • Be self-motivated with a flexible approach and a positive attitude to new tasks.
  • Ability to work well in a team and on your own where necessary.
  • Ability to manage own workload and prioritise where necessary.
  • Be punctual and reliable.

Special and ongoing Projects

  • Prepared to learn new tasks and undertake additional work.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to acquire knowledge of the current building regulations and NHBC Standards.
  • Demonstrate ability to achieve the Company’s objectives
  • Partners with others in a collaborative way.


Please contact Danny @ Cityscape 01923750095