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Engineering Technician

  • 45000
  • Residential Development
  • Northamptonshire

Our client are a 200m turnover business that produce bespoke quality family homes. Due to growth plans to increase by 20% over the next 2 years they require an Engineer to join them. You will be reporting to the Head of development and will be based in their offices but you will also have the option to work from home or work on a flexi time basis.


Externally: –

  • External design consultants: – Structural & Civil Engineers, Ground Investigations etc
  • Gas, Water, Electric, Telecoms service providers
  • Specialist suppliers: – Pumping stations, Retaining structures, Foundation Engineering etc.
  • Regulatory Approval organisations: – Local Authority, NHBC, EPA etc


  • Land & Planning, Operations, Commercial and Sales departments

As an Engineering Technician, you will have the following accountabilities:

  • Design input and coordination of highway, drainage and structural works
  • Critique of external consultant information for accuracy and commercial viability
  • Secure regulatory approvals for Engineering Design and any remediation
  • Liaison with Local Authority highways and drainage departments to ensure compliance with their requirements
  • Input into the adoption process for roads, sewers and POS
  • Provide Engineering support to the site teams
  • Pursue site adoptions and bond reductions at the earliest opportunity
  • Input into the pre-construction information pack
  • Input into ensuring that all regulatory compliance / approvals are gained in a timely manner and in line with overall program
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm
  • Input into the handover procedure of Engineering information to the operations team
  • Liaison with other disciplines to ensure fully coordinated design strategy and solutions
  • Ensure duties are carried out in line with company standards relating to Quality, Healthy & Safety and Sustainability issues

You will have the following:

Ideally an experienced Engineering Technician with a strong background in the coordination of the Engineering consultants and Regulatory Authorities.

Experienced in:

  • New build residential development (housing and apartments)
  • Coordination of external Engineering teams
  • Value engineering
  • Regulatory compliance

Experience of a similar role within a plc volume housebuilder as well software competence specifically in AutoCAD but also including MS Word, and Excel

Personal Characteristics:

Good written, verbal and communications skills

Self-motivated and well organised with ability to operate efficiently with minimal supervision


What’s in it for you?:

  • A competitive salary of up to £45k
  • Company car (electric or hybrid)
  • 25 days annual leave
  • 37.5 hour week
  • Other company benefits (discussed at offer stage)


Please contact Danny – Cityscape 01923750095