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Technical Coordinator

  • 50000
  • Residential Development
  • Berkshire

Our client  are a UK top-five housebuilder, with a five-star rating. They care about the wellbeing of their people and they value diversity and inclusion, seeking to create a supportive, dynamic environment where talented and dedicated people can develop their career.

 

As a leading regeneration specialist, they have offices throughout England and a strong national footprint. With over 100 sites currently in production, They are recognised as an innovative and collaborative industry leader focused on creating as many new homes of all tenures as possible.

 

They are a hybrid business fusing partner delivery programmes and mixed tenure housing delivery. Most of all, they have the people who are committed, experienced in the regeneration sector, knowledgeable of the housing delivery models of Registered Providers and local authorities, and who have the ability to identify solutions to realise our partners’ visions.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Manage site as agreed with the Regional Technical Manager from design stage to post completion, in line with delivery programme.
  • Assist the Technical department in undertaking key aspects of the Principle Designer role as defined within the Construction Design & Management Regulation 2015.
  • Co-ordinate delivery of surveys & reports required for the development and manage associated requirements from design to completion.
  • Co-ordinate consultants to deliver the civil engineering designs including legal plans.
  • Assist in undertaking value engineering assessments and ensure buildability.
  • Co-ordinate submission of designs and securing technical approvals for agreements such as S104, S38 and S278.
  • Following technical approval being granted, managing timely completion of legal agreements.
  • Co-ordinate utility designs and initial mains laying onto site, ensuring legal agreements completed in timely manner.
  • Where applicable obtaining Management Company quotations, reviewing, comparing and providing the Regional Technical Director with recommendation for appointments.
  • Assist in production of Sales brochure, legal and sales handover meetings.
  • Provide information for Housing Association contracts and attendance of progress meetings.
  • Co-ordinate consultants to deliver the house type working drawing packs and liaise with key suppliers to provide ancillary drawing information for tender, construction and sales packs.
  • Co-ordinate the accuracy of information supplied by all departments to ensure no discrepancies.
  • Submission of all information to NHBC and obtaining approval of same, obtaining SAP Assessments together with PEA’ and EPC’s, Secured by Design Approval and Robust Standard Details.
  • Obtaining and collating all ancillary specialist drawings including hot water supply, heating, kitchen, stair, lintels, p.c. ground floors, and precast upper floors.
  • Attending and chairing Pre-Start Meetings and briefing all departments on matters related to the engineering and working drawings.
  • Co-ordinate information and liaise with architects, civil and structural engineers and landscape architects, ensuring consistency between various designs.
  • Assist the Land and Planning teams with advice during the land acquisition stage and assist in the information to discharge of planning conditions.
  • Prepare all drawings and documents for Pre-Start Meetings & handover packs.
  • To monitor and report technical & development fees including S106 obligations.
  • Resolve all technical related queries including conducting site visits as required.
  • Assist in maintaining and managing the Companies electronic filing system, current ViewPoint for Projects.

 

 

About you:

BTEC HND/HNC in Design, Construction or Civil Engineering and/or having the relevant experience in a similar role with a residential developer or external consultancy.

  • Good level of IT literacy with experience of AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel & Word.
  • Good working knowledge of the Building Regulations / NHBC Technical Standards.
  • Proven ability in a Technical Coordinator role of delivering design for projects on time, to budget and quality standards with high customer satisfaction results.

 

Benefits/rewards:

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance
  • Agile working arrangements possible for this role
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and the option to buy up to 5 days per annum • Private Healthcare
  • Company contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Sharesave scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme – up to £3000
  • Support with a professional membership • Denplan, GymFlex and many more…

 

Please contact Danny – Cityscape