Engineer (Northampton)

Function:
Operations
Location:
South Midlands
Hours Per Week:
37.5
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Careers Site Advertising End Date:
30 Aug 2019
Salary Details:
Competitive
What you'll be doing?

The Design and Technical teams are involved in all aspects of housing design and innovation, this team is also responsible for researching the best materials, at the best cost.

In terms of design, there’s the sheer variety of our sites,many of them using existing buildings, and all of them with unique problems tosolve. Then there’s the question of new materials and our drive for sustainability and value, all in the face of ever changing building and environmental legislation.

Most of the people in this team have an architectural or engineering background, and for all, we offer the opportunity to gain expertise in design and project management in a thought-provoking setting.

Reporting to the Technical Director, you will be responsible for overseeing the design of infrastructure and groundwork’spackages for residential developments

Youwill be expected to:

  • Procure service records and enquiries for new developments, including responsibility for timely payment for new services infrastructure to support build programmes
  • Oversee the design and detailing carried out by externally appointed Consulting Engineer’s responsible for providing designs for new estate roads and sewers, including Section 38, 104 and S278 Agreements
  • Secure adoption agreements; S38, S104 and S278 to suit the development programme
  • Obtain designs for foundations and where necessary have input into securing structural designs for superstructure components
  • Maintain a continuous process of evaluation of Consultant’s designs to ensure that proposals adhere to best practice in value Engineering
  • Liaise with other Technical Team members and others as necessary to seek the discharge of building regulations and planning conditions
What you'll need?

To be successful in the role, we are looking for:

  • Individual who is educated to HNC/HND level in an Engineering related discipline with a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience
  • Previous experience in a design related environment, preferably with Civil or Structural Consulting Engineers
  • Ability to confidently handle negotiations with external bodies, including sewerage undertakers and highway authorities
  • Ability to co-ordinate with all members of the design team to ensure programmes are achieved
  • Individual who is computer literate. Experience of design software packages such as PDS or MicroDrainage is desirable although not essential
Our Company and Benefits

We’ve been nationally recognised as a 5 star housebuilder ten years in a row for supplying high-quality homes for all generations. That’s more than any other major housebuilder. It’s because we combine the brightest minds, the latest technology, and a genuine commitment to putting customers first. We want the best people in the industry to help us shape the future of building. We have tailored opportunities for apprentices, graduates,experienced professionals and ex-Armed Forces personnel to come and help us stay one step ahead, and build the homes that Britain needs.

We are building an organisation where anyone with drive and talent can pursue the career they want. We are building a culture where anyone,regardless of gender, race, sexuality, disability, background or any other characteristic, can progress and be proud to work for us.

As part of working for Barratt Developments PLC and specifically for this role we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Competitive Bonus Scheme
  • Company Car or Cash Allowance
  • 25 days holiday (increase by 1 day for every 3 years continuous service up to 28 days)
  • Choice of Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies
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