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Amersham, Buckinghamshire Vistry Group PLC

Role overview

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  • Entity: Vistry
  • Region: Vistry South Central Midlands
  • Department: Technical
  • Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time
  • Job Location: Coleshill, Warwickshire
  • Date Posted: 06.03.2024

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Technical Coordinator to join our team within Vistry South Central Midlands, at our Coleshill office. As our Technical Coordinator you will be responsible for establishing all Private and Adoptable infrastructure that connects a new development, from roads to sewers and all the utilities you expect from a modern, functional dwelling, our engineers are a vital part of ensuring each home meets and exceeds our customers' expectations whilst ensuring best value to the business unit.

Your role will involve procuring, coordinating, managing and reviewing the development of Engineering drawings, technical reports, utility designs and site constraints to enable any given residential development to be built as intended. As well as working with the wider teams to ensure designs are understood, cost effective and accurately implemented.

  • Let's cut to the chase, what's in it for you
    • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
    • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance
    • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
    • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
    • Private Healthcare
    • Competitive contributory pension scheme
    • Life assurance - 4 x your annual salary
    • Share incentive schemes
    • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits
  • In return, what we would like from you
    • Behave in line with our company values - Integrity, Caring and Quality
    • HND or equivalent in Civil Engineering
    • Experience in a similar role with a residential developer
    • Experience working within residential house building or within fields directly relating to residential house building
    • Experience reviewing and understanding Civil Engineering designs.
    • Good level of IT literacy with experience of AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel & Word,
    • Comfortable using engineering related software like AutoCAD and Civil3D and Micro drainage
    • Awareness of engineering regulatory requirements in housebuilding
    • Excellent attention to detail particularly when reviewing highly technical documentation
    • An awareness of road and sewer design as well as the associated technical approval process
    • Organisation skills and time management with ability to multi task.
    • Enjoy working with people to deliver the best solution whether that be by applying existing knowledge or thinking creatively to develop bespoke solutions
    • Ability to analyse problems and deliver solutions.
    • Take pride in what you do and are open to new ideas in order to fully explore and correctly implement them.
    • Be able to interpret the designs and technical demands of others.
    • Ability to clearly and concisely report on engineering issues to the wider business and ensure that any cost movement is communicated and mitigated
    • Ability to take the lead in site meetings at the initial stages of build ensuring that infrastructure delivery is achieved.

    Desirable -

    • Hold and appropriate engineering degree of BSC / BENG
    • Experience in private practice producing detailed engineering designs and details alongside experience in a similar role
    • Experience undertaking site appraisals
    • Experience working within an Engineering role at mass volume residential house builder.
    • Use of online drawing management systems such as Viewpoint
    • Project management experience
  • More about the Technical Coordinator role
    • Assisting the Associate Engineering Director and Senior Civil Engineer in assessing engineering risks and opportunities in land acquisitions, and in developing land feasibility packs to aid the land team in bidding on new development sites.
    • Assist the planning team to analyse and resolve engineering issues as part of the planning application and provide information as required to discharge planning conditions
    • Ensure compliance with current building regulation and NHBC published standards and assist with site compliance where applicable
    • Arrange and manage external consultants to undertake any Enabling works, Site Investigations, Topographical Surveys, CCTV and Ground penetrating radar surveys amongst others.
    • Co-ordinate and manage consultants to developing detailed engineering design packages in both Civil and Structural disciplines.
    • Work with external consultants to ensure that designs are cost effective and consider buildability and construction risks.
    • Work with external consultants, utilities providers and local authorities to gain technical approvals and manage the implementation of associated legal agreements.
    • Submission of all information to NHBC and obtaining approval of same for any Engineering related conditions.
    • Attending Pre-Start Meetings and regular site project meetings whilst briefing all departments on matters related to the technical aspects of the development.
    • Prepare all drawings and documents for Pre-Start Meetings, site start and regular project meetings as appropriate
    • Procure and manage service provision on site including, Gas, Electric, Water and telecoms provision ensuring that best value is achieved whilst ensuring that all off site requirements are communicated to the wider business.
    • Manage the implementation of on-site services between the stages of site acquisition and "go live" ensuring delivery does not form a constraint to the regional build programme, particularly in the provision of any off-site services and reinforcement works.
    • Work closely with other construction and sales teams on resolving engineering issues on site whilst being present on site as much as required in the initial stages of build
    • Ensure that site constraints are clearly identified and mitigated to ensure no hindrance to the regional build programme.

Finally, let's tell you a bit more about us

At Vistry Group, we build more than homes. We develop sustainable communities across all sectors of the UK housing market through our leading housing brands Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Countryside Homes. Delivered through Vistry Housebuilding, Countryside Partnerships and Vistry Works with the support of Vistry Services, our values of integrity, caring, and quality continue to shape all we do.

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