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Development Engineer - House Builder

£50,000 - £60,000

UK / South East

Construction, House Building & Development



Dominic Monaghan
020 3962 9900

Dominic joined MRG in 2010 and has risen from Senior Consultant to Associate Director. He specialises in Residential Development across Kent, East Anglia, London and the Northern Home Counties and is based at the City office in Monument. He started his career in recruitment in 2005


Job Description

REF: 15663
Posted: 28 October 2020
Closes: 30 November 2020

A Regional House Builder based in North Kent is seeking a Development Engineer to join their team.

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

On offer is a basic salary of between £50,000 - £60,000 ( more for the right candidate) plus package including car / allowance, pension, healthcare, and company benefits package.