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Technical Coordinator

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Our Story:

Bovis Homes and Linden Homes are award-winning brands that make up the housebuilding arm of Vistry Group. With a focus on the customer, they strive to deliver quality homes and service, creating thriving, sustainable communities in the process.

The biggest assets for both Bovis and Linden are their people, with teams with specialist skills and experience that span multiple disciplines. We are also proud to have collectively achieved 5 star HBF status.

In a Nutshell:

As our Technical Coordinator you will manage key information, engineering and working drawing packages to enable any given residential development to be built as intended and to obtain all necessary technical approvals.

What we would like from you:

Key Responsibilities -

  • Manage site as agreed with the Technical Manager from design stage to post completion, in line with delivery programme.
  • Undertake 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.
  • Undertaking value engineering assessments and ensure build-ability.
  • 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 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, Planning & Development 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.

Competencies -

  • BTEC HND/HNC in Design, Construction or Civil Engineering or several years of relevant experience in a similar role with a residential developer
  • At least 24 months experience working within a technical role at a residential house builder.
  • Good level of IT literacy with experience of AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel & Word,
  • Proven ability in a Technical Coordinator role of delivering design for projects on time, to budget and quality standards with high customer satisfaction results.
  • Excellent organisation and time management with ability to multi-task.
  • Commercially aware.
  • Ability to make decisions within authority.
  • Able to lead and work as a team member.
  • Experienced in analysing problems and delivering solutions.
  • Strong mathematical ability.
  • Be able to design and interpret the designs and technical demands of others.
  • Professional aptitude and appearance at all times.
  • Strives for continuous improvement for the benefit of the company.
  • Driven to achieve customer satisfaction.
  • Able to work under pressure, and accept criticism of work
  • Be able to work effectively in a team
  • Good level of communication skills, with the necessity to liaise with internal staff and external bodies
  • Be practical and methodical with good analytical skills
  • Embrace the companies core values
  • Willing to work extra to meet deadlines as and when the business needs require it

Desirable:

  • Further education, i.e. CIOB
  • Principle Designer and associated Health and Safety training/ qualifications.
  • CSCS card qualification.
  • Use of Viewpoint drawing management system.
  • Proficient use of Auto Cad.
  • Management of technical fees and services cost to complete.
  • Continued professional development and keeping upto date with changes within the industry.

The Good Stuff:

Vistry Homes is a fast paced and exciting place to work. We offer our employees multiple opportunities to learn, develop and nurture successful careers with us.

Some of our key benefits include…

  • Competitive salary and package
  • 28 days holiday plus the option to buy or sell up to 5 days
  • Private Healthcare
  • Sharesave scheme
  • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance (role and geographic dependant)
  • Support with a professional membership

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Title
Technical Coordinator
Location
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Posted
2 weeks ago
Company
Vistry
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