Job Category:
Technical

Location:
Chorley

Division:
Anwyl Homes

Closing Date:
Sun 16th February, 2020

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Development Engineer

Development Engineer

Anwyl Group was founded in 1930 as a joinery and woodworking contractor based in North Wales. Since then, we have expanded and now operate three divisions: Anwyl Homes, Anwyl Partnerships and Anwyl Land all located in our brand new and environmentally friendly offices in St David’s Park, Ewloe. Anwyl Homes Lancashire is a newly formed regional office of Anwyl Homes based in new modern offices in Chorley Lancashire.

We are seeking to employ an experienced Development Engineer for our fast growing Homes Division in Lancashire who will support our Technical Team in ensuring that Section 38, 104, and 278 roads and sewers are designed, approved and constructed to appropriate adoption standards on time and on budget, through to eventual adoption by the relevant Authority/Company.

The Development Engineer’s role will also involve an active participation throughout the technical process of both new and existing developments.

Place of Work: Chorley, Lancashire

Hours:                8.30am- 17.15pm (Mon- Thurs)

                           8.30am- 16.00pm (Fri)

Salary:               Attractive salary, Car Allowance

Report to:          Technical Director  

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of S38, S104, and S278 road and sewer works including footpath / vehicle crossings and final surfacing works to adoptable roads / footpaths / vehicle crossings and private driveways and parking areas;
  • Close liaison with Site management and Road & Sewer / Groundworks Contactors.
  • Manage the maintenance and adoption of the S38, S104, and S278 works and attend monthly update meetings with the Technical Director;
  • Assist in obtaining planning permissions and other statutory approvals;
  • Assist in the production of layouts and technical report for Land Appraisal;
  • Prepare outline engineering schematics for Land Appraisals;
  • Commission site investigations, topographical survey and other assessment reports on land acquired;
  • Prior to legal completion of all new homes, ensure the appropriate driveways and footpaths are completed to agreed standards;
  • Inspect road and sewer works from commencement to formal adoption by Local Authority. Ensure works are carried out within agreed budget and timescale;
  • Arrange for street lighting completion certificates and any associated remedial works to allow the street lighting to be placed on to maintenance or adopted;
  • Assist in site investigation works;
  • Arrange for as-built topographic surveys to be undertaken as required and in turn produce in AutoCAD as-built road and sewer adoption drawings;
  • Issue of engineering information to Commercial, Construction and Sales Departments;
  • Update the SharePoint system with engineering details and drawings as necessary;
  • Answer technical and engineering queries in a confident and competent manner;
  • Work in accordance with the Company’s Health, Safety and Environment Policy and encourage safe working practices.

Requirements:

  • HNC / HND (minimum);
  • AutoCAD proficient (essential);
  • Word / Excel proficient;
  • Valid full UK Driving License;
  • Good engineering knowledge from previous experience of working within the House Building Sector;
  • Commercial awareness;
  • Health and safety awareness;
  • Ability to work within a busy team environment and autonomously as the role requires.

These are illustrative duties and the post holder will be expected to become involved in a range of work to enable the department to respond effectively to the requirements of the Company.

If you have the relevant skills and experience please send your CV to Kasia Kondrat kasia.kondrat@anwyl.co.uk, HR Executive, www.anwylgroup.co.uk/careers. 

Closing date for applications – 16th February 2020

If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date please assume that, unfortunately, on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Unfortunately, we are unable to provide feedback to candidates who have not been shortlisted to attend interviews.

Anwyl Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.