redfish solutions ltd

Design Engineer – Residential Housing

North West
£Neg + package
18 Jan 2013
15 Feb 2013
Design, Engineer
Job Type

We have a new opportunity for a Design Engineer working on residential housing projects throughout the UK.

Our client is a very successful, large residential developer which is based in the North of England. They have a network of regional offices throughout the UK. They have a very healthy order book and are on a continued growth trajectory which is the reason for the new vacancy.   

Main accountabilities:

  • Advise Land Dept on Technical viability of new sites
  • Assist in the production of layouts and technical report for Land Appraisals; and required working drawings
  • Prepare outline engineering schematics for Land Appraisals
  • Brief and commission site investigations, topographical survey and other assessment reports on land acquired.
  • Brief engineering consultants on scope of design
  • Initial negotiations/enquiries with statutory bodies on environmental, drainage, highways and other engineering issues when apprising land
  • Manage initial technical submissions for approval by statutory authorities (e.g. S104, S38, S278)
  • Issue engineering information to Commercial, Construction and Sales department
  • Fee negotiation and appointment of consultants
  • Obtain planning permissions and other statutory approvals e.g., S104 and S38 agreements.
  • Answer Technical queries
  • Prepare Sales and Legal information e.g. conveyance plans and M colours
  • POS, S38, S104 adoptions
  • Liaise with the Commercial team on Special Projects.
  • In house Planning supervisors role
  • At all times comply with comply with company policies, procedures and instructions.
  • Comply with responsibilities as laid down in the Group’s Health, Safety and Environment Policy.

Essential skills:

  • Enthusiastic approach with the ability to drive a project.
  • Team player.
  • Experience in the residential development market.
  • Experience in Land and Design Engineering.

The successful Design Engineer will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working on residential development projects. You will have recent and relevant UK experience.

For further information apply with a CV to

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