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Engineering Manager (Civils)

Application Reference Number: 0294
Function: Technical
Location: Farnham Royal, Buckinghamshire
Position Type: Permanent
Application End Date: 30/04/2021
Job Purpose: To assist the Technical Director oversee the engineering function within the technical team. This will include working collaboratively with other members of the Technical Department and other Departments, especially the Commercial and Build teams.The Engineering Manager is responsible for ensuring all engineering information is available to the Production team and other Departments in line with the build programme.


Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Visit potential new sites with the Land team and review technical information provided
  • Assist the services co-ordinator issue initial service enquiry packs
  • Assist with the preparation of Engineering Summary's and technical fees & services budgets for new sites
  • Offer assistance to the Commercial team during the preparation of build costs
  • Appoint consultants under the Berkeley Group standard forms of appointment
  • Work with the services co-ordinator to procure utility packages for the projects
  • Agree issue dates for production information based on the latest build programme, including groundworks packages
  • Assist the technical lead submit design information to building control and the warranty provider
  • Assist the land and design teams discharge planning conditions
  • Work with the technical lead to help prepare conveyance plans
  • Agree extent of adoptable areas/drainage internally and with Local Authorities/Sewerage Undertakers
  • Assist solicitors to agree legal documentation with Highway Authorities/Sewerage Undertakers
  • Arrange progress meetings during construction
  • Agree start dates for maintenance periods and adoptions
  • Agree/oversee snag items
  • Monitor status of current bonds (bond schedule)
  • Assist in preparing technical budgets and monthly cost reporting Prepare design briefs and scopes of services
  • Prepare/issue tender packs
  • Appraise tender submissions and prepare tender analysis sheets
  • Appoint consultants under the Berkeley Group standard forms of appointment
  • Check interim/final invoices and certify for payment Agree/issue variations to the formal appointments Organise/chair design team meeting and workshops Monitor design progress against the build programme
  • Prepare a foundation review with the geotechnical and structural engineers to establish potential foundation options for each development/building
  • Agree the optimal foundation solution with the project team before instructing the consultants to prepare a detailed design
  • Assist the environmental consultant liaise with the Environment Agency and Environmental
  • Health to allow them to prepare remediation strategies for brown field developments
  • Assist the commercial team procure a specialist remediation contractor
  • Co-ordinate the sign-off of any validation processes required and the discharge of any associated planning conditions in a timely manner
  • Review road and drainage designs
  • Attend pre-start and project meetings when necessary
  • Assist the build team liaise with the regulators such as the Highway Authority and the Sewerage
  • Undertaker

Technical Competencies:

  • The experience or the ability to understand the complexities of complex mixed-use Regeneration projects
  • A working knowledge of the Building Regulations, British Standards, Euro Codes, NHBC (or the Warranty Provider required) and associated legislation connected with the construction industry.

Please note our standard working hours are 8am until 5:30pm Monday to Friday. 


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