Senior Technical Coordinator
- Vistry Group
- Construction & Building Services
- Contract Type
- Full Time
Let's help build your future by finding a home for your talent Our housebuilding business operates across 13 regional offices, which are currently developing around 200 sites across England. The design and construction blend tradition and innovation, creating homes and developments with contemporary living standards. Our product range includes one-bedroom apartments through to larger five-bedroom family homes. In a Nutshell: We have a fantastic opportunity for Senior Technical Coordinator to join our team within Vistry Housebuilding East Midlands, at our Peterborough office. As our Senior Technical Coordinator, you will be responsible for Coordinate 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 - Main duties 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. Completion of all necessary Health, Safety & Environmental documents, in line with group policy. Co-ordinate delivery of surveys & reports required for the development and manage associated requirements from design to completion. Manage the process of obtaining consultant fee proposals and formal appointment documents in accordance with group procedures. Co-ordinate consultants to deliver the civil engineering designs including legal plans. Undertaking value engineering assessments and ensure buildability. 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. Coordinate street naming with local authority, complete plot list and distribute internally and externally of the business. 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. Prepare all drawings and documents for engineering and superstructure elements for tender, followed by the construction issue and sales handover. 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. To monitor and report technical & development fees including S106 obligations. Resolve all technical related queries including conducting site visits as required. Communication Attend departmental meetings as required. Chair predevelopment meetings with external consultants and internally within the business unit. Ensure all relevant stakeholders are informed of key departmental developments. Health and safety Undertake key aspects of the Principle Designer role as defined within the Construction Design & Management Regulation 2015. Ensure you have read the Company's health and safety policies and procedures observe them at all times. Reporting any accidents or near misses immediately to your Manager and record them in the accident book. Ensure your workplace is kept tidy and any hazards are eliminated or reported to your line manager. Always wear appropriate protective clothing on site. Attends all health and safety training as required by the Company. Competencies - BTEC HND/HNC in Design, Construction or Civil Engineering At least 5 years' 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 Senior Technical Coordinator role of delivering design for projects on time, to budget and quality standards with high customer satisfaction results. Excellent organization and time management with ability to multitask. 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 company's 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 up to 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 annual leave plus bank holidays, and the option to buy or sell up to 5 days per annum Private Healthcare Company Contributory Pension Scheme Sharesave scheme Company car, car allowance or travel allowance (role and geographic dependant) Support with a professional membership Let's tell you a bit more about us... Vistry Group came together at the start of 2020, bringing together the energy, talent and deep-rooted experience of Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Vistry Partnerships. With a wide range of skills, experience and backgrounds - we have come together to live our values of Integrity, Caring and Quality. We are all about people, and it is our people, around 3000 of us, who have created a UK top-five housebuilder, with a five-star rating. We care about the wellbeing of our people and we value diversity and inclusion, seeking to create a supportive, dynamic environment where talented and dedicated people can develop their career. Inclusion and diversity are paramount to us here at Vistry Group - we firmly believe that this culture nurtures stronger performances across the wider business. All of our applicants and employees are treated fairly and respectfully, regardless of any protected characteristic/s. If you require assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during your application process with us, then please do not hesitate to contact us - we will always be happy to help.