Senior Engineer

Senior Engineer

Salary: £Competitive
Location: Teesside

2022-03-02 2022-03-30 Miller Homes

About the role

At Miller Homes we are building homes in a way which allows us to build better places for people to belong to, better homes for customers and better places for communities to thrive and nature to prosper.  We are also creating a better working environment for our people.  We create better places where people and planet prosper.

We wish to recruit a Senior Engineer to join our technical team based in our Teesside region.

You will be key in the delivery of procurement of services, surveys, and technical reports to support the land team on assessments for new site acquisitions. You will be confident in progressing and answering queries relating to all engineering matters regarding planning, building regulation and regulatory requirements. A key part of this role is being able to drive consultants to meet deadlines without compromising on quality of information, to enable procurement and site starts are achieved according to programme.

What you will do:

  • Support the Engineering Manager and Design Manager with appraisals for development opportunities, instructing all required due diligence and advising on development constraints and ‘abnormal’ items requiring commercial provisions.
  • Support the Design Manager in the resolution of engineering issues as part of the planning application process and the discharge of conditions.
  • Manage the design of ground works and infrastructure, including roads, sewers, and utilities.
  • Maintain a continuous process of evaluation of consultant’s performance and design capabilities to ensure that they meet deadlines, whilst following best practice, and always with value engineering at the forefront of design.
  • Be on site and lead on relevant technical meetings relating to the procurement and approval of site infrastructure.
  • Establish good working relationships with Site staff and all departments to ensure schemes are constructed as intended and to offer feedback where it adds value-always seeking opportunities to improve.
  • Secure various Section Agreements, S38, S104 and S278 etc.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with Local Authorities and other external bodies. To progress and secure relevant approvals to facilitate development.
  • Progress adoption for roads and sewers on closed legacy developments to reduce the business’s bond limit with the NHBC. This will involve tendering and appointing works to contractors and ensuring work is completed to the necessary adoptable standards and within budget.
  • Prepare and monitor Pollution Prevention Plans.
  • The role will involve mentoring and training members of the team and developing their skills.

Ensure familiarity with Safety, Health and Environmental policies and comply with employee responsibilities.

What you will have:

  • Preferably extensive experience in a similar Engineering role in the housebuilding sector.
  • Qualified to HNC/Degree level or equivalent, preferably in Civil Engineering.
  • Be knowledgeable in the latest engineering regulatory requirements in housebuilding.
  • Excellent attention to detail particularly when reviewing and approving technical documentation.
  • A strong network of engineering related consultants, Local Authorities, and utility providers in the local area.
  • Good communication and observation skills, along with a willingness to learn.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Good time management.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks to meet changing business needs.
  • IT literate. You must have good literacy skills in AutoCAD and use Microsoft Excel.

These are illustrative duties, and the job 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.


How to apply

Please submit your Curriculum Vitae and covering letter ideally including details of your current salary and notice period.

Closing Date:  28 June 2024

This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, and therefore you should apply for this job as soon as possible.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.

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