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Technical Manager (Welwyn)

Reference : 2462
Salary (£) : £55,000 - £60,000/annum
Division :Design & Technical
Location : Hertfordshire
Job Summary :

Reporting directly into the Pre-construction Director, this is a permanent opportunity to join a growing Technical team, for a Main Contractor based in Welwyn Garden City.
Overall responsibility for Design Development on land led and traditional opportunities up to and including start on site

Key Responsibilities:

  • Obtaining quotations from consultants and survey companies and providing recommendations for approval
  • Preparation of appointment documents for consultants, ancillary services and survey work
  • Management of consultants to prepare outline design for planning application
  • Management of consultants to prepare working drawings
  • Management of design development to ensure statutory compliance
  • Management of design development to ensure agreed specifications are incorporated into the design
  • Ensure approval of products for S106 specifications
  • Prepare and control pre construction design programme
  • Ensure sign-off of drawings in line with agreed process
  • Ensure sign-off of Planning conditions, build control, warranties etc
  • Prepare regular progress reports for review and discussion

About the Projects:

  • Design and Build/ New build residential- Project values £500k to £10million
  • Mix of private and affordable housing developments

Applicant Requirements:

  • Previous experience as a Design or Technical Coordinator or Manager, within a Principal Contractor or volume housebuilder
  • Technical acumen
  • Understands construction legislation such as Town & Country Planning Act, and Building Regulations
  • Has a user knowledge of mainstream Construction contracts
  • Architectural or Engineering background preferably

Additional Benefits:

  • Car allowance £4500
  • Health cover
  • Pension - 6%
  • 3x life cover

**For this position, Capital Build Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment agency**