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Engineering Manager

Location: South Yorkshire
Salary: £62K- £68K per Year
Contract: Permanent
Type: Full Time

Reference: VAC-327700_1637835202
Posted: November 25, 2021
Consultant: Adam De-Ville

Position: Engineering Manager

Salary: £competitive

Location South Yorkshire

My client is a regional housebuilder; Specialising in 2 bed starter homes to 6 bed luxury homes with a requirement for an experienced Engineering Manager.

As an Engineering Manager, you will report to the Technical Director who will outline each project to you.

  • Secure and ensure that all technical information, drawings/details, services/suppliers enquiry letters, quotations and acceptances, technical approvals/agreements (S104 & S38, etc) and on-site service connections are issued and received in accordance with all statutory and planning approval requirements in line the agreed drawings, specifications, build and sales programmes and budget requirements covering foundations, all main services, roads and sewers, drainage, earthwork plans, boundary details, street scene and technical design and health & safety requirements and plans
  • Check in association with our internal / external legal teams all legal agreements including section agreements, deed of easements, utility provision etc
  • Advise on and commission the appointment of external consultants and ensure consultants comply with the terms of their formal appointment such that that all information and reports are received, reviewed and checked, co-ordinated and distributed on time and within budget and the company procures best value design and input from Consulting Engineers.
  • Develop effective interfaces and communication channels with consultants, contractors, suppliers' other stakeholders.
  • Attend and actively participate in all pre-Start meetings, monthly site meetings and other meetings as required to review and assess progress and provide constructive and frequent feedback on project performance.
  • Ensure the timely distribution of all relevant drawings and technical information to Construction, Sales and Commercial to ensure production targets and budgets are achieved in accordance with the overall build programme.
  • Prepare and submit update and evaluation reports and attend and contribute to meetings as required by Construction Management, Sales, Technical and Commercial departments to ensure that engineering and architectural activities maximise the efficiency of build programmes.
  • Provide on-going technical support and guidance to other internal departments and colleagues to ensure that any remediation works on site are cost effective and on programme.
  • Input and maintain computer-based databases and/or other data management/reporting systems.
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested to enable the department to meet its requirements and obligations.


  • Strong design and planning expertise & technical knowledge
  • Knowledge of the differing and varying planning requirements, policies and preferences of
  • Local Authorities
  • Knowledge of specific design and specification features with regards to road and sewer agreements and maximise value to the Company.
  • Knowledge of utility companies, procedures, license and legislating framework.
  • Sound working knowledge of all CAD and other software packages, cost accounting and data management systems used by the company
  • Understanding of CDM Regulations, LABC/NHBC requirements and Codes of Practice (e.g, Code for Sustainable Homes)

You must have a full driving licence, as travel will be required to sites occasionally.

The salary on offer is negotiable but competitive with the market rate; with 25 days holiday and bonus.

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like to apply, please send your CV to Adam at Fawkes & Reece using the contact details provided. Alternatively, if this role is not for you, but you know someone who may be suited, please pass my details over, as we have a referral scheme in place paying up to £250! - T's & C's apply.

Please note - in order to progress any applications further, Fawkes & Reece will need to add your details to our computerised database. You can view our privacy policy here. Before we can send your CV forward to the role, you will need to confirm in writing that you consent. Your Recruitment Consultant will discuss this with you during your initial phone debrief.