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Technical Manager

  • Location: Waltham Abbey, Essex
  • Sector: Residential
  • Position: Technical Manager
  • Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package and Bonus
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: MJS901239_1501231850
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Job description

This expanding, residential developer are known for building high quality homes for the private, affordable and luxury market in the London and the home counties. With a healthy land bank this makes them one of the most sought after contractors in London and home counties.

The Role:
  • Management of the external design team and specialists
  • Arrange, co-ordinate and manage all DTM meetings with other departments in a timely and efficient manner, ensuring all relevant action points are noted and recorded.
  • Review and scrutinise design drawings and details for compliance, build ability, VE options throughout all stages of the design process
  • Prepare and distribute project specifications.
  • Receive, co-ordinate and check specialist subcontractor and supplier information
  • Attend specialist supplier and subcontract meetings as required.
  • Manage the distribution of prelim. ConDoc information internally, addressing department feedback, and producing a high quality, fully co-coordinated ConDoc package.
  • Ensure Building Regulations and Warranty conditions are cleared without delay to the project and without risk to the business.
  • Resolve design and building problems, contacting relevant personnel and consultants as appropriate.
  • Attend and report at monthly site Project Review Meetings
  • Liaise with Planning, Commercial, HA, Sustainability and Sales Departments.
  • Manage changes to the ConDoc information through the Company's VO process
  • Provide Site support and responses to technical RFI
  • Organise/procure EPCs, and other pertinent technical information that may be applicable
  • Liaise with H&S manager, assist in the preparation of the pre-construction information plans, F10's and Health and Safety documentation and method statements.
  • Prepare Operations and Maintenance Manuals incorporating a Health and Safety File for hand over to Management Company and/or Housing Association.
  • Comply with Company contracts, regulations and administration systems in force at the time.
  • Keep up to date with correct building products and techniques, current building regulations and relevant supplementary legislation that may impact the performance of the required duties.
  • Conduct him/herself in a manner which will not jeopardise or adversely affect the Company's operations.


Skills and Experienced Required
  • Good strong knowledge of the development/technical design process.
  • Strong proven knowledge of detailed design for residential schemes utilising different forms of construction, including RC frame and timber frame
  • Be able to question and query design information across all disciplines
  • Architectural background. Ability to use AutoCaD beneficial.
  • Sound understanding of statutory requirements, including Building Regs. NHBC Standards, and Sustainability, with an ability to interpret and negotiate compliance
  • Be able to understand and interrogate design and project programmes, in particular identifying Critical Paths.
  • Educated to degree level or in possession of a relevant professional qualification.
  • Able to communicate with all disciplines at all levels.
  • Well organised and capable of organising others.
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Able to manage people, processes and time.
  • Strong team player who can communicate effectively.


The Person:

The successful candidate will ideally have experience working for either a main contractor or developer with experience in RC frame residential housing or apartment schemes.

On Offer:

Along with a competitive basic salary you will receive a comprehensive benefits package which includes a car or car allowance, bonus, healthcare and pension.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a residential developer with a quality brand who have a rich history in building quality homes and offer their staff a career development path where you will have the autonomy of delivering your own projects while having full support from the senior management team.

If you feel you have the relevant experience and would like to apply for the above position please contact Matt Shrubsole at the residential housing team at PSR Solutions.