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Engineering Manager

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Solihull
Permanent
Full-time

Vacancy Filled

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

The engineering discipline is a vital part in the delivery of every Taylor Wimpey site. They are responsible for the infrastructure of the development and ensuring it is well connected so customers have access to all the things you would expect from an accessible housing development. From roads to sewers and fresh water these are all things we take for granted but things our customers cannot live without. As an engineering manager you will lead a team of technical experts to provide high quality engineering at all stages of the development process. The role ranges from initial viability advice and design to design development, gaining technical consents and providing advice to all other departments as well as key subcontractors.

The engineering discipline is a vital part in the delivery of every Taylor Wimpey site. They are responsible for the infrastructure of the development and ensuring it is well connected so customers have access to all the things you would expect from an accessible housing development. From roads to sewers and fresh water these are all things we take for granted but things our customers cannot live without. As an engineering manager you will lead a team of technical experts to provide high quality engineering at all stages of the development process. The role ranges from initial viability advice and design to design development, gaining technical consents and providing advice to all other departments as well as key subcontractors.

What you will do:

  • Lead and manage the regional engineering team and provide the necessary project approval to enable all developments to move forward
  •  Manage consultants in road, sewer, levels, cut and fill designs, to satisfy planning whilst maintaining the most competitive and practical solution
  • Resolve critical issues as part of the Taylor Wimpey planning application process
  • Co-ordinate and manage key relationships with utilities companies, highways authorities and the Environment Agency on engineering matters
  • Ensure compliance with building regulations and NHBC standards
  • Procure technical approval for highways, sewerage, land drainage and utilities

What you will have:

  • Extensive experience of engineering issues gained within housebuilding industry e.g. roads and sewers, foundations, land drainage, utilities, etc A strong knowledge and appreciation of UK building regulations and health and safety requirements within the industry
  • Engineering related qualification, degree or equivalent. A degree or higher education course which is accredited by the Institution for Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • Previous experience leading a team of engineers
  • A thorough and up to date knowledge of technical and regulatory requirements related to residential construction
  • A high level of proficiency in relevant design and technical based software like AutoCad

Individuals seeking employment at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

What we will offer you:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.

Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more.  Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team. 

We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.

We work hard to attract the best talent for our award-winning business and are proud to feature in the top companies to work for on Glassdoor, voted for by our employees. If you are looking to join a thriving, company going through an exciting period then please get in touch

 

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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