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Technical Coordinator

Castleford, Yorkshire
Job Type
22 Mar 2021
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Vistry Partnerships is a market leader in the high-growth partnerships housing sector. The business works closely with Governmental bodies, housing associations and local authorities across its 10 regional offices. We have established a hard-earned reputation for delivery, quality and sector knowledge across all housing tenures.

In a Nutshell:

We have a great opportunity for a Technical Coordinator to join our team at Vistry Partnerships Yorkshire, at our Glasshoughton office. As our Technical Coordinator you will co-ordinate all technical information between external consultants and internal departments throughout the construction process. You will ensure all approvals are obtained and information received and issued to allow for a prompt start on site.

What we would like from you:

Key Responsibilities -

Ensure all drawings and details are accurate and commercially suitable throughout the construction process
Co-ordinate and chair design team meetings with internal and external participants
Attend and contribute to progress meetings on site as required.
Co-ordinate the planning process where required and review planning approval to ensure Conditions are addresses prior to start on site
Agree construction specification, SAP and bream strategy for the project
Coordinate the submission of a Building Control Application and supporting documentation
Liaise with consultants and attend meetings to progress all relevant Technical matters
Obtain and negotiate best value on approvals for Section Agreements.
Assist Surveying and Buying Team in review and approval of subcontractor design information.
Ensure accurate and on time design information in line with client requirements
Ensure cost effective design control and buildability
Maintain a register of current drawings for all new build contracts and issue design information to production teams
Review and check contract documentation, warranties and bond requirements in liaison with Contracts Manager and Surveyor.
Apply for and secure statutory body approval of Engineering Design and ground remediation
Assist the Commercial team to obtain fee quotations from specialist consultants for any planning and engineering design and technical report requirements.
Attend site visits and meetings in order to solve issues that arise during the construction process.
Ensure that new regulation requirements are anticipated and incorporated as required
Expect and encourage continued change and improvement within the Company
Any other duty as deemed necessary.
Deliver the agreed outputs of the Vistry Mobilisation process
Keep up to date with current regulatory standards
Accurate preparation and maintenance of Pre-Commencement Programmes
Design information is produced on time and to an acceptable quality
Make a valid contribution to margin improvement
Consider Buildability
Reduction in maintenance liability through choice of robust materials
Technical Knowledge
Manage your "Champion Role" within the teamCompetencies -

Proven working experience in Civil Engineering
Previous Architectural co-ordination experience.
Previous experience in Residential Housing sector
Proficient in site layout, grading, utility design, erosion control regulatory approvals including all section agreements (section 38 §ion 104 designs)
Project management and supervision skills
Thorough, with strong attention to detail
Ability to confidently challenge decisions made by others
Quick and eager to learn, with a focus on continuous development
Ability to communicate well with individuals at all levels
Proficient in MS Office programmes
Analytical approach
Positive attitude towards teamworkDesirable-

Degree or similar qualification in Construction Management / Civil Engineering / Architecture or other related discipline would be beneficial
CAD Skills desirableThe Good Stuff:

Vistry Partnerships is a fast paced and exciting place to work. We offer our employees multiple opportunities to learn, develop and nurture successful careers with us.

Some of our key benefits include…

Competitive salary and package
28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and the option to buy or sell up to 5 days per annum
Private Healthcare
Company Contributory Pension Scheme
Sharesave scheme
Company car, car allowance or travel allowance (role and geographic dependant)
Support with a professional membershipLet's tell you a bit more about us…

The Group came together at the start of 2020, bringing together the energy, talent and deep-rooted experience of Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Vistry Partnerships. With a wide range of skills, experience and backgrounds - we have come together to live our values of Integrity, Caring and Quality.

We are all about people, and it is our people, around 3000 of us, who have created a UK top-five housebuilder, with a five-star rating. We care about the wellbeing of our people and we value diversity and inclusion, seeking to create a supportive, dynamic environment where talented and dedicated people can develop their career.

Inclusion and diversity are paramount to us within Vistry Group - we firmly believe that this culture nurtures stronger performances across the wider business. All of our applicants and employees are treated fairly and respectfully, regardless of any protected characteristic/s. If you require assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during your application process with us, then please do not hesitate to contact us - we will always be happy to help
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  • Job Reference: 250002739-2
  • Date Posted: 22 March 2021
  • Recruiter: Vistry Partnerships
    Vistry Partnerships
  • Location: Castleford, Yorkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent