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Senior Technical Coordinator
 
Title: Senior Technical Coordinator logo #173487
Category: CAD / Drafting
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
Salary: £40,000.00 - £450,000.00
Salary per: annum
Location: England, East, Bedfordshire, Arlesey
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Description:
Scope of work

* Co-ordinate and manage a team of Project Consultants in the preparation of working drawing packages any other required information to suit necessary deadlines

* Liase with and advise other departments on technical matters to provide back-up and information flow

* Ensure that all information is available to the construction and other relevant departments to suit the project programme

* Liase with consultants, suppliers and manufacturers to ensure the preparation of technical support information

* Managing and Coordinating planning and technical packages for the relevant submissions

* Deal with queries from Customer Care and Sales Departments

Job requirements

* Good technical knowledge of building construction

* Working knowledge of the latest Building Regulations, NHBC and associated legislation connected with the construction industry

* Sound knowledge of the architectural and engineering function. Additional support can be provided to grow knowledge base.

* The ability to get on with people together with communication skills for dealing with multi-disciplined teams

* The ability to recognise problems and deal with them in a speedy and efficient manner

* To be self-motivated and well organised

* To have the desire to improve their ability and to be pro-active and recognise problems

* Minimum 7 years experience

Job responsibilities

* Consider workloads and programmes and liaise with TD to allocate projects for the preparation of the technical packages.

* Undertake pre tender reviews with project team to ensure drawings packages are satisfactory before tender release

* Receive and coordinate utility packages with Services Manager and make recommendations to preferred utility suppliers, these works will also include managing diversions, reinforcements and main supply's with the site team

* Co-ordinate and ensure compliance of working drawings with Housing Association i.e. DQS, HQI etc

* Where applicable ensure technical packages will deliver the required level of CfSH or equivalent standards and that all departments are aware of requirements.

* Liaise with Commercial manager, Surveyors and Buyers with regard to any specification or drawing changes

* Ensure co-ordination of civil engineering packages which include drainage, slab levels, external works, highways information accords with working drawings and planning drawings but also coordinate with all consultants

* Manage all adoption submissions and agreements with the appointed civil engineer and adopting bodies.

* Ensure that all drawings / details meet with Local Authority / NHBC requirements, Robust details, SAP rating requirements, Code for Sustainable Homes requirements

* Coordinate and liaise with local adopting bodies for S278, S38, S104 and etc, to gain the correct technical approvals to allow works to commence on site in a timely manner.

* Apply and manage Building Regulation notice and condition clearance.

* Monitor changes in Building Regulations and advise accordingly

* Ensure standard detail package is available at completion of technical pack

* Produce schedule showing individual house type and plots for each site including handings

* Consider existing working drawings in existence utilise wherever possible

* Monitor and rationalise the storing and identification of working drawings and details on the computer network

* Co-ordinate the checking of production information before issue against other drawings, specifications and briefs in accordance with Company checklist criteria

* Co-ordinate the issuing of drawings to other departments

* Co-ordinate the preparation of Building Regulation / NHBC applications and delegate as appropriate to ensure programmes are met

* Ensure that site and house type specific health and safety risk assessments are prepared

* Attend internal and external meetings regarding construction and technical matters and co-ordinating the preparation of the information required as a result

* Ensure that up to date legislation and requirements are included on the drawings and implemented on site as necessary and that construction notes, trade specifications are kept up to date

* Chase consultants to ensure availability of information to accord with deadlines

* Attend site meetings as and when required

* General liaison and co-ordination between other parties, both internal and external

* Respond to site queries and resolve technical / construction problems

* Checking or delegating the checking of sales literature and production of sales brochure plans and schedule of dimensions

* When instructing external consultants to obtain competitive quotes and instruct on the basis of workloads and programmes to be met in association with and approval of TD

* Regularly update TD with regard to progress of all matters and monitor against Key Dates.

* Monitor progress against programmes and action accordingly to meet targets

* Ensure co-ordinated kitchen and bathroom tiling layouts / details of electrical appliances / sockets

Skills and abilities

* Confident oral and written communication skills

* Communicate effectively with all those who have a stake in the work

* Effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines

Experience

* Previous experience within technical environment

* Up to date relevant knowledge of building legislation

* Up to date relevant knowledge of Health and Safety legislation
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