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Senior Technical Coordinator

Job Title: Senior Technical Coordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedfordshire, England
Industry:
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum
Reference: 179236_1553784384
Contact Name: Joanna Rogers
Contact Email: joanna@pcrnet.co.uk
Job Published: March 28, 2019 14:46

Job 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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