Technical Coordinator

From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Pro Rata
27 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Job ID: KMH/SO/035 Job Title: Technical Coordinator Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5pm Locations: Luton Employer: Keepmoat Homes Southern Job Type: Temporary (minimum three months) Closing Date: 14/10/2016 Keepmoat is a fast growing top 10 UK housing and construction company. We design, build, refurbish and regenerate places to improve economic and social outcomes for people. Each year we build more than 4,500 new homes and over the years, we have built or improved over one million homes, schools and Extra Care homes for older people. We have helped thousands of first time buyers get their foot on the housing ladder and have also built over tens of thousands of homes for housing associations and councils, supporting local authorities across England, Scotland and Wales. Keepmoat employs over 3,500 people across Great Britain, with 9% of its workforce made up of trainees, apprentices and graduates. Purpose of the role 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 Deal with queries from Customer Care and Sales Departments Key responsibilities Consider workloads and programmes and liaise with TD to allocate projects for the preparation of the technical packages. 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 informationaccords 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 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 What we are looking for · Previous experience in a similar role is essential · Good technical knowledge of building construction. · Up to date relevant knowledge of building legislation. · Up to date relevant knowledge of Health and Safety legislation. · Team commitment and the ability to communicate across multi discipline teams. · Demonstrates eye for detail and commitment to delivering excellent standards. · Excellent problem solving skills. · Excellent organisational skills and self-motivation. · Effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines. · Professional attitude and approach to work. · Ability to competently operate MS Office (Word & Excel). · Current and Valid UK driving licence. Why work for us At Keepmoat we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. As the market leader in our industry we want to ensure that we attract, motivate and retain the best people who can deliver the best service for our customers. We offer you · Competitive rates of pay – We regularly check our pay against our competitors to make sure they reflect our position as market leader. We also review our pay every year. · Bonus Scheme – Our annual bonus scheme is linked to team and company performance. · Special offers for staff – We run a range of offers and discounts exclusively for our employees including holidays, health club memberships and days out. · Trust – We encourage you to come up with ideas and get the most out of your job with us. · Recognition – We have a scheme to reward people who go the extra mile for our company. · Development – we offer genuine development opportunities to progress your career. Please note that due to the high level of applications, if you have not been contacted within 5 days of your application please assume your application has not been successful. This job was originally posted as

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