Pre-Development Technical Co-ordinator

  • Job Reference: 00000720-1
  • Date Posted: 12 July 2018
  • Location: Suffolk
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Suzie Britton
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0208 547 3399

Job Description

Our Client is committed to excellent design and quality, which reflects the tradition and character of each individual development. They are renowned for building new homes with character and individual style throughout the East Anglian region.

The Pre Development Technical Co-ordinator will participate in the production of Technical Appraisals to facilitate the Land Department in compiling land bids.

 Scope of work


  • Prepare Technical Appraisals for new site opportunities
  • Undertake Site Walkovers
  • Undertake Consultant Appointments and identify the Scope of Work
  • Attend Project Team Meetings, as Technical representative, for sites being taken forward to planning
  • Arrange and review Topographical Surveys
  • Appraise sites in regard to levels and earthworks
  • Arrange and review Geotechnical Surveys (Phase I and Phase II)
  • Comment on and investigate potential substructure solutions
  • Arrange and review Ecology Surveys
  • Liaise with Utility Companies in regard to existing utilities, new supplies, reinforcement and diversions
  • Arrange and review UXO Surveys
  • Arrange and review Environmental Surveys
  • Arrange and review Traffic and Transport Assessments
  • Liaison with the local Highway Authorities and Highways England as necessary
  • Arrange and review Flood Risk Assessments and Drainage Strategies
  • Arrange and review Acoustic Reports
  • Liaison with Network Rail as necessary
  • Assist with the Technical aspects of Planning Submissions
  • Attend Public Exhibitions as Technical representative
  • Understand and comment upon the Health and Safety (CDM) affecting potential sites
  • Understand and comment upon any Planning/S106 obligations upon a potential site
  • Comment upon abnormals and financial constraints that may affect potential sites
  • Provide assistance to the Land/Planning Team as and when required throughout a project cycle.

 The Person:

  • Good technical knowledge of constraints and opportunities in regard to housing development sites
  • Working knowledge of highways, drainage and utilities
  • Team player with communication skills for dealing with multi-disciplined teams
  • The ability to recognise problems and deal with them in a speedy and efficient manner
  • Self-motivated and well organised
  • Previous residential housing experience at either developer or private practice
  • Project Management Skills
  • Excellent presentation skills, both in written form and verbally
  • Proficient Word and Excel Skills
  • AutoCAD, PDS and Microdrainage experience preferable