Technical Co-ordinator - Building Safety Unit

Group Support Centre
Hours Per Week:
Vacancy Type:
08 Aug 2022
What you'll be doing?

Reporting to the Project Director, you will work as part of a wider Building Safety team to co-ordinate, research and manage the investigation and remediation of existing Multi occupancy High Rise buildings

You will be expected to:

  • Collate information on historical sites, including drawings, specifications, approvals, certificates and reports.
  • Record and store information in a sensitive and accurate way to ensure retrieval.
  • Brief and manage external consultants in the production of fire engineering reports, risk assessments etc
  • Review and report on contents of fire reports received by external consultants to Building Safety Unit.
  • Work with Technical Team to update databases for historical sites.
  • Attend meetings and actively participate in information exchange, ideas and resolutions to issues arising.
  • Engage with third parties on related matters.
  • Be instrumental in the production of reports to enable a remediation decision to be taken.
  • Obtain Technical Drawings and documentation to enable efficient review of buildings.
  • Brief, manage and drive the external consultants in the preparation and issue of reports to an agreed programme, fee and scope.
  • Work with commercial team to ensure most cost effective remediation solution is achieved.
  • Oversee the NHBC/Building Regulations applications to approval where works are required.
  • Monitor and control the Professional Fees budget and update fee reports on monthly basis.
  • Attend site progress meetings and carry out site inspection where applicable.
  • Attend meetings at various stages of remediation project.
  • General liaison and coordination between other parties, both internal and external.
  • Respond to site queries and resolve Technical/Construction issues.
  • Issue drawings and information for construction purposes where remediation is required.
What you'll need?
To be successful in the role, we are looking for:
  • Qualification in an Architectural or Construction related degree level or HNC/HND in a built environment subject with relevant experience.
  • Good technical knowledge of high rise apartment construction.
  • A working knowledge of Building Regulations, NHBC, Party Wall Awards and associated legislation connected with the construction industry.
  • The ability to get on with people together with communication, meeting and management skills essential in dealing with multi-discipline teams.
  • The ability to recognise problems and deal with them in a speedy and effective manner.
Our Company and Benefits
We’ve been nationally recognised as a 5 star house builder twelve years in a row for supplying high-quality homes for all generations. That’s more than any other major house builder. It’s because we combine the brightest minds, the latest technology, and a genuine commitment to putting customers first. We want the best people in the industry to help us shape the future of building. We have tailored opportunities for apprentices, graduates, experienced professionals and ex-Armed Forces personnel to come and help us stay one step ahead, and build the homes that Britain needs.
We are building an organisation where anyone with drive and talent can pursue the career they want. We are building a culture where anyone, regardless of gender, race, sexuality, disability, background or any other characteristic,can progress and be proud to work for us.
As part of working for Barratt Developments PLC and specifically for this role we offer:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Competitive Bonus Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance – Single Cover
  • Annual Health Assessment
  • 26 days’ holiday (increase by 1 day for every 3 years’ continuous service up to 29 days)
  • Choice of Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies
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