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From the commitment we pour into our homes, to the belief we bring to supporting amazing careers, a role at Persimmon is a springboard for Building Your New Possible. Discover new opportunities to grow, learn new skills and release your potential.

We’re Persimmon Homes, a FTSE 100 listed company and a leading UK house builder serving local communities across the UK and delivering around 10,000 homes a year. We have 29 operating businesses in England, Wales and Scotland, three house-building brands and three off-site manufacturing facilities.

We’re looking for people like you, and this could be your opportunity to start Building Your New Possible.

What is the role?

We are looking to recruit a Senior Design Engineer to join the technical team. This role typically reports to the Technical Manager.

The purpose of the role is to provide engineering design and technical support for the region. Preparing site civil designs from viability to final consents, assist in managing external... Engineering consultants and service providers to deliver new sites for the region within both tight time and financial constraints.

The role will include:
• Participate in the site evaluation process and provide timely provision for economical and viable solutions to Engineering problems so the project remains within budget and the construction team can maintain the programme
• Assist in running projects from initial site identification or from Planning Approval Stage you will procure the Engineering package & consents via both inhouse design and consultant co-ordination
• Co-ordinate/check and issue information which enables on time site commencement and delivery
• Establish and enforce quality and standards in designs to maintain the good image of the company
• Comply with responsibilities as defined in the Group’s Health, Safety & Environment Policy and ensure compliance with the same throughout the team to promote safety in the way we build
• Effective daily management of your own workload and external consultants to ensure the provision of required level of services in a pro-active and professional manner to enable the construction and sales departments to fulfil their roles
• Co-ordinate production information to a set programme to ensure company targets are met for a controlled and cost effective delivery of developments from commencement to completion
• Given proven experience, the role will involve mentoring and training junior members of the team and developing their skills to a sufficient level where they can take on more responsibility and add value to the team
• To agree the delivery programme of design information in accordance with the business development and procurement programmes on time and in accordance with Company standards

What we need from you?
• Exceptional communication, organisation and time management skills
• Educated to HND/degree level with experience within a house building environment.
• Valid CSCS Card is desirable
• Full UK driving licence required
• AutoCAD, Windes/Microdrainage, Site3D design package experience.

What’s in it for you?

Salary and benefits package
• Competitive Salary (DOE)
• Company Car / Car Allowance
• Pension
• Life Assurance
• Bonus
• Health Care

When you join us, the future is yours to explore. You can realise your full potential through industry-leading training and clearly signposted career paths. Persimmon is where hard graft and team spirit means real variety, satisfaction and rewards. A place where you can be at your best, and even go beyond what you thought you were capable of. If this sounds like the place for you, apply today and start Building Your New Possible.

Persimmon are Proud Sponsors of Team GB

No Agencies please – Persimmon will not accept speculative CVs as a means of introduction

Persimmon is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination.

Our aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our customers, and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

If you have any questions about the job or application process please contact us at talentacquisition@persimmonhomes.com
Glasgow United Kingdom


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