Engineering Manager – Yorkshire – New Homes

Competitive salary + bonus + company car and fuel card or car allowance

We are currently recruiting for an Engineering Manager to join our dynamic Technical team at our Yorkshire regional head office based in Wakefield.

This is an exciting role and opportunity for a knowledgeable Engineering Manager to join our fast paced technical team.

To be considered for the role you will currently be employed as an Engineering Manager who has experience within the house building industry.

Take a closer look at the perks and benefits of working for Avant Homes.

Key duties and requirements

  • Management of the engineering function to ensure the effective compliance, control and deployment of the engineering team.
  • Managing and reporting on all engineering requirements.
  • Managing the working partnerships with Housing Associations, third party providers and sub-contractors (where appropriate) to ensure that all contractual terms are met and ensure that all appointments and orders are placed, managed and settled as per policies and procedures.
  • Engaging fully in the process of determining, agreeing and delivering site start programmes and development programmes within agreed timescales.
  • Producing or procuring comprehensive feasibility studies and technical investigations for inclusion in Land Appraisals.
  • Managing technical and regulatory approvals, adoptions, bonds and reimbursements and providing key status reports and updates on all KPIs relating to the technical function.
  • Actively managing communications and operational interfaces with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensuring that all necessary utility/services/supplier enquiries, quotations, acceptances and approvals are obtained in line with policies and procedures.
  • Assisting with the effective management of CDM-C and Health & Safety responsibilities on all developments.
  • Assisting in the delivery of effective and relevant legal documentation for each development or phase of a development.

Who are we looking for?

To be successful as our Engineering Manager, you must hold previous experience of working within a similar role for a new homes residential developer.

We are looking for an experienced, knowledgeable Engineering Manager who possesses excellent communication skills (to include relationship building), team management, proven and documented knowledge of all elements of residential developments such as environmental planning, ground & contaminated ground conditions, foundations and roads & sewers etc.

To be considered for this role you must also possess;

  • A full UK driving licence 
  • A working knowledge of Auto CAD
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office packages
  • Financial and Legal awareness
  • Good awareness of codes of practice that impact on technical matters e.g. Planning policy, Building Regulations, NHBC requirements, HSE etc.
  • Good knowledge of Construction Design Management Regulations
  • Previous proven experience of Engineering Management within a residential developer
  • A strong understanding of the Engineering aspects of the house building industry
  • Excellent Technical knowledge and Commercial awareness
  • HNC/HND or degree equivalent is desirable but not essential

Avant Homes

There are currently no roles available within the Technical Team at Avant Homes, however, if you would like to apply speculatively you can send your CV to

The team at Avant Homes receive a high volume of applications for each role. If you have not heard back from us within 14 days, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful at this time.