Specific Location

BDW Cambridgeshire

Hours of Work

Barratt David Wilson

Contract Type

Closing Date
24 April 2018


The Design & Technical teams are involved in all aspects of housing design and innovation. This team is also responsible for researching the best materials, at the best cost.


In terms of design, there’s the sheer variety of our sites, many of them brownfield and all of them with unique problems to solve. Our drive for sustainability, value and ever changing building and environmental legislation means that innovative and unique solutions are required. Most of the people in this team have an architectural or engineering background, and for all, we offer the opportunity to gain expertise in design and project management in a challenging thought-provoking setting.



We have a great opportunity for a career driven individual to join our new division based out of Peterborough.


You will be part of the initial set up team as we begin the rapid growth journey from start up to fully fledged division within 2 years.  With involvement in all aspects of the engineering function you will be central to delivering to build and sales 5 new sites within 12 months. For the first few months you will also be expected to operate out of our Barratt Northampton Office at least one day a week.


Job Purpose:

To manage the engineering design from land appraisal through to construction issue.


Responsible for:              

  • Design within budget set by others and report any overspend to Engineering Manager/Senior engineer.
  • The role of the Technical Department in an Operating Company is to provide a practical and cost effective technical service to the company. This will encompass site evaluation, architectural and engineering design, the investigations of any technical problems encountered and provision of economical and viable solutions.  This may involve liaison with, appointment of and co-ordination of external professionals. The technical department are involved with the Barratt product from inception to completion.


  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday
  • Money purchase pension scheme
  • Bonus scheme
  • Death in service benefit
  • Company car or cash allowance
  • Choice of flexible benefits
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