Role Overview:

In a nutshell…

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Engineer to join our team within Vistry North East, at our office in Newcastle upon Tyne. As our Engineer, you will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of engineering design throughout the delivery phase. You will manage and report all engineering requirements as per company policies and processes.


Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave 
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…

In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality.
  • Driven by finding the optimum solution. Demonstratable experience in driving value engineered solutions.
  • Approachable and friendly with the ability to make firm decisions.
  • Communicative and confident in different working environments.
  • Organised approach to time management and information control.
  • Confident in leading meetings and communicating freely within a team.
  • Good working relationships with Statutory Undertakers and Regional Local Highways Authorities.
  • Current full driving licence
  • CAD Literate.
  • Current CSCS Card.
  • Strong IT skills, working knowledge of computer systems within the technical environment.
  • Articulate, clear and credible, and able to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Previous experience in the construction industry gained from working as a Civil Engineer for a Housing Developer or within a similar Engineering role within a design consultancy.


  • Relevant HND / Degree / Professional qualification.

More about the Engineer role…

  • Procure service records and enquiries for new developments.
  • Ability to assess geo-technical information and provide direction for foundation solutions and infrastructure.
  • Maintain a continuous process of evaluation of Consultant’s designs (when required to engage 3rd party consulting engineer) to ensure that proposals adhere to best practice in value Engineering.
  • Provide initial feasibility drainage infrastructure proposals based upon assessment/investigation/consultation with relevant statutory bodies, existing infrastructure plans and local policies.
  • Exceptional knowledge of local policies for adopted highway design requirements and sufficient experience to identify areas of potential commercial improvement in design.
  • Sound knowledge of the regional planning processes.
  • Prepare technical monitors, abnormal schedules and schedules of engineering assumptions for each land opportunity.
  • Prepare gap analysis reports to identify areas of further investigation substantiating requirements.
  • Initiate enquiries (developing an appropriate scope of works) and prepare cost schedules for approval where 3rd party consultant input is necessary.
  • Sound ability to assess layouts prepared by 3rd party consultants and identify (where applicable) efficiencies utilising drawing software platforms when necessary.
  • Prepare financial forecasts in relation to infrastructure inspection, legal, and bond fees identifying during this process associated phasing potential.
  • Ability to identify and articulate in writing potential build difficulties with both civil and structural operations, having good knowledge of temporary works impacts.
  • Liaise effectively between departments on design assumptions/solutions to ensure ‘buy-in’ to proposals submitted for costing.
  • Sound knowledge of the adoption process for key infrastructure.
  • Procure and review all engineering tender and construction packages to ensure designs accord with relevant standards for commercial enquiry and build thereafter.
  • Prepare, monitor and review section agreement and statutory undertaker trackers and communicate clearly to all project team members on monthly progress. 
  • Proactively investigate emerging technologies for potential commercial and operational improvement to schemes.
  • Always represent Vistry professionally in both personal appearance and conduct.
  • Managing proposed service enquiries with relative stat providers. Co-ordinating existing services disconnections and diversions where required.
  • Confident and resourceful to discuss findings with specialist subcontractors to verify design outputs.
  • Development, monitoring, and coordination of material movement strategies (for sub/topsoil) to establish efficiencies both financially and operationally.

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us…

We’re Vistry Group, the UK’s leading provider of affordable mixed-tenure homes. Our core values of integrity, caring, and quality shape all we do; our partnership-led approach helps us build sustainable communities where they’re needed most.

You’re probably familiar with our unmatched portfolio of brands: Linden Homes, Bovis Homes, and Countryside Homes. We also have Vistry Works, our timber frame manufacturing operation, and Vistry Services, our support functions. Together, we build more than homes, so there’s nowhere better to build your career. We’re proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. Join us in making Vistry.



Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Location Detail: 2 Esh Plaza,Sir Bobby Robson Way, Great Park, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE13 9BA

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