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Design Co-ordinator

  • Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 16 days ago

  • Sector: Construction, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Damien Tinker
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 18 August 2021
  • Job Ref: 392606DTR_1626707700

As a Design Co-ordinator you will:

Support and manage the development and implementation of design proposals ensuring they meet customer requirements including budget constraints, presenting proposals for approval to the customer

Contribute to or complete the project design responsibilities matrix

Manage and ensure effective briefing of the Design. This includes, where necessary, the management of any 3rd parties or novated design teams to ensure that they meet all customer specifications, and where necessary, checking the competence and resources of any incumbent design teams or 3rd parties

Provide advice and guidance on the "buildability" of the design proposals to the design and construction teams on all packages

Liaise with all statutory bodies/authorities as required - such as town planning, building control and services e.g. gas and water

Support the development and management of the design deliverables programme

Ensure there is a clear schedule of design deliverables

Lead gate reviews activities to ensure that they are timely and appropriate sign off is achieved at each project gate to include appropriate communication to Bid Managers and other Design/Work
Winning/Project Delivery team members as required

Lead the co-ordination and production of design data, bid deliverables, reports and documentation essential to the project and contractual requirements and report progress against the design deliverables programme

Support the implementation of the BIM CSUK protocols, including teamwork and collaboration and the management and sharing of data relating to BIM models

Ensure BIM management during the project ensuring the supply chain is fully aware of BIM requirements

Consider the application of Lean construction techniques in order to save money, reduce waste and optimise construction

Ensure that learning and best practice is captured from the bid/project with the aim of sharing it across the business stream and the CSUK business

Collaborate on the scopes definition for sub-contractors in respect of their design responsibilities
Proactively contribute to the Risk and Value Management process.

Personal Qualities and Experience:

Degree / HNC / HND / in a Construction / Civil Engineering related subject

Progressing towards chartered status with an appropriate institute / institution

Previous Design Coordination Experience

Preferred previous site experience in Civil Engineering and Infrastructure Projects

This role requires an individual with some experience in delivering design services within a Project

Delivery environment and successfully implementing design strategies as well as relevant project experience

Some experience to support deliver design services in a timely manner with a customer and business sector specific focus

Good interpersonal and communication skills are required, coupled with an ability to form effective relationships with partners under time pressure

Good working knowledge of BIM is required. The individual will have experience within the most current forms of procurement

A valid CSCS card is a requirement

Excellent IT Skills relevant to the Business Stream are desirable and Microsoft Office is essential

Detailed knowledge of codes of practice and other regulatory material, applicable to the Business Stream

The individual should have a desire to continuously pursue innovation and development, with a focus on the customer and the relevant Business Stream

Numeracy and bid/report writing is a requirement.

If this sounds like a job that matches your design/engineering background, and you would like to be considered, please respond with your CV at the earliest opportunity.

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