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Design Coordinator

  • Location: Salford
  • Salary: £32k - 35k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Residential, Construction
  • Contact: Leon Moulton
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 641 6175
  • Expiry Date: 17 April 2023
  • Job Ref: 400344LMO

Design Coordinator – Salford – Housing Developments – Up to £35,000 salary

My client are a regional, housing developer with a reputable reputation in the region for delivering high quality homes in the northwest region

You will be working within the technical department and would be responsible for a number of live and pre-contract sites. Their role is to ensure all designs are completed in a timely manner to allow the commercial team to place orders and Construction to build. You will also respond to any queries raised by the construction team during the build. They would need to have a good understanding of building regulations and LABC (Local Authority Building Control) warranty standards,

Ensure that working drawings are in compliance with the approved planning consent, contract specifications, building regulations and any other relevant standard.

Issue briefs to design consultants and design sub-contractors and manage them to support in their preparation and issue of production information to the agreed programme, scope and fee.

Monitor and control all production information in close liaison with the project QS, development team and construction department to ensure tight cost controls are maintained and information is produced in line with target costs.

Review Building Control specification document prepared by the Architect to ensure it accurately reflects WH proposed materials, WH standard details and any other contract specific requirements.

Undertake regular visits to sites to ensure that materials being used are as per the prepared material specifications and that technical details are being constructed as per approved details
Support the commercial team to produce trade specifications that comply with all relevant standards. Undertake review of trade specifications to ensure compliance with relevant standards


• Good operating knowledge of the development and technical design process
• Proven knowledge of detailed design for residential schemes utilising different forms of construction including light weight steel frame, traditional steel frame, timber frame and masonry
• Architectural or engineering background with the ability to use AutoCad would be beneficial
• Solid understanding of statutory requirements, including Building Regulations and LABC warranty standards
• An ability to understand and interrogate design and project programmes
• Educated to a degree level or in possession of a relevant professional qualification
• High level of attention to detail
• Strong team player with excellent communication skills.

Up to £35,000 per annum