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Design/ Technical Co-Ordinator

  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £35k - 45k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 10 months ago

  • Sector: Architecture, Construction
  • Contact: Lou Maskell
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01179221441
  • Expiry Date: 09 September 2022
  • Job Ref: 396976LML

Coordinate key information, engineering and working drawing packages to enable any given residential development to be built as intended and to obtain all necessary technical approvals and permissions.

Main duties
• Manage site as agreed with the Technical Director from design stage to post completion, in line with delivery programme.
• Comply with and all current company BMS procedures.
• Coordinate information from Consultants, Subcontractors and Site team via collaborative web based documentation file sharing web site (4 Projects).
• Undertake key aspects of the Principle Designer role as defined within the Construction Design & Management Regulation 2015.
• Manage and collate information Planning, Building Control, BREEAM, CODE Building for life, HQI, NHBC and SBD information / requirements.
• Co-ordinate delivery of surveys & reports required for the development and manage associated requirements from design to completion.
• Manage and oversee design coordination of the Mechanical and Electrical design and installation.
• Co-ordinate consultants to deliver the civil engineering designs including legal plans.
• Undertaking value engineering assessments and ensure buildability.
• Co-ordinate submission of designs and securing technical approvals for agreements such as S104, S38 and S278.
• Following technical approval being granted, managing timely completion of legal agreements.
• Co-ordinate utility designs and initial mains laying onto site, ensuring legal agreements completed in timely manner.
• Where applicable obtaining Management Company quotations, reviewing, comparing and providing the Technical Director with recommendation for appointments.
• Assist in production of Sales brochure, legal and sales handover meetings.
• Provide information for Housing Association contracts and attendance of progress meetings,
• Co-ordinate consultants to deliver the house type working drawing packs and liaise with key suppliers to provide ancillary drawing information for tender, construction and sales packs.
• Co-ordinate the accuracy of information supplied by all departments to ensure no discrepancies.
• Submission of all information to NHBC and obtaining approval of same, obtaining SAP Assessments together with PEA’ and EPC’s, Secured by Design Approval and Robust Standard Details.
• Obtaining and collating all ancillary specialist drawings including hot water supply, heating, kitchen, stair, lintels, p.c. ground floors, and precast upper floors.
• Attending and chairing Pre-Start Meetings and briefing all departments on matters related to the engineering and working drawings.
• Co-ordinate information and liaise with architects, civil and structural engineers and landscape architects, ensuring consistency between various designs.
• Assist the Land & Development teams with advice during the land acquisition stage and assist in the information to discharge of planning conditions.
• Prepare all drawings and documents for Pre-Start Meetings & handover packs.
• Prepare and chairing Design team meetings.
• Producing request for information in line with the procurement schedule and program as ensure deadlines are achieved.
• To monitor and report technical & development fees including S106 obligations.
• Resolve all technical related queries including conducting site visits as required.

This job description is not a definitive list of duties. It provides an outline of Key Performance
Indicators required for this position. The job holder may be asked to undertake other duties to meet
business requirements.

• Attend departmental meetings as required.
• Chair pre development meetings with external consultants and internally within the business unit.
• Ensure all relevant stakeholders are informed of key departmental developments.

Health & Safety
• Untertake key aspects of the Principle Designer role as defined within the Construction Design & Management Regulation 2015.
• Ensure you have read the Company’s health and safety policies and procedures observe them at all times.
• Reporting any accidents or near misses immediately to your Manager and record them in the accident book.
• Ensure your workplace is kept tidy and any hazards are eliminated or reported to your line manager.
• Wear appropriate protective clothing on site at all times.
• Attends all health and safety training as required by the Company.

Person specification

Essential Desirable
Education, training or qualifications • BTEC HND/HNC in Design, Construction or Civil Engineering


• Several years of relevant experience in a similar role with a residential developer • Further education, i.e. CIOB

• Princinple Designer and associated Health and Safety training/ qualifications.

• CSCS card qualification.
Relevant experience • At least 24 months experience working within a technical role at a residential house builder.

• Good level of IT litracy with experience of AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel & Word,

• Proven ability in a Technical Coordinator role of delivering design for projects on time, to budget and quality standards with high customer satisfaction results.
• Use of Viewpoint drawing management system.

• Proficient use of Auto Cad.

• Management of technical fees and services cost to complete.

Special skills or knowledge • Excellent organisation and time management with ability to multi task.

• Commercially aware.

• Ability to make decisions within authority.

• Able to lead and work as a team member.

• Experienced in analysing problems and delivering solutions.

• Strong mathematical ability.

• Be able to design and interpret the designs and technical demands of others. • Continued professional development and keeping up to date with changes within the industry.

Excellent salary and benefits package along with car allowance and continuous training involved.