Design Coordinator

Foresight Search

Fantastic permanent opportunity to work for a successful regional main contractor as Design Coordinator working on new build projects across sectors.

  • Design Coordinator - Permanent
  • Regional Main Contractor - Local work
  • New Build - Commercial & Residential

Title:               Design Coordinator - Construction
Location:         Bristol
Salary:             £25,000 to £30,000 
Sector:            Construction,  Residential & Commercial 
Start Date:      ASAP

The Company:

Our client is a successful main contractor with an established reputation within the South West market. Typical projects are between £3m and £15m in value across commercial, residential and education sectors. The company has an excellent pipeline of work within the South West and is a growing business with progression opportunity. 

Design Coordinator - The Role:

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Design Coordinator to join the pre-construction team based from the Bristol office. You will be working closely with a Design Manager on a range of New Build projects as part of the pre-construction and post construction teams based between sites and the office. 
You must have construction experience in a Design focused role for either a main contractor or Architect. 

Design Coordinator - Accountabilities and key tasks: 
  • Arranging and chairing the Design team meetings to lead the process with the consultants and sub contract designers, issuing minutes and ensuring the resulting actions are actioned
  • Collate and manage the contract specifications, drawing and related documents for the construction process
  • Carrying drawing reviews issuing comments then ensuring all comments are added accordingly to the design
  • Carry out technical reviews of any proposed works to ensure contractual and technical compliance.
  • Prepare and manage the Design and procurement schedule and issue information release schedules to set design target dates
  • Offer input and design reviews into the procurement process
  • Providing design support to Project Management teams.
  • Review and implement value engineering opportunities
  • Utilising specialist consultants coordinate the information and design to ensure BREEAM and Part L compliance are attained as required.
  • Coordinate the submission of information to satisfy Building Control compliance
  • Coordinate the submission of information to satisfy all planning conditions are discharged
  • Lead Design review workshop with the client / tenant to ensure understanding and satisfaction with proposed works
  • Manage the Design Change Proposals for client sign off
  • Submitting Design information to the client team and recording, tracking and closing out any comments and queries that arise
  • Issue, track and close out any Requests For Information that arise to enable the design to be completed.
  • Assist in the collation of the O&M Health and Safety file

Design Coordinator - The Person 
  • You will have solid experience with either a national or regional main contractor or potentially Architect. 
  • Demonstrable experience working on post construction design and build projects.   
  • Innovative - ability to identify better ways of doing things
  • A good communicator, able to liaise between different departments in order to achieve a common goal. 
The Reward:
  • Competitive salary
  • Company benefits package
  • Varied projects across sectors
  • Continued local work within the South West region.  
Please contact Foresight Search for more information on this,  or any other vacancy 0117 917 5125