Architectural Technologist
£30k - £50k

Architectural Technician

Ref: 406| Posted: 17th Apr 2024

WANTED !!! Architectural Technician or Architects or Design Engineers (Civil / Structural)


My client is a reputable tier 1 main contractor who is interested in considering Architectural Technicians & Architects or Design Engineers (Civil / Structural) with a view of transferring experience over to a full time Design Coordinator / Assistant Design Manager Manager role, support and training provided.

Not only is this a fantastic opportunity to transfer your skills over to a new challenge and a high in demand role, but also it is an excellent employer to join and we strongly believe they stand out as one of the best employers in construction with a very stable and fast growing workload.


What makes it great?

-Local regional projects.

-Excellent opportunity for career progression, part of a growing team / business.

-Stable / very busy pipeline of work.

-Opportunity to work on a range of project sectors (Education, Healthcare, Commercial, Student Accommodation and PRS).


My client is a leading building main contractor, with a busy and fast growing workload.
As a result of securing further new projects, this employer is looking to strengthen their team further with the appointment of a Design Coordinator / Manager to work on a range of exciting projects. 

Multi-Million Pound Projects live and ready to go.

Role & Responsibilities:
•Design Manager covering all aspects of the design coordination for the business on various projects. Design Coordinator is similar in scope but on smaller projects or as part of a team on a larger scale project
•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
•Coordinate with the M&E managers to ensure coordination of the M&E install and commissioning process.
•Utilizing 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


To be considered for this Design Coordinator role you must meet the following criteria:

- Knowledge of Building Sector.
- Previous employment as a Design Co-ordinator, D&B Coordinator, D&B Manager, Design Manager. Site Engineer, Project management or Design Engineering (civil / structural engineers) backgrounds also considered. 
- Previous experience on building sector projects.
- High level of communication skills. 
- Relevant industry qualification (Degree / HND / HNC etc) 


The successful Design Manager will receive:

*£25,000 - £55,000 Basic (Dependant on experience)
*Car Allowance

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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