​Assistant Design Coordinator


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North West - All Permanent January 31st 2019 £38k- £43k plus full co package APH/FP/2019/3101ADC Pippa Holland

Assistant Design Coordinator

£38k- £43k plus full co package

Manchester

Our client is a leading, well-established main contractor based in the North West who are now recruiting an Assistant Design Coordinator.

As the Design Coordinator, you will be working on the coordination of a project or series of projects. Your will work closely between the in-house tender and construction teams and any external consultants together with specialist trade contractors undertaking design and detailing work.

Responsibilities:

Give design information to the production team allowing for projects to be completed

Research and give suggestions on different types of design processes

Assist in the preparation of Design & Build submission by liaising with the estimating team

Work in conjunction with other departments: Buying, Commercial, Production & Estimating

Establish the most cost- effective solution through value engineering

Challenging the design to minimise the waste, maximise value and opportunity and reduce risk

Implementing agreed processes for the production, control and distribution of design information at different project stages

Ensuring regular progress reporting of the design, covering production, coordination and interfaces, against a timeline

Ensuring design information is thoroughly reviewed for buildability, safety and maintainability, completeness & technical suitability before use

Managing the production and issue of working drawings and technical information

Managing the design process, the design management plan and its various parts

You must have:

Knowledge of working as a Architectural Designer / Design Coordinator on construction projects.

Architecture / Construction Degree or equivalent

Must be proficient with Auto CAD 2004 (or later version) and REVIT

Excellent time management and administration skills

Experience in utilising BIM Execution Plans

Technical understanding of design and specification coordination

Experience in using Document Control Systems, Asite, 4Projects etc.

Good team building and motivation skills