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Design Coordinator

Job Title: Design Coordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK
Reference: ASP8
Contact Name: Amar Pannu
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Job Published: March 31, 2016 17:14

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist the Design Manager with organisational aspects of the project: Document control- BIM Model sharing, requests for information, technical queries, BIM Execution Plan, Consultants scopes of service and responsibility matrix, file management, gate papers.
  • Training designers/sub-contractors and other personnel on the relevant document management system
  • Liaise with internal and external construction and design staff
  • To assist design teams in verification, validation and certification of designs, and ensuring compliance with Building Regulations and Employer’s Requirements (ERs), such as:
    • Schedule of accommodation checks
    • Drawings reflect requirements of Construction (Design and Management) and Zero Harm
    • Designs are in line with customer requirements and expectations using Reviewable Design Data process
    • Designs are in accordance with BREEAM/similar requirements and budget constraints
  • Ensure delivery of design documentation in line with design and submissions programme:
    • Assist in Technical checking
    • Assist in writing of submission text
    •  Collating drawings/submission material with transmittals to post to teams
  • Dealing with enquiries from designers/supply chain/sub-contractors
  • Liaising with Design Team members on approval matters
  • Monitoring and “policing” document control system:
    • Dealing with notices, actioning, ordering drawings and distributing.
    • Liaising with designers/sub-contractors and inviting them onto the system
  • Support the application of Lean construction techniques in order to save money, reduce waste and optimise construction.
  • Support the implementation of the BIM CSUK protocols, including teamwork and collaboration and the management and sharing of data relating to BIM models

Who we're looking for

  • The individual should be a graduate with an understanding of Design and Engineering or have experience in Design and Engineering.
  • They should have a customer centric approach and have the ability to support the delivery of strategic initiatives. 
  • It is recommended that they are working towards Professional Membership and professional qualifications in Building or Engineering relevant to the business stream. A valid CSCS card is required. 
  • Good communication skills are required, coupled with an ability to form effective relationships with partners under time pressure.
  • The individual should have a desire to continuously pursue innovation and development, with a focus on the customer and the relevant business stream. 
  • Good working knowledge of BIM is required and will be expected to meet the requisite BIM competences associated with this role.
  • Excellent IT Skills, relevant to the business stream, including BIM and Microsoft Office are required.
  • Numeracy and good written communications skills are required.

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