Design Co-ordinator

Greater Manchester
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Carmichael UK are recruiting a Design Co-ordinator on behalf of a Tier 1 contractor


Location - Manchester

Salary - Up to £45,000

Job type - Permanent


Role Summary

Manage the on-site design process, commencing at ‘RIBA Stage 5 – Construction’, in accordance with the Design Management processes and procedures


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Monitor and advise on the procurement of specialist subcontractor’s design input in accordance with the Design Programme
  • Ensure that the requirements of the Design Management Plan (DMP) and the BIM Execution Plan (BEP) are achieved by all specialist design subcontractors
  • Assist in the commercial and technical review of specialist subcontract tender returns
  • Monitor and advise on the progress and production of specialist subcontractor’s design documentation (Design Deliverables) in accordance with the agreed Design Programme
  • Monitor the flow of shared and published design documentation
  • Undertake elemental coordination and technical compliance checks on specialist subcontractor design documentation
  • Obtain specialist subcontractor samples and technical literature for approval in accordance with the design programme / tracker
  • Obtain specialist subcontractor design risk assessments for review and approval in accordance with the design programme /tracker
  • Chair and record the outcomes of the specialist subcontractor design coordination workshops
  • Obtain responses to specialist subcontractor TQs from the primary designers
  • Record minor changes (coordination) to primary and secondary design work in order to facilitate the updating of As-Built records
  • Undertake design performance reviews for all specialist design subcontractors
  • Assist the Document Controller in archiving all final issue design documentation, for all As-Built Drawings, O&M Manuals, Health and Safety File and Post Construction Stage BREEAM certificate
  • Undertake design autopsies on specialist subcontractor design defects
  • Produce a project specific Best Practice / Lessons Learnt paper