• Job Title: Design Co-Ordinator
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Location: Hastings, East Sussex
  • Industry: Building and Construction
  • Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
  • Reference: T2DH2 1376777_1632878267
  • Contact Name: Sammons Group
  • Contact Email: hastings@sammons.co.uk
  • Job Published: 29/09/2021 02:17

Job Description

Design Co-Ordinator

Hastings, East Sussex | £30000 - £50000 per annum | Posted 17 days ago

The Company

A bespoke Joinery subcontractor and supply only Joinery contractor with an enviable reputation in the marketplace for the manufacture and installation of a variety of bespoke Joinery and associated trades. They are renowned for working on high end packages across a variety of sectors and have a reputation for delivering beyond their clients expectations. Following the pandemic and the upturn in work they are looking to add a Design Co-Ordinator to their team.

The Role

The role will include a variety of tasks including but not limited to:

  • Review Architects finishes schedule and raise detailed sample lines on document issue register and chase through to delivery and sign off on site
  • Review Architects sanitary-ware and white goods schedule and raise detailed tech sub lines on document issue register and chase through to delivery and sign off on site
  • Review Architects drawings/specifications and raise initial RFI's onto document issue register
  • Produce marked up floor plan showing scope
  • Arrange and attend weekly site meetings with the architect and client to drive forward drawing, sample, and tech-sub approvals and answers to RFI's
  • Arrange and attend meetings with Trade Contractors to ensure joinery is fully coordinated with other trades, and pro-actively engage in debate to provide practical solution-based advice and resolutions, ensuring that maximum commercial value is maintained.
  • Provide sketches, drawings and scheduling if required
  • Pro-actively ensure that programme compliance is maintained. Inform Design Office Manager and if necessary Operations Director of any risks to the project targets or success.
  • Maintain communication records with main contractor and their representatives, and trade contractors, as this may be used for evidence at project close-out
  • Instigate and assist the site team with site surveys
  • Maintain awareness of commercial related matters and advise the Surveying team if matters that have a commercial impact arise
  • Attend sites where necessary if design issues arise and co-ordinate with the Supervisor to facilitate a solution as required

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Practical management experience at various levels
  • Communication and influencing skills to be able to communicate effectively with Clients & Staff
  • Forge relationships with Clients to assist the securing of on-going works.
  • Detailed experience in the use of Microsoft office suite and CAD.
  • Prioritising and excellent filing skills essential (both electronic and manual)

The Benefits

The following position will include these benefits:

  • 21 days holiday per annum
  • 45 hours per week


Reference: 1376777

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