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Principal Design Co-ordinator

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Principal Design Co-ordinator

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  • Sector:

    Utilities, Power & Telecoms

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £35 per hour

  • Contact:

    Theo King

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  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 037

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

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Role - Principal Design Co-ordinator
Location - Maidstone/Bury St. Edmonds
Contract length - 18 Months
Pay Rate - £35hr Outside IR35
Job Purpose
In this role you will be expected to be responsible for the monitoring, enabling and coordination between the customers, project managers and designers. You will need to act as the focal point and point of reference within the company for CDM 2015 compliance within the design teams and provide co-ordination role to CPP and other directorates such as notifiable projects.
Principal Accountabilities
·Provide health, safety, environmental and CDM advice to design team. To enable team to remain fully compliant with all statuary H&S regulations
·Monitor and report upon the timely provision of necessary surveys, reports, investigations, and plant/equipment specifications to ensure effective and efficient designs that maximise value engineering opportunities.
·Compile CDM documentation including pre-construction information and collate H&S files
·Monitor and report the design progress highlighting resource constraints.
·Accountable for monitoring the provision and effectiveness of design risk assessments (HEML) are carried out on all projects.  To ensure compliance with statuary regulations and safety by design
·Arrange and hold regular design, Value Engineering and HEML reviews, monitoring monthly design progress and reporting. To ensure financial targets are met  
·Provide CDM co-ordination in line with current regulations to ensure statutory CDM compliance (CPP and other directorates) and when applicable (Principal) Designer duties capital programme.
·Responsible for the compilation and submission of a statutory notice for all Notifiable projects within their design team and any updates.
·Collate monthly design dashboard, detailing latest view of project portfolios, workloads, delivery programmes, efficiencies and any underlying performance and design issues.
·Provision of accurate and current data to enable managers to co-ordinate delivery of civil / electrical design packages to agree quality, cost and P6 programme and in accordance with the Engineering Design Process.
Skills and Qualifications
·Track record in design co-ordination with experience in mainstream engineering construction including electrical Networks.
·Hold, or be working towards the NEBOSH Construction Certificate
·Technical qualifications at HNC/HND or equivalent experience.
·Proficient in the use of Microsoft desktop applications including Word, Excel, , PowerPoint, P6, ProjectWise, & Alfresco.(training may be provided where required)
·A good safety ethos with a sound understanding of Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations and their application.  
·Ability to work unsupervised, set and comply with own targets, and identify and implement innovative cost saving solutions.
·Excellent written and communication skills.
·Be familiar with and adhere to Quality Assurance procedures and company design standards at all times.
·Hold a full valid UK driving licence
This is a great opportunity for the right candidates, and so it will be a popular position. Please apply without delay or call Theo King at Carrington West on 02393876037 for any further information you may require.