design coordinator in bristol

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Design Coordinator

Are you a design Coordinator wanting to advance your career? Wanting to work for a large PLC company? Looking to work for a company who truly look and nurture their employees?

Location: Bristol, office based

Reports to: Technical Project Manager

Accountable to: Technical Director

Job Purpose:

To assist in the management of all external consultants to the Technical Team in the production of drawings for the design and construction of residential developments, in accordance with instructions from the Management Team. Designs to be submitted to and approvals obtained from the appropriate regulatory Authorities, with the aim of maximising the quality of product and profitability. The Technical Coordinator will provide support to the other departments in the Company during the development process.

Responsible For:

Budgets: Report any issues which may affect project budget


The role of the Technical Department is to provide a practical and cost effective technical service to the Company. This will encompass site evaluation, architectural and engineering design, solutions to any technical problems encountered. This will often involve require the appointment of and co-ordination of external professionals.

The Technical Coordinator will be allocated specific projects to run, following grant of planning approval. They will then coordinate the production of working drawings and associated information to enable the site to move to the construction and sales phases.

The Technical Coordinator will be an experienced AutoCad user.

Key Responsibilities:

1 Coordinate the production & review of layouts and working drawings.
2 Provide technical support and information to Construction, Commercial and Sales departments and maintain good communications to ensure the required level of service is maintained.
3 Assist the Technical Project Manager in the appointment of consultants.
4 Coordinate the submission of Building Regulation Applications and procure other statutory approvals e.g. Section 104 and Section 38 Agreements.
5 Prepare Sales and Legal information e.g. Conveyance and management plans, sales layout and show complex layout. Check sales brochures for technical accuracy.
6 Procure the adoption of roads, sewers and public open spaces.
7 Procure new utilities supplies.
8 Assist the in the production of pre-tender health & safety plans.
9 Comply with responsibilities as laid down in the Group's Health, Safety & Environment Policy.
10 At all times comply with company policies, procedures and instructions.
11 Implement new ideas and methods and continue to seek ways of both improving the Company's performance and reputation.
12 Procure and review information from external consultants, suppliers and manufacturers which supplement the working drawing packages.
13 As required, from time to time, produce designs for layouts, house designs etc.
14 Obtain miscellaneous approvals such as footpath closures, sales signage etc. Working Relationships:

Effective working relationships are an essential part of daily working life.

The focus in this role is both:

Internal: Colleagues within the Company; and

External: Consultants, suppliers, manufacturers, local authority and NHBC Officers

Decision Making Authority:

Decisions are limited to the scope of works and responsibilities. This position should always refer to the Technical Project Manager or Technical Director if there is any doubt over the effect of a decision on cost, programme, product or Company image. These are illustrative duties and the post holder will be expected to become involved in a range of work to enable the department to respond effectively to the requirements of the Company.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


Design, Technical, Coordinator, Residential, Bristol, South West, AutoCAD, 2D, 3D