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Design Coordinator

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Job Introduction

Are you a Design Coordinator looking for your next permanent role?  If this is you then please read on as we may just have the role for you……

Founded in 1968, Griffiths are a sustainable Civil Engineering Contractor that helps connect communities through delivering Road, Rail, Water, and Utilities projects. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality projects in a healthy, safe, and sustainable manner to improve people’s everyday lives.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Design Coordinator to join our team at our offices in Porthmadog, Gwynedd. We are looking for a colleague who is already within this position; or looking to take the next step in your career.  We are open to applications from candidates who live in; or can commute from some of the following areas: Portmeirion, Criccieth, Barmouth, Machynlleth, Llanbrynmair, Llanuwchllyn, Bala, Llanrwst, Ruthin, Denbigh, Bodelwyddan, Abergele, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, Llandudno, Abergwyngregyn, Bangor, Bethesda, Caernarfon, Liverpool, Birkenhead, Crewe, Nantwich, Oswestry and the surrounding areas.

As part of a global business in CRH and a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC, the career opportunities are limitless. We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Main Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Operations Director, the Design Coordinator will be responsible for assisting the Design Manager in the coordination of the design process on a project from tender to client and end-user handover.

On a day to day basis, the responsibilities of the Design Coordinator will include the following (not exhaustive):

  • Assisting the Design Manager in ensuring completeness of scope in the Design Brief and allocation of the remit to the designers
  • Being accountable for the day-to-day management and coordination of technical and engineering activities
  • Ensuring suitable designs are delivered within safety, sustainability, time, cost, and quality requirements
  • Monitoring the progress and planned delivery of design and ensuring this matches the requirements of the Design Programme
  • Reviewing the design deliverables in terms of constructability and liaising with the site team to obtain their inputs
  • Producing and submitting Technical Queries and requests for information and managing their issue and distribution
  • Providing technical input into the designer contracts
  • Liaising with the project team to identify and document changes to the project scope and programme delays
  • Maintaining key working relationships with all members of the project team including client staff, subcontractors, and suppliers
  • Promoting the reduction of carbon from early design development

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be a Design Coordinator who is in receipt of the following:

  • Membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers or equivalent relevant body desirable
  • Knowledge and experience using various BIM packages
  • Previous design management experience

Why Us

For the successful Design Coordinator, we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Training & Development
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement 
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 

Griffiths, a CRH company, is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens, we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

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