Design Engineer

  • Job Reference: 00000112-1
  • Date Posted: 28 August 2019
  • Recruiter: Nothing But Recruitment
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £30,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Design Manager

My client is looking for an enthusiastic Design Manager to join the growing team in Northamptonshire. The client is a multi-disciplinary main contractor that excels in the delivery of construction projects on a national scale.

The Role

Reporting to the Technical Director, covering all aspects of design coordination for the business on projects throughout the UK, varying in value from £10m to in excess of £60m across a range of sectors including industrial, retail, student accommodation, private rental schemes, offices, and industrial fit out.


Duties will involve but not be limited to:

Arranging and chairing the Design team meetings to lead the process with the consultants and sub contract designers, issuing minutes and ensuring the resulting actions are actioned

Collate and manage the contract specifications, drawing and related documents for the construction process

Carrying drawing reviews issuing comments then ensuring all comments are added accordingly to the design

Carry out technical reviews of any proposed works to ensure contractual and technical compliance.

Prepare and manage the Design and procurement schedule and issue information release schedules to set design target dates

Offer input and design reviews into the procurement process

Providing design support to Project Management teams.

Review and implement value engineering opportunities

Coordinate with the M&E managers to ensure coordination of the M&E install and commissioning process.

Utilising specialist consultants coordinate the information and design to ensure BREEAM and Part L compliance are attained as required.

Coordinate the submission of information to satisfy Building Control compliance

Coordinate the submission of information to satisfy all planning conditions are discharged

Lead Design review workshop with the client / tenant to ensure understanding and satisfaction with proposed works

Manage the Design Change Proposals for client sign off

Submitting Design information to the client team and recording, tracking and closing out any comments and queries that arise

Issue, track and close out any Requests For Information that arise to enable the design to be completed.

Assist in the collation of the O&M Health and Safety file