Design Co-ordinator Job at Balfour Beatty – in Birmingham
Your contributions will help us create new opportunities and possibilities every day – for us, for the country’s infrastructure, and for yourself. Join our UKCS England & Wales team as a Design Co-ordinator and open up new pathways you never dreamt possible.
What you’ll be doing
As a Design Co-ordinator, you will have the following accountabilities:
Support and manage the development and implementation of design proposals ensuring they meet customer requirements including budget constraints, presenting proposals for approval to the customer
Contribute to or complete the project design responsibilities matrix
Manage and ensure effective briefing of the Design. This includes, where necessary, the management of any 3rd parties or novated design teams to ensure that they meet all customer specifications, and where necessary, checking the competence and resources of any incumbent design teams or 3rd parties
Provide advice and guidance on the “buildability” of the design proposals to the design and construction teams on all packages
Liaise with all statutory bodies/authorities as required – such as town planning, building control and services e.g. gas and water
Support the development and management of the design deliverables programme
Support the implementation of the BIM CSUK protocols, including teamwork and collaboration and the management and sharing of data relating to BIM models
Consider the application of Lean construction techniques in order to save money, reduce waste and optimise construction
Who we’re looking for
You will have the following:
Degree / HNC / HND / in a Construction / Civil Engineering related subject
Progressing towards chartered status with an appropriate institute / institution
Previous Design Coordination Experience
Preferred previous site experience in Civil Engineering and Infrastructure Projects
This role requires an individual with some experience in delivering design services within a Project Delivery environment and successfully implementing design strategies as well as relevant project experience
Some experience to support deliver design services in a timely manner with a customer and business sector specific focus
Good working knowledge of BIM is required. The individual will have experience within the most current forms of procurement
A valid CSCS card is a requirement
Why work for us
Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.
In UK Construction Services England & Wales business, our aim is to be the partner of choice; the go-to in our sector, trusted to deliver for our customers. We work across a huge and exciting range of sectors, including aviation, building, civils, defence and energy.
From ground investigations and flood defence to complex roads and bridges; primary schools to world class universities; ground-breaking hospitals to city centre living; the depth of our experience and quality of our projects is something we are proud of.
At Balfour Beatty we are committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential, not only because this is the right thing to do, but because it makes us a better business. To ensure we deliver on this commitment, we have a UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan which sets out the wide range of targeted, proactive, measurable steps we are taking to make this a reality. You can read our UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan in full at www.balfourbeatty.com/value_everyone
To help and support us with our desired commitment to create an inclusive culture we are members of WISE, enei, Business Disability Forum and Women into Construction. In 2020, we signed the Audeliss and Involve Open Letter to demonstrate our commitment to taking key long term and sustainable actions on Black Inclusion. Balfour Beatty is also a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence ‘Employer Recognition Scheme’ and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.
As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role.
Further information on Disability Confident can be found at: https://disabilityconfident.campaign.gov.uk/
Job Reference: BBUK00127
About the Company
Company: Balfour Beatty –
Company Location: Birmingham