Design Coordinator

Shrewsbury Competitive Permanent

Job Reference: JOB-16614

Consilium Recruit are proudly supporting Darwin Group with their exciting growth plans. They are a Senior Design Coordinator / Senior Design Technician.  This role offers excellent progression and superb professional development. 

Commutable from:  Telford, Shrewsbury, Birmingham, Wolverhampton

Salary: £ Negotiable dependent on experience plus an excellent suite of benefits including:

Career development plan – including a wide range of training opportunities.
Life Assurance x 3 Salary
Company Bonus Scheme
Enhanced Sick Pay Scheme
Early finish every Friday at 15:45 hrs
27 days Annual Leave + Bank holidays
Employer Pension Contribution
Enhanced Family Leave Package
Monday to Friday working pattern, 37.5 hours per week.
Hotel and travel support provided for business travel.
Strong commitment to employee wellbeing and support.

The Role

Darwin Group is the UK’s leading modular construction provider for the Healthcare Sector, providing unique design and build projects that are delivered in half the time associated with traditional construction methods. They offer a complete turnkey solution, owning all stages of the design and build process through their in-house team of more than 150 Design, Commercial and Construction specialists.

Darwin Group have recently been purchased by Portakabin Group and has been recognised as one of the 1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain in 2015 by the London Stock Exchange Group and placed in the top 1000 of Europe's Fastest-Growing Companies 2022 by the Financial Times.

Key Responsibilities

Ensuring the building information models (BIM) are completed accurately.
Coordinating all design disciplines for projects.
Ensuring that all work produced is to a professional standard.
Produce, co-ordinate, check and manage accurate building information models using Autodesk Revit and other 3D software in accordance with company procedures, contract documents and all relevant design standards.
Ensuring accurate information is produced in line with contract documents and Darwin Group’s construction methods.
Working on projects throughout all RIBA stages; producing, checking, and coordinating design outputs including (but not limited to); drawings, specifications, room data sheets and visuals.
Co-ordinating all design disciplines on a project using excellent collaboration skills with internal and external design teams.
Ensuring the design process’ are followed on each project and the central common data environment is kept up to date with the latest information
Effectively manage workload and ensuring all deadlines are met.
Ensuring adherence to the dates set out in procurement and design programmes.
Ensuring statutory regulation and planning compliance on all projects
Ensuring that project design trackers are updated regularly, and an update is provided to you line manager weekly.
Participating in pre-start meetings, progress meetings and design meetings, with the sub-contractors and project team to ensure that all stages of the build are adhering to good design practices.
Attending site meetings across the UK, may include overnight stays from time to time.
Maintaining open and transparent communication within the project team and other departments within the company.
Assisting with special design compliances or statutory applications including but not limited to; BREEAM, planning, highways work, drainage connections, service upgrades, BRUKL’s and EPC’s.
Assisting with building control and planning applications.
Actively assisting with the development of Revit knowledge with the Design Teams.
Assisting in the production of high-quality 3D renders for presentation purposes.
Working in compliance with all Company Policies contained within the Staff Handbook.

The Person

The successful candidate for the role of Senior Design Technician / Coordinator will possess the following skill sets and attributes:

You will be an experienced design professional with a proven recording using CAD/Revit packages and possess experience of working on projects throughout all RIBA stages.

The Senior Design Coordinator will possess excellent communication skills and be passionate and about producing and leading the highest quality design content.


To apply

If you are looking to enjoy exceptional career development and make both a difference and an impact on and to a rapidly growing business, please contact James Colley with a current CV to arrange an initial discussion.


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