Design coordinator

  • 3D Personnel
  • Derry, County Kildare, Ireland
  • Mar 23, 2018
Permanent Civil Engineering

Job Description

Position: Design Coordinator

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Location: Co Derry

3D Personnel’s client is currently seeking to recruit Design Coordinators with experience on large civils projects for an upcoming long term project in Co Derry. The right candidates will be creative and innovative individuals and will have experience in working with a civil engineering main contractor.

Key duties will include:

  • Leading the civil team and ensuring technical design best practices are met;
  • Detailed design and analysis of structures, such as bridges, shafts and water retaining structures, for CAD or geotechnical design as appropriate;
  • Lead and co-ordinate design, manage internal and external design resources and liaise and co-ordinate design with project delivery teams;
  • Project management and control from feasibility to detailed design, including all technical, programme, resource and cost monitoring;
  • Control and monitoring of progress against programmes;
  • Ensuring that all aspects of design, including assessments and checking of designs, are in accordance with the current Standards, Codes of Practice and Best Practice;
  • Approval of designs, assessments and calculations in accordance with quality procedures;
  • Preparation of risk assessments and full compliance with the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM);
  • Coordination of work undertaken by external sub-contractors and design checkers;
  • Client / stakeholder management;
  • Mentoring and developing junior engineers;


Knowledge, skills, and experience required:

  • Chartered Engineer, or progressing towards Chartership, would be desirable;
  • Must be able to design and deliver structural engineering solutions on a wide range of projects, with previous water industry experience highly desirable;
  • Proven experience of design and build contracts / works;
  • Proven experience of undertaking designs in accordance with Eurocodes;
  • Sound understanding of CDM Regulations, and specifically the Designer’s requirements;
  • Sound understanding of the Designer’s responsibility regarding the risk assessment / management process;
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.