Assistant Design Manager
London
DSAssDesMan
Construction
Permanent

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Discipline: Design, Structural

Speciality: Design, Refurbishment, Repair

UK Residency Required: Yes

Salary: £35000 - £45000

Apply by: 29/11/2019

Min Experience: years

OVERVIEW & ROLE DESCRIPTION

Overview

We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Design Manager on behalf of a leading company that specialise in the refurbishment, repair and conservation of traditional and historic buildings and facades.

The Assistant Design Manager will provide technical support on projects alongside the Design Manager and Contracts Manager aswell as liaising with architects, client representatives and engineers as appropriate.

Role Description

  • Liaise with senior management, design teams of architects, client reps, engineers and technicians, as well as face to face client representation
  • Liaise with architects to rectify any design issues prior to work commencing and during the construction programme
  • Be involved with project specific design issues, proposing practicable and buildable solutions
  • Attendance at pre-construction and design development meetings
  • Liaise closely with site-based project teams
  • Value engineering, to develop the best and most practicable construction options available
  • Commercial focus, advise on the cost effectiveness of alternative strategies and methods of construction
  • Manage compliance checks against specification and client requirements
  • Manage design output to agreed programmes and ensure the flow of work is maintained

Skills & Attributes

  • Degree in Structural or Civil Engineering
  • Façade engineering experience preferable but not essential
  • Construction experience
  • Good organisational and administrative skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in cad detailing and a good understanding of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook

 

Note:- Apex Engineering are acting as an Employment Agency

 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in Structural or Civil Engineering
  • Façade engineering experience preferable but not essential
  • Construction experience
  • Good organisational and administrative skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in cad detailing and a good understanding of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Liaise with senior management, design teams of architects, client reps, engineers and technicians, as well as face to face client representation
  • Liaise with architects to rectify any design issues prior to work commencing and during the construction programme
  • Be involved with project specific design issues, proposing practicable and buildable solutions
  • Attendance at pre-construction and design development meetings
  • Liaise closely with site-based project teams
  • Value engineering, to develop the best and most practicable construction options available
  • Commercial focus, advise on the cost effectiveness of alternative strategies and methods of construction
  • Manage compliance checks against specification and client requirements
  • Manage design output to agreed programmes and ensure the flow of work is maintained