Design Coordinator/Designer

Job Type: Full Time


Location: Head Office


Reporting to: Technical Services Manager


Job purpose:

To deliver outline designs at tender stage, temporary works and permanent works designs at contract stage and technical support throughout any project.


Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

Work to and within the Mackley Integrated Management System, company procedures, policies and regularly communicate with your line manager

Duties and scope include:

  • Design & coordinate design of temporary and permanent works at tender stage including drawings and design methodology
  • Liaise with external designers and procure permanent and temporary works designs
  • To maintain/coordinate the distribution of drawings and design documents for Design and Build Contracts
  • Provide technical advice throughout the organisation, including product specifications and suitability, geotechnical site investigation and surveying procurement and specification
  • Maintain relevant procedures and documentation for Quality, Environmental and Health & Safety (CDM Regulations)
  • Assess design risks
  • Review and ensure the relevant company procedures are complied with and re-write procedures as and when appropriate

The company may, from time to time, require you to undertake duties other than those outlined in this job description and/or to undertake work in other departments/sites to meet customer demands.  Any changes to this job description will be discussed and agreed with you.


Personal specifications - essential

  • HND/BSc/BEng in Civil/Structural Engineering
  • 5 years work experience in a design office environment
  • Competent IT skills with the MS Office software packages
  • A natural forward planner who is comfortable communicating with their colleagues and external companies
  • A logical, organised and understanding individual who can deal responsibly and make responsible decisions
  • Able to work at high concentration levels to ensure ‘right 1st time’
  • Can prioritise with good time management
  • A team player who can enjoy a challenge

Personal specifications - desirable

  • Chartered Engineer
  • Design experience within a flood defence environment, including cofferdams, water control structures, working in soft ground, crane stability
  • AutoCad experience; ideally Civils 3D and Navisworks
  • Knowledge of B.I.M. (Building Information Modelling)
  • Flexible working hours to accommodate requirements (We will reciprocate!)

How to apply

Click here to download the application pack and return the completed form to: hr@mackley.co.uk or by post to the address below:

HR Department, J T Mackley & Co Ltd, Bankside House, Henfield Road, Small Dole, West Sussex BN5 9XQ

If you require a paper copy of the application pack please call 01273 492212.