MCIAT, Architectural Designer, Chartered Architectural Technologist, CDM Principal Designer, AutoCAD
South Gloucestershire, GB
Current projects include an office fitout & a planning appeal & recently, a 70 seat restaurant.
Either as just a draftsman, or as a fully engaged designer for anything from a small domestic extension to a large scale office building ...
DESIGN COORDINATION is a PI insuredmore...Either as just a draftsman, or as a fully engaged designer for anything from a small domestic extension to a large scale office building ...
DESIGN COORDINATION is a PI insured VAT registered limited company, based in the United Kingdom offering ARCHIECTURAL services to Clients & Contractors in the construction & architectural sector for large projects up to & exceeding £5m to £15m (GBP), and small projects under £50k also undertaken.
Your single point of contact will be an Chartered Architectural Technologist who specialises in technical elements.
We can also act as the CDM Principal Designer if required (Construction Design & Management Regulations 2015) to assist Clients in discharging Statutory obligations.
• architectural services
• building regulations
• statutory compliance, buildability reviews
• drawings, with Revit & AutoCAD licences
• U value calculations
• interior design
• contractors proposals
• disability access reports & audits
• party wall notices & agreements
• site waste management plans
• document control services
• PDF to DWG conversion
• AutoCAD drawings
• Health & Safety Files
• CDM Principal Designer role
ARCHITECTURE: As an experienced designer & lead Consultant, had previously been responsible for all the project design, documentation & running of the project. This would full working drawing packages for developers, or Clients tendering projects, proceeding through to the issue of Architects Instructions as necessary, & establishing Client fee invoices, work stages & progress enabling payment.
Previous projects included large scale buildings & sites. Among these were multi-storey buildings at the award winning Port Marine development, Royal Mail depots, secure or custodial buildings, & education.
PRE CONSTRUCTION: As part of a Main Contractors Pre Contract Team, normal role in bid management would include acting as the Coordinator for team queries from Estimator, Take Off QS, Contracts Manger & Directors.
This included providing conclusive responses, or direction, based on information within the Tender Documentation. Where there were anomalies or conflicts within the documentation, or the Employers Requirements were unclear, would liaise with the Clients Rep. to obtain clarification.
Responsible for the Contractors Proposals or Tender Submission. Contributions from team members, such as Method Statement’s would be proof read & adjusted to suit & ensure factually & grammatically correct. Importance placed on document appearing to be authored by a single person, in the company format, with consistent presentation & style.
In drafting submissions, identification of any potential risks was vital so that work secured for the correct value, with all relevant risks identified & allowed for.
During Post Tender Discussions, roles were to justify, & illustrate to the Clients Team in order to resolve clarifications to proceed to the Award of Contract.
However, roles also involve being part of the on site team too ... responsible for coordinating flow of information, including web portals, Sub Contractor & Consultant information, in addition to design & buildability reviews.
SITE MANAGEMENT: On site roles were as either a coordinator, or to assist the assigned coordinator by evaluating the current design. This would involve advising on matters such as Brand Standards or ER’s, Statutory Compliance, DDA & relevant British Standards.
When working as the assigned on-site design coordinator, would include keeping design documentation up to date, resolving design issues as they arose, & resolving site team queries or design related matters.
Providing architectural & technical input to ensure that the project is kept on budget & programme.