Senior Design Lead

Purpose of the Role- The purpose of the Senior Design Lead is to be involved in all aspects of the design process and assist the design team throughout the duration of the project. 

Reporting to – Design Manager and Operations Manager.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring the design team delivers drawings and documents (both specific and generic) and ensuring the delivery of the design brief using your technical building expertise.
  • Liaising with the Design Manager/ Project Engineer/Construction Manager to complete the design of projects and to ensure all the requirements quoted are included in the design.
  • Reviewing the design drawings, documents and procurement schedules with the Design Manager/Project Engineer prior to issue. 
  • Reporting directly to supervisors/team leaders to ensure deadlines are met and details of the project are produced accurately and efficiently.
  • Liaising with the Design Manager/Project Engineer and site management team to update documents where necessary.
  • Ensure that handover documentation is compiled and issued appropriately.
  • Providing information to the procurement department to allow material orders.
  • Visiting site to record survey information with the Project Engineer/ Site Manager.
  • Issuing documents to clients as requested.
  • Responsible for the production of design solutions including drawings, schedules, technical submittals & other documentation.
  • Liaise with the Client, Construction Team and other stakeholders as required to ensure a smooth handover of the design package to the construction team.
  • Production of technically sound architectural deliverables (drawings, specification, schedules) using Revit, in accordance with project standards and schedule.
  • Ensure all design work conforms to standards and is buildable. Contribute to the development of architectural standards and solutions.

Key Requirements Include:

  • Strong computer skills required, for example; REVIT, Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and Google Packages (Gmail, Google Drive, Google Docs).
  • Have excellent interpersonal, written and spoken communication skills.
  • Proven track record of ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritise deadlines using own initiative.
  • Ability to take a professional, organised and positive approach to problem solving..
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

The above statements are intended to describe the essential responsibilities of persons assigned to this role.  They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements.

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