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REF: JO0000037482

Principal Designer / CDM Lead

£40,000 - £45,000 per annum (Permanent)

Shipley, West Yorkshire

A great career opportunity here for a Practice CDM / Principal Designer with ideally a background in Design or Surveying to join a rising and progressive Chartered Architectural Practice in Shipley, West Yorkshire.

Due to a phenomenally successful year and ongoing planned strategic expansion, they are now looking for Principal Designer to join their already reputable and successful team to strengthen their services.

Our client are specialists at delivering large commercial projects to clients in the Retail, Industrial and Logistical Industries across the whole of the UK, they also have a growing portfolio of work within the Residential Sector to include unique one off builds, New Build Housing Developments and Garden landscape designs. The practice which has enjoyed significant success and growth currently has a full time team of around 15 members of staff and are based in a large open plan offices.

To thrive in this post, you will already have the relevant Principal Designer qualifications Principal Designer qualifications (NEBOSH / IOSH / IIRSM / CDM / IMaPS / CMaPS) and be a safety professional who can demonstrate experience and knowledge working within a Construction Design and Management role (CDM).

General Duties will include:

* Manage Duty Holder requirements.
* Assessment of Designer Competencies.
* Pre-Construction Information, prepare a report detailing potential Health and Safety issues, identified using existing surveys, reports and Risk Assessments from all Designers.
* Review and comment on Construction Phase Plans, liaise with the Principal Contractor to ensure a suitable Construction Phase Plan is produced.
* Health & Safety File, collated the Health & Safety File for construction and operational phases of each project.
* Technical Reviews, undertake a full drawing package reviews of all H&S, design documents and drawings and provide teams with advice and comments
* Design Team Meetings, attend internal design meetings and offer CDM and health & safety guidance. Assist designers in identifying Health & Safety risks and provide advice and assistance on the 'Principles of Prevention', proactively address risk elimination and reduction.
* Risk Workshops, aid the design process and ensure that projects are "safe by design", facilitate workshops with designers, to review designs from a safety perspective, brainstorming 'what if' scenarios.

This is an excellent opportunity for a committed Principal Designer / Health & Safety professional to carry on their career but take it to the next level.

Our client are home working currently, once through the pandemic they will promote a mixture of remote and office working for training and collaboration.

The Principal Designer will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package in the region of £40,000 - £45,000 depending on experience

To apply to opportunity please forward your up to date CV through to James Jackson at Conrad Consulting, alternatively contact James on 0113 4166280

James Jackson



0113 416 6280

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