Principal Designer

Job Title: Principal Designer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
REF: BBBH26094
Contact Name: David Ward
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Principal Designer


My client, an award winning multi-discipline property and construction consultancy, are looking to appoint a Principal Designer in Bristol. They currently provide property consultancy expertise for asset management, modern procurement, planned maintenance programmes, innovative strategies and holistic delivery planning.

Key Duties:

  • Make Clients aware of their duties
  • Be the point of contact, to ensure the duties are fulfilled in accordance with statutory regulatory requirements, approved code of practice and industry advice
  • Liaise with Designers to compile a Design Risk Management schedule
  • Collate Pre-Construction Information and identify how any information gaps will be resolved
  • Carry out H&S specific design reviews throughout the design and construction phases of a project Promote and manage clear communication between project duty holders with respect to coordination of outputs and management of health and safety issues at all project stages
  • Prepare and issue the project specific Health and Safety File on completion
  • Support Ridge designers and project managers with specialist CDM advice

Skills/ Experience:

  • Health and Safety Professional (e.g. Registered Membership of APS or ICE H&S Register)
  • Qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in a construction related subject with at least 3 years post qualification experience
  • A thorough knowledge of CDM2015 and associated codes of practice (L144) and general industry guidance
  • Experience in Design Risk Management
  • Experience in construction projects
  • Experience working in a consulting environment
  • Previous experience in delivering on multi-discipline projects
  • Knowledge of other construction related health and safety regulations
  • Good communications skills, both written and oral
  • Understanding of common construction techniques
  • Effective self-management and time management

Key Interfaces

  • Construction clients
  • Architects, engineers, quantity surveyors, project managers
  • Contractors - site management, construction managers, project managers, design managers
  • Health and Safety Executive employees
  • Health and safety managers