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Senior Design Coordinator

Warrington, Olney
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Senior Design Coordinator - Stonecross


Would you like to join one of the UK's Best Big Companies as awarded by Best Companies? Murphy is currently recruiting for a Senior Design Coordinator to join our award-winning Energy team in Stonecross, Golborne. Our team is known for its extensive in-house expertise and continual drive to innovate within the industry. The Senior Design Coordinator will assist with providing safe, practical and economic designs for internal project delivery functions to effectively allow the procurement, construction, installation and commissioning activities for  projects to a high standard of professional competence and in compliance with Company procedures.


Following the ‘One Murphy’ approach, we’re able to deliver all aspects of the projects we work on. Murphy has designed, constructed, and commissioned projects for clients such as National Grid, SSE and Ørsted, on both transmission and distribution networks within the Energy sector.


What you will be doing:

  • Review submissions as directed for quality and sufficiency.
  • Ensure conformance to the Murphy Design Management procedure.
  • Lead design engineering matters on small/medium sized project/s as directed.
  • Monitor, co-ordinate, and manage the design by internal designers, consultants, suppliers, and interface contractors as appropriate.
  • Attend site as required to liaise with Site Managers / Engineers
  • Ensure that that Aconex (or client approved alternative CDE system) is adequately setup and being utilised correctly by all designers, site operations and external stakeholders. 
  • Monitor, track and report on Design progress against the project programme 
  • Ensure appropriate consideration of constructability and permanent works in relation to Temporary Works.
  • Own and manage the Design Change process on projects.
  • Own and manage Technical Query process upstream to clients and external stakeholders and downstream with suppliers and consultants.
  • Manage design co-ordinators on the project and within the business unit as appropriate.
  • Allocate design tasks to individuals/companies as required and maintain associated RACI.
  • Review design progress and detail using CAD/BIM tools.
  • Ensure monitoring and reporting on Design NCRs and associated close out.
  • Maintain good and professional relationships with the Client, Consultants, Sub-Contractors, Suppliers and Statutory Authorities
  • Liaise with the wider team such as Surveyors, Buyers, Contract Managers, Project Managers, Site Managers and Estimators to engender a team approach for each project.
  • Ensure an understanding of, and an influence on the contracts Design Consultants are working under including their fees, schedule of services, programme, and liabilities and warranties.
  • Review and comment the payment applications from consultants and pass to the contract surveyor for processing and payment.
  • Ensure compliance with Standards and Client requirements and assist in monitoring to ensure working to design requirements.


Who we are looking for:

  • HNC/HND in civil engineering, construction or similar
  • Professional affiliated membership of applicable Engineering Institution or evidence of ongoing progression towards
  • Engineering Design Experience i.e., production of engineering designs on Power T&D, renewables, or multidisciplinary EPC process projects
  • Exposure to Design management/coordination and construction experience
  • Experience of Autodesk suite including AutoCAD, Revit and Navisworks.
  • Digitally familiar with BIM and CDEs and document control systems and processes


What you’ll get in return

  • Dedicated and continued investment in your professional development.
  • 27 days holiday, plus bank holidays with the option to buy an additional 2 days holiday each year, holidays increase with length of service
  • Discretionary annual bonus and annual salary review
  • Above market rate contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance, health screening and enhanced sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay and a maternity returners bonus
  • Extra weeks holiday for all employees getting married and a wedding bonus
  • Subsidised canteen facilities in core locations
  • Other Murphy benefits include retail discounts and cashback, discounted gym memberships, cycle to work scheme etc

About Murphy

  • Charity is at the heart of Murphy values; you will receive 2 days leave per year to donate your time to a charity of your choosing. Many teams choose to support a charity together to positively impact our communities.
  • Access to Murphy Wellbeing: you will have access to a host of online tools, mental health trained colleagues, and if needs be external professional support because we understand that work and life offers challenges that sometimes need a little extra support.
  • Murphy is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture, making Murphy a great place to work where we can all thrive. You can get involved in numerous events and even join our committee dedicated to continuously nurturing Murphy’s inclusive culture.

Due to the requirements of the role, in addition to our standard identity and right to work checks, successful candidates will be asked to undertake a basic Disclosure and Barring Service check.

As part of our commitment to being an inclusive employer we are proud to have signed up to #BantheBoxUK and reduce barriers to employment for people with criminal records.

J Murphy & Sons Limited is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK

If you think Murphy is the place to help you thrive in a great team dedicated to delivery and engineering excellence and want to work in an inclusive team culture that rewards performance and drives personal development, apply today. If you are unable to apply online, please contact Jack Roberts on 07514 313533 or Email: [email protected]




Murphy is a leading international, multi-disciplined engineering and construction company founded in 1951 that improves life by delivering world-class infrastructure. Operating in the United Kingdom, Ireland and North America, Murphy provides better engineered solutions to infrastructure sectors including transportation, water, power and natural resources. We also have a number of related businesses – Ground Engineering; Utility Connections; Murphy Plant; Murphy Process Engineering; Pipeline Testing Services; Specialist Welding Services; and Electrical Services.

Murphy is a specialist in delivering pipelines, design, structural steel, tunnelling, fabrication, bridges and piling, and has a substantial holding of plant, equipment and facilities. Murphy employs more than 4,000 engineers, professional managers and skilled operatives around the world. Together, we work as ‘One Murphy’ by directly delivering the people, plant and expertise needed to make projects a success. There’s more to Murphy.  

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