Design Co-ordinator - Southampton or Altrincham

Full time

Southampton or Altrincham, United Kingdom


Trant Engineering Limited is a multi discipline Engineering & Construction company, with offices and projects throughout the UK and Overseas. We have a number of different divisions, including; Energy, Oil & Gas, Process & Water, International and Control & Automation. We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book and a projected turnover of £180m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business.

We are seeking to recruit a Design Coordinator to join our team at Head Office in Southampton or Regional Office in Altrincham. The Design Coordinator will work part of a team, responsible to produce design deliverables for Manchester Airports, Deport Transformation Project.

The Depot Transformation Project’s (DTP) business objective is to provide sufficient storage capacity to enable MASHCo to meet MAG (Manchester Airport Group) projected JET A1 fuel requirements for its Airport Transformation Project expansion plan. The main scope of works for the project is as follows: 2No. 23m diameter x 12m High Jet A-1 storage tanks; Bundage; Bridger offloading and fueller loading points; interconnecting pipework and associated power and control infrastructure.

Reporting to the Project Manager, duties include but are not limited to:

  • Tracking the project deliverables on the DORM (Design, Organisation and Responsibility Matrix) and liaising with the internal and external design team
  • Coordination (managing the production and checking), of design deliverables produced by specialist suppliers or subcontractors
  • Updating and tracking the design programme
  • Managing change and reporting to the Project Quantity Surveyors
  • Updating and tracking procurement using the procurement schedule
  • Constructability liaison between the design team and Project Manager
  • Providing technical assistance to project teams during the installation and commissioning phases of projects
  • Organising, undertaking and chairing formal design reviews throughout the project cycle as defined within TEL procedures
  • Act as the Principal Designer in accordance with the CDM Regulations 2015
  • Assisting with the professional development of Engineers
  • Working with Estimators, assisting and offering advice during tender preparations and providing and technical information required to support bid submissions
  • Assisting in the implementation of BIM
  • Continued development and review of quality management systems
  • Technical Case Studies and Marketing Data Sheets
  • PQQ’s

Preferred background:

  • Chartered or Incorporated member of a relevant professional institution
  • ICHEME Accredited MEng degree
  • ICHEME accredited BEng (Hons) degree
  • IMECHE Accredited MEng degree
  • IIMECHE accredited BEng (Hons) degree
  • Professional experience working with large to medium design and construction organisations
  • Experience in the Oil and Gas or Petrochemicals process is preferable

Company Benefits:

At Trant, we offer the opportunity for career development within a professional, friendly and safe working environment. We value our employee’s and strongly support and encourage individuals to gain professional qualifications, whilst offering the opportunity to work on projects of differing sizes within a variety of industry sectors.

Our company benefits package includes;

  • A competitive salary
  • 24 days holiday (increasing with service) + bank holidays
  • The opportunity to buy further holidays
  • Free onsite parking
  • Company Pension Scheme

Equal Opportunities & Diversity:

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, sex, disability or age.

How to apply:

To apply for this position, please e-mail your CV to or call our Internal Recruitment Team on 02380 665544

*Please note, due to the volume of applications we are not always able to contact each applicant individually. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion

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