Facade Design Engineer

Recruiter
Digby Morris
Location
Tonbridge
Posted
30 Sep 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Façade Design EngineerKentBuilding Envelope ContractorRef: DM/15329
The Company
Digby Morris’ client has over 40 years experience dealing with high specification building envelope projects and delivering high quality bespoke facade solutions. Their expertise and services extend to early stage design and commercial support, incorporating logistics and installation strategies through to detailed engineered contractors’ proposals for the most complex of facade solutions.
The business draws on extensive design and engineering resources to provide individual solutions from the earliest design phase through to final installation and beyond.
With significant growth plans and a burgeoning order book of work, the company has identified the need for a façade design engineer to join their team’s head office.The Person
You will be required to provide facade engineering solutions under the guidance of the Head of Facades, who will train you further and turn you into a well rounded 360 degree envelope candidate.
Other duties will include:
  • Interpreting standards and specifications
  • Reviewing structural calculations
  • Reviewing and performing thermal and condensation calculations
  • Coordinating with co-contractors and sub-contractor
  • Conducting site surveys for preconstruction and AsBuilt
  • Sourcing and evaluation materials, systems and products relating to facades
  • Sketching concept drawings and drafting design proposals to achieve spec requirements and Architect's intent
  • Developing new systems and working with subcontractors to enhance material performances
  • Attending design meetings with Architects and project team for design development and progress meeting's
  • Scoping packages for sub-contractors and reviewing subcontractor compliance to spec requirements
  • Scheduling material for production, manufacturing and assembly
  • The ideal candidate would be someone working for a front end design consultancy, with 1 to 3 years experience. They would also consider someone from a specialist sub-contracting curtain wall company and or a specialist facade manufacturer with the same 1 to 3 year knowledge.
Benefits
A highly competitive package commensurate to experience is on offer to the chosen candidate

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