Facade Consultant 1

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive.
Posted
06 Nov 2017
Closes
06 Dec 2017
Ref
Facade Consultant 1 - Architect
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Front Europe Ltd (UK) is a specialist technical consulting firm seeking an experienced Facade Consultant with a university degree in Architecture; native English-speaking. 

The day to day role and responsibilities of the Facade Consultant include technical presentations, coordination, and hands-on collaboration with architects and the facade construction industry for the design, development, and review of complex architectural facade systems, by combining practical knowledge of facade construction & materials  with computational methods to enable advanced levels of facade system design and optimization.

General Qualifications required: Prior work experience in the technical design of bespoke facade systems for the new construction of high-quality award-winning architecture projects that are able to achieve both contemporary design aesthetics and meet challenging technical criteria such as those required by high-rise projects, double skin cavity walls, or other complex assemblies and geometries.  Prior knowledge and practical work experience with global facade procurement and logistics, shop drawing review, factory and construction review of a broad range of custom facade systems such as curtainwall, cladding, large format curved glass, fabrics, stamped metal, metal mesh.  Applicants must have substantial experience in a lead technical consulting role on large-scale projects with construction value exceeding 100 million euros each. The ideal candidate has public speaking experience such as conferences that would demonstrate peer recognition of their level of expertise.  

Special skills required:  Must have expert level of proficiency in 3D construction data modeling and computational methods for architecture, with proven work experience creating custom tools (using C#, Python, or similar) for form-finding, optimization algorithms, automation methods for FEA modeling and fabrication drawing production, for the design and construction of geometrically complex large-scale facades . 

Reply by email to hr(dot)uk(at)frontinc(dot)com with resume and examples of relevant work (max 10pages, 5MB) with the subject "Facade Consultant - Architect".

 

Job posting date:  November 6, 2017.

Application closing date:  December 6, 2017