Facade Consultant 2

London (Greater) UK
06 Nov 2017
06 Dec 2017
Facade Consultant - Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

Front Europe Ltd (UK) is a specialist technical consulting firm seeking a versatile and experienced Facade Consultant with dual qualifications: a degree in Architecture +  a degree in Structural/Civil Engineering; including a Master's degree in one of these disciplines; 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 structural engineers for the design, development, and analysis of complex architectural facade systems, by combining practical knowledge of facade systems with analytical & 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 resulting in high-quality award-winning architecture projects that are able to achieve both contemporary design aesthetics and meet challenging technical requirements including thermal and energy performance, and blast-resistant envelope design (using advanced FEA modeling and Non-Linear Transient Dynamic analysis).  Prior knowledge and practical work experience with a broad range of system types such as curtainwall, cladding, cablenet, structural glass, curved glass, and other applications with complex geometries.  Applicants must have substantial experience in a high-level technical consulting role on large-scale projects with construction value exceeding 100 million euros.  The ideal candidate has public speaking experience at conferences (or similar) that would demonstrate peer recognition of their level of expertise in this field.

Special skills required:  Must have expert level of proficiency in 3D computer modeling and computational methods for architecture, with proven work experience scripting in 3D modeling environments (using C#, SQL, Java or similar) for form-finding, optimization algorithms, and automation methods for FEA modeling, to enable the design and construction of geometrically complex large-scale facade projects. 

Reply by email with resume and examples of relevant work (max 10pages, 5MB) to HR(dot)UK(at) with the Subject: Front Europe Ltd 2 - Engineer

Job Posting Date:  November 6, 2017
Application Closing date:  December 6, 2017


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