Graduate Façade Engineer

We are looking to employ a graduate façade engineer to join our team based in Old Street, London.

What is the role?

Graduate façade engineer with design/detailing aptitude, who will work in a team, collaborating with architects and other building professionals to design and deliver envelopes for high-spec buildings in the UK and abroad.

  • Preparing concept sketches, detailed designs, calculations and reports as directed by a team leader or associate director
  • Carry out concept designs, detailed designs and prepare associated reports, calculations, specifications etc., as required
  • Liaising with other disciplines to coordinate designs under the guidance of team leader or associate director
  • Edit specifications to clarify the technical requirements of the design
  • Review façade contractor’s tender returns, designs and calculations
  • Witness testing of façade systems
  • Undertake factory visits and site inspections

Skills

  • Sketching – an ability to communicate ideas and develop concepts using hand sketches
  • Design/Detailing – competence in 2D and 3D CAD software, preferably Revit and Strand
  • Building Physics – understanding the principles governing thermal performance, condensation risk, etc. and how these are applied in façade design
  • Structure – understanding structural constraints in façade design
  • Research – an ability to investigate and evaluate materials and system options
  • Report writing – an ability to compile well written text with suitable images

Experience / Qualifications

  • Placements with design, engineering or manufacturing companies, before, during or after education
  • Relevant degree (Façade Engineering, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Structural Engineering, etc.)

What we offer

  • A competitive salary
  • A comprehensive benefits package
  • An environment which allows you to develop your knowledge and experience
  • Technically challenging projects that will strengthen and challenge your skills
  • A supportive and friendly team, based in an excellent working environment where everyone is respected and shares in our success
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