Graduate Façade Engineers 2019

We are seeking to employ Graduate Façade Engineers to work within our London-based office.

What is the role?

The role is best suited to a Graduate Façade Engineer with design/detailing aptitude, who is seeking to work in a team, collaborating with architects and other building professionals to design and deliver the envelope for high spec buildings in the UK and abroad.

AKT II has delivered a wide variety of projects, and our current workload includes several high-profile projects. See our project page for examples: https://akt-uk.com/projects

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • 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

We’d like to hear from you if you

  • Have the ability to communicate ideas and develop concepts using hand sketches
  • Are competent in 2D and 3D CAD software, preferably Revit and Strand.
  • Understand the principles governing thermal performance, condensation risk etc and how these are applied in façade design
  • Understand structural constraints within façade design
  • Have the ability to investigate and evaluate materials and system options.
  • Have the ability to compile well-written texts with suitable images.

Qualifications / Experience

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