Facade Engineer

Now, THIS is an opportunity!! Are you an experienced Façade Engineer looking to work within a powerhouse of a Global Façade consultancy business? Then look no further!

We are excited to be working with a truly global, award-winning, Fortune 500 company, boasting awards such as “most admired company” and “most ethical company’ for several years in a row. They are looking for an experienced Façade Engineer to join them in either their busy Liverpool, Manchester or Birmingham offices.

On offer is the chance to work for the crème de la crème in Façade Engineering, with the best of the best engineers. It is, for this reason, we need a very skilled individual who possesses the below experiences and attributes:

Basic Experience Requirements:

  • 3- 5 years hands-on experience with facades/curtain walling

  • Knowledge of building construction

  • Knowledge of façade systems e.g. stick, unitized, SSG

  • Conversant with all mainstream cladding materials

  • Conversant with roofs and roofing materials

  • Preference for possession of an MSc degree in Facade

  • Engineering from Bath University or equivalent qualification

  • Preference for structural/civil/mechanical engineering or similar

  • background

  • Ability to deal with all professionals and persons within the

  • building industry, including Clients, Building Managers, Architects & designers, contractors, manufacturers, etc.

 Core Experience to include:

  • Façade design principles

  • Report and specification writing

  • Preparation of quality reports, including Technical Due Diligence, reports for property acquisitions, sale or refinancing, PPM, etc.

  • Knowledge of core façade materials e.g. glass, metals, sealants, fixings, finishes, coatings etc.

  • Installation of facades and curtain walls

  • Commercially literate to provide fee proposals and budget costs

  • Façade testing methods

  • Inspections and condition surveys of old and new facades

  • Conversant with Façade Fire Risk Assessment and latest App.

  • Doc. B

  • Prepared to give technical presentations in-house or for marketing purposes

  • Ability to work at height and in maintenance cradles and MEWPS

  • Willingness to travel to various locations, locally, nationally and abroad, sometimes at short notice

  • Additional Specialist Experience (Advantage)

  • Expert Witness and legal representations  

  • Conversant with British, European and other international standards

  • Conversant with façade testing and test procedures

  • Ability to assess facade defects, concerns or situations at short notice and prepare high-level opinion and budgets for repair

  • Generate and develop new business from both within and external clients

  • Strong commercial understanding of fees and budgets

  • Other languages (spoken or written) an advantage     

Salary: Up to £50k dependant on experience plus bonus, pension scheme, holidays, healthcare, Christmas shut down, etc. If this sounds like a bit of you, then give me a call or hit apply now – 0121 796 0150 – I doubt this one will be around for too long!

Molly Loftus-Martin



0121 796 0150 (703)

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