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Senior Facade Engineer

London , United Kingdom

Ref#: 33235

Date published: 6-Jan-2020

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Requirements:
 
  • Hands-on experience with facades/curtain walling
  • Knowledge of building construction
  • Knowledge of façade systems e.g. stick, unitised, 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 re-financing, 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 within CBRE and external clients
  • Strong commercial understanding of fees and budgets
  • Other languages (spoken or written) an advantage
 
EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES
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