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Facade Engineer / Senior Facade Engineer

  1. Cities & development
  2. London
R-104277

AtkinsRéalis Building Design business are looking to appoint a Senior Façade Engineer/Façade Engineer for our team in London. We are also looking for someone with a strong technical background who can demonstrate good communication and report-writing skills and support us in the integration of our multidisciplinary teams.

In addition to being technically capable, candidates will be good at client liaison and stakeholder management. Successful candidates will be able to solve project challenges as part of multi-disciplinary project teams in Building Design. We are seeking candidates who are keen to develop façade engineering to meet increasingly complex industry demands, such as the challenges of the climate emergency and the Building Safety Act.  They will form part of a small, dynamic façade engineering team, growing rapidly within Atkins’ UK Building Design business. You will be working on a diverse range of exciting projects with values up to £150M. These range from landmark infrastructure, sustainable solutions in education and residential, through to state-of-the-art workplaces.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the technical delivery of façade engineering services on single- and multidisciplinary projects.
  • Be client-facing and able to solve project challenges.
  • Deliver multiple projects or parts of larger projects to completion, within budget and to programme.
  • Be the first point of contact for clients, contractors, design team and third parties.
  • Working independently in surveying, inspection and report-writing activities.
  • Create written, drawn and graphical outputs to an exemplary standard.
  • Participate in internal technical networks and promote façade engineering issues to the wider Atkins building design community.
  • Build client relationships and help identify business opportunities.

Requirements:

  • Chartered engineer or qualified architect status is preferred. Candidates preparing for professional qualification are also considered.
  • Be a member or associate member of the Society of Façade Engineering or be ready to apply for membership.
  • Mid level - Senior aggregate experience in the design and detailing of facades, or projects in which façade delivery has been a major factor.
  • Be a technically capable designer, with established skills and delivery capability.
  • Demonstrable competence (ability to work independently with minimal supervision) in at least two of the following fields relating to facades:
    • Structural analysis.
    • Thermal analysis.
    • Embodied carbon assessment.
    • Specification authoring.
    • Concept design.
    • Complex geometry.
    • Glazing and curtain walling design.
    • Production of detail drawings.
    • Survey and inspection.
    • Forensic analysis of defects.
  • Manufacturing and pre-assembly techniques.Management of quality control process.
  • The ability to enhance the overall delivery of a multidisciplinary team.  This will include:
    • A broad knowledge-base in building design and awareness of the design responsibilities of others.
    • Technical acumen to obtain and review input from technical specialists.
    • Supporting, coaching and sharing knowledge with others in the team.
    • Ability to manage and work to budget and programme, to control costs and manage change control .processes.
    • A flexible attitude to both the type of work undertaken and the level of responsibility given.
    • The ability to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way.
    • Possess a forward-looking attitude to the use of digital tools within Façade Engineering.
    • Ability to gain trust and form productive working relationships with a wide range of counterparts in other disciplines, who may be co-located or working from other Atkins offices.
    • Good organisational and interpersonal skills and the ability to work well under pressure.
    • Being an inquisitive individual who enjoys collaboration and the stimulation of exchanging ideas with others.

What we offer?

AtkinsRéalis recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.  As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default AtkinsRéalis offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.

Rewards and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants with a default 25-days leave each year plus bank holidays and options to buy some or sell of that leave. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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Training:

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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Content type

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