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Facade Structural Engineer  
Facade Structural Engineer
Location : Halesowen  
Salary : £45,000 - £55,000  
Contract : Permanent

Lamonby Recruitment are looking to recruit a Facade Structural Engineer to join our client, a growing structural design and engineering consultancy based near Dudley.

The preferred candidate will be recently chartered or close to achieving this with a relevant institution. The role will be focussed on delivering detailed structural design and calculations for a variety of building components and materials, primarily focussed on the structural performance of facades.  As the successful Facade Structural Engineer, you will work under your own initiative to deliver projects and development works in line with company targets and requirements.  You will have input into the drafting process and liaise with external installers, designers, engineers and architects ensuring that the final design is fit for purpose - practical, buildable and cost-effective.
You will be involved in several different projects at any one time and will need to prioritise your workload in order to meet the company's obligations.  Commitment to delivery is essential.
Facade Structural Engineer: -

Producing code-compliant designs for various materials and systems.
Substantiating designs with formal calculations for internal and external review.
Briefing and working with designers to ensure that the engineer's schemes are correctly interpreted.
Checking drawings and calculations produced by others.
Reviewing and interpreting technical drawings.
Responding to technical queries.
Attending design team meetings as the company's representative, initially with an experienced designer, aiming towards unaccompanied meetings gaining confidence through exposure.
Using and developing design tools in various software packages to increase efficiency.
Contributing to the development of other members of staff - advising engineers in technical aspects of facades.
Growing facade knowledge through literature and shadowing experienced designers.
Perform site visits and inspections.
Manage the internal / external customer requirements.
Be fully conversant and operating within the CWCT and NHBC requirements.
Set up communications with Glass suppliers and C/W manufacturers for design input / CPD seminars / factory visits etc.
Provide toolbox talks to team on various aspects of facade design.
Update and maintain technical libraries with various manufacturers' literature and calculated properties.
Standardisation of calculations through spreadsheets and templates to make design process more efficient.

Package: -

• £45,000- £55,000 (dependant on experience)
• 25 days holiday + Bank holidays
• Pension