Facade Specialist

Location Battersea
Discipline: The Built Environment
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £0.00
Contact name: Alex Brookes

Contact email: info@tandemtalent.co.uk
Job ref: 32252
Published: 9 months ago
Startdate: 29/09/2021

Foster + Partners, the international, integrated design practice are looking for a senior level, experienced, Facade Engineer/Specialist to join our Construction Review Group, to be based in Battersea. This role will see you working as an integral part of the in-house design review team working closely with architects across multiple projects at all stages of design and construction. The position requires excellent communication skills and in-depth technical knowledge in the design and engineering of integrated Façade systems and materials. This opportunity is ideal for a highly motivated Façade designer who wants to be part of the world’s leading design led practice.

Skills required:

  • ARB Chartered Architect/qualified façade engineer with over 10+ years of experience delivering facade design with design-led practices
  • International project portfolio
  • In depth construction knowledge and experience including technical inspections and review of information provided by façade contractors
  • Production of Facade Fire Risk assessments and knowledge and implementation of latest government fire regulatory measures
  • Preparation of technical due diligence reports.
  • Ensuring project outputs, systems and materials conform to scope, are safe, robust and of desired quality
  • Support innovation and the development of bespoke progressive solutions
  • Excellent practical knowledge of façade systems and materials
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of 3D design software (Revit, Rhino, CATIA, etc.)
  • Knowledge of 3D geometrical analysis (Grasshopper, Excel, etc.)
  • Knowledge of graphic software (Photoshop, InDesign, etc.)
  • A degree in Engineering, Architecture or similar
  • Ability to liaise and deal professionally with all staff within the office and external stakeholders, including clients, consultants, contractors, manufacturers, etc.
  • Ability to use effective communication and negotiation skills in order to resolve critical issues


If you wish to be considered, please apply with an up to date CV.