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Facade Engineer (Mid or Senior)

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About Us

We are a leading international façade consulting firm. With a long-standing reputation of delivering innovative tailored solutions in a range of consultancy markets that include façade design and engineering, building physics, acoustics and lighting; Inhabit is known for consistently excellent results.

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for an existing practicing Façade Engineer to re-locate and join our newly developed Auckland business in New Zealand. Reporting to the Regional Manager - New Zealand, you will be responsible for ensuring the quality and accuracy of your own work and others. This role will require regular communication with external clients, architects, consultants and contractors / builders.

This role will suit a highly organised, proactive and enthusiastic individual with knowledge and experience in the following fields: glass, balustrades, curtain wall systems, window wall systems, glazing, fixings, aluminium, precast concrete, architectural steel, lightweight structures and stone cladding.  

Mid or Senior level will be considered.

The role will include:

  • Carry out design engineering for façade and build-ability consultancy, including material knowledge and installation techniques
  • Perform detailed engineering computations and structural façade analysis
  • Provide façade design advice and reporting to clients on buildings projects
  • Accountable for all façade documentation including calculations, drawings and specifications
  • Review contractor submissions; shop drawings and calculations
  • Project management and administration
  • Assist in preparing tender submissions
  • Attend inspections during construction, installation and fabrication as required
  • Communicate with design team as well as work autonomously
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients on projects and develop contacts within the façade industry
  • Liaise with peers and other disciplines within the Group as required

  Desired Skills and Experience:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Civil/Structures)
  • Demonstrated experience in Façade design engineering within a façade consultancy or façade contractor
  • Familiar with relevant local codes and standards related to facades
  • Proficiency in relevant façade & structural finite element software i.e. Strand7
  • Experience in producing and reviewing calculations for various Façade elements and writing documentation at the different stages of a project
  • Excellent problem solving and organisational skills
  • Proactive, demonstrate initiative, focus and a strong commitment to your profession
  • Able to work independently with some supervision where required
  • High proficiency in MS Office

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below and upload CV and Cover Letter. Please address the above Key Selection Criteria in your Cover Letter/CV.

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and skills of the successful candidate.

We would like to thank all the candidates for their interest, but only shortlisted candidates can be contacted.  

Please no agencies.


Posted: October 3, 2018
Closes: December 1, 2018