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Senior Facade Consultant - London (2341) in London at BuroHappold Engineering

Date Posted: 2/22/2018

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Job Description

Working within our Facades team, this role would be an interesting step for a Surveyor, Consultant or Engineer with experience of repairs, adjustments or remedial works to facades.

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Our facades diagnostic, inspection and remediation services team based in London has an enviable project portfolio including Bee'ah HQMichael Uren Biomedical Hub, The (award-finalist) Museum of the Future and many more with a very healthy order book of interesting projects both in the UK and internationally. This buoyant workload has given rise to an opportunity for a Senior Consultant to join the London office. Joining our friendly, close-knit team, this is an ideal path for a consultant, surveyor or engineer with some experience of facade diagnostic, due diligence or investigation work to further expand develop their facades career.

What does the role entail?

As a consultant, surveyor or engineer you would bring a wealth of skills to the role which would shape it slightly depending on your background. We have a varied portfolio of work and every day will be different. Typically you would be: 

  • Undertaking Façade diagnostics, inspection and remediation services
  • Comprehensive understanding of weather tightness performance issues.
  • Architectural component detail design including aesthetic impacts.
  • Working knowledge of building physics including ventilation, solar gain control, thermal insulation and glare control.
  • Appraisal experience and a working knowledge of typical cladding systems 
  • Experience of the practical aspects of handling, fabricating and procuring typical cladding materials.
  • Experience of writing technical façade reports (i.e. due diligence, planned maintenance, remediation, technical expert etc.) and specifications.

Ideally you will hold a Bachelors degree (BEng/BSc) or Masters degree (MEng/MSc) or equivalent that meets the engineering or surveying academic requirements for registration with the Engineering Council UK or equivalent. We would be pleased to support your professional registration or further studies and help you to flourish with BuroHappold.

In return, we are able to offer an unrivalled opportunity to work closely with leading Facade engineers, consultants and surveyors on exciting and varied projects. We are keen to support professional development and assist you in broadening your experience and honing your skills.

Apply today or to find out more please contact Vicky Thorburn ( in the BuroHappold recruitment team to arrange a confidential discussion

BuroHappold is proud to be a practice of a diverse range of professionals that reflects the countries in which we operate.  We understand that through collaboration, diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative and elegant solutions. BuroHappold actively promotes inclusivity across the practice to enable every individual to reach their full potential. This begins with a fair and inclusive recruitment process which focuses on your skills, competencies and experiences in relation to the role.


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