Facade Engineer

Facade Engineer

Our client are a leading Engineering consultancy with a presence in 15 countries worldwide. They are looking for a Facade Engineer to join their team in the Hong Kong office.

You will be responsible for:

  • Completing complex Facades projects from concept to completion, with the guidance from senior team members
  • Carry out design engineering for facade, detailed engineering computations, structural façade analysis, drawing, calculations and specification
  • Prepare and review contractors submissions and tender submissions
  • Project management and administration
  • Attend inspections during construction, installation and fabrication as required
  • Provide robust design input on Façade issues to the client’s design team

Core Competencies

  • Ability to build and maintain excellent relationships throughout the project and work with a variety of stakeholders
  • A strong track record of in detailed design deliver work in a timely and technically competent manner
  • Awareness of basic weather performance issues
  • Awareness of basic building physics including ventilation, solar gain control, thermal insulation and glare control
  • Architectural component detail design including aesthetics
  • Knowledge of glass structural systems, secondary structural, and typical cladding systems
  • Experience of the practical aspects of handling and fabricating typical Facade materials
  • To understand and react to the changing design of the overall building
  • Good problem solving and able to work under tight deadlines 

Key Requirements

  • Degree in Civil Engineering, min. Diploma in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Architecture
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the façade industry, preferably with experience in large scale façade projects
  • Familiar with prevailing design / testing / QA & QC codes in the façade industry
  • Excellent computer skills and with experience in Graphics packages such as Adobe Illustrator, 3D parametric modelling tools like Rhino, Digital Projects
  • Fluent in written and verbal English and Chinese