Building Envelope Specialist

Posted 11 June 2024
Salary £65k - 75k per year + Benefits package
LocationGreater London
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Buildings
Contact NameClaire Shinar

Job description

If you are an experienced Façade / Building Envelope Specialist with experience in design, on-site construction and inspections then this rare and exciting opportunity is not to be missed.
About the company
The company are an established multi-disciplinary consultancy with a global reputation working on major projects throughout the UK and internationally.
Role & Responsibilities

This specialised role will sit within a team of senior staff engaged in Due Diligence and Latent Defect Insurance roles. This team are engaged in structural and building envelope assessments on some of the most prestigious new buildings across London, nationally and internationally. Prior experience of such roles would be an advantage but is not essential; more important is wide ranging experience of cladding systems within a variety of building types, ideally within both design and construction.
The successful candidate will be undertaking the review and inspection of building envelope systems and will have wide ranging experience of a variety of building types within both design and construction.
You will need to demonstrate a mature and experienced attitude to working closely with clients and in this role your expertise and advice may be called upon on a day to day basis by the client. You will be required to work locally, nationally and internationally and there will be a requirement for flexibility in respect of travel to meet client demands. 


Your professional qualification could be in engineering or architecture from either a consulting or contracting background - more important is your knowledge and experience of both design and construction in this specialised field.
·Experience of design and construction of Building Envelope systems across a variety of building types from concept to construction
·Understanding and experience of cladding system components; including framing, gaskets, insulants, vapour barriers, breather membranes
·Experience in a wide range of materials, including Aluminium, Steel, Timber, GRP, PVC, Rubber, Manmade, ETFE, etc.
·Knowledge of coatings/protection
·Knowledge and experience of interfaces and tolerances between other building elements
·Testing, maintenance and repair of cladding systems
·Experience and appreciation of issues around "bespoke" designs
·Good communication skills
·Excellent report writing
·Experience and confidence in client-facing roles.
·Proven track record of strong client liaison/relationships
·Comprehensive knowledge of regulations/legislation
·Long term commitment to your role
Preferred skills/experience (not essential)
·Experience of Due Diligence/Latent Defects Insurance work
·Expert Witness experience
In return is a comprehensive benefits package and negotiable salary.
There is flexibility on working location however, you will ideally be based a commutable distance to central London to meet client and project needs.
For a confidential conversation about this opportunity or to find out more information, please contact Claire on 02393 876 031.