AECOM Principal Facade Engineer in London, United Kingdom

Requisition/Vacancy No. 159182BR

Position Title Principal Facade Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Surveying

Business Line Building Engineering

Country United Kingdom

State/Province/Region GBR - London

City London

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

Building Engineering

We deliver creative solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors. Our building engineering specialists have expertise in structural and building services engineering, fire engineering, acoustics, facades and seismic design. We embed sustainability principles in every design.

Job Summary

AECOM has secured several high profile international projects, for 2017 and are recruiting Principal Façade Engineers to join the Building Engineering team

The successful candidate will assume general responsibilities for façade consultancy input to a wide range of clients and projects and pro-actively contributing to the growth of Façade Design and Engineering capabilities.

This includes responsibility for all design, documentation, administration and compliance with project constraints undertaken for facades, structures and BMU systems.

The following is an overview of responsibilities and performance standards required of you as a Senior Façade Engineer:

  • Provide façade engineer design and build-ability consultancy, including material knowledge and installation techniques.

  • Provide detailed engineering computations and analysis as required for report submissions.

  • Coordinate with client consultants such as architect, structural, sustainability, and acoustic engineers to determine best façade design outcomes.

  • Project lead internally with respective team colleagues to allow deliverables to be issued to client.

  • Provide design sketches and reports as required for schematic, design development and constructions phases of projects.

  • Act as Project Leader on assigned projects and manage projects, site meetings, design workshops and site inspection as required and/or as project planning stipulates

  • As Team/Project Leader, oversee the work of Sub Consultants/Contractors and review outputs produced by them

  • As Project Leader, monitor and report on team performance against agreed timelines, and fees/budgets

  • Assist with preparation and coordination of expressions of interest, tender submissions and similar consulting proposals.

  • Liaise with other staff, project teams, associated consultants and clients and assist in building and maintaining relationships with all of these

Minimum Requirements

As a Principal Façade Engineer, you will have extensive experience in a range of façade systems with the ability to develop the relevant solutions for a given project.

In addition you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience and knowledge in the fabrication and procurement of facades.

  • Knowledge of relevant façade & structural software, eg. Strand 7, Spacegass, Therm, Autocad, Revit.

  • Able to use all Microsoft Office and related packages

  • Bachelor of Engineering Degree

Preferred Qualifications

Ideally good freehand sketching ability for use in technical façade detailing.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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