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Principal Facade Engineer


Dubai, UAE

Job Summary

AECOM has secured several high profile international projects, for 2017 and are recruiting Principal Façade Engineers to join the Building Engineering team, this role will be based in Dubai.

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.

Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.


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