Facade Consultant

  • London, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Inhabit is a unique, multi-disciplinary team of professionals who are passionate about making a positive contribution to our built environment. We are a collective of experienced architects, designers, engineers amongst other professions who work both independently and in partnership to form a holistic approach to the services that we offer. We believe that our respective areas of expertise can be integrated to allow seamless interdisciplinary synergy to create buildings that are more relevant to our evolving society.

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Facade Consultant to join our London office. This role will report to the Regional Manager – UK and will you will be involved in a range of large scale curtain wall projects from concept stage to completion. You will also work with a variety of clients, including well known architects, builders and developers and assist in the design and delivery of memorable, awe-inspiring buildings.

About the Role

The role includes:

  • Contribute to the design and engineering of curtain wall and cladding systems, as well as specialty systems (i.e. structural glass, cables, ETFE etc.)
  • Understanding of design and build-ability of façade systems including material knowledge and installation techniques
  • Coordinate with other project consultants such as Architects and Builders to determine best practice façade design outcomes
  • Provide hand design sketches, develop reports for all stages of the project from conception to completion
  • Preparation of fee proposals
  • Write specifications and respond to site and construction related queries
  • Assist and coordinate with other members of the consulting team in the preparation of project deliverables
  • Provide assistance during construction of façade systems including attendance mock-up testing, shop drawing reviews and conduct factory & site inspections
  • Provide technical guidance and mentoring to other team members


Skills and Experience

  • Master degree in Architecture (or 5 year equivalent) or Bachelor degree in Civil / Structural Engineering
  • Significant experience working in the construction industry
  • Extensive familiarity with façade systems, façade design, materials and fabrication / manufacture
  • Excellent communications skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to hand sketch for presentation purposes
  • Client and team focused
  • Knowledge of relevant standards and codes for façades and services
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Be flexible to meet varied demands of the role

Additional Information

Please upload your Resume, Cover Letter and any other supporting documentation where asked within your application. Ensure you consider the skills and experience needed for this role and include in your application.

Inhabit is a part of the Egis group of companies. To learn more visit https://inhabitgroup.com/an-egis-company/

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