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Principal Technical Engineer - Facades, Cladding & Roofing

Principal Technical Engineer (BUILDING ENVELOPES) - Liverpool, UK (with option of HYBRID HOMEWORKING)

A new vacancy for a Principal Technical Engineer (BUILDING ENVELOPES) with leading UK provider of specialist testing, assessment & approval services to the Construction industry. Reporting in to the company's offices in Liverpool City Centre, the Principal Technical Engineer (BUILDING ENVELOPES) will also have the option of working from home 2-3 days per week.

The main purpose of the Principal Technical Engineer (BUILDING ENVELOPES) role is to plan, co-ordinate and carry out assessments of construction products and systems related to building envelope structures & structural engineering. You will be managing multiple projects where you will be expected to prepare contract offers and estimates for the assessment of various types of construction products and systems related to civil/structural engineering. The Principal Technical Engineer (BUILDING ENVELOPES) will also be required to research and investigate aspects of construction product/system performance, work as part of a team contributing to team and individual targets and objectives and regularly converse with clients ensuring you maintain good quality and standards at all times. In addition to these responsibilities, the jobholder will also be expected to play a lead role in the team they join and provide mentoring and technical advice to less experienced team-members.

About You:

The company is looking for a candidate who is excited about excellence and playing a critical part in the business' focus on serving its customers better. You must be comfortable working in a structured environment, with the agility to adapt when necessary. You should also be able to work independently, or as part of a team, and have the confidence to suggest improvements to work more efficiently.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Research and investigate aspects of construction performance.
  • Assess fitness for purpose of products within contract periods and price estimates.
  • Co-ordinate work and activities involved in assessments, including sub-contracting work.
  • Carry out ongoing client support tasks including assessment of factory surveillance reports.

Desired Skills & Technical Expertise:

  • BSc / BEng or above in relevant Engineering or Science discipline
  • At least 5yrs experience working with FACADES, CLADDING, ROOFING and/or CURTAIN WALLING
  • Experience in Construction industry:
  • - Materials: steel, concrete, timber
  • - Design, site, warranty company
  • - Building control
  • - Product testing, fire engineering

What company offers:

The company believes that its strength lies in its people and invests heavily in them through providing training to maintain and develop the skills of all its teams. It offers competitive salaries and benefits - including pension contribution, life assurance, generous holiday allowances, employee development programmes (including sponsorship towards ENGINEERING CHARTERSHIPS), flexible working hours and the option of working from home 2-3 days per week.

Merseyside, England, UK