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Facades Designer

  • Architecture Jobs, Technical Design
  • Kent
  • Attractive Salary
  • 5053
  • Permanent
  • ASAP

Our client is recruiting for a Facades Designer to join their team.

The role will ensure the company’s design commitments are delivered effectively, efficiently, on-time, to specification and in a cost effective manner. The candidate must be professional and have a positive working approach, as well as be a team player and able to work on their own initiative. They must be self-motivated, enthusiastic, highly organised and efficient. you will have excellent problem-solving skills and have a background within the fenestration industry.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Produce high quality general arrangement drawings in the most efficient.
  • Prepare high quality GA drawings for rain screen cladding, curtain walling, windows, doors, louvered grilles etc.
  • Liaise with architects and main contractors.
  • Work to an estimate and project specification.
  • Have and maintain comprehensive knowledge of the products offered by the company.
  • Reading all forms of design related drawings and specifications.
  • Undertake site visits and meetings as required by the company in relation to the design process.
  • Attend co-ordination meetings both internally and externally.
  • Liaising with internal departments to gain the required information to complete design. Attend any internal meetings and workshops required.
  • Attend any supplier related training as needed (including overnight stays).
  • Assisting with administrative duties.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Knowledge of the Fenestration Industry and the route to market for the company’s products.
  • Experience of system house Sapa, Technal, Scheuco, Kawneer etc. beneficial but not essential.
  • Design / technical experience of window, door, curtain wall systems.
  • Understanding architect requirements.
  • Excellent numerical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Computer Literate in use of industry related software, Microsoft and CAD.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Familiarisation with current Building Regulations beneficial but not essential.
  • Familiarisation with main contractor external portal access document controlling such as ASite, 4P etc. beneficial but not essential.
  • GCSE A-C Maths and English minimum.
  • Current UK Driving licence.
  • 5 years minimum industry experience relating to fenestration design.

If interested, please get in touch via contact details provided or click “Apply” to forward an up to date copy of your CV and ideally with a cover letter.

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Facades Designer
  • Technical Design
  • Kent
  • Attractive Salary
  • Permanent
  • 5053
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