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Graduate Facade Designer


Putney, Wandsworth - Greater London



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Job Description

UK Facades are looking for a Graduate Façade Designer to join the team based in Putney, providing a great opportunity for you to start fresh in 2019!


Successful candidates will become part of the Design team responsible for delivering the full detailing and scheduling to the complete façade package on several exciting new residential projects across London. They must possess the enthusiasm and drive to efficiently deliver all aspects of the design process.


Role & Responsibilities:

· Producing working drawings for UKF elements of each project and ensuring these drawings comply with the project specifications, customer requirements, current regulations and engineering.

· Work closely with the project Design & Technical Manager and assist with the day to day management of the design team allocated to your projects.

· Attending design meetings with Main Contractor, Architect, Engineers etc. to discuss the project details

· Working to meet UKF programme requirements and deadlines as well as monitoring and reporting progress

· Reviewing and checking drawings and procurement schedules for other members of the design team

· Coordinating the Project design, both with in house designers and external Design subcontractors, and ensuring that any relevant project information are appropriately transmitted

· Reviewing and checking drawings and procurement schedules for other members of the design team

· Assisting the QS with ordering materials and producing fabrication schedules to meet the project programme

· Liaising with manufacturers, suppliers and site staff for the duration of the project

· Oversee the preparation of all design & technical approvals required for the project, including samples, mock-ups, drawings and technical reports.

· Ensuring all drawing office procedures are carried out in accordance with the Company’s standards

· Mentor and train less experienced members of the team ensuring all their work meets the required standard


Qualifications, Experience & Key Skills :

· Qualifications - HNC level qualification or above in construction or engineering related subject (Desirable)

· Experience – At least 1- 3 years’ experience in a similar role (Essential). Significant experience in aluminium/glass facades systems, Roofing , Cladding and Rain screen systems (Desirable)

· Key Skills – Proficient in Microsoft Office, BIM and latest 3D and 2D industry software tools, AutoCAD (Essential) & Revit (Desirable). Technically minded with high attention to detail. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written (Essential). Ability to work effectively both alone and contributing to a team environment. Ability to read technical drawings and take quantities of architects drawings (Desirable).


Benefits of working with the JRL Group:

· Competitive salary with confidence of working for an established and growing company

· Pension Scheme

· Possible career growth for the right candidate

· An opportunity to work on some of the nation’s most exciting Construction projects

· A stimulating & dynamic environment

· Dedicated Training & Development Department

· Team bonding events

· We endeavor to work closely with chosen charities which we encourage our employees to participate and contribute

· Sporting Events – perfect for the keen cyclist/runner