Façade Expert

Here you'll find the details about the job "Façade Expert" in the company VK ARCHITECTS & ENGINEERS.

Name Façade Expert

To extend our integrated engineering solutions with high-specialized know-how, we search for our office in Brussels or Ghent (m/f) :


Job description
• Responsible for façade-technical design and optimisation of facade concepts.
• Collaborating within a multidisciplinary team and working together with architects, clients and building professionals of other disciplines.
• Participate to design workshops, with architects & engineers, to optimise cladding solutions for the project.
• Sketch details to develop façade concepts.
• Value engineering of facade design.
• Good knowledge of materials and innovations in the façade industry.
• Produce principal façade drawings, technical specifications and reports for tender documentation.
• Commenting on façade contractor proposals.
• Witnessing testing and preparing technical reports.
• Carrying out factory visits, site inspections and preparing technical reports.

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Target profiles:
  • Burgerlijk Ingenieur - Construction (Civil Engineering)
  • Burgerlijk Ingenieur - Architecture
In industries:
  • Architectuur
  • Bouw
Required special knowledge

• Experience in Façade Industry or relevant facade engineering experience.
• Specialist in one or more disciplines within the broad field of façade engineering: Façade Design; Building Physics, Structural Engineering, Value Engineering, Cost estimations, Maintenance strategies, Buildability, …
• Able to act as exponents of today´s Façade Technology.
• You have a Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Master of Science in Civil and Architectural Engineering, master of architecture, possibly with a relevant postgraduate degree (Master Façade Engineering) - or equivalent experience.
• This vacancy is open to experienced engineers, who take the challenge to further expand our recenty established Façade Engineering cell with their expertise in façade-technical design.
• Sketching skills are a plus.
• Experienced knowledge in design software, building physics software tools and/or structural analysis tools for façade design are a plus.
• Hands-on, independent attitude.
• Creative thinking.
• Motivated, enthusiastic and social.
• Language: Dutch, French, English.
• Living in Belgium or interested in moving to Belgium.

Foreign No
Contact Martine Decock (HR manager)
Tel: 0474996315