AECOM Associate Director - Facades in London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Greater London, London

Job Summary

Aecom are currently recruiting for a Asscoiate Director - Facades to join our expanding Facades team based in our Aldgate Tower office, London.

AECOM has secured several high profile international projects, for 2018 and 2019 and due to this has been growing as a team for the past 18 months; originally a team of 4, the Facades Engineering team has grown to 8 Facades Engineers and a Cost Consultant over the past 2 years.

Part of this growth has now seen a need for an additional Facade Cost Consultant to come and be a big part of our team that works on prestigious high rise build projects across UK, Europe and Middle East as well as work in the Aviation sector.

This role would suit somebody who has experience or a background in Estimating or Quantity Surveying and you would ideally have experience in Façade’s, although this isn’t essential.

Job responsibilities will include:

  • Providing advice for cost plans from the earliest concept ideas - including issues to look out for and key pointers in design development.

  • Understanding the build up to rates for relevant types of cladding and key drivers, ie materials, design, fabrication, installation, prelims, profit

  • Able to give commercial advice to design team to develop façade solution – understanding the balance and relationship between Architectural intent, performance requirements, buildability and cost on a scheme.

  • Understanding international rates as well as UK based schemes

  • Assisting in setting of procurement strategy for cladding elements in conjunction or separate to main contract procurement

  • Assisting in running market testing and procurement of cladding packages - commenting on tender specs/docs, putting together pricing schedules, analyzing returns, giving recommendations

  • Advising of appropriate trade contractor for product/design and building, ie size of contract.

  • Maintaining and developing contacts within the façade market, key trade contractors, be the first to know of latest products or developments, status and capacity of companies

  • Developing thought leadership - writing and giving advice on key developments in the cladding market

  • Advising on programme, whole life costing and sustainability of Facades

Minimum Requirements

  • Post-Graduation experience within an Estimating Environment obtained from either a Construction/Engineering based Environment.

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Engineering - Structural

Business Line Building Engineering

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196556BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.