Senior Façade Engineer (m/f)

Drees & Sommer are looking for a creative and highly driven Senior Façade Engineer to join our growing Dubai-based Interdisciplinary Design & Research (IDR) department to work on some of the most exciting and innovative ongoing projects in the Middle East. IDR fuses the principles of design, master-planning, architecture, engineering, sustainability, construction, and operation augmented by the latest digital and research technology to offer highly integrated and innovative solutions for the built environment.

Your tasks

  • Carrying out façade engineering analysis; a) Minimum requirements: Structural analysis, and Thermal analysis, and b) Additional requirements: CFD, Solar Shading, Lighting etc.
  • Building and analysing digital parametric models for geometrically and technically complex designs using parametric tools such as Rhino-Grasshopper and SolidWorks
  • Sketching system designs and developing presentable self-explanatory diagrams
  • Writing design and technical reports and specifications
  • Preparing tender packages
  • Responding to RFPs and writing proposals
  • Managing a small team of engineers and designers

Your profile

  • BSc/MSc/PhD in Structural/Mechanical/Industrial Engineering
  • 5 to 7 years minimum overall experience in façade design and engineering consultancy, and a minimum of 3 years in the GCC
  • Solid understanding of building physics and building envelope related design and engineering principles
  • Solid knowledge of various façade and roofing systems; System Design, Materiality, Constructability, Operability, and Maintainability
  • Solid knowledge of internationally recognised (ASTM, BS, ES etc.) and GCC (Mainly UAE) building standards
  • Excellent command of the English language (spoken and written)
  • A team player with leadership qualities capable of coordinating with interdisciplinary design and engineering teams at the highest level

We offer

  • Exciting and varied tasks relating to the planning of high quality, esthetically appealing and sustainable buildings
  • A work environment that enthusiastically embraces and supports innovative ideas and sustainable practices
  • The opportunity to assume responsibility right from the start according to our 'allowed to take-action' policy
  • The Drees & Sommer Academy with its wide range of advanced education and training offers
  • Attractive career opportunities in a Partner-led company with flat hierarchies
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Job location

Drees und Sommer Dubai Design District Building 02, Office No. 114 & 115 500128 Dubai

Your contact person

Susan Fernandes