Cladding System Engineer – KTP Associate

£0.00 - £38000

Glasgow, City of Glasgow - 30 months

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Job description

This is an exciting opportunity for architecture or engineering professionals with experience in UK roof/wall cladding system engineering. The aim of the project is to support the development of a new COR-TEN© cladding and roofing system, utilising advanced new product design and development (NPDD) tools and methodologies to digitise, streamline and automate the company’s current design and project estimating methods. The associate will design, develop, test and launch strategic COR-TEN© cladding and roofing systems. The associate will also use industry-standard 3D drawing packages and employ parametric 3D modelling to create a bespoke design tool to visualise the design and estimate accurately the components required for a project. This post is perfect for individuals who are interested in design automation and the application of modern technologies in built environment. Shortlisted candidates will be requested to showcase relevant design automation experience in the interview presentation.

The successful candidate should have the following:
A minimum of 2:1 Honours Degree in Architecture, Civil or Structural Engineering, Building Information Modelling (BIM) or Facade
Work experience in the design or development of building envelope systems or products for the UK market.
Experience in the design and analysis of metal building envelopes.
Advanced knowledge of industry-standard 3D modelling packages (i.e. CAD, Rhino, Revit).
Experience in parametric modelling/visual programming (i.e. Dynamo, Grasshopper 3D).
Experience in the development of design/validation spreadsheets (i.e. MS Excel, Mathcad, etc.).
Knowledge of regulatory requirements, industry practice and economic factors relevant to the UK metal cladding industry.
Excellent communication, leadership and influencing skills.
Excellent numerical, problem-solving and analytical skills.
Creativity, visualisation, graphic communication and presentation skills.
Good time management, organisational skills and resilience in delivering challenging projects under tight schedules.
Enthusiasm to learn and explore new technical opportunities.
Ability to work independently or as part of a high-performance team.

Project description

J.G.B. Steelcraft (U.K) Limited J.G.B. is an award-winning SME specialising in traditional metalworking fabrication. The company is accredited by UKCA, Safe Contractors and ISO 9001:2015 and won the following awards: Renfrewshire Chamber Awards for Outstanding Performing Business, Young Business Person of the Year, WeDo Scotland Award winners for Official Fire Pits, Esteemed Chamber finalists for Excellence in Manufacturing, Business Leader of Year, Journey to Net Zero, Honoured Finalists for The Glasgow Business Awards Young Business Person of the Year. The J.G.B. has recently developed a branch of the business dedicated to the design and manufacturing of COR-TEN architectural products. The COR-TEN© is a high-strength, low-alloy, weldable structural steel material showing superior weathering properties over traditional carbon steel. Find out more: J.G.B. Steelcraft | COR-TEN .

UWS is officially ranked by Times Higher Education in the top 200 universities worldwide under 50 years old (2023 Young University Rankings). UWS is one of Scotland’s largest and most dynamic modern universities. Our reach across the country, together with our London campus, means that UWS is a significant force in global knowledge creation, innovation, and a leading provider of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree education. Our degrees provide students with a transformational experience; equipping them with highly sought-after graduate skills that set them up for global success in world-leading sectors, industries and businesses.

We are the only Scottish University to have a dedicated KTP centre, meaning you are fully supported throughout your time with the company by UWS staff. Find out more: KTP | UWS

Many of our KTP associates are offered permanent roles and continue to provide support to projects as part of a team and autonomously.

The project support team is composed of academics from the School of Computing, Engineering & Physical Sciences. The School offers industry-focussed teaching and research opportunities that deliver solutions to real-world problems. You will join an innovative and supportive team, playing a key role in driving forward our ambition to deliver transformational change, through outputs that have a tangible, early and positive impact on the built environment. Our staff benefit from state-of-the-art lab facilities, extensive expertise in research and development, and our robust collaborations with multinational companies across the world.

If you have questions about this vacancy, contact Dr Andrzej Wrzesien at andrzej.wrzesien@uws.ac.uk or Dr Parag Vichare at parag.vichare@uws.ac.uk

Interview Date: w/c 2nd of September

About the business

https://www.jgbsteelcraft.co.uk/

Engineering

Engineering

A minimum of 2:1 Honours Degree in Architecture, Civil or Structural Engineering, Building Information Modelling (BIM) or Facade

11 July 2024

18 August 2024

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This is an exciting opportunity for architecture or engineering professionals with experience in UK roof/wall cladding system engineering. The aim of the project is to support the development of a new COR-TEN© cladding and roofing system, utilising advanced new product design and development (NPDD) tools and methodologies to digitise, streamline and automate the company’s current design and project estimating methods. The associate will design, develop, test and launch strategic COR-TEN© cladding and roofing systems. The associate will also use industry-standard 3D drawing packages and employ parametric 3D modelling to create a bespoke design tool to visualise the design and estimate accurately the components required for a project. This post is perfect for individuals who are interested in design automation and the application of modern technologies in built environment. Shortlisted candidates will be requested to showcase relevant design automation experience in the interview presentation.

The successful candidate should have the following:
A minimum of 2:1 Honours Degree in Architecture, Civil or Structural Engineering, Building Information Modelling (BIM) or Facade
Work experience in the design or development of building envelope systems or products for the UK market.
Experience in the design and analysis of metal building envelopes.
Advanced knowledge of industry-standard 3D modelling packages (i.e. CAD, Rhino, Revit).
Experience in parametric modelling/visual programming (i.e. Dynamo, Grasshopper 3D).
Experience in the development of design/validation spreadsheets (i.e. MS Excel, Mathcad, etc.).
Knowledge of regulatory requirements, industry practice and economic factors relevant to the UK metal cladding industry.
Excellent communication, leadership and influencing skills.
Excellent numerical, problem-solving and analytical skills.
Creativity, visualisation, graphic communication and presentation skills.
Good time management, organisational skills and resilience in delivering challenging projects under tight schedules.
Enthusiasm to learn and explore new technical opportunities.
Ability to work independently or as part of a high-performance team.