Construction Systems Engineer

Construction Systems Engineer

  • Position
    Construction Systems Engineer
    Innishannon, Cork, Ireland
  • Category
    Engineering industry/Sector
  • Organisation
    Evolusion Innovation Ltd
  • Image / logo
  • Salary
    Unspecified
  • Location
    Innishannon
  • Country
    Cork, Ireland
  • Primary Category
    Engineering
  • Type of Position
    Full-Time
  • Education Requirement
    Bachelor's degree
  • Experience Requirement
    3-5 years
  • Professional Title Requirement
    None
  • Accreditation Requirement
    Does not matter
  • Membership Requirement
    Does not matter
  • Posted
    15/03/2019

Details

Evolusion Innovation’s Construction Building System Engineer is an important role within the Product Development Department with responsibility to foster knowledge of and involvement in the development of Offsite Building Systems to ensure maximum service is provided to both existing and new Clients.

The Product Development Department has responsibility for developing multiple different offsite building systems. These include both panelised and modular building systems manufactured from concrete, light gauge steel, hot rolled steel and timber.

Working as part of the Product Development Team you will gain a wide-ranging insight into offsite construction details, you will gain exposure to various types of building system processes and you will be exposed to different building system models.

We work proactively with Third Party Certification Bodies on behalf of our Clients as Project Managers of their Certification and as a result we develop an all-encompassing understanding of every building system we project manage. In this role we review the building system, critique building details and advise Clients on changes to their building system as required. We work with several different offsite manufacturers in Ireland and the UK to develop their building systems to make them more economically viable.

This work includes fire testing of their wall systems to EN 1365-1, fire testing of their floor systems to EN 1365-2, acoustic testing of their wall systems, weather-tightness testing of the building system (CWCT), external spread of flame testing (BE 8414) of their external cladding systems amongst other tests required.

In the past twelve months alone, we have Project Managed and witnessed over 30 No. EN 1365 tests (both walls and floors) and becoming part of this team would increase your understanding of fire resistance requirements of offsite building systems in both domestic and commercial applications.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Conduct technical assessments on innovative construction products on behalf of NSAI.
  • Provide expert knowledge and guidance on UK and Ireland building regulations to Evolusion clients.
  • Provide technical advice to clients on Light Gauge Steel, modular and other innovative building systems and their ability to meet legislative requirements.
  • Project Management of testing on behalf of Clients. This includes Fire Testing, Acoustic Testing, CWCT Testing, BS 8414 Testing, wall tie testing amongst others. This will include reviewing Client’s existing details, advising and devising a test programme, liaising with qualified assessors for clarifications on possible assessments of tests completed and liaising with various test laboratories (multiple in the UK, France and Ireland).
  • Supervise the construction of the test panels at the designated laboratories or the Clients factory.
  • Witness the individual test in the designated laboratory (Ireland, UK or France).
  • Review test reports to ensure they are in line with Clients expectations and requirements.
  • Produce test drawing packages required for each respective test.
  • Review and advise on Fire Test Details.
  • Develop innovative construction products and building systems for Evolusion clients to meet their brief.
  • Proactively engage and manage Client expectations at all time during projects.
  • Assist clients achieve certification of their products/building systems with the relevant certification bodies. BBA, BOPAS, SCI and NSAI.
  • Production of technical details using AutoCAD.
  • Business development in Ireland and overseas of all parts of the Evolusion business.
  • Contribute to the Evolusion brand and marketing strategy.
  • Develop Intellectual Property within Evolusion.
  • Develop & certify cladding systems suitable for modern methods of construction.
  • Keep weekly time sheets of all work done.
  • Plan and develop product development strategies for new and existing Clients.
  • Deal with all third-party consultants.
  • Operate within the requirements of the Evolusion ISO 9001 management system.
  • Take on additional duties or projects deemed necessary by management.

Minimum requirements:

  • Engineering Degree (Minimum 2.1).
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Good analytical ability.
  • Professional attitude towards all projects regardless of scale Desirable (but not essential).
  • 2 Years Engineering Experience.
  • Knowledge of Building Regulations.
  • Ability to manage Clients and Projects independently.
  • Ability to understand Clients expectations.

How to Apply / Contact

Please send CV and cover letter by email for the attention of Anne Marie Lloyd to : lloydam@evolusion.net

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 12th April 2019.