Associate - Façade Engineering

Lethaby & Cook
Central London (Home Working Flexibility)
to £80,000 - £110,000 per annum, plus pension, bonus & benefits package
Closing date
23 Feb 2023

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Use your façade expertise to forge a new career in a well rewarded and diverse sector. This is an opportunity to change technical emphasis and work in a consistently buoyant and diverse industry. Our client is a leader in forensic engineering specialising in the built environment. The position has a technical and managerial emphasis, full support and training will bring you up to speed on forensic engineering practices that are new to you. The workload will focus on investigating failures that beset building enclosures in the UK and Europe, commencing with site investigation and culminating in the identification of the cause and contributing factors that triggered the failure. Working alongside the manager of the London office, also a façade specialist, you will play a key role in the divisions’ steady expansion and management, which will result in further career progression.

The company:  Employee owned and long established with over five hundred staff. The company has decades of specialist expertise in forensic engineering, repair and research. They are leaders in façade engineering, building physics, architecture and conservation. Their forensic engineering and repair capability is considerable and supported by in-house laboratory, testing and research facilities. They have exceptionally low levels of staff turnover and are held in high regard by clients and employees.

About you:  A chartered civil engineer (MICE), structural engineer (MIStructE) or architect (RIBA). At least seven years façade engineering experience that includes design, specification, review, delivery and supervision of junior staff.  A strong analytical and lateral thinker. Commercially aware with an interest in providing input on strategic issues and business growth.  Highly evolved interpersonal skills and able to carry out client facing and supervisory duties.


Lethaby & Cook’s civil engineering division places engineers and engineering managers with a high level of technical expertise. Our strength is our ability to present opportunities across a wider spectrum of employers who appoint civil and structural professionals.

Our clients include developers, design and build contractors, civil and structural consulting practices, insurers, client organisations and operating companies, loss adjusters, project managers, not for profit organisations, forensic engineers and more besides. By understanding how and where skills and experience can flourish we offer opportunities worth considering and candidates with real potential.

We place permanent and contract professionals and our recruiters are some of the most experienced to be found in their sectors. To find out more about current and forthcoming vacancies, or to discuss the next step in your career progression please do not hesitate to make contact by phone or email. We will always treat your enquiry and any information you may provide in the strictest confidence.



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020 8563 0596
Barons Court
W6 8RH

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