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Careers

As we are the leading MMC/Offsite Construction and Manufacturing Consultants we tend to be very busy, so we are always looking for bright, ambitious and talented people to join our teams of experts in our head office in Cork, and in our UK office in the centre of Birmingham. As part of the global Etex Group (with more than 13,500 teammates working in 45 countries) which is aiming to build safe, sustainable, smart and beautiful living spaces with a wide spectrum of lightweight solutions, we're in a very exciting space right now and we are offering challenging and rewarding employment with real opportunities for professional development and advancement, so if you're interested, check out below our current situations vacant.

Applications with CV and a covering letter should be submitted to Nadia Settini at nadia.settini@etexgroup.com

Our working environment

Our team is working on the cutting edge of building technology and this provides a very interesting, challenging and enjoyable work environment. We're building our company on the basis that all of our staff:

  • enjoy working with and contributing to a team

  • have an excellent work ethic

  • have drive and motivation

  • can display initiative

  • are good communicators who can present clearly and concisely and

  • have a proactive approach to problem solving.

PART OF THE GLOBAL ETEX GROUP

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Employee Benefits

Occupational Pension

Training and Upskilling

Annual Reviews

Bonus Opportunities

Income Protection

Social Events

Death-in-Service Benefit

CPD

CPD Accredited Employer

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The Engineers Ireland CPD Accredited Employer logo recognises good organisational practice in the area of professional development for engineers and technical staff and receives the formal backing of the Department of Education & Skills.

Situations Vacant
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Structural Engineers

Responsibilities as Structural Engineers include -

  • Production of structural designs primarily associated with cold formed steel and structural steel elements;

  • Production of technical details using AutoCAD/Revit;

  • Assisting Senior Structural Engineers as required;

  • Liaising with clients, contractors and consultants;

  • Providing design office support to production departments;

  • Assisting with drawing queries from Estimating Department and commercial staff on technical matters;

  • Ensuring compliance with our Quality Assurance and Management Systems and with relevant Health and Safety Legislation.

 

To be considered for this exciting role you must have -

  • Minimum of two years of experience in a similar role (experience of structural steel and cold formed steel design preferred but not essential);

  • Experience with structural software such as Tedds and Masterseries and proficiency in MS Excel would be advantageous;

  • 3rd level qualification in a relevant discipline such as Civil/Structural Engineering;

  • Working knowledge of UK Building Regulations, British Standards and Eurocodes;

  • Experience in the use of AutoCAD and Revit.

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Other attributes that may be taken into consideration -

  • Membership of Engineers Ireland and/or Institution of Structural Engineers and currently working towards a professional title (e.g. Chartered Engineer);

  • Experience in the MMC/Offsite sector.

Structural Engineers

Construction Products Development Engineer

Job description

Developers, contractors, builders, manufacturers - all need help to get new and innovative building products and building systems on to the market place. To be marketable and sellable, building products and building systems need to be developed and certified as both "fit for purpose" and "suitable for use and conditions of use" as required by Building Regulations. The Evolusion Innovation Product Development Department provides that help.

The department has responsibility for developing multiple building systems and products. These include offsite construction/MMC panelised and modular building systems manufactured from light gauge steel, hot rolled steel, concrete, and timber.

​We work proactively with Third-Party Certification Bodies on behalf of our clients to Project Manager their path through certification processes 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.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Conduct technical assessments on innovative construction products on behalf of certifying bodies.

  • 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 Manage testing on behalf of Clients. This includes Fire Testing, Acoustic Testing, CWCT Testing, BS 8414 Testing, wall-tie testing.

  • Supervise the construction of 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.

  • Develop innovative construction products and building systems for Evolusion clients to meet their brief.

  • Assist clients achieve certification of their products/building systems with the relevant certification bodies. BBA, BOPAS, SCI and NSAI

  • Assist in developing the Evolusion business in Ireland and overseas.

  • Contribute to the Evolusion brand and marketing strategy.

  • Develop Intellectual Property within Evolusion.

  • Plan and develop product development strategies for new and existing Clients.

Minimum requirements:

  • Honours degree in a relevant engineering discipline

  • 5 year's relevant experience

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Constr Prods Engineer
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Fire Safety/Structural Fire Engineer

Developers, contractors, builders, manufacturers - all can help to get new and innovative building products and building systems on the marketplace. To be marketable and sellable, building products and building systems need to be developed and certified as both "fit for purpose" and "suitable for use and conditions of use" as required by Building Regulations. The Evolusion Innovation Product Development Department provides that help.
The Product Development Department has responsibility for developing multiple different offsite building systems. These include both 2D panelised and 3D modular/volumetric building systems manufactured from concrete, light gauge steel, hot rolled steel and timber.
We work proactively with Third-Party Certification Bodies on behalf of our clients to Project Manage their path through the certification process and as a result we develop an all-encompassing understanding of every building system we project manage. In this role we 
are responsible for being at the cutting edge of Construction Product Development. Evolusion currently project manage in excess of 50 structural fire tests per annum which include, wall, floor, column, cladding, cavity barrier, service penetrations, indicative, interactive and full-scale experimental testing. 
A key component of this process is demonstrating compliance with all fire safety requirements.


Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Provide expert knowledge and guidance on UK and Ireland Building Regulations and relevant fire standards to Evolusion clients.

  • Support Evolusion Structural Engineering, Building Physics and Product Development teams.

  • Provide technical advice on fire related items to clients on Light Gauge Steel, modular and other innovative building systems, and their ability to meet legislative requirements.

  • Project Management of fire testing on behalf of Clients. This includes wall, floor, column, cladding, cavity barrier, service penetrations, indicative, interactive and full-scale experimental testing.

  • Supervise the construction of the test panels and witnessing tests at the designated laboratories (Ireland, UK or France) or the client's factory.

  • Review test reports to ensure they are in line with client's 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 times during projects.

  • Business development in Ireland and overseas of all parts of the Evolusion business.

  • Review of project fire safety strategies.

  • Writing desktop fire assessments based on fire testing completed.

  • Heat transfer modelling.

  • Provide input for thermomechanical modelling.

  • Develop Intellectual Property within Evolusion.

Minimum requirements:

  • An honors degree in a relevant engineering discipline – Structural/Fire Engineering would be advantageous.

  • Relevant demonstrable experience in Fire Safety/Structural Fire Engineering.

  • Good knowledge and understanding of Technical Guidance Document B, Approved Document B and Standards and Codes of Practice.

  • Ability to work with and build relationships with clients.

  • Competent project management skills and reporting.

  • Familiarity with Modern Methods of Construction/Offsite Construction Technologies would be advantageous.

  • Commercially astute re project budgeting and time management 

Fire Safety Engineer
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