Careers

Due to our continuing growth, and as the leading MMC/Offsite Construction and Manufacturing Consultants, we're always looking to add bright, ambitious and talented people to our team of experts in our head office in Cork, and in our UK office in Birmingham, so if you're interested, check out the current situations vacant, and have a look at the positions we've recently filled here.

Our working environment

We know that being part of a team working on the cutting edge of building technology provides a very interesting and challenging 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

  • have the ability to adapt to changing scenarios, and

  • have a proactive approach to problem solving.

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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.

Applications with covering letter and CV should be submitted to Orla Lordan at lordano@evolusion.net

 

Sustainability Engineer

We are looking for a Sustainability Engineer to join our expanding Building Physics Team.

Responsibilities:

  • Delivering Energy Assessments (Part L Ireland and Part L1A UK) at project commencement/planning stage, design stage and completion.

  • Production of Energy Strategy/Statement documents outlining all inputs and outputs relating to Energy Assessments.

  • Verifying project designs to ensure they are in accordance with sustainability targets.

  • Contributing to the production of reports, guidance notes and liaising with the Design Team to ensure quality and standards are being achieved/exceeded.

  • Delivering sustainability workshops, project design meetings and client meetings.

 

Minimum requirements:

  • 3rd level degree qualification in a relevant discipline such as Environmental Sciences or Construction-related degree

  • Registered BER Assessor with SEAI

  • Extremely knowledgeable with full understanding of Part L of the Building Regulations and SAP/SBEM

  • Excellent report writing skills.

  • Experienced in the use of AutoCAD.

  • Knowledge of Building Fabric and Thermal Performance of Building Elements

  • Desire and ability to learn new technical skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software.

  • Genuine interest in Sustainability.

 

Optional Advantageous Attributes:

  • Qualified SAP Assessor; registered with Stroma UK for Part L1A Assessments

  • Experience with IES VE Software

  • Knowledge of BREEAM or LEED Sustainability Consultancy Services

  • Knowledge of and experience in the offsite construction industry

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Structural Engineers

Applications for vacancies for structural engineers in both our Cork and Birmingham offices are now being accepted. These are excellent opportunities for ambitious and motivated engineers to join our team of experts in a challenging and exciting role.

 

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.

 

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 offsite sector.

 

Please send your CV along with cover letter by email to Orla Lordan at lordano@evolusion.net

 
 

BIM Technicians

We are seeking to fill BIM Technician positions (Revit experience required) in both our Cork and Birmingham offices. The successful candidates will become key members of our team providing a variety of BIM and CAD services.

 

Responsibilities as BIM Designer will include -

  •  Working with our Structural Engineers on structural designs using Revit to create preconstruction models, primarily associated with cold formed steel and structural steel elements.

  •  Production of technical details using AutoCAD/Revit.

  •  Assisting 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.

 

Minimum requirements:

  • 3rd level qualification in a relevant discipline such as Civil/Structural Engineering/Architectural Technology.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with BIM/drafting software such as Revit, Navisworks, AutoCad etc.

  • Proficiency in MS Excel.

  • Knowledge of visual programming software such as Dynamo desirable but not essential.

  • Industry experience in working in BIM projects.

  • Knowledge of current Building Regulations, ISO 19650 & PAS 1192.

  • Experience in the use of AutoCAD.

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Autocad Technician

Due to continued growth, Evolusion Innovation is looking for an experienced (preferably more than 7 years) AutoCAD Technician to join our team.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engagement with and providing services for all of our departments.

  • Liaising with clients.

  • Preparation of drawings and schedules.

  • Reviewing of submitted drawings and extraction of the necessary information required to complete the associated element of work.

  • Production of drawing registers and maintenance of in-house document control systems.

  • Liaising with other team members - engineers, architects, management, administration - as necessary.

  • Liaising with External Consultants as required.

  • Issuing drawings, documents and reports using a variety of different electronic platforms.

Requirements: 

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a structural design office .

  • High proficiency in AutoCAD.

  • A good understanding of building structures.

  • Familiar with CAD standards, Codes of Practice, and Document Control.

  • Knowledge of structural steel an advantage.

 

Quality Engineer

Due to our continued growth, Evolusion Innovation has an excellent opportunity for a Quality Engineer to join our Auditing and Inspection Department. The successful candidate will be responsible for a range of quality engineering duties, including the planning and conducting of compliance audits in accordance with the Construction Product Regulations, and construction site inspections in accordance with construction product installation assurance schemes.

 

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Conduct audits (desk-based or on clients' sites) in accordance with the Construction Product Regulations and ISO 9001 management systems;

  • Complete all chargeable work within the required budget and time-frame to ensure customer satisfaction and maintain business efficiency;

  • Ensure completion of all assigned work and relevant documentation in accordance with required procedures and standards to fulfill client expectations.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Third Level Degree (Level 8) in Engineering or Construction related discipline;

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a quality management, auditing or inspection role within the construction industry, with expertise of aggregate, ready mix concrete, precast concrete and asphalt production processes and conformity control;

  • Experience of auditing quality management and factory production control systems.

 

Desirable

  • Experience in positions with significant quality management system responsibility;

  • A proficient working knowledge of Euronorm construction standards;

  • Experience of compliance and auditing techniques;

  • A recognized QMS or Lead Auditor qualification.

 

BREEAM/LEED Assessor

We are providing BREEAM and LEED assessment services for a variety of project types and sizes for a number of prestigious clients, and are urgently looking to build our BREEAM team.

A qualified BREEAM Assessor or an experienced professional working towards BREEAM assessor status would best suit this new role.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Performing BREEAM and/or LEED assessments

  • Project management of entire certification process from initiation to close out

  • Providing support for the production of planning statements and development of relevant documentation such as Home User Guide, Building User Guide etc.

  • Verifying project designs to ensure they are in accordance with sustainability targets

  • Producing reports, guidance notes and general communications with the design teams to ensure quality and standards are achieved/exceeded

  • Delivering sustainability workshops, hosting project design meetings and client meetings;

  • Assisting clients in sustainability related consultant appointments

  • Exploring opportunities for new sales, and acquiring new clients

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

 Minimum requirements:

  • At least 2 years of experience in the construction industry with at least 1 year in a BREEAM/LEED role

  • BREEAM qualification BREEAM UK NC 2018 or BREEAM International or working towards one of these qualifications

  • For LEED, experience as a member of a design team with adequate experience in collating evidence for the certification process and working towards professional qualification status. LEED Green Associate is an added advantage but not a minimum requirement.

  • Third-level degree qualification in a relevant discipline such as Environmental Sciences or in a construction-related discipline

  • Clear and efficient verbal and written communication, including excellent report writing skills

  • Experience in the use of AutoCAD

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software.

Not essential but advantageous:

  • BREEAM UK NC 2018 or BREEAM International

  • LEED Green Associate

  • An understanding of Part L of the Building Regulations and SAP/SBEM;

  • Experience in use of One Click LCA software (LCC, Life Cycle Impact);

  • Experience in carrying out Post Occupancy Evaluation.

 

Fire Safety Engineer

Developers, contractors, builders, manufacturers - all can 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 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 review the building system, critique building details and advise Clients on changes to their building system as required.

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 to Evolusion clients.

  • Support Evolusion Structural Engineering and Building Physics teams.

  • 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, BS 8414 Testing, etc.

  • Supervise the construction of the test panels at the designated laboratories or the client's factory.

  • Witness the individual test in the designated laboratory (Ireland, UK or France).

  • 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 time during projects.

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

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

  • Develop Intellectual Property within Evolusion.

 

Minimum requirements:

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

  • Degree in an appropriate engineering discipline.

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant post-graduate experience.

  • A familiarity with Modern Methods of Construction (MMC)/Offsite Construction technologies would be advantageous.

 

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Vertex BD Designers

Applications for vacancies for Vertex BD Designers (particularly with experience in cold-formed steel design) in both our Cork and Birmingham offices are now being accepted. These are excellent opportunities for ambitious and motivated designers to join our team of experts in a challenging and exciting role.

 

Responsibilities include -

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

  • Production of technical details;

  • Assisting Senior Structural Engineers as required;

  • Liaising with clients, contractors and consultants;

  • Providing design office support to production departments.

 

To be considered for this role you should have -

  • Minimum of three years of experience in a similar role;

  • Experience with  a range of structural software tools and proficiency in MS Excel would be advantageous;

  • A 3rd level qualification in a relevant discipline;

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

 

Other attributes that may be taken into consideration -

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

  • Experience in the Modern Methods of Construction/Offsite Construction sector.

 

Please send your CV along with cover letter by email to Orla Lordan at lordano@evolusion.net