What is a Chartered Building Engineer?

EngineerA Chartered Building Engineer is a professional who designs, constructs, evaluates and/or maintains buildings.

Their work includes both technical and management processes, by which buildings are designed, constructed, renewed and maintained.

As a Chartered Building Engineer, you can specialise in the following areas:

  • Principles of Design & Aesthetics
  • Detailed Construction Design
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Facilities Management
  • Fire Engineering
  • Building Pathology & Defect Analysis
  • Repair & Maintenance
  • Energy & Certification
  • Accessibility Surveys and Audits
  • Conservation
  • Project Co-ordination and Management
  • Fire Risk Assessment
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Certification
  • Warranties
  • Planning

As a Chartered Building Engineer, you can also provide professional services in:

  • Design and preparation of plans
  • Remedial works
  • Site inspections and certification of works
  • The repair and maintenance of buildings
  • Energy auditing and energy performance certificates
  • Measured survey of land and buildings
  • Advice on energy-saving designs
  • Access audits
  • Rehabilitation of properties
  • Conservation
  • Construction management
  • Quantity surveying
  • Fire safety and health and safety
  • Demolition
  • Negotiating, obtaining and implementing grants and claims
  • Building variations
  • Building inspections and surveys
  • Advice on building law/party wall issues