May 20, 2017
Job Summary The Design Architect will be responsible for conducting architectural studies, developing design concepts and design criteria, and preparing reports, calculations, and detailed design and construction drawings. Also are involved in the signing and sealing of plans, obtaining permits for construction, and the review of plans and specifications submitted by consultants and contractors. Duties and Responsibilities Act as Project Architect for multidiscipline consulting design teams on varying projects. Responsible to lead the design team to enhance the "Design Excellence” through qualified project delivery. Manage small and medium sized projects or sections of larger projects to achieve the client’s objectives to cost and project schedules. Provide technological input and supervise technical input by others within the Architectural discipline. Responsible for the efficient and economic use of a small team of junior architectural assistants and CAD technicians within projects Manage project support teams including input from architectural technologists. Approves drawing packages for submission. Supervise the presentation of plans to governing and permitting authorities for land use, zoning and permit approvals Provides technical consultations for interdisciplinary analytical studies and analyses Carry assignments to completion with considerable independence in accordance with project objectives, professional standards, and policies and procedures. Supervise subordinate personnel in preparing plans, specifications and preliminary construction layouts and cost estimates. Understanding and the ability to conduct coordination between different disciplines. Minimum Requirements Experience 8+ years of post-qualification experience, with developing projects from concept till detail design packages, experience with hospitality market sector is preferred. Specific Skills Required Considerable Project Architect knowledge including design, project management and some site supervision. Familiar with researching, preparing and presenting technical presentations and reports. Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing. Expert in using Revit, CAD, Indesign, Sketch-up and other graphical soft-wares (experience in Rhino is preferred). Excellent leadership skills Excellent computer/software skills Good communication skills Accuracy & precision of work Must have good presentation skills Good problem solving skills Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure Accountability for assigned work Ability to work well with others and lead less experienced Staff Preferred Qualifications Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in with major course work in architecture required. What We Offer AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.
AECOM Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates