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Architect

  • Job reference: ME-005813
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction
  • Location: Dubai

Works as part of an architectural design team, leading work on defined segments of a project with limited guidance and supervision of a Senior Architect or nominated supervisor. Role also includes responsibility for Statutory Authorities approvals, site back-up and mentoring of junior staff members.

 

Core Accountabilities

  • Architectural Design
  • Drafting
  • Design Coordination
  • Interface with Statutory Authorities
  • Client Interface
  • Site back-up
  • Mentoring and supervision of junior staff

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Personally verify the correctness and absolute accuracy of own and others work prior to review by the Senior Architect
  • Organize own and others work to achieve set deadlines
  • Lead pro-active coordination with internal and external design disciplines to achieve a high quality, consistent set of presentation or design documents
  • Proactively check and coordinate project documents (including but not limited to multi-disciplinary drawings, design reports, technical specifications, bills of quantities, etc.) and ensure the highest quality standards are met
  • Take responsibility of the Statutory Authorities’ approval process
  • Attend client meetings
  • Confidently present work to colleagues, clients and stakeholders
  • Provide technical support to site supervision teams and resolve design related issues on site

 

Atkins has been established in the Gulf for over 40 years, having first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. The regional head office (Dubai) was established in 1979.

 

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.

 

Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.



Qualities and Skills Required

  • Ability to fulfil all the above duties and responsibilities
  • Developed Architectural Design skills and understanding of the design process and interfaces between design disciplines
  • Developed project design experience
  • Basic leadership skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Flexibility of attitude towards company objectives
  • Cordial relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Ability to use a variety of media in the development and documentation of a design intent
  • Presentation skills
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and REVIT, word processing and presentation programs
  • Detailed knowledge of Atkins’ standards, policies, codes and procedures
  • Full knowledge of Statutory Authorities requirements, knowledge of codes, regulations and submission requirements
  • Developed knowledge of Fire & Life Safety Principles
  • Developed knowledge of Sustainable Design principles
  • Ability and will to update knowledge
  • Ability and will to mentor and provide support to junior staff members
  • Excellent command of English (written and spoken). Knowledge of other languages is an added value

 

Qualifications Required

  • Completion of five or six-year architectural degree program
  • B.Arch or B.Sc in Architecture
  • Minimum 8 years post graduate experience
  • UAE Society of Engineers membership

 

Rewards & Benefits

 

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Transportation allowance
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

 

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