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Architect

  • Job reference: ME-005814
  • 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 supervision and mentoring of junior staff members.

 

Core Accountabilities

  • Architectural Design
  • Drafting
  • Design Coordination
  • Interface with Statutory Authorities
  • Mentoring and supervision of junior staff

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Mentor, supervise and provide support to junior staff members
  • Conduct pro-active coordination with internal and external design disciplines to achieve a high quality, consistent set of presentation or design documents
  • Contribute to the preparation of design reports including Technical Report Writing
  • Proactively interface with Statutory Authorities and develop knowledge of codes, regulations and submission requirements
  • Assist in the review of tender and construction documentation
  • Set an example for team effort through a spirit of cooperation
  • Show commitment to achieve design excellence

 

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
  • Evidence of solid Architectural Design skills and understanding of the design process and interfaces between design disciplines
  • Effective communication
  • Knowledge of Statutory Authorities requirements, codes, regulations and submission requirements
  • Project design experience
  • Ability to use a variety of media in the development and documentation of a design intent
  • Good organizational skills
  • Self-motivation and proactive attitude
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team
  • Flexibility of attitude towards company objectives
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and REVIT, word processing and presentation programs
  • Basic knowledge of Fire & Life Safety Principles
  • Basic 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

 

Qualification Required

  • Completion of five or six-year architectural degree program
  • B.Arch or B.Sc in Architecture
  • Minimum 5 years post graduate experience

 

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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