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Design Architect

  • Job reference: ME-006272
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction
  • Location: Riyadh Province
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Job Scope

Our Middle East offices include the UAE (Dubai & Abu Dhabi), Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia & Kuwait.   As a provider of multi-disciplinary technical services to the built environment Atkins in the Middle East is committed to design excellence in the delivery of first class solutions which combine innovation, imagination and best practice. 

The candidate should be a confident and capable designer with good sketchup, AutoCAD and REVIT skills. The Candidate should have at least 3 years experience in the Middle East. LEED/ Estidama qualification is preferable.


  • Front end design work and building planning
  • To assist with the production of Concept, Preliminary and Detail Design documentation 
  • Supervise the work of external 3D Visualisers 
  • Produce 3D Images
  • Prepare presentations and reports
  • Assist with bid proposals and presentations
  • Preparing applications for planning and building control departments
  • Assisting with the preparation of tender documents for contracts
  • Site Inspections 
  • Resolving problems and issues that arise during construction

SNC Lavalin's Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.

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.


Technical Competencies

  • 3 Years+ Experience
  • Qualified Architect- Preferably registered in UK, USA or Australia.
  • Good all round experience from front end to delivery
  • Sketch up
  • AutoCAD
  • Good University portfolio
  • Good references
  • Estidama AP
  • Middle East Experience
  • Excellent team player
  • Sound communicator
  • Excellent technical judgement
  • Adaptable
  • Willingness to participate in all aspects of Structural Engineering workload delivery
  • Understand the importance of technical accuracy with a high attention to detail
Rewards & Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes

  • A competitive salary
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Transportation allowance
  • 22 calendar days annual leave (based on 5 day working week)
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Assistance program

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