Site Based Project Architect

Site Based Project Architect

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  • Sector:

    Architecture & Design

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  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

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Our client are a very established international design practice and are looking for a Project Architect to join an iconic project in Dubai, on the site supervision team.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Lead coordination meeting with Design and Project Architect for directions on project issues or clarifications.
  • Lead the site Architectural Team in ensuring accurate and timely review of project submittals in terms of multi-disciplinary coordination.
  • Liaise with client representatives, contractors, site engineers and sub-contractors on issues related to architectural works.
  • Attend coordination meetings with project team, client, contractors, sub-contractors and other stakeholders.
  • Monitor progress and site activities in liaison with the Site Inspectors.
  • Review Shop Drawings, Material Submittal, Material Inspection, Request for Information, Method Statement and so on in line with the relevant Contract Drawings and Specifications.
  • Review ‘Inspection Request and Reply to the Contractor’ in liaison with the Site Inspectors to comply with the QA/QC.
  • Support LEED Engineer in materials approval and subsequent submissions
  • Administrative tasks to supervise and over bridge the other architects and inspectors.
  • Liaison with Local Authorities for meetings and inspections where applicable

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • BSc. Degree in Architectural Engineering from a recognized university.
  • Minimum 20 years of relevant experience for high end/luxury finishes, experience for Complex/High Rise buildings, out of which min. 7 years in the UAE.
  • UAE Society of Engineers Membership.
  • Master degree in Architectural Engineering is an addition.
  • Façade Experience and External Envelop Experience is preferable
  • Demonstrated ability to review construction drawings and documents for code compliance
  • Demonstrated ability to review construction drawings and documents in compliance with Dubai Municipality and Civil Defense regulations
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Active team player
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Fluency in English, Arabic is an addition.
  • Demonstrated analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Proficiency in software applications and platforms such as Outlook, Excel, Word, MS Project, Aconex,…etc