Senior Design Architect Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Engineering   Abu Dhabi   26 views Reference: 27220
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Key Responsibilities:

Create the project vision, produce conceptual sketches and design reports.

Lead the design process from conceptual phase through to the construction documentation and ensuring the design idea is consistent and accurately executed.

Prepare, and develop drawings, models, images, and other documents relating to the design. Meet with clients to discuss the design requirements for new constructions, alterations, or repairs.

Collaborate closely, where appropriate, with members of the external design team and other associated organizations or companies.

Coordinate the design with all disciplines, subconsultants, and stakeholders.

Proactively checks and coordinates project documents (including but not limited to multi-disciplinary drawings, design reports, technical specifications, etc.) and ensure they meet Client requirements and Industry Standards.

Takes ownership for preparation of discipline drawings for submission to the Statutory Authorities. Developed knowledge of local & international codes, regulations and submission requirements.

Sets the overall strategy for producing the documents and identifies the sheets planned for each stage of the work. This includes defining how data will be organized into files and which elements will be incorporated in a Building Information Model (BIM).

Implementing SID “Safety in Design” principals throughout the design process and ensuring ISO 9001 Quality Assurance Structure throughout projects.

Mentors and advises the less experienced staff, participates in professional development reviews and “Lessons Learned” sessions.

Ability to become a Registered Engineer/Architect in the UAE.


Bachelor's qualification in Architecture

Proven experience of which 8 years must be working on Medium to Large Scale Projects.

RIBA/AIA Licensed Architect would be preferred.

Extensive experience from concept through to construction, across a range of project types including residential, commercial, hospitality, medical, leisure, education and high-rise developments. Previous site experience would be beneficial.

Strong design capabilities and the ability to lead teams and projects. Strong organizational skills.

Proficiency in Revit, 3D rendering software utilizing a Revit or Sketchup is a requirement,

Middle East experience and working knowledge of design and construction practices specific to this region.

Strong knowledge of building codes, regulations, and submissions requirements

Excellent project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

Experience in fast track and design to budget projects.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with clients, team members, and other stakeholders.

Company Description
We are committed to addressing the worlds biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and communities.
GHD is a global network of multi-disciplinary professionals providing clients with integrated solutions through engineering, environmental, design and construction expertise. Our future-focused, innovative approaches connect and support communities around the world, resiliency and sustainability for generations to come.
Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals connected by over 200 offices, across five continents Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region.
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GHD reconnaît et comprend que le monde est en constante évolution. Nous sommes engagés à résoudre les plus grands défis mondiaux dans les secteurs de leau, de lénergie et de lurbanisation.
Nous sommes une entreprise de services professionnels dotée dune expertise de pointe en ingénierie, en construction et en architecture. Nos démarches avant-gardistes et innovatrices rapprochent et soutiennent les communautés à léchelle mondiale. En livrant dexcellents résultats sociaux et économiques, nous visons à bâtir des relations durables avec nos partenaires et nos clients.
Fondée en 1928, GHD appartient entièrement à ses employés Nous sommes plus de 10 000 employés diversifiés et qualifiés dans plus de 200 bureaux et sur cinq continents : Amérique du Nord et Amérique du Sud, Asie, Australie et Europe, ainsi que dans la région du Pacifique.
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