Senior Site Architect Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Engineering   Abu Dhabi   41 views Reference: 27208
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Key roles and responsibilities:

Lead the coordination process with other disciplines.

Assist the Resident Engineer in performing the contractual duties on site.

Processing of contract documents & assist contract administration.

Develops, modifies and reviews production drawings and construction documents.

Corrects and updates design documents.

Serves as an architectural resource for the Design department.

Provides resolution for technical engineering problems within the assigned discipline(s); coordinates application of solutions to ensure progress on site.

Advise the project manager of any technical aspects of the architectural works that may affect construction progress, quality and the like.

Hands on in monitoring the interior architectural works for conformance with the provisions of the contract documents and the procedures manual.

Reviewing, and processing all shop drawings and architectural technical submittals.

Answering RFI’s related to interior and architecture.

Review construction submittals from project inception to close-out.

Review Contractor's installation method statements.

Review Contractor's shop drawings against the design [tender] drawings for compliance with the design intent and return to project manager with appropriate comments / approval.

Review Contractor's material proposals against specified technical performance requirements and advise the Project Manager on the appropriateness of the proposals.

Review Contractor's proposed sub contractor(s) associated with the engineering works from a technical standpoint.

Monitors procurement and deliveries to ensure timeliness in support of construction activities and schedule within the assigned discipline.

Undertake general project site observation / inspection of the works for Contractor's adherence to the approved shop drawings and Consultant's specification, good working practices, the construction schedule and health & safety.

Lead the snagging and de-snagging process with an aim to progress the works to completion through this process.

Attend project, site progress and any related technical meetings as directed by the project manager.

Prepare draft site / engineer's instructions, relating to the project, as required and issue to the Project Manager.

Prepare draft site / engineer's instructions, relating to the project, as required and issue to the Project Manager.

Provide advice to the Project Manager in regard to any variation costs that may be claimed by the Contractor during the course of the works.

Oversee architects and inspectors for all architectural work and ensure that installation activities comply with contractual obligations and quality control standards.

Ensures that the project quality control procedures are used for the construction supervision works and monitors it for improvement.

Collaborates with construction management to eliminate any hazards associated with the work that may adversely affect the environment or the safety or health of employees.

Reviews and interprets discipline design drawings and specifications to ensure current re vision level and correct technical execution of the work.

Performs works inspection requests and material inspection requests as required to support juniors.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Technical skills and experience required:

Degree in Architecture or related field.

Min of 8-10 years postgraduate experience and a min of 5 years of similar work experience on large projects.

Strong technical knowledge with the ability to resolve design issues on site.

Computer proficiency is required; Must be proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, Sketchup or 3D MAX, Photoshop, MS project or Primavera, Power Point and basic office suite.

Good knowledge of the building codes.

Authority registration is preferred.

A professional who can manage and coordinate specialized activity, discipline or team of moderate size and complexity.

UAE Driving License.

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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