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Facade Architect

  1. Abu Dhabi
R-117352

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AtkinsRéalis business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, AtkinsRéalis 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.

AtkinsRéalis 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.

About AtkinsRéalis 

Created by the integration of long-standing organizations dating back to 1911, AtkinsRéalis is a world-leading professional services and project management company dedicated to engineering a better future for our planet and its people. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, data and technology to transform the world's infrastructure and energy systems. We deploy global capabilities locally to our clients and deliver unique end-to-end services across the whole life cycle of an asset including consulting, advisory & environmental services, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and capital. The breadth and depth of our capabilities are delivered to clients in key strategic sectors such as Engineering Services, Nuclear, Operations & Maintenance and Capital. News and information are available at www.atkinsrealis.com or follow us on LinkedIn.

Location: UAE

Job Summary

AtkinsRéalis is seeking a qualified Façade Architect/ Engineer with 8+years of on-site experience in stadium projects within the Mixed use/Building/Infra sector. The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring construction activities comply with project specifications, quality standards, and safety regulations.

Façade Architect – Site Supervision

  • Participate and actively contribute to design workshops, where cladding solutions are explored and determined. Workshops will be with architects and fellow professionals and with the cladding industry.
  • Sketch details to develop ideas and to explain concepts.
  • Produce drawings, specifications, and reports, and coordinating the work of others.
  • Commenting on cladding industry submittals.
  • Witnessing testing and preparing associated technical reports.
  • Carrying out factory visits, site inspections, and preparing associated technical reports.
  • Supervising and coordinating the work of other team members and coordinating work with building professionals of other disciplines.
  • Communicating with clients to establish their needs and maintaining a dialogue throughout the project.
  • Managing project teams to ensure production of deliverables to agreed timelines and within budget.
  • Providing technical guidance and mentoring to junior members of the team.

Qualifications:

  • In-depth technical and design skills related to building envelope design and Site Supervision
  • Experience with a variety of systems and materials.
  • Excellent communications skills (both written and verbal).
  • Professional degree plus licensure in architecture or engineering.
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.
  • US (West Coast) cladding industry experience preferred.
  • Ability to understand the balance of priorities on differing projects.
  • Ability to develop and maintain successful client relationships.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Planning and organizational skills.


Rewards and Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • 26 working days annual leave (6 day work week)
  • Medical and life insurance cover.
  • Company gratuity scheme.
  • Discretionary bonus scheme.
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

Equal Opportunities Statement

AtkinsRéalis is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforces. We aim to provide quality and fairness for all job applicants and employees and not to discriminate on grounds of gender, marital status, age, race, ethnic origin, religious conviction or disablement. We oppose all forms of unlawful treatment and discrimination. Our aim is for the company to be representative of all sections of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applications equally.

We pursue this commitment by:

- Having clear and concise procedures and guidelines for both line managers and employees to ensure policies are fully understood and implemented.

- Complying with the relevant employment legislation and codes of practice.

- Ensuring that all existing employees, potential employees, colleagues and customers are treated equally and with respect.

- Ensuring that the workplace is an environment free from discrimination, harassment, victimization and bullying regardless of an individual’s gender, marital status, age, race, ethnic origin, religious conviction or disablement.

- Making all decisions relating to recruitment, selection or promotion according to the employees’ ability.

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