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Lead Architect

  1. Abu Dhabi
R-117347

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AtkinsRéalis are looking for a Lead Architect – Buildings 

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.

Responsibilities

Requirements

Technical Competencies

  • Degree in Architecture.
  • Minimum 18+ years experience in detail design, production of drawings, able to analyse technical/construction build-ability issues and provide drawings and specifications coordinated with engineering and other disciplines. Site execution of Interior design works
  • AutoCAD competent and able to work on their own initiative with minimum supervision, within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Experience in a variety of buildings and sectors such as multi residential, leisure, hotels, retail, offices, mixed-use developments.
  • Able to interpret project specifications client requirements and constructability requirements.
  • Able to prepare project specific quality plans and record and implement essential coordination issues in accordance with Atkins quality procedures
  • Desirable Middle East experience.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Good interpersonal skills, telephone skills and customer focus.
  • Creative, energetic and self-motivated.
  • Will work as a member of a multi cultural team and be expected to contribute to team performance and demonstrate use of initiative.
  • Coordination skills with other disciplines and consultants
  • Good organisation skills.
  • Lateral problem solver.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the site supervision of Contractor’s architectural and interior design works. Duties include inspection of the Contractors works
  • Review and commenting on submittals, forwarding submittals to the concerned designer for response, obtaining samples and quotations when required, preparing reports and recommendations and coordination of all architectural / ID works with other disciplines
  • Reviewing and authorising his inspectors daily reports, preparing his portion of weekly report and giving relevant input to the monthly report of his section of the project.
  • Review comments on Material submittals concerning constructability as support to the AOR and witness the field test.
  • To review As-built drawings
  • To report Quality Non-Conformances and to assist in closing out of the same.
  • To report safety violations to HSE Manager during his inspections on site.
  • To work with project site team.
  • Coordinate and manage the technical input of other disciplines  during construction stage
  • Ensure the satisfactory management and control of inward and outward documentation
  • Be able to develop and build client relationships.
  • Required to supervise the work of other members of the team.

Why choose AtkinsRéalis

Your difference makes a difference. We care for our people and are committed to creating an inclusive working environment where you can thrive and build a future you want to be a part of.

Thrive with us. When you join us, your wellbeing, health and safety become our top priority.

Engineering the future with digital. From design and engineering to project management, digital is fundamental to our way of working.

Champion lasting change. We build sustainability into everything we do.

Rewards and Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Medical and life insurance cover.
  • Company gratuity scheme.
  • Discretionary bonus scheme.
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin.
  • Employee Wellbeing Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

AtkinsRéalis is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. 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.

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