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Senior Architect Jobs in UAE at Arcadis

Title: Senior Architect

Company: Arcadis

Location: UAE

Type: Full Time


Category: Architecture

Description

Are you a seasoned Architect with extensive background in Site Supervision works of Buildings services? Are you looking for your next challenge? If yes, Apply Now. We have a fantastic opportunity in our UAE office that could be of interest to you.

Who are we:

From climate change to rapid urbanization, our world is a more complex place. Whether it is maximizing space in cities or making wasteland habitable, we deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes for our clients. Our people work collaboratively to create value through built and natural assets that work in harmony with their surroundings – from shopping centers in Shanghai to new rail systems in Doha and reducing air pollution in Los Angeles. Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. We are 27,000 people active in over 70 countries that generate €3.4 billion in revenues. Arcadis. Improving quality of life.


Role Summary:

Oversee the site activities of a buildings project in the UAE. Manage and mentor direct reports. Assess and report on the progress, health, safety, and quality of construction works to support the site supervision management team in ensuring that the works are completed in accordance with the contract. Support Senior Site Representative in Administration of the Construction Contract. Liaise with Local Authorities on all relevant project technical matters to ensure acceptance and compliance with Authority standards.

Role Responsibilities:

Comply with all Arcadis policies, procedures inclusive of health and safety plans and site supervision manual

Actively contribute to the health, safety and welfare of self and others through identification and reporting of potential health and safety hazards in the workplace

Maintain knowledge of current standards and regulations

Collaborate and coordinate with all engineers (Consultant/Client/Contractor)

Review of Contractor submittals (shop drawings, as built drawings, materials, method statements)

Produce project technical & progress reports


Prepare responses to technical queries / RFI’s

Take an active role in project progress and technical meetings

Notify Senior Site Representative on project time, quality and cost risk

Attend on site / off site witness testing of materials, equipment and systems

Maintain progress records for tracking progress v/s programme

Prepare draft letters to support Senior Site Representative administer the Contract

Support Senior Site Representative with project close out procedures

Manage and mentor direct reports

Proactively interact with Local Authorities

Qualifications

Role Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Architecture

Relevant Professional Membership is preferrable

Must have 15 years post graduate experience including 5 years in the UAE in buildings projects like research buildings, laboratories, data centers etc.

Competent user of Microsoft applications

Must be fluent in the English langauge with excellent communication skills

Must be able to work proactivley within and manage multi cultural teams

Must work professionally and in an ethical manner whilst representing Arcadis

What We Offer:

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