Stantec Architect in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Stantec is seeking an Architect to support on ongoing design projects.
Key responsibilities include:
Works independently or with very little supervision from team leaders and can serve as a leader on some or all project phases: conceptual design, programming, space planning, DD, SD, and CD’s.
Accept and take ownership for the delivery of project design tasks (as directed) on time and to Conceptualize a building design from both a functional and aesthetic perspective in concert with a client’s requirements, budget and program
Development of a design through sketches, physical models, electronic models, diagrams, massing studies, and other visual formats in order to express the design intent and communicate to project team, client, and building user groups.
Utilize BIM technologies in development of three dimensional models of buildings and their components; can use, and redline Revit/CAD/BIM on production drawings and details that meet the design criteria.
Presenting the building design to stakeholders (client groups and project teams) during early project phases
Develop space planning, block planning, and adjacency diagrams in coordination with building program.
Must have a high level understanding of local codes, health and safety requirements, and be able to work well within integrated design team members.
Evaluate and select building systems and materials.
Understands QA processes and how to make needed corrections and/or revisions on production materials.
Coordinate building systems (structural, mechanical, electrical, etc.) to ensure compatibility with the design intent.
Implement sustainable design principles into the building design and surrounding environment.
Analyze site incorporating geotechnical, hydrological, environmental, social and economic conditions.
Develop building design in accordance with cost parameters
Participate in development of the program and other pre-design efforts
Serves as a trainer and resource for more junior level staff
Ensure that design intent is maintained through documentation and construction
Present the building design to stakeholders (client groups and project teams)
Capable of quickly coming up with design alternatives on design assignments.
Can assemble a complete set of drawings and specifications to meet the design intent.
Can perform in all aspects of the CA phase to build the design concept.
Keeps abreast of technological developments such as new codes, new design concepts, computer applications, drafting methods, etc.
Excellent relationships with clients, contractors, agencies and consultants.
Adheres to the values and behavior aligned to Stantec Core Values, Ethics & Code of Conduct.
Display a high level of professional behaviour.
Ability to work independently and manage in a team environment.
A guideline of 5 - 8 years’ relative work experience on medium to large sized projects.
Professionally accredited degree in Architecture or equivalent in support of architectural license is required
Architectural license is required
LEED Green Associate Accreditation or LEED AP preferred
Ability to hand sketch and communicate concepts and ideas to clients effectively
Ability to apply accessibility codes, applicable building codes, and life-safety codes to the design of a wide variety of project scopes and complexity
General knowledge of building construction systems, constructability, materials, and industry associated standards
Experience with modeling/drafting software (Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD)
Strong experience with design software (Sketch-up, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.) required
We’re active members of the communities we serve. That’s why at Stantec we always design with community in mind. We believe growing a great design company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus creativity, determination and a drive to do the extraordinary.
The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring projects to life. Our work as architects, engineers, and consultants from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a solid history of success. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work. Redefine your personal best. Join us!
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United Arab Emirates-Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates