Site resident architect

Fez Integrated Services Limited

Job Summary

Discuss the ideas, objectives, requirements and budget of a project and in some cases help to select a site. Consult with other professionals about design. Assess the needs of the building and its users and advise the client on the practicality of their project

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Fez Integrated Services Limited - Our client, a group of dynamic professionals whose sole aim is providing outstanding architectural and construction services that compete with acceptable international standard, also providing sound engineering solutions, is currently recruiting a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position below: 

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and present feasibility reports and design proposals to the client
  • Assess the impact on the local environment
  • Use IT in design and project management, specifically using computer-aided design software
  • Keep within financial budgets and deadlines
  • Produce detailed workings, drawings and specifications
  • Specify the nature and quality of materials required
  • Prepare tender applications and presentations
  • Negotiate with contractors and other professionals
  • Prepare applications for planning and building control departments
  • Draw up tender documents for contracts
  • Project manage and help to coordinate the work of contractors
  • Control a project from start to finish
  • Carry out regular site visits to check on progress and ensure that the project is running on time and to budget
  • Resolve problems and issues that arise during construction
  • Ensure that the environmental impact of the project is managed

Educational Requirements

  • Good Design Degree(s) (HND, B.Sc., B.Tech., M.Sc., M.Tech.) in Architecture
  • 5 years of experiences in the field and experiences in construction/contract administration
  • Registration with the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) and the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) may be an advantage
  • Strong portfolio to prove artistic skills
  • Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards
  • Proven working experience as an architect.

Skills:

  • Good knowledge of construction/contract administration
  • Uncommon skill of interpreting and understanding architectural, engineering construction drawings and specifications, land and topographical surveys, geotechnical surveys and reports and any other relevant information required on site
  • Good design and drawing skills to demonstrate your flair for architecture
  • A strong imagination and the ability to think and create in three dimensions
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral, with the ability to liaise effectively with a range of other professionals, clients and contractors
  • Good identification and selection of contractors and sub-contractors
  • Good knowledge of contract administration
  • In-depth knowledge of the laws of building contracts such as the NIA 1990 laws of building contracts,JCT, FIDIC etc.
  • Full understanding of construction safety and enforcement of use of PPE and safety procedures
  • Good understanding of requirements of statutory approvals and the Nigerian building code
  • Good organizational and negotiation skills
  • Strong teamwork and leadership skills.
  • A first-rate understanding of construction processes
  • Reasonable mathematical skills
  • Project management skills with high proficiency in Microsoft office software especially Microsoft word, excel and project.
  • Excellent IT skills, including computer-aided design skills with familiarity with specific soft wares such as AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, Revit, Sketch Up, 3D Max.

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