Principal Architect Jobs in Middle East

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  • Offered Salary 21000
  • Career Level Senior Director
  • Experience 8 Years +
  • Gender N/A
  • Industry Construction & Real Estate
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

The Role 

Principal architects are responsible for developing customers and nurturing professional relationships. On each project, the principal works with the client to determine goals and is ultimately responsible for delivering final schematics. You also deliver construction documents to building contractors.

Throughout the process, a principal architect manages the work of other professionals. They may utilize architect interns and drafters to research building codes, make schematic calculations, and draft technical materials. Typically, the principal delegates day-to-day contact with clients to a project manager, who may be another architect or a drafter.

Roles & Responsibilities:
 Organizes own and others work to achieve set deadlines. Planning and monitoring others
work to achieve set deadlines
 Responsible for the correctness, accuracy and complete multi-disciplinary coordination of
the design documentation prepared by the assigned team
 Develops specific, standardized procedures to achieve project requirements and deadlines
 Proactively checks and coordinates project documents (including but not limited to multi-
disciplinary drawings, design reports, technical specifications, etc.) and ensure they meet
Client requirements and Industry Standards
 Ensures accuracy and quality of discipline BIM model information, presentation, and
 Collaborates/communicates with other disciplines regarding coordination issues and
common design tasks
 Leads Team and other disciplines regarding coordination issues and common design &
BIM model development tasks
 Prepares designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, working
drawings, develops details, develops specifications
 Participates in pro-active coordination with internal and external design disciplines to
achieve a high-quality consistent set of presentation or design documents as per Client
requirements and Industry standards
 Reviews / Checks material schedules and sample boards
 Responsible for making technical decisions regarding resolution of clashes between
 Understands principles of and able to work within project budgets which includes fees and
designing to construction budget
 Capable of producing a set of quality specifications

 Minimum Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of design or architecture.
 Minimum 10 years post undergraduate experience, 5 years' experience in UAE
 Experience of working on medium to large scale projects including site experience
 Proficient in BIM Software and other computer design programs
 Excellent leadership and communication skills.

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