Architect & Site Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Lagos
  • Posted 1 year ago
  • Applications have closed.

Pruvia Integrated Limited

 

We are looking for a right-brained Architect to perform all phases of architectural work including planning, designing and overseeing the construction.
You will be involved in new building designs, extensions, alterations, restorations and conservations from the earliest stages right through to completion.
The goal is to match client’s needs and to produce sustainable, functional and aesthetically pleasing designs

 

Responsibilities

Control project from start to finish to ensure high quality, innovative and functional design
Take the “brief” to identify clients’ needs and put together feasibility reports and design proposals
Produce detailed blueprints and make any necessary corrections
Compile project specifications
Keep within budgets and timelines
Ensure that all works are carried out to specific standards, building codes, guidelines and regulations
Make on site visits to check on project status and report on project
Cooperate and liaise with construction professionals
Follow architectural trends and advancements
Working closely with a team of other professionals such as building service engineers, construction managers, quantity surveyors and architectural technologists
Applying for planning permission and advice from governmental new build and legal departments
Writing and presenting reports, proposals, applications and contracts
Specifying the requirements for the project
Adapting plans according to circumstances and resolving any problems that may arise during construction
Playing a part in project and team management
Act as the main technical adviser on a construction site for subcontractors, craftspeople and operatives
Set out, level and survey the site
Ensure that all materials used and work performed are in accordance with the specifications
Oversee the selection and requisition of materials
Day-to-day management of the site, including supervising and monitoring the site labour force and the work of any subcontractors
Oversee quality control and health and safety matters on site
Prepare reports as required
Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise.

 

Requirements

Proven working experience as an architect
Strong portfolio to prove artistic skills
Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards
Strong imagination and the ability to think and create in three dimensions
Visual awareness and an eye for detail
Communication and project management skills
B.Sc/HND degree in Architecture
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
A keen interest in the built environment and the dedication to see projects through to their conclusion
Willingness to work long hours, under time and budget pressure
Excellent design and drafting skills and proficiency with computer-aided design (CAD)
A keen eye for detail, as well as the ability to see the bigger picture of a project
Organisational, project management and planning skills, including the ability to juggle multiple tasks
An analytical mind with excellent problem-solving and mathematical ability
Leadership skills as well as the ability to work well within a team of other professionals
An awareness of the specific environmental and social impact of your projects

 

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