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Khatib & Alami


Ref: KP556-328

Job description / Role

Job Summary

The Architect is an entry level position in the Section of the Building Design Services team in the design center. He supports architecture project teams with the development of schematic designs, detailed designs and tender documents of non-complex architectural designs, as needed.

- Support Project Managers with the management of client relations and expectations, as needed
- Support Project Managers with the responding to client clarifications and technical issues, as needed
- Ensure client satisfaction with Buildings design deliverables
- Ensure responsibilities are fulfilled with a high quality cost-effectively
- Collect internally available data to support project execution
- Support the refinement of selected design options into schematic and draft final designs, including all required drawings and reports, as instructed
- Support the coordination with other design specializations (e.g. Structural, Mechanical, Water & Environment) to coordinate design requirements across disciplines for design projects of across all design stages (schematic, detailed), as needed
- Review prepared design deliverables with senior project teams and implement design revisions based on reviews and checking reports, as needed
- Support Senior Architects with design value engineering activities, as needed
- Support the senior project team with the review and validation of design deliverables with clients and authorities, capturing feedback and obtaining approvals, as needed
- Support the development of tender documents, including specifications, and Bills of Quantities ,as needed
- Provide support to Project Managers in developing periodic progress reports, as needed
- Assist Project Managers with implementing quality control policies and procedures on design deliverables and conduct peer review on team members' deliverables
- Implement corporate policies and procedures
- Upload design deliverables into the knowledge management repository as per policies and procedures
- Attend periodic training to further develop relevant skills


Qualification, Technical Skills and Competencies Required to Execute this Role

- Bachelor's Degree in Architecture
- Understanding of international engineering standards and codes
- Good communication and presentation skills
- Software - Revit
- Good interpersonal skills
- Proficiency in spoken and written English; Arabic is an advantage

Experience Required to Execute this Role

- 1+ years of industry experience in architectural design, particularly in [specialty] design
- 1+ years of experience in architecture in a top tier regional/multinational engineering consultancy firm

About the Company

Khatib & Alami, a multidisciplinary urban regional planning, architectural and engineering consulting company, offers clients an integrated approach toward the ever-increasing need for reliable project delivery systems. In-house expertise and the continuous recruitment of bright and innovative professionals enable us to meet the challenges of development with due consideration to environmental protection, social and economic characteristics of society. In close concert with clients, we have been able to consolidate factors that make the resultant project coincide with the client's vision within the time frame and budget set out for implementation.

K&A started its consulting services in Lebanon and extended the areas of its professional activities in accordance with the growth of its experience, and its human and financial resources. The company operates in various countries including Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Sultanate of Oman, State of Qatar, State of Kuwait, Kingdom of Bahrain, Yemen, Jordan, Palestine, Syria, Iraq, Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Libya, Sudan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Belgium, Gabon and USA. K&A employs around 4,000 professionals and technicians. Since 1984, K&A has continuously ranked among the top 100 International Design firms as published by Engineering News Record (ENR). K&A has also obtained the ISO 9001:2000 certification for its Quality Management System (QMS).

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