Ref: SP920-20

Job description / Role

Employment: Contract

Site Architect - PMC - 3 Month Contract

Our Global Project Management Consultancy client has a new requirement for a well experienced Site Architect to join their team in Abu Dhabi to work on high profile new projects. Successful candidates will have a proven background as a Site Architect on new build, fit out and landscape projects in the UAE. Candidates must have worked for a recognised architectural or project management consultancy client in a supervision role as site architect.

This role is available for immediate joining and is an initial 3 Month Contract position as an outsource employed by J10 Consulting.


• Lead the coordination process with other disciplines.
• Assist the Resident Engineer in performing the contractual duties on site.
• Provides resolution for technical engineering problems within the assigned discipline(s); coordinates application of solutions to ensure progress on site.
• Advise the project manager of any technical aspects of the architectural work that may affect construction progress, quality and the like.
• Continually review the contractor's construction schedule during the progress of site works.
• Determines aesthetic design and practical technical solutions for the planning of external spaces including hardscapes, softscapes, streetscapes etc. Works would cover urban planning, public open spaces and parks, leisure facilities etc.
• Reviewing, and coordinating construction packages including managing construction details for all built forms within the external works packages to be designed in coordination with the relevant engineers prior to contract documentation.
• Review softscape detailing including the design and specification of all plant materials, planting medium, preparation of the site, contours & grading and control of all horticultural practices for installation works.
• Reviewing, and processing all interior shop drawings and architectural technical submittals.
• Answering RFI’s related to interior and architecture.
• Review construction submittals from project inception to close-out.
• Review Contractor's installation method statements.
• Review Contractor's shop drawings against the design [tender] drawings for compliance with the design intent and return to project manager with appropriate comments / approval.
• Review contractor's shop drawing in conjunction with other engineering disciplines to ensure coordination and advise project manager accordingly.
• Review Contractor's material proposals against specified technical performance requirements and advise the Project Manager on the appropriateness of the proposals.
• Review Contractor's proposed sub contractor(s) associated with the engineering works from a technical standpoint.
• Monitors material procurement and deliveries to ensure timeliness in support of construction activities and schedule within the assigned discipline.
• Undertake general project site observation / inspection of the works for Contractor's adherence to the approved shop drawings and Consultant's specification, good working practices, the construction schedule and health & safety.
• Be available to undertake off-site inspections of proposed equipment and materials as may be deemed necessary by the Project Manager.
• Lead the snagging and de-snagging process with an aim to progress the works to completion through this process.
• Attend project, site progress and any related technical meetings as directed by the project manager.
• Prepare draft site / engineer's instructions, relating to the project, as required and issue to the Project Manager.
• Provide advice to the Project Manager in regard to any variation costs that may be claimed by the Contractor during the course of the works.
• Ensures that the project quality control procedures are used for the construction supervision works and monitors it for improvement.
• Collaborates with construction management to eliminate any hazards associated with the work that may adversely affect the environment or the safety or health of employees.
• Reviews and interprets discipline design drawings and specifications to ensure current re vision level and correct technical execution of the work.
• Performs works inspection requests and material inspection requests as required to support juniors.
• Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


Site Architect Experience:

• Degree in Architecture or related field.
• Min of 5 years postgraduate experience and a min. of 2 years of similar work experience on large projects in a Consultancy company.
• Strong technical knowledge with the ability to resolve design issues on site.
• REVIT and BIM360 skills.
• Good knowledge of the building codes
• A professional who can manage and coordinate specialized activity, discipline or team of moderate size and complexity.
• UAE Driving License

AED 14,000 to 18,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.

About the Company

J10 Consulting are Construction Recruitment experts in the Middle East.

We help businesses and careers grow by delivering Temporary Contract & Permanent Contingency hiring solutions within Construction & Engineering in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain & Kuwait

J10 Consulting provide collaborative engagement and a deep understanding of both client and candidate requirements to cover temporary and permanent requirements across a number of vertical markets within Construction & Engineering.

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