AECOM Design Architect in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Business Line Architecture

Position Title Design Architect

United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi

Job Summary

Job Summary

Junior Architect role which involves assisting the team leader in developing design concepts and design criteria, preparing reports, calculations, and detailed design and construction drawings. Also is assist the lead architect in obtaining permits for construction, and the review of plans and specifications submitted by consultants and contractors.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Act as assistant Architect for multidiscipline consulting design teams on varying projects.

  • Part of the design team for a small and medium sized projects or sections of larger projects to achieve the client’s objectives to cost and project schedules.

  • Supervise a team of architectural technologists towards developing the design packages.

  • Originate drawing packages from Concept towards Detail Design and construction documents.

  • Prepare the presentation of plans to governing and permitting authorities for land use, zoning and permit approvals

  • Prepare technical consultations for interdisciplinary analytical studies and analyses

  • Carry assignments to completion with minimum guidance in accordance with project objectives, professional standards, and policies and procedures.

  • Understanding and the ability to conduct coordination between different disciplines.

Minimum Requirements

Specific skills required

  • Strong Design Skills and the ability to initiate concept design proposals and develop them towards workable schemes.

  • Familiar with researching, preparing and presenting technical presentations and reports.

  • Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Expert in using Revit, CAD, Indesign, Sketch-up and other graphical soft-wares (experience in Rhino is preferred).

Person Specification (Personality Attributes)

  • Excellent leadership skills

  • Excellent computer/software skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Accuracy & precision of work

  • Must have good presentation skills

  • Good problem solving skills

  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure

  • Accountability for assigned work

  • Ability to work well with others and lead less experienced Staff


  • 5+ years of post-qualification experience, with developing projects from concept till detail design packages

Preferred Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree in with major course work in architecture required.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Job Category Architecture and Design

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 165335BR