AECOM Senior Design Architect in Durban, South Africa
Requisition/Vacancy No. 146761BR
Position Title Senior Design Architect
Job Category Architecture and Design
Business Line Architecture
Country South Africa
State/Province/Region ZA - KwaZulu-Natal
Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
About the Business Line
We help shape the world around us — from high-rise buildings to educational, cultural, research and transportation facilities. Our design process is based on energy-efficient building systems, and appropriate selection of materials and form to maximize environmental conditions and long-term performance.
Duties and Responsibilities
To be the architectural team leader by designing and developing project documentation.
To be the consultant team leader and coordinate all other disciplines during design development and construction documentation.
To be the client facing contact of the team as part of the project management team.
5 -10 years’ experience
Highly proficient in Revit and services coordination
Proficient in PowerPoint, InDesign, Photoshop
Experience with restoration projects
Good design and detail development skills
Good sense of proportion, color & texture
Good Technical design skills
Good Presentation skills
Must be able to do high quality 3D renderings & fly through with packages such as Revit & Lumion.
Familiar with Cape Town Council and an existing client base
Familiar with Commercial architectural design and construction
Personal attributes qualities or competencies:
PersonWork good under pressure & meet deadlines.
Able to work effectively with others.
Be inventive and imaginative.
Be passionate about buildings and the built environment.
Care about people and the environment.
Be able to cope with criticism of their work.
Understands the importance of client focus.
Takes responsibility to deliver commitments.
Ability to identify problems and opportunities and analyse information to develop, evaluate and implement solutions Design Architect with commercial, retail & office design experience.
Degree in Architecture.
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.