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Parsons Corporation Lead Architect in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Job Description:

Parsons KAFD is looking for an amazingly talented Lead Architect to join our team!

In this role, you will join a leading professional engineering, construction, and cost management team working on multiple projects in the King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD). KAFD is a master plan development positioned to become Riyadh’s new Central Business District that combines a mixture of world-class commercial offices, hotels, retail spaces, and contemporary residences in addition to smart city solutions that redefine urban living.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Performs a wide variety of difficult architectural assignments by applying architectural design standards, practices, and techniques. The incumbent at this level is a fully qualified Architect who is proficient in developing creative architectural solutions.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs a variety of assignments, such as conducting architectural studies, developing design concepts and design criteria, and preparing related reports.

Reviews CAD drawings, renderings, layouts, study models, construction documents, and color boards prepared by Architectural Designers. Ensures compliance with applicable codes, standards, and client requirements.

Provides technical consultations for interdisciplinary analytical studies and analyses.

Writes construction specifications and prepares detailed requisitions for equipment and materials.

Interfaces with suppliers as required.

Reviews supplier drawings and samples and performs technical bid analyses.

Coordinates work with engineering and construction units at the project site.

Reviews, approves, and issues detailed design and construction drawings and specifications prepared by others.

Provides the seal and signature of a professional architect when required by statute or contract.

Provides technical guidance to lower-level Architects and Architectural Designer/Drafters working on the same project.

Keeps abreast of current technologies via technical subscriptions and attendance at conferences.

Prepares staffing estimates and execution plans.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree in Architecture (or equivalent) is required and typically 8+ years of Related Experience. Professional registration is required at this level.

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:

Requires proficiency in the application of architectural design standards, practices, techniques, and concepts. Proficiency in CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with architectural design is also required. The ability to make presentations to clients and others is preferred.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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