Architect

Apion Properties and Constructions - Lusaka, Lusaka

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Contract

Contract type
Permanent
Application deadline
29/01/2019

Description
Assessment test required

Position
Architect
Vacancies
1
Description

As an architect you’ll design new buildings or extensions or alterations to existing structures, and advise on the restoration and conservation of old properties. You may work on individual buildings or on large redevelopment schemes, and your responsibility can extend to the design of the surrounding landscape and spaces.

Working closely with clients and users, you’ll make sure that projected designs match requirements and are functional, safe and economical. You’ll usually control a project from start to finish and work with a number of construction professionals, including surveyors and engineers.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Control project from start to finish ensuring high quality, innovative and functional design
Take the “brief” to identify clients’ needs and put together feasibility reports and design proposals
Develop ideas keeping in mind client’s needs, building’s usage and environmental impact
Produce detailed blueprints and make any necessary corrections
Compile project specifications
Keep within budgets and timelines
Ensure that all works are carried out to specific standards, building codes, guidelines and regulations
Make on site visits to check on project status and report on project
Cooperate and liaise with construction professionals
Follow architectural trends and advancements

Requirements

Min education
Bachelor's degree
Required experience
none Years
Nationality
Zambia
Languages
Not defined
Specializations
Skills
Not defined
Prerequisites

REQUIREMENTS

Proven working experience as an architect
Strong portfolio to prove artistic skills
Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards
Excellent drawing skills and familiarity with design software (Adobe Photoshop, SketchUp, 3d Studio VIZ or similar)
Strong imagination and the ability to think and create in three dimensions
Visual awareness and an eye for detail
Communication and project management skills
BS degree in Architecture

Company

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