Jan 2017 Job Vacancy Architects at FEZ Consultants in Nigeria

 

Jan Employment Vacancy 2017 Architects at FEZ Consultants in Nigeria

 

Jan 2017 Career Opportunity Architects at FEZ Consultants in Nigeria

Job Title: Architect

Responsibilities

  • Discuss the ideas, objectives, requirements and budget of a project and in some cases help to select a site;
  • Consult with other professionals about design;
  • Assess the needs of the building and its users and advise the client on the practicality of their project;
  • Prepare and present feasibility reports and design proposals to the client;
  • Assess the impact on the local environment;
  • Use IT in design and project management, specifically using computer-aided design software;
  • Keep within financial budgets and deadlines;
  • Produce detailed workings, drawings and specifications;
  • Specify the nature and quality of materials required;
  • Prepare tender applications and presentations;
  • Negotiate with contractors and other professionals;
  • Prepare applications for planning and building control departments;
  • Draw up tender documents for contracts;
  • Project manage and help to coordinate the work of contractors;
  • Control a project from start to finish;
  • Carry out regular site visits to check on progress and ensure that the project is running on time and to budget;
  • Resolve problems and issues that arise during construction;
  • Ensure that the environmental impact of the project is managed.

Working hours:

  • Your contracted working hours will generally be 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, but you need to be prepared to work long hours, including evenings and weekends when a project demands it.
  • Part-time work or career breaks may be possible, although they are generally uncommon.

What to Expect

  • Architects are predominantly office based, but their work does include out-of-office visits to both clients and sites. Appropriate safety equipment, such as protective boots and headgear, must be worn on site.
  • There may be considerable travel within a working day, although absence from home overnight is uncommon. A company car is not usually offered, but mileage for site visits may be payable.

Skills

  • Good design and drawing skills to demonstrate your flair for architecture;
  • A strong imagination and the ability to think and create in three dimensions;
  • Sound analytical skills, accuracy, and attention to detail;
  • A keen interest in buildings and the built environment – an insight into Building Information Modeling (BIM) will also be a significant advantage;
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral, with the ability to liaise effectively with a range of other professionals;
  • Good organisational and negotiation skills;
  • Strong teamwork and leadership skills;
  • An understanding about the relationship between people, buildings and the wider environment;
  • A first-rate understanding of construction processes;
  • Commercial awareness and business acumen;
  • Reasonable mathematical skills;
  • Project management skills;
  • Excellent IT skills, including computer-aided design skills with familiarity with specific soft wares such as Auto AD, ArchiCAD, Revit, Sketch Up, 3D Max
  • Visual awareness and eye for detail

Requirements

  • Good design degree(s) (HND, B.Sc, B. Tech, M.Sc, M.Tech) in architecture;
  • Registration with the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) and the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) may be an advantage.
  • Strong portfolio to prove artistic skills
  • Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards
  • Proven working experience as an architect

Location: Lagos

Closing Date
9th January, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV’s to: recruitment@fezltd.com