Principal Architect (Expat) - 3401891

Parsons International
  • Principal Architect (Expat) Jobs in SaudiArabia - 3401891

    Parsons International
  • 1 - 10 Years
  • SaudiArabia
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Job Description

Principal Objective

Responsible for review, verification and approval of architectural submittals, qualifications of material manufacturerssuppliers and quality of materials, applicationmethodologies, shop drawings, ITP and quantities in compliance with the project specifications, approved drawings, applicable code, standards and within budget and schedule

Organizational Relationship

Reports directly to the CSG Supervisor CPS Manager to receive administrative and technical direction in terms of project objectives Interfaces with other Royal Commission Departments, End Users and Engineering Department staff, Contractors and occasionally with senior management and client representatives

Major Activities Performed

Review, verify and approve all Contractors architectural material submittals complying with the project specifications, approved drawings, applicable code, standards Review, Verify and approve prequalification documents of Manufacturers and suppliers

Review, Verify and approve Shop drawings, ITPs and other contractual documentsrequirements

Witnesses contractors material selection, installation and quality control inspections to ensure that the permanent and finishing works are constructed according to the contract, applicable codes, standards, approved drawings and specifications

Provides technical guidance to CSG Supervisor CPS Manager in interpretation of architectural specifications Reviews job plans, methods, material selection, equipment, and detects potential problems in conforming to established schedules or specifications

Reviews problems with Contractor and other departments to determine whether proposed actions are adequate for resolution

Reviews contractor-submitted architectural shop drawings, material submittals, interiors and exterior finishes, mock-ups, landscaping, and coordinates with the concerned departments for obtaining their approval andor comments

Arranges meetings between the contractor and concerned departments to resolve interfacing problems during construction

Conducts or directs fact finding architectural investigations and advises CSG Supervisor CPS Manager

Initiates and prepares for CSG Supervisor CPS Manager draft architectural related letters, memos or reports to contractors and other Departments


Experience and Qualifications

BSBA Degree in Architecture from western recognized university

Minimum of 10 (Ten) years of total experience (5 years as technical reviewer) in architectural construction and materials selection of building projects such as multi-story buildings, offices, residential developments, auditorium, or education commercial buildings

The candidate also should have

Design and Technical Review experience and should be well versed with Architectural Codes, Specifications and BuildingMaterial Standards (Technical Specification writer would be an advantage)

Owners Engineer representing the Royal Commission

Experience in monitoring and inspection of on-site architectural activities, including; interior finishes, tiling, painting, door, window and false ceiling installations, and furniture

Professional registration (RA) or PMP certification is required

Knowledgeable of US architectural codes and standards

Provide technical guidance to contractors and utilizes expertise to ensure that the materials and works are done as per the contract in accordance with applicable codes, standards, approved drawings, and specifications, budget and schedule

Experienced with

-Construction and building drawings

-Applicable Architectural codes, standards construction practices

-Construction sequencing and methodology

Knowledge of International building code (IBC) and Uniform Building Code (UBC)

Candidate must be LEED certified

Must have or be able to obtain Saudi Driving License

Must be fluent in English both verbalwritten and be able to effectively communicate with others

Knowledge of computers and basic software applications MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point), read construction schedules (Primavera)

Advance AutoCAD experience

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Deadline:13th Aug 2025

Company Profile

Parsons is a leader in many diverse markets such as infrastructure, transportation, water, telecommunications, aviation, commercial, environmental, planning, industrial manufacturing, education, healthcare, life sciences and homeland security.
Parsons provides technical and management solutions to federal, regional and local government agencies as well as private industries worldwide.

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