Principal Architect


Minimum Requirements:

3 Years+ Rail Experience; Qualified Architect with at least 15 years post qualification experience – Preferably registered in UK, USA or Australia; Station Planning experience; New Build Underground station experience.

Good all round experience from front end to delivery; Good understanding of NFPA Codes; Experience on similar projects at a senior level; Experience managing teams of between 8-20 people; Client and stakeholder facing experience; Site Experience; Design and Build Experience.

10 Years+ Rail Experience; Good understanding of Middle East Building Codes; New build elevated station experience; LEED AP; QSAS Professional; Middle East Experience; Sketch up; REVIT; AutoCAD; Site experience

The right candidates would be pragmatic, intuitive, and well organised. Will work as a member of a team and be expected to contribute to team performance and demonstrate use of initiative. Must be able to manage a medium size team of staff and work to tight deadlines. Keep calm under pressure


Duties Performed

Technical and commercial management of a team; Front end design work and station planning; Client, Employer and Stakeholder Liaison.

Supervise the Concept, Prelim and Detail Design documentation; Supervise the work of external 3D Visualisers; Prepare and deliver presentations; Assist with bid proposals and presentation of bids; Preparing and presenting feasibility reports and design proposals to the client; Involvement with Value Engineering

Supervise the preparation of applications for planning and building control departments; Supervise the preparation of tender documents for contracts; Site Inspections and Construction Support; Resolving problems and issues that arise during construction; Keeping within financial budgets and deadlines; Coordinating with contractors and other professionals; Controlling a project from start to finish


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