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Architect (Rail), Dubai

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Architect (Rail), Dubai


The new Transportation and Infrastructure Division (T&I) in Atkins ME&A Business brings together the capabilities of our Rail and Infrastructure Division into a single business of talented engineers and professionals facing the Highways, Rail, Water and Aviation markets


We are currently looking to recruit experienced rail Architects to work on a number of exciting projects across the Middle East region.

To assist with the Design Development and documentation on a number of transportation projects in the Middle East including the Route 2020 Metro, Riyadh Metro and Mekkah Metro. The candidate should be a confident and capable designer with good sketchup, AutoCAD and REVIT skills. The Candidate would ideally have over 5 years experience on new build rail projects.

  • Front end design work and station planning
  • To assist with the coordination and production of 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
  • Specifying the nature and quality of materials required
  • Involvement with Value Engineering
  • Preparing applications for planning and building control departments
  • Preparing tender documents for contracts
  • Site Inspections and construction support
  • Resolving problems and issues that arise during construction

Technical Competencies
  • Degree in Architecture, Architectural Engineering or equivalent
  • The Candidate would ideally have over 5 years experience on new build rail projects
  • Rail Experience
  • Qualified Architect or Part 2 Architect
  • Good all round experience from front end to delivery
  • Sketch up
  • AutoCAD
  • Good University portfolio
  • Site Experience
  • Design and Build Experience
  • Middle East Experience
Behavioural Competencies
  • The right candidates would be intuitive, well organised and creative.
  • 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 small team of staff and work to tight deadlines
  • Keep calm under pressure
Rewards & Benefits
Atkins’ competitive core benefits package includes:
  • A competitive salary
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Transportation allowance
  • 22 working days annual leave (based on 5 day working week)
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin

Next Steps


All applications will be reviewed against the above criteria and contacted accordingly.


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