Petrok is a multi- sector project support service company operating across Africa, with offices in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania and Mozambique. We provide project support solutions to meet our clients’ needs and we work with companies to realize their employment goals through scalable and tailor-made solutions. At Petrok, we ensure that our clients focus on their comparative advantage, save money and time by outsourcing needs to a highly efficient and skilled team. We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Architect
Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
- Collaborate with clients to understand their requirements, vision, and project goals.
- Create concept sketches, drawings, and architectural models to visualize and communicate design ideas effectively.
- Develop comprehensive design proposals that align with project constraints, regulations, and aesthetic preferences.
- Conduct site analysis to assess the physical, environmental, and contextual factors that could impact the design.
- Prepare feasibility studies and cost estimates to guide project budgeting and resource allocation.
- Collaborate with engineers, urban planners, and other professionals to ensure a cohesive design approach.
- Develop detailed architectural drawings, plans, and specifications using computer-aided design (CAD) software.
- Ensure designs comply with local building codes, regulations, and zoning requirements.
- Integrate sustainable design principles to enhance energy efficiency and minimize environmental impact.
- Maintain open communication with clients to gather feedback, address concerns, and update them on project progress.
- Present design concepts and proposals to clients, explaining design rationale and addressing questions.
- Oversee the project from inception to completion, ensuring timelines and milestones are met.
- Coordinate with contractors, subcontractors, and vendors to ensure construction aligns with design intent.
- Monitor construction progress, resolve design-related issues, and approve material and finish selections.
- Conduct site visits and inspections to ensure that construction aligns with the design plans and specifications.
- Review and approve shop drawings, samples, and mock-ups to maintain design integrity.
Innovation and Research:
- Stay updated with industry trends, technological advancements, and emerging materials to integrate innovative solutions into projects.
- Apply creative problem-solving skills to address design challenges and create unique, functional spaces.
- Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture from an accredited institution.
- Project management skills to oversee multiple projects simultaneously.
- Knowledge of sustainable design principles and their implementation.
- Professional licensure as an architect (where required) or eligibility to pursue licensure.
- Proficiency in architectural design software (e.g., AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, etc.).
- Strong understanding of building codes, regulations, and zoning requirements.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills to collaborate with clients and stakeholders.
- Attention to detail and a strong sense of aesthetics.
- Previous experience in architectural design, preferably with a portfolio showcasing a range of project types and scales.
- Experience collaborating with multidisciplinary teams including engineers, contractors, and consultants.
- Experience in managing all phases of a project, from concept design through construction administration.
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org using the Job Title as the subject of the email.
Application Deadline: 29th September, 2023.