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Architect Job Description Sample

Architect Job Description Sample

This Architect sample job description can be used to help you create a job advert that will attract candidates who are qualified for the job. Feel free to revise this job description to meet your specific job duties and job requirements.

Job Title: Architect

Architect Job Purpose:

Designing new buildings, alterations, extensions, or restoration projects. Working with clients to ensure their designs are functional and within budgetary restraints.

Architect Job Duties:

  • Meeting with clients to discuss project objectives, needs, and budget
  • Preparing and presenting design proposals, including detailed drawings of finished buildings, renovations, or restorations
  • Meeting with construction professionals and clients to discuss feasibility of designs
  • Reviewing local rules and regulations to ensure the construction project falls within all constraints
  • Creating detailed drawings and specifications for architectural projects
  • Specifying the materials needed for construction of projects
  • Working with computer-aided design software to create blueprints and images
  • Working with contractors, surveyors, and building service engineers to create a construction schedule and bring the designs to fruition
  • Coordinating work between various contractors
  • Supervising construction of buildings to ensure projects meet deadlines, stay on budget, and adhere to the original vision for the design
  • Visiting proposed locations and building sites
  • Resolving issues that come up during construction
  • Participating in project management throughout the construction

Architect Skills and Qualifications:

Outstanding Visualisation Skills; Understanding of Construction Technologies; Visual Communication Skills; Attention to Detail; Drawing Skills; Ability to Work With Three-Dimensional Designs; Inventiveness; Interest in People and the Environment; Knowledge of Building Codes; Registration with the Architect's Registration Board; Minimum of Seven Years Combined Study and Practical Experience; Written and Oral Communication Skills; High Levels of Creativity; Ability to Work Well Under Pressure; Willingness to Work Long Hours; Analytical Mind; Problem Solving Skills; Strong Leadership Skills; Ability to Work Well on a Team; Project Management Skills


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