Project Engineering Lead (Architect) - Trojena

Requisition ID: 276276 

  • Relocation Authorized: National/International - Camp 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Trojena 


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Project Overview:

TROJENA (The Mountains of NEOM) will be an iconic, world-class destination, blending natural and developed landscapes and will offer unique experiences for residents and visitors alike. Located in the northwest of Saudi Arabia in the region of Tabuk just 50km from the coast, TROJENA will be a destination like no other on earth. Based upon the principles of eco-tourism facilities will include a folded vertical village, a lake with water sports and event facilities, high altitude ski village, observatory, world leading health and wellbeing facilities and a nature reserve which will be home to unique wildlife, heritage sites and exploration opportunities. With over 3,600 hotel, 2,200 homes, 9 iconic buildings and 100 world class indoor and outdoor experiences Trojena will become the ultimate mountain destination. Bechtel will provide a full range of project management services to support the delivery of this iconic destination. We encourage you to watch this video which gives a glimpse at what we (you) are about to build!

Job Summary:

In this role, you will plan, develop, design, coordinate, and review architectural work on large projects with unique requirements. You will prepare discipline estimates and work plans, review and approve design documents, interpret regulations, and assist with performance reporting. Your recommendations for resolving complex issues will help ensure client satisfaction with a project’s architectural aspects. Project Engineering Lead will be responsible for the coordination of project Architectural Design tasks and Landscape Architecture associated with development of the NEOM Mountain region which consists of Recreational assets comprising of site wide infrastructure, Ski Slopes, Hiking and nature trails; Real Estate comprising of Hotels, Ultra Luxury mansions, Villages, lifestyle and resorts; and Major structures consisting of Vault, lake Tunnel and bow. This role is responsible for coordinating the scope and integration of work assigned to subcontracted design entities. The successful candidate must have strong organizational and teamwork skills, proven problem- solving abilities, and the desire to innovate designs as well as architecture work processes. Working location will be a single status assignment at Bechtel/project office or design consultants' office. #LI-AR2

Major Responsibilities:

Conduct, plan, schedule or coordinate initial and detailed phases of the Architectural Designs for the project.
Plan and conduct independent work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of layout techniques, procedures, and criteria for the Architectural designs of the project buildings, facilities and structures including planning and development activities of the region.
Provide review and make recommendations on development and evaluate infrastructure requirements.
Prepare conceptual studies, designs, reports, proposals, value engineering studies or alternate technical concepts in accordance with Engineering Procedures and contribute to the Architectural design of the project facilities.
Will be responsible for the review of Architectural Design tasks and Landscape Architecture associated with development of the region.
Prepare essential contractual documents such as Scope of Work, Request for Proposal (RFP) and Information Report.
Identify and implement sustainability requirement.
Coordinate design development with other departments which may include construction, estimating, project controls, procurement, and contracts management.
Coordinate and integrate design work between the architectural discipline, engineering disciplines and other design entities.
Interface with clients and stakeholders to make presentations, define project layout requirements, and obtain contractual and statutory approvals.
Prepare and/or assists in the preparation of cost estimates and quantity take-offs.

Education and Experience Requirements:

A recognized Bachelor's/master's degree in architecture or equivalent, from an accredited college or university with an overall experience of 15 years.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Minimum 15 years' experience as an architect with hands on experience in planning, with understanding of Recreational assets comprising of site wide infrastructure, Ski Slopes, Hiking and nature trails; Real Estate comprising of Hotels, Ultra Luxury mansions, Villages, lifestyle and resorts; and Major structures consisting of Vault, Lake Tunnel and bow.
Previous experience working as Architect with an interest in the environment and life sciences.
Experience in planning and program management.
Relevant experience in the KSA and MENA region and a sound understanding of the cultural norms and requirements of the region and a LEED certified professional.
US Professional Architects Registration and/ or internationally recognized Professional Architects from elsewhere, such as RIBA is required.
Practical work experience sufficient to demonstrate competence and breadth in architectural layouts.
Experience in customer-facing roles, presenting to customers and working with authorities having jurisdiction.
Active participation in professional association(s) for architecture.
Knowledge of architectural layout design, production techniques, building materials, and construction methods for development of various work areas.
Understands technical issues and cost related to selection of design features and unique architectural design requirements.
Knowledge of precedents in the specialty area and knowledge of principles and practices of related engineering design methods and systems for some of the iconic structures.
Understanding and experience of recognized software used in Architectural Design.
Broad knowledge of the building industry, regulatory standards.
Experienced with the practices and procedures as well as International Design Codes and Standards.
Has experience with Architectural work planning, scheduling, and cost estimating.
Skilled in oral and written communication and has graphic presentation skills.
Communicates complex technical issues and recommends solutions.
Experienced with managing knowledge of sustainability and its integration into the design and the construction of various buildings.
Has a working knowledge of Autodesk design suite (Revit, AutoCAD) and is proficient in model viewing software (e.g. Autodesk Navisworks) to navigate the 3D model for review, coordination, and guidance of physical model development decisions.
Leads formal and informal 3D model reviews.
Familiar with discipline-specific Autodesk Design suite (e.g., Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD, Navisworks) design workflows and impacts to discipline productivity, schedule, budget, and staffing plans.
Knowledgeable in the use and application of relevant business software, GIS programs, Photoshop, and 3D sketch up.

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