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Principal Architect

For a client of TeamLease Services Ltd
17 to 25+ Years
20,00,000 - 25,00,000 Per Year
Posted on 15 Mar 19
Job DescriptionLast Date 14 May 19

Position - Principal Architect(Gurgaon)

The successful candidate for the Principal Architect position: 

·         Initially reports directly to the Chief Engineer Civil and will work within a team to support Architectural design for projects around the world. This role may transition to a project specific assignment, typically with a lump sum Design-Build contract basis reporting to an Engineering Group Supervisor (EGS) or Project Engineer

·         Participates in the self-perform design work for a broad range of engineering disciplines

·         Plans and conducts work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, application, adaptation and modification of advanced architectural techniques, procedures and criteria

·         Has exposure to various International life safety and building codes including Indian standards

·         Has understanding and knowledge of structural arrangement and interface

·         Has experience in material selection and mock-up inspection

·         Has participated in the activities and proceedings of prestigious academic and professional societies and recognized national boards and bodies

·         Proficiency in the use of Revit and exposure to BIM is essential

·         Has experience of handling and leading a project team


1.       Primary Responsibilities

·         Ensuring conformance with Contract Requirements relating to Engineering

·         Conforming Bechtel Standard procedures to Project Requirements and ensuring their implementation

·         Supporting the supervising engineer in planning and implementing a program to develop self-perform engineering capabilities and resources

1.        Supervision Received

·         Independently performs complex architectural assignments and receives technical guidance from a senior architectural specialist or supervisor on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed plans for projects.


·         Develops and interprets architectural design criteria and specifications for complex infrastructure projects

·         Performs assignments independently with instructions as to the general results expected

·         Analyzes problems with conflicting design requirements, sketches ideas and recommends possible solutions

·         Analyzes and reports on the suitability of unconventional materials, techniques and/or difficult coordination requirements

·         Prepares and presents architectural concepts and developed deigns using 3D tools to client for approval

·         Prepares reports for clients as required

·         Prepares or assists in the preparation of conceptual studies, designs and reports for proposals

·         Develops and reviews project schedule, cost estimates, quantity takeoffs and staffing requirements for proposals, forecasts and change orders

·         Plans, coordinates or prepares equipment, material specifications, work scopes, material requisitions, bid evaluations and award recommendations

·         Reviews and approves key calculations, design documents, supplier drawings and data and changes orders for the project to which assigned

·         Provide architectural support during the construction phase of the project. Assist in providing oversight for subcontractors providing professional services such as construction quality assurance

·         Coordinates architectural efforts in assigned areas with specialty groups, engineering disciplines, the client, vendors, contractors, construction and other functional groups.

·         Mentors and assists in on-the-job training of personnel.


·         Technical knowledge of architectural concepts, techniques, materials and construction methods.  Working knowledge of planning and control methods.

·         Broad knowledge of precedents in a specialty area and of principles and practices of related engineering methods and systems.

·         Knowledge of architectural design, arch specialty areas, production techniques, codes and standards, building materials, LEEDS certification, regulatory standards, design criteria  and construction methods

·         Familiarity with construction practices and economics.

·         Knowledge of current industry or regulatory standards and design criteria pertinent to architectural work.

·         Skill in assessing the scope of problems and developing practical solutions.

·         Understanding of Engineering Department Procedures (EDPs),design guides, and relevant Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPs).

·         Adequate experience of preparing a very high quality presentation drawings using 3D perspectives, isometrics, 3D walk thru using 3D max studio tools. Knowledge of other application and coordination of 2-D and 3-D Computer AIDED Design (CAD) tools is essential.

·         Skill in oral and written communication.


·         Minimum 5-year degree in Architecture from an accredited college or university

·         Minimum 20 years of experience in Infrastructure projects like Rail/Road/Metro Transportation and Aviation. This practical work experience must be primarily in architecture, but may be supplemented by relevant experience in related areas of the building industry.

·         Professional license from a recognized licensing board and/or LEED certification shall be added advantage

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TeamLease Services established in 2002, is one of India's leading human resource service companies in the organized segment. A Fortune 500 company listed on both NSE & BSE markets, with eight offices and 1400 clients across the country. The company at present has about 100,000+ live associates/ trainees spread across the country and have till date given employment to 1.5+ million people with an aim to hire millions more.

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