Job Title: Architect
at Kenya Airports Authority in Nairobi
Architect at Kenya Airports Authority in Nairobi – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies
To plan, design and implement airports’ facilities development / improvements to meet the strategic needs of the business
Perform architectural duties, using computer-aided drafting and design (CADD) and managing architectural projects from definition through completion of construction.
Develop concepts and designs for buildings, interpretation of standards, coordinating and consulting with engineering specialties, and participating in design and site meetings.
Monitoring project compliance by maintaining a variety of records, reports, plans, and files on work projects, and evaluating progress of engineering projects as set out in line with the Corporate Plan.
Review field data, providing construction support services, and investigating existing site conditions by conducting periodic on-site observation of construction work, reviewing contractor submittals and requests for information, preparing specifications, working drawings, bid documents, and estimates and presentations of drawings and models.
Review and evaluate designs prepared by other agencies or private contractors/consultants by ensuring adequacy, completeness, economy and compliance with design criteria, design standards, applicable codes, and maintainability.
Assist in the interpretation of architectural and engineering design standards established by local jurisdictions by conducting codes and regulation research.
To continuously undertake research on new technology and developments for airport facilities improvement.
Ensures maintenance and improvement of KAA QMS
Degree: Bachelor of Architecture from a recognized university
Experience: At least 5 years post-university experience in a busy architectural office
Registration: Must be registered with the Board of Registration of Architects & Quantity Surveyors (BORAQS) or other internationally-recognized body
Others: Knowledge of design/drafting software including ArchiCAD and AutoCAD is a must; knowledge and application of presentation software (Artlantis and/or Piranesi) would be an added advantage.
How to Apply
Interested candidates are required to submit an application letter, curriculum vitae and copies of certificates and other testimonials on or before 25TH JULY 2012 to the address below quoting reference on the envelop ARCH-JULY – 2012
The Managing Director
Kenya Airports Authority
P. O Box 19001-00501
Please note that canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
“Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.”
Deadline: 25th July 2012