Senior Urban Designer

Company: Full Time Parsons Corporation
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted: July 17, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable

About the job

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Senior Urban Designer to join our team!  In this role you will get to utilizing your architectural/urban design background to coordinate the master planning and urban design work for major development.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • The Senior Urban Designers will independently perform a wide variety of conventional and moderately complex architectural, master planning, and urban planning assignments by applying architectural design standards, practices, and techniques.
  • Performs a variety of assignments such as conducting architectural studies, developing design concepts and design criteria, and preparing related reports.
  • Reviews CAD drawings, renderings, layouts, study models, construction documents, and color boards prepared by Architectural Designers.
  • Coordinates work with engineering and construction units at project site.
  • Reviews, approves, and issues detailed design and construction drawings and specifications prepared by others.
  • Provides the seal and signature of a professional architect when required by statute or contract.
  • Provides technical guidance to Architectural Designer/Drafters working on the same project.
  • Liaise with City architects and master planners to update and improve the design regulations and design code on urban design aspects.
  • Lead and / or co-collaborate in building permits processes update and improvement on urban design related parts.
  • Conduct necessary assessment and provide recommendations of building applications for mega development.
  • Liaise with other necessary authorities to facilitate the approval process.
  • Lead and coordinate with the team in technical reports preparation and implement best practices of architecture.
  • Engage in concept designs assessment team of mega scale development.
  • Handling the mega development processes management and coordination with internal and external relevant authorities to facilitate permitting and various related applications.

What Required Skills You’ll Bring:

  • Degree in Architecture (or equivalent) is required with 10+ years of relevant experience in Architecture, or masters in urban design.
  • Demonstrate high level of proficiency in AutoCAD/ArchiCAD and other relevant graphic software.
  • Excellent level in English language.
  • Excellent skills in consultation, networking and communication.
  • Effective organizational skills with ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Good skills in guidelines and regulation interpretation.
  • Excellent teamwork ability to operate in variety of field and office conditions, working in cross cultural setting.

What Required Skills You’ll Bring:

  • Ensures compliance with applicable codes, standards, and client requirements. Writes construction specifications and prepares detailed requisitions for equipment and materials. Interfaces with suppliers as required.

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