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Senior Landscape Architect - Museums

Job Description and Requirements

Job Duties 

Understands local codes (ADM/landscape department and ESTIDAMA regulations), standards and project contract documents and monitors construction activities (hard and soft landscape ) to ensure compliance with contract documents/Specs. 

Interprets or clarifies technical aspects of contract documents 

Maintains and prepares a variety of records, including daily/weekly progress reports, or as directed by The Resident Engineer. 

Ensuring that responses to contractors submittals/Shop drawings and RFIs are complete and in compliance with the contract documents/duration cycle where problems are found, work with Team Lead to resolve. 

Well knowledge with the type of hardscape and soft landscape materials specified in the drawings . 

Review the Contractors hard and soft landscape shop drawings. 

Audit inspections for conformity to contract documents and contractor submitted plans. 

Assist the Resident engineer to identify, respond to or evaluate technical issues to maintain the schedule. 

Highlights any non-conformity to construction/ engineering related issues on site through issuance of NCRs 

Visit the plants nursery for further healthy selection. 

Attends progress review meetings and co-ordination meetings to assist the Resident Engineer in resolving any site issues such as discrepancies in projects drawings. 

Participates in the coordination and monitoring of snagging and project handover. 

Provide support to Resident Engineer/Team lead to ensure projects run smoothly by providing expert knowledge and advice. 

Liaises with the Design team on modifications if required. 

Gives daily site reports and highlights issues that arise on site to the Resident Engineer. 

Coordinates with the other team members(Electrical and Mechanical Engineers) 

Monitor Health and Safety of the construction works and report on violations. 

Draw the required section through the pavement or the soft landscape areas. 

Review the contracts documents to decide the required materials samples and Mockups. 

Experience in parks construction and supervision in Abu Dhabi. 

Choosing trees, shrubs and plants that will suit the land type and the needs of the site 

Making sure there is suitable access to the site for disabled people and other users, for example people with pushchairs. 

Specific Skills Required: 

Site experience in basic design requirements, estimation, installation and all site activities related to all Landscape works including golf courses 

Familiar with all the landscape Engineering methodologies as well as the corresponding equipment, materials, consumables, tools related to landscaping works. 

Well versed in interpreting and executing Landscaping related drawings. 

Have the knowledge of the related authorities requirements 

Computer literate proficient in programs such as AutoCAD, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and the relevant discipline design software.

  • *Minimum Requirements**

+ 10-15 years demonstrable experience in the parks construction, design and all aspects of supervision and project administration of the landscaping works(Parks) related to large-scale projects within Middle East/ UAE mainly in Abu Dhabi in the consulting industry desirable preferred. 

+ Required specific Museum project experience 

+ Preferable if available in Abu Dhabi and the history of experience is a supervision consultant.

  • *Preferred Qualifications**

+ Education Bachelor Degree in Architectural Engineering or equivalent would be preferred. ESTIDAMA, LEED GA or AP Certifications.

  • *What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.