Senior Urban Designer (Landscape Architect) - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia - Ar Riyad, Riyadh

Job Summary

  • Responsible for initiating and developing engineering drawings through completion for assigned projects in conformance with the requirements, applicable codes, and design criteria established by the project’s discipline engineers.

  • Under direct supervision, completes design assignments of moderate complexity.

  • Under general supervision, develops engineering drawings of moderate complexity.

  • Applies a solid level of understanding within a specific discipline.

  • Familiar with codes, permits, and software applications related to the discipline.

  • Understands the process of preparing designs and drawings using project specifications and discipline-associated written and verbal instructions in accordance with established design practices, standards, and procedures.

  • Basic understanding of Engineer’s process of performing and verifying design calculations to support the overall project design.

  • Fully understands the purpose and use of vendor documents and reviews discipline supplier documents for accuracy.

  • Basic knowledge of the use of requisitions and the role of materials management.

  • Assists in the collection of data on manpower, man-hour, and labor costs requirements for design staff to aid in evaluating the budget.

  • Basic knowledge of cost estimating methods and performs material take-offs for the discipline.

  • Intermediate knowledge of discipline’s materials costs and concept of cost analysis and forecasting.

  • Basic knowledge of the project change control process and can identify a potential change.

  • Basic understanding of the discipline’s equipment and material lists.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 10 years relevant professional experience in planning and design of large scale complex mixed use master plans and urban development projects.

  • Relevant experience in the GCC (preferably also within the KSA) and a sound understanding of the cultural norms and requirements of the Kingdom;

  • Strong English language communication, presentation and report writing skills.

  • Track record with sound multi-disciplinary project management experience.

  • Ability to develop process drive procedures and guidelines (in line with NPMO methodologies) to assist the entity in undertaking essential master planning.

  • Ability to lead integrated, multi-disciplinary master planning - including Inquiry by Design workshops and working sessions.

  • Ability to assist the preparation of the Entities annual 5-Year Projects Portfolio Plan for submission to MoF.

  • Ability to support the preparation of an annual Capital Works Plan - for internal management approval and submission to the MoF for funding.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe Design Suite software programs and the ability to prepare high quality documents for both internal and external submissions.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well within a multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural team environment.

  • Must be able to plan and execute work without direct supervision from senior management and/or peers;

  • Must to be flexible and adapt to working in a demanding PMO environment, including the need to travel and work remotely if / when required.

  • Experience in the preparation of bespoke urban design training material and the delivery of hands-on training (via workshops and working sessions).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in architecture, urban planning or landscape architecture.

  • Post graduate master degree or MSC in urban design - from an accredited university.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Saudi Arabia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 228884BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.