Project Architect/Architect
Architecture Sans Frontierers

Architectures Sans Frontieres Nepal (ASF Nepal) is a non – profit NGO established in 2015 by a group of professionals in the fields of architecture, engineering and the built environment, aiming to contribute to the sustainable development of disadvantaged communities in Nepal by sharing technical and scientific expertise, thereby helping communities improve the quality of their lives.

ASF Nepal is a legally registered at the CDO Office and the Social Welfare Council as a non-governmental organization. It is a member of Architecture Sans Frontieres International Network registered in 2009 in France under statutes of according to French law as an International NGO representing various national NGOs following common Hasselt Charter with the interest in social and environmental issues in relation to the built environment and dissatisfaction with ethical standards of mainstream architecture. 

Project Architect/Architect

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : Construction / Engineering / Architects
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Kathmandu, Nepal
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Apr. 19, 2019 23:55 (2 months, 3 weeks ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Bachelor
Experience Required : More than or equals to 3 years
Professional Skill Required : Sketching Multi-Tasking Skills Ms Office Suite Report Wriking Analytical Skills Communication Skills
Other Specification

  • Bachelors’ degree in Architecture
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Design, construction and cost estimate skills, especially with appropriate materials and building systems (mud, bamboo, stone, wood, etc.)
  • Construction sites experience preferred
  • Proficiency in Autocad, Sketchup or equivalents and good hand sketching
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office package
  • Specific knowledge on DUDBC guidelines and Nepal National building code
  • Proficient in report writing both in Nepali and English
  • Must be registered with Nepal Engineering Council (NEC)
  • Must have a valid driving license

Personal Skills:

  • Leadership qualities
  • Good multi-tasking with time-management skills. Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong team-working skills., ability to work independently, as well as in a group setting
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills in English and Nepali

Job Description

Position Summary:

The architect shall be responsible for design, renovation, and supervision of buildings - new/old, modern/traditional; landscape design, etc. S/He will have to prepare drawings, by using CAD including requisite technical details appropriate to the project. S/He will have to interpret design concepts by preparing drawings and plans which will be used for building approvals, pricing estimates, and construction. S/He would have to liaise with government officials for building approval process, with contractors and workers for construction and with the client for drawing interpretation.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, construction and cost estimate skills, especially with appropriate materials and building systems (mud, bamboo, stone, wood, etc.)
  • Obtain and assemble data to complete architectural designs, visiting job sites to compile measurements as necessary.
  • Draw rough and detailed scale plans for foundations, buildings and structures, based on preliminary concepts, sketches, engineering calculations, specification sheets and other data.
  • Ensure builder compliance with design specifications and advising on design corrections.
  • Supervise and provide technical advice before and during construction projects (various districts)
  • Help with identifying and documenting appropriate and innovative construction technologies for reconstruction in order to build a database
  • Understand planning and policies which will affect the reconstruction process

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