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Architect

Aliases: Architect, Construction Engineer, Construction Builder

Industry/Sector(s): Construction


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks an Architect is expected to perform include:
  • Preparing designs for construction of buildings, monuments, etc.
  • Estimating cost and coordinating functional and organizational details for execution 
  • Collecting information from the client about requirements 
  • Preparing detailed drawings with the help of Draughtsman, Architectural
  • Preparing specifications regarding flooring, finish, architectural features etc., 
  • Estimating cost and quantities of materials required 
  • Guiding, supervising and inspecting construction work 
  • Consulting Engineers and Specialists and getting light and power fittings, sanitary fittings, etc. done by them 
  • Specialising in landscape architecture
  • Approving payment on correct execution of work
 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 2
  • It is not a desk job
  • Needs to handle a team of Designers
  • Local travelling is a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities
  • Work from home option is not available

 

Working hours

  • Construction companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

  • Shift system is not available

  • Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 

Minimum – Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch)

KEY COMPETENCIES 3
  • Experience in advisory of cloud computing, or migration projects
  • Technical assessment to migrate/move application cloud
  • Expertise in conducting rigorous quantitative analyses to generate insights
  • Knowledge about creating "To-Be" application architecture blueprints and roadmaps 
  • Should have experience of managing application rationalizing projects right from planning to execution
  • Proven experience in client interfacing, relationship management, cross team co-ordination
 

 

DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 3

Competent  to create own methodologies, frameworks, templates etc. for application decommissioning and ability to defend solutions and proposals

 

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 4
Architectural or civil engineering institutes across India

 

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 
http://nscsindia.org/AboutUs.aspx

 

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 
https://www.annauniv.edu/academic_courses/%20UG%20C%20&%20S%20WS%20-%2013.3.14(I%20to%20VIII)/06.%20SAP/38.%20B.ARCH..pdf

 

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Trainee → Architect → Chief Architect → Business Owner

 

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 5
  • For candidates with up to 2 years of experience – ₹ 35,000 to ₹ 37,000 per month
  • For candidates with 2 to 5 years of experience – ₹ 44,500 to ₹ 45,500 per month
  • For candidates with over 5 years of experience – ₹ 53,000 to ₹ 54,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
 

 

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Previous relevant work experience   

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 7
  • Private construction and architectural firms across India
  • Government boards, housing boards, BMC, govt. bodies, etc.
  • Self employed

 

KEYWORDS 

  • Construction Architect

  • Construction Engineer

  • Builder

  • Draughtsman

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20152161.0100Architect
ISCO 20082161 Building Architects
NIC 200871100Architectural and engineering activities and related technical consultancy
QP ReferenceNANA
NSQFNANA
REFERENCES 
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1 National Classification of Occupations Division 2

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2 Posts Identified to be Reserved for Persons with Disabilities Group ‘A’

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https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/12567756

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http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/education/news/Career-in-Architecture/articleshow/12701205.cms

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http://www.paycheck.in/main/salary/salary-checker-1

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6 Human Resource and Skill Requirements in the Building, Construction and Real Estate Sector (2013 - 17, 2017 - 2022) – A Report” released by NSDC

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http://www.shine.com/job-search/simple/architecture

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http://www.csdcindia.org/sites/default/files/Bldg-Const-Real-Estate.pdf
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