Gems Techniques Limited (Architect - Technical)

Gems Techniques Limited is a company incorporated in Nigeria to offer a wide range of services in the building industry in the fields of Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Project Management. A team of hard working, highly qualified professionals mans the firm: architects, engineers, builders, surveyors and planners.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Architect - Technical

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • You will be responsible for conducting architectural studies, developing design concepts and design criteria, and preparing reports, calculations, and detailed design and construction drawings.
  • Also are involved in the signing and sealing of plans, obtaining permits for construction, and the review of plans and specifications submitted by consultants and contractors.


  • Conducts preliminary field surveys; develops designs and drafts preliminary plans for buildings and facilities.
  • Prepares maps, sketches, working drawings and construction plans; prepares cost estimates, specifications and bid proposals for contract.
  • Participate in the presentation of plans to governing and permitting authorities for land use, zoning and permit approvals.
  • Provides technical consultations for interdisciplinary analytical studies and analyses.
  • Inspect and supervises the inspection of construction projects while in progress and upon completion for adherence to plans and specification; advises contractors on the interpretation of plans and specifications; approves minor designs changes in the course of the construction; reviews contractors’ requests for payment.
  • Conducts research and special studies pertaining to buildings and facilities development and maintenance; prepares reports and recommendations for the review of a superior.
  • Provides technical advice to administrative superiors in the development and negotiation of plans and specifications for building and facilities construction.
  • Carry assignments to completion with considerable independence in accordance with project objectives, professional standards, and policies and procedures.
  • Prepares materials, writes construction specifications, and prepares detailed requisitions for equipment and materials.
  • Extracts engineering and estimating information from drawings
  • Prepares and issues drawing packages after approvals.
  • Make quantity take - offs for construction estimates.
  • May supervise subordinate personnel in preparing plans, specifications and preliminary construction layout and cost estimate.


  • Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Architecture or Environmental Design.
  • Incumbent generally has 1 -3 years of experience as an architect with at least one years of Architectural internship experience. Some field experience required.
  • Functional and Technical Skills, Action Oriented, Thoroughness, Innovation, demonstrated AUTOCAD, REVIT and Corel Draw competency is a MUST.

Closing Date
5th September, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their detailed CV's to the "Human Resources Manager" through the email address:


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