Port Elizabeth

Purpose of Position:

Complement Recruitment are recruiting for a junior Architect in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape. This is a permanent position. Salary: Market Related

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Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture and a Portfolio of Evidence for submission
  • 2-3+ years of architectural experience preferably within residential, institutional, parastatal and commercial sectors
  • Understanding and knowledge of building codes, zoning regulations, building construction, building systems and site requirements
  • Own Transport, able to travel to site. Must be based in Port Elizabeth currently
  • Experience with Autodesk Revit software preferred, AutoCAD and Microsoft Office suite
  • Registered with SAIA (South African Institute of Architects) & SACAP (The South African Council for the Architectural Profession)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, High attention to detail
  • Strong imagination and the ability to think and create in three dimensions, creative and artistic skillset
  • Visual awareness and an eye for detail
  • Ability to provide elegant and efficient design solutions
  • Ability to work under indirect supervision
  • Effective interpersonal skills and collaborative management style to include teamwork & team building ability
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and time spent outside of comfort zone acquiring new skills
  • Technically creative and open-minded, eager to learn and grow in the industry


  • Researches, programs, plans, designs, and administers building projects for clients, applying knowledge of architectural design, construction detailing, construction procedures, zoning and building codes, and building materials and systems.
  • Produces conceptual plans, renderings, and documents.
  • Plans and programs layout of project(s); coordinates and integrates engineering elements into unified design for client review and approval.
  • Utilizes computer-assisted design software and equipment to prepare project designs and plans.
  • Produces construction documents in AutoCAD and Revit.
  • Working with the Project Manager, may direct, supervise, and check activities of workers engaged in preparing drawings and specification documents for the Conceptual Design Phase, Schematic Design Phase, and/or the Detailed Design Phase of a project.
  • Interfaces with Director of Architecture and project managers.
  • Works in tandem with highly collaborative multi-discipline design teams.
  • Assists in research and coordination of materials and products for project specifications.

Personal Traits:

  • Team Player, Strong work ethics, Accuracy, Attention to detail
  • Organized, Proactive, Flexible, Excellent Communication Skills
  • Effectiveness, Timely, Reliable, Ethical, Responsible

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Apply Directly on our Contact Form – Attach your Microsoft Word CV, and complete all the required information – Candidate Contact | Complement Recruitment

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