Project Architect (m/w/d)



Heide, Germany
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

Job Description

We are searching for an experienced and motivated Project Architect to join our team for a major capital project in Northern Germany.

About the job
As part of the Civil, Structural, Architectural Northvolt design team, you will be the Architect supporting ongoing and new projects of our battery factory. Built in multiple phases over 5+ years, the factory represents a multi-billion Euro investment project.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare and review architectural design philosophy and implementation.
  • Review technical data for process equipment and facilitate handover and start-up.
  • Coordinate architectural design requirements among multiple disciplines, stakeholders, Design Team, and Consultants.
  • Independently review architectural, structural, and civil engineering drawings to communicate intent effectively.
  • Participate in Design Team and Construction meetings, ensuring timely, safe, efficient, and high-quality deliverables.
  • Provide technical support, resolve queries, and oversee procurement, construction, and commissioning.
  • Develop architectural maintenance and operational procedures, attending BIM/model and 2D drawing reviews.
  • Establish and review all architectural design and CSA procedures and specifications, including documentation and ensure compliance with Northvolt policies, regulations, and governance.

The candidate we are looking for will have experience with drawing software, preferably AutoCAD and will be responsible for the design of operator/welfare facilities, facades, functional elements like doors and windows, and calculations for thermal energy efficiency. Additionally, your expertise will extend to the design of personnel access and egress, the flow of maintenance vehicles, and incorporating fire protection details that align with safety standards. Evaluation of both internal and external acoustic requirements, including the building's external fabric and integration of HVAC, pipework, and electrical systems, is also part of the skill set.

Northvolt is an equal opportunity employer. We're a diverse group of individuals, united by a common mission, who recognise that while our actions as individuals have a role to play in driving Northvolt towards its goals, we always seek to move forward as a team. We offer you an open and welcoming atmosphere where we win as a team – and fail as a team. Northvolt is growing at the speed of light and we are a strong believer in internal career development. For us it’s important to look at your skills and potential, please refrain form including your picture and age with your application to help us with this.