In a state agency this class is accountable for performing the most complex tasks in the review, preparation and analysis of designs and related contract documents for architectural design projects. This class also assists consultants in the development and finalization of project documents.
Works under the limited supervision of an employee of higher grade.
May lead Architectural Design Reviewers 1, Drafters or other lower level employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Reviews complex construction plans, drawings, specifications and change orders for completeness, accuracy and consistency with contract documents, codes and agency or statutory requirements;
Prepares and reviews cost estimates;
Conducts review meetings and prepares summary reports;
Prepares studies for determination of short- or long-range building projects;
Works closely with architectural and engineering consultants in review of submitted specifications;
Resolves design problems;
Performs complex life cycle cost analysis;
Operates computer aided design and drafting (CADD) equipment;
Prepares or reviews designs of structural, mechanical and electrical systems as well as architectural designs;
Provides technical design consultation;
Performs inspections of site and facility conditions of design projects;
Prepares more complex code violation reports;
May lead job meetings;
May act as technical expert on matters pertaining to a professional licensing board or commission;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of
and ability to apply principles, practices and methods of architectural design and design aspects of building modification and construction;
building materials and components;
building and fire codes;
structural, mechanical and electrical systems;
computer aided design and drafting (CADD) equipment;
oral and written communication skills;
Considerable ability to
review, interpret and apply contract provisions;
accurately estimate project costs;
Ability to utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Seven (7) years of experience in preparing architectural designs, project documents and cost estimates for various types of building design projects including some experience utilizing computer aided design and drafting (CADD) equipment.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training in architecture may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of five (5) years for a Bachelor's degree program in architecture.
A Master's degree in architecture may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some risk of injury or physical harm from construction environments and a moderate degree of discomfort from exposure to year round weather conditions.
The classification of Architectural Design Reviewer 2 is assigned to Salary Group FS 25a.
Employees shall proceed through that salary group and then shall proceed to the maximum salary of Salary Group FS 26.
The Job Code is identified as Salary Plan FE in CORE-CT.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Architectural Design Reviewer 2 (40 Hour) in Salary Group FE 25 approved effective December 27, 2013. (Revised to modernize format and add Acknowledgement section) Final No. 23-252