$43.08-$61.87 Hourly / $3,015.41-$4,331.00 BiWeekly /
In a state agency this class is accountable for performing as a specialist in the execution, design, analysis and coordination of work pertaining to all phases of design and planning for state buildings and institutions. This class may also assist in supervising such projects.
May lead/supervise Architectural Design Reviewers or other lower level employees as assigned.
Performs specialized duties in development of project design and preparation of plans and specifications for state buildings and institutions; coordinates architectural and engineering functions of projects; develops plans and specifications for projects; prepares and coordinates preliminary surveys and planning requirements; assists in preparation of standard specifications for guidance of subordinates and outside architects; reviews plans and specifications prepared by subordinates and/or outside architects for conformance with specifications; analyzes design problems and recommends solutions; performs site inspections to confirm compliance with specifications; assists in developing capital improvement programs and continued maintenance plans; negotiates fees and prepares contracts for consulting architects and engineers; participates in meetings with consultants, agencies and project staff to establish and maintain work schedules and resolve questions; prepares reports and responds to inquiries as necessary; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply principles, practices, and methods of architecture, building design, and the design aspects of building modification and construction; considerable knowledge of building materials and equipment; considerable knowledge of building, fire safety and other applicable codes; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to conduct compliance reviews of construction specifications and drawings; ability to utilize computer software.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some risk of injury or physical harm from site environments and to some discomfort from year round weather conditions.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Architect in Salary Group ES 30 approved effective October 13, 2000. (2013 SCOPE Review)