$46.01-$55.93 Hourly / $7,976.00-$9,694.00 Monthly / $95,706.00-$116,324.00 Yearly
According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job code/class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.
1. Prepares and supervises the preparation of preliminary plans and detailed drawings for a wide variety of complex construction, conversion and repair projects.
2. Develops finished designs of ordinary projects and portions of designs for highly complex projects.
3. Analyzes and interprets data, sketches and designs and provides technical assistance to subordinate architectural drafting personnel engaged in such work.
4. Prepares and reviews contract specifications for various projects; coordinates design activities with those responsible for the structural, mechanical and electrical design phases of such projects; participates in meetings and discussions with representatives of City departments and outside organizations relative to design, specifications, and functional use problems.
5. Makes field observations of projects under construction to ensure compliance with contract documents; takes field measurements, documents existing conditions and incorporates data provided by other professionals, such as surveyors and geotechnical engineers.
6. Makes, coordinates, and reviews quantity and cost estimates; checks construction submittals to determine if contract specifications are complied with.
7. May be required to perform duties in connection with the architectural phases of interior design and construction management; when appropriate applies critical path method techniques to such work.
8. Assists in the development and advancement of subordinate personnel.
9. Performs other related duties as assigned.
These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification. Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.
Possession of a baccalaureate degree in Architecture or an architecture related field such as Environmental Design or Interior Architecture, or a professional degree in Architecture (Bachelor of Architecture or Master of Architecture) from an accredited college or university.
Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in the architectural field including architectural design, architectural detailing, construction documents, programming, preliminary cost budgeting, specification coordination and review, construction administration, and field observation of architectural construction projects, all under the direction of a licensed architect. One (1) year must have been served as a job captain, project lead, or in some role of increased responsibility and supervision on a project. (Experience in a lower-level class (i.e., 5260 or 5261) is considered qualifying.)
License and Certification:
Possession of a valid California driver’s license.