Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in architecture.
Experience: 15 years’ experience in managing architectural design staff, technical resources, and new business efforts. Requires licensure as a Professional Architect.
Responsibilities Include: Working directly with clients and project managers in establishing architectural design approaches, conceptual layouts, and building systems.
Knowledge of And Skills in: Managing the preparation of construction drawings and specifications, resolving technical issues and conflicts, providing review and quality assurance, and interpreting building codes and standards.
Examples of Work: Supervises professional, technical, and support staff. Participates in review of CDBG applications. Conducts reviews of plans, specifications, and cost estimates for compliance with the approved CDBG application, environmental clearances, and CDBG required contract documents. Reviews proposed architectural fees for basic services and additional services. Provides architectural and construction expertise to OCD and management. Conducts reviews and makes recommendations regarding proposed construction change orders. Develops preliminary construction cost estimates. Conducts cursory construction observation as requested by OCD.