STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B23

Class No. 2264

ARCHITECT II

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs complex (journey-level) architectural work.  Work involves the design, space planning, and construction of buildings.  May train others. Works under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Oversees or designs and plans the layout of architectural and/or construction projects, including preparing drawings and specification documents.

Oversees or determines functional and spatial requirements of new structures or renovations.

Oversees, coordinates, and monitors projects performed by consultants; and develops and prepares consultant work orders and agreements.

Conducts special studies for architectural or construction projects, reduces facts to specific findings, and recommends solutions.

Conducts inspections and evaluates data for compliance with laws and specifications.

Coordinates with consultants, architectural and construction firms, and governmental representatives to accurately depict project impacts.

Maintains and prepares design drawings, blueprints, records, and reports.

Prepares information regarding design, structure specifications, materials, color, equipment, estimated costs, and construction time.

Provides architectural consultation services.

May train others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in architectural and construction management work.  Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in architecture, landscape architecture, or related degree in a program accredited by the Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board or National Architectural Accrediting Board.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of architectural and design principles, techniques, and procedures; of construction methods and management; of engineering specifications related to design work; and of mathematical applications.

Skill in the use of architectural tools and in problem solving.

Ability to visualize architectural designs; to apply architectural concepts to plan, coordinate, and oversee projects; to conduct inspections; to communicate effectively; and to train others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

Must be registered as an Architect or Landscape Architect by the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners.


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