STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B25

Class No. 2266

ARCHITECT III

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs advanced (senior-level) architectural work.  Work involves coordinating the planning, design, and execution of architectural and construction projects.  May assign and/or supervise the work of others.  Works under minimal supervision, with considerable 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 or conducts inspections and evaluates data for compliance with laws and specifications.

Oversees the development, design, and implementation of statewide agency architectural and/or construction programs.

Oversees the maintenance and preparation of records and reports.

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

Develops and prepares consultant contracts, advises and selects consultants, and negotiates with consultants on fees as assigned.

Directs, plans, and coordinates architectural, design, and construction projects.

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

Prepares administrative and technical reports.

Performs data collection, evaluation, analyses, investigations, inspections, forecasts, and assessments associated with facility projects.

Provides architectural and construction management consultation services.

May assign and/or supervise the work of 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 assign and/or supervise the work of 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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Revised 9-1-15