The Architect shall provide new construction architectural design services. Principal Accountabilities
Provide new construction architectural design services including concept and project development and scoping.
Prepare floor plans, elevations, schematics and renderings.
Provide various pre-design services which may include conducting feasibility and environmental impact studies.
Select a site or specify the requirements the design must meet.
Prepare drawings and present ideas for the client to review.
Develop final construction plans that show the building’s appearance as well as details for its construction.
Follow and assess compliance with building codes, zoning laws, fire regulations, and other ordinances.
Promptly execute necessary changes throughout the planning and design processes.
Responsible for selected construction inspections, quality control, submittal reviews.
Attends meetings as required.
Perform other qualified duties as assigned.
Knowledge & Skills
Knowledge in the practical application of engineering principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment.
Ability to make decisions independently on facility design problems and methods.
Provide justifications, cost estimations and monitors progress for all assigned projects.
Knowledge of IBC, NFPA, NETA, NEC, and other related codes and standards
Proficient using the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), Microsoft Project, and AutoCAD.
Ability to work in a fast-moving environment.
Ability to work as part of an engineering team.
Proficient in creating designs simple enough for local construction contractors to complete and meet the requirements of the PWS.
Excellent communications, effective leadership and interpersonal skills.
Additional knowledge / skills may be required by contract or assignment.
Experience & Education
Minimum three (3) years’ working experience in the field of practice.
Must have experience with AutoCAD 2012 software or newer.
Bachelors Degree in Architecture from a NAAB accredited program
Experience in developing plans, statements of work, designs, specifications, cost estimates and scheduling for facility engineering projects.
Physical Requirements / Working Environment
Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable.
Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.
Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions.