This position is located in the Facilities Management Department.
Salary Grade: A2
Starting Salary: $30.80 - $36.80 DOQ
Performs professional architectural work in the design and development of public works and related projects. Leads large architectural projects through all phases of design and construction.Please Note: Successful candidates offered employment with Pima County, including current employees who have applied for new positions, are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their scheduled start date. If you are unable to become fully vaccinated due to a medical disability or religious observance/practice, you must request an accommodation – accommodation forms are located online.
(Work assignments may vary depending on the department's needs and will be communicated to the applicant or incumbent by the supervisor.)
Manages the design and development of construction documents for large architectural projects including coordination of full building systems and site utilities;
Develops project budgets for assigned projects including multi-year budget forecasting and project cost tracking;
Assists in contract development for professional services;
Develops all phases of architectural systems, making final determinations as to structural requirements, type, capacity, location of equipment and permissible substitutions in project plans and specifications;
Investigates and evaluates requests for large-scale departmental remodeling and reviews such requests with department personnel;
Makes technical and physical surveys and compiles data for use in developing new projects;
Coordinates with other departmental staff also involved in assigned projects;
Describes manner in which work is to be performed, processes to be followed, precautions to be taken and any other special conditions peculiar to the project;
Estimates the total hours necessary for the completion of each phase of construction;
Determines quantity, types and costs of materials and equipment;
Conducts periodic inspections of work in process;
Makes final inspection of completed projects and authorizes their acceptance;
Oversees/leads and reviews the work of drafting/designer staff;
Prepares construction documents in house for small to medium sized tenant improvements or small additions;
Manages the pre-construction phase contracts for Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) or Design/Build Contractor.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Licenses and Certificates: All positions require current registration as a professional Architect in the United States of America with registration as a professional Architect in the State of Arizona at the time of appointment. Valid driver license is required at time of application. Valid AZ driver license is required at time of appointment. The successful applicant will be subject to a 39-month DOT Motor Vehicle Record review to determine applicant's suitability to operate county vehicles in accordance with Pima County administrative procedures. Failure to obtain and maintain the required licenses and certifications shall be grounds for termination. Any offer of employment resulting from this recruitment is contingent upon Fleet Services' review and approval of the candidate's driving record.
Special Notice Items: The County requires pre-employment background checks. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include verification of work history, education and criminal conviction history. A prior criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify a candidate from employment with the County.
Physical/Sensory Requirements: Physical and sensory abilities will be determined by position. Successful candidates offered employment with Pima County, including current employees who have applied for new positions, are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their scheduled start date. If you are unable to become fully vaccinated due to a medical disability or religious observance/practice, you must request an accommodation – accommodation forms are located online.