Registration as a professional architect with the State of Arizona or proof of eligibility for reciprocity is required at the time of appointment to this position.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must have knowledge of:
- Planning principles for environmental, cultural and natural resource protection and park development.
- Technical requirements for design and construction of buildings, grounds and utilities.
- State, Federal and Agency requirements (architectural, structural, mechanical, plumbing, electrical and energy) relative to building codes, laws, statutes and associated regulations.
- Principles and practices of project management (budgeting, procurement, communication and time management).
- Commercial construction practices, techniques and cost estimating.
- Secretary of the Interiors Standards for Historic Preservation and the State Historic Preservation Act.
Must have skills in:
- Prioritizing the critical needs of Agency-wide buildings and grounds for necessary upgrades and improvements.
- Analyzing regulations in alternate delivery methods and best practices to recommend, implement and complete projects on time and within budget.
- Maintaining multiple complex budgets and schedules.
- Analyzing and compiling technical data to present the best option to Executive staff.
- Communicating effectively with internal and external stakeholders in both written and verbal presentations.
- In the use of computers, familiar with common business software, including GIS and AutoCAD.
Must have ability to:
- Work Independently and as a member of a team.
- Use a variety of computer software, AutoCAD.
- Read and comprehend technical reports, construction documents, test results, complex budgets and schedules.
- Prepare technical reports, drawings, specifications, budgets, schedules on a computer with various software.
- Meet the Secretary of Interiors Professional Standards for Historic Architecture.
- Inspect construction on-site and be able to resolve difficult situations with Architects, Engineers and/or Contractors.
- Travel statewide,occasionally overnight or for multiple days.
Ability to obtain and maintain a current Class D Arizona Driver's License. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.)
Bachelors degree in Architecture, Resource Planning, Landscape Architecture, Regional Planning, or similar field. A minimum of 5 years in project management of capital projects.
The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
- Affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plan.
- Top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans.
- Accrued vacation pay and sick days.
- 10 paid holidays per year.
- Deferred compensation plan.
- Wellness plans
All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.