City of Las Cruces, NM Architect in Las Cruces, New Mexico
$45,403.79 - $68,105.69 Annually
Las Cruces, NM
F080 01-19 LD
2/4/2019 11:59 PM Mountain
Nature of Work
Performs professional architectural services and expertise for major City building projects. Position involves working extended hours, evenings and weekends to meet project deadlines and attend meetings after regular office hours. Regular attendance is an essential function of this job to ensure continuity of services. Position is subject to drug testing in accordance with applicable State and Federal regulations and City of Las Cruces policies.
Position functions primarily in an office environment with no notable hazards or adverse environmental conditions; some field work with exposure to weather conditions, fumes and potential falling objects; occasional exposure to construction hazards. Ability to climb ladders; traverse roof hatches; crawl into confined spaces; walk on uneven surfaces around construction sites; ability to lift and carry items weighing up to twenty (20) pounds.
FIRST CONSIDERATION MAY BE GIVEN TO CURRENT CITY OF LAS CRUCES EMPLOYEES WHO MEET ALL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Meeting or exceeding the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the process.
Full-Time; Regular; Exempt
Duties and Responsibilities
• Applies architectural expertise to large building projects; reviews design work; performs architectural programming; prepares cost estimates of projects.
• Conducts site assessments and assessments of existing buildings.
• Serves as the Architect of Record for design, construction document preparation and construction contract administration; formulates standard specification language for architectural projects.
• Provides project management over architect's contracts and building contractors.
• Reviews payment applications; prepares requests for proposal (RFP); performs contract negotiations.
• Provides technical assistance to other City staff, including cost estimating, scope of work reviews, building code searches/analysis, product/material research and building condition assessments.
• Provides work direction to technical staff.
Bachelor's Degree in Architecture PLUS three years of experience as a registered Architect. A combination of education, experience, and training may be applied in accordance with City of Las Cruces policy.
Valid driver's license required. Position requires an acceptable driving record in accordance with City policy. State of New Mexico Professional Architect Registration required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of:Principles and practices of architectural design; principles and practices of project management; principles and practices of contract administration
Ability to:Perform cost estimates, scope of work reviews, building code searches/analysis, product/material research and site/building condition assessments; perform architectural programming; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; establish effective working relationships; use a personal computer and various software applications; drafting instruments.
Skills in:Personal computer and in the use of engineering and drafting instruments and related equipment
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Position requires at least a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture. Do you meet this minimum requirement? (If you fail to include this information under the education section of the application, you may be disqualified from the selection process.)
Position requires at least three years of experience as a registered Architect. Do you meet this minimum requirement? (If you fail to include this information under the work experience section of the application, you may be disqualified from the selection process.)
Position requires a valid driver's license. Do you meet this minimum requirement?
If you answered "yes" to Question #3 above, please indicate the type of license, license number, expiration date, any restrictions and endorsements, and the state that issued the license.
Position requires State of New Mexico Professional Architect Registration. Do you meet this minimum requirement? (If you fail to include this information under the license/certification section of the application, you may be disqualified from the selection process.)
City of Las Cruces
P.O. Box 20000Las Cruces, New Mexico, 88004
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