Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the planning, organizing and direction of a statewide architectural, interior design and construction program for a state agency; coordinates the activities of outside professional consultants and contractors.
The Architect job family consists of three levels which are distinguished by the level of knowledge, skill, accountability and expertise required to perform the assigned duties as well as the authority and responsibility assigned for the leadership of others.
Level I Code: F69A Salary Band: L
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of architectural principles and practices; of building structural, mechanical and electrical design principles and practices; of architectural construction documents; of preparation of cost estimates; of on-site inspection practices; of construction management principles: of building and handicap codes; of hazardous materials, OSHA and BOCA regulations and laws and other regulations and policies related to the field of architecture. Ability is required to review and develop architectural plans and specifications; to conduct inspections on projects; to develop and administer contractual agreements; to collect and organize data; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and to organize and conduct several projects simultaneously.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor's degree in Architecture.
Level II Code: F69B Salary Band: M
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include those identified at level I plus knowledge of CAD drafting; project management; and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA). Ability is required to apply state statutes, architectural codes and contacts.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consists of those in level I and registration as a licensed architect in the State of Oklahoma or substituting two additional years of experience as an architect for the required license.
NOTE: Registration is granted by the state through the Board of Governors of Licensed Architects and Landscape Architects of Oklahoma. The requirements for registration as a licensed architect are in accordance with the 59 O.S. Supp. 1988, Section 46.24.
Level III Code: F69C Salary Band: O
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include those identified at level II plus the ability to perform and direct difficult and complex architect projects; to effectively organize, motivate and direct staff, and to develop and administer contractual agreements.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those listed in Level I and II plus an additional three (3) years of experience as a licensed architect.
Applicants must have a valid driver's license and be willing and able to perform all job related travel normally associated with this position.
Upon appointment into level I, incumbents not already having their license must work under the supervision of a licensed architect for three (3) years before being eligible to sit for the licensing exam.
Incumbents in this job family must renew their license every two years with the Board of Licensed Architects and maintain continuing education cerdits (CEU's) as required for license.