GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK:
Performs complex professional work enforcing standards for design, construction and alteration of school facilities; oversees and manages school construction projects; does related work as required. Work is performed under general supervision. Supervision is exercised over assigned personnel.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:
Monitoring the design of school construction projects; enforcing standards; providing technical information and advice; maintaining records and files; preparing reports;
Assists in planning of new school construction projects including additions, modernizations and major maintenance projects such as HVAC and roof replacements;
Provides guidance of long-range comprehensive planning, including the Capital Improvement Plan;
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of the theory, principles and practices of architectural design and/or civil engineering as applied to the development and construction of construction projects; ability to plan, lay out and direct the work of subordinates; ability to plan projects and prepare related designs, estimates and specifications; ability to perform difficult architectural/engineering computations and to make comprehensive recommendations on problems; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, contractors and the general public; ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to calculate complex cost estimates and prepare technical reports.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in architectural engineering or civil engineering and extensive experience in professional architectural work. There should be experience in educational facilities work.
Registration as an Architect, a Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Possession of or ability to acquire appropriate license(s), certificate(s), and/or endorsement(s) for position as required by the Commonwealth of Virginia and School Board.