For additional information about this position, please contact Jim Diamond at JDiamond@azdot.gov.
This position will be responsible for numerous maintenance, CIP, renewal and customer funded projects, to ensure timely completion, proper design and compliance with state, federal, local codes and jurisdictional requirements. The position will take projects from conceptual phase through construction administration and project closeout, coordinate work between consultants, contractors, vendors and internal support groups and review and approve design drawings by consultants.
The position will also support Design and Construction goals and design vision by gaining unit support of designs prior to execution. Will assist in the interview and hiring of consultants, coordination of project reviews with state officials and ADOT users, work with city and state officials, assist Procurement during bidding and award or construction contracts on projects, participate in field observations and various construction meetings, create budget estimates for planning and construction purposes, create studies and reports to support projects and goals.
Will work with ADOA's Building and Planning Section for approval of contracts and certain plan review. Will work closely with Central, North and Southern Region building maintenance personnel to provide technical guidance for maintenance projects on a "as needed" basis. Will work with upper management, end users, in-house design professionals and trades, involved with new facilities or modifications of existing facilities. Will ensure that funds appropriated by the State Legislature are expended as intended, in a timely manner and with proper control and accountability.
Will be required on occasion to travel and work outside normal working hours.
Building Codes; IBC, ADA regulations and others.
Construction means and methods.
Architectural design, programming, schematic, design development, and construction document preparation, and project management.
Understanding of design principals for office space, storage, shops, and other various types of buildings.
Project cost estimating.
Field observation requirements.
Change order processes.
AIA documents and other contracts.
Accounting and cost control pay applications.
Manage and direct contractors and vendors on site, lead meetings during bidding and negotiation and in the field.
Provide the full range of design service of programming, scope of work development, schematic design, design development, construction documents, construction administration and project closeout.
Negotiate costs, construction changes, and alternate design solutions.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Maintain a respectful and professional demeanor.
Manage schedules, time lines, resolve unanticipated issues/emergencies, prepare plans and specifications.
Proficient in AutoCad 2016 and Revit 2018.
Use of Microsoft Office programs.
Analyze and evaluate a wide variety of technical data including building plans, specifications, site plans, reports and observations.
Identify substandard workmanship, installations and materials.
Navigate computer networks, maintain existing filing systems, use of typical office equipment.
Excellent time management.
Analyze and resolve construction problems.
Organize, plan, coordinate and execute daily work activities to ensure timely completion of duties.
Establish priorities and show meticulous attention to detail/accuracy.
Identify inefficiencies and offer solutions; continuous improvement.
Read, understand and interpret construction plans and specifications.
Manage multiple projects in all phases of work at one time.
Learn to use and integrate into daily work, new computer software, processes and procedures.
Learn and use Procurement procedures.
Enjoy complex projects and problem solving.
Lead and direct team members as needed for specific projects.
Preferred Requirements: Licensed architect in the state of Arizona. Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture. 10 years’ experience as a Project Architect on a variety of project types from the conceptual phase through construction and project closeout of new construction and renovations.
Must possess registration as an Architect in the State of Arizona or another state with the ability to gain licensure in Arizona within 6 months of employment.
This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License.
Internal Number: Job Id 36915
About Arizona Department of Transportation
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