Project Architect Duties
Performs administrative and professional architectural work by
managing projects from inception through construction. Provides
leadership to the project and the project design team consisting
of architects, engineers and designers which includes
coordinating outside consultants in the design of construction
projects. Serves as the liaison between the design team and
University departments and faculty. Responsible for supervising
and participating in preliminary studies and estimates of
proposed building projects, and in the design and preparation of
complete alteration and repair plans for existing buildings.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Plans and prepares construction drawings and specifications of
Assists in the hiring of architectural and engineering
consultants for capital outlay projects. Oversees the
productions of the consultants for accuracy and assurance of
compliance to University standards.
Supervises and reviews the work of architectural and mechanical
designers and other personnel involved in the project.
Coordinates the ordering of materials and equipment for repair
and alteration projects and new construction.
Supervises and participates in the preparation and maintenance
of cost records which are used in preparing cost estimates of
Confer with appropriate faculty and administrative personnel
regarding proposed construction and alteration programs and
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a
degree in Architecture or related field with 5-7 years of
experience in architectural planning and design; or any
equivalent combination of training and experience. Registration
as an Architect in the State of Georgia is required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of all applicable codes and regulatory agency
Considerable knowledge of the modern principles and practices of
Considerable knowledge of construction methods and materials,
and methods of surveying and inspection.
Ability to review, analyze, and make recommendations regarding
designs, plans, and specifications.
Ability to supervise and plan the work of technical and
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in
Ability to interpret and carry out complex oral and written
instructions including the reading and interpretation of
blueprints and specifications.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with university faculty and administrative
Working knowledge of calculator, personal computer and other
miscellaneous office machines.