This is a project management position supporting Pima County’s Capital Improvement Program for vertical construction projects ranging from $250,000 to more than $25,000,000. The project types include office buildings, law enforcement, corrections, judicial, industrial use structures, libraries, medical, historic preservation, renovations, community centers and other government buildings. Evaluates and establishes budgets for new projects through the development of architectural programs/space needs and site feasibility studies for potential projects to determine any special specific site requirements including risk (cost) assessments. Determines the required architectural, engineering and materials testing consultants for projects, develops scopes of work for consultants, negotiates fees and manages the consultants contracts. Reviews plans and specifications of submittals for accuracy and adherence with Pima County’s standards/requirements. Coordinates design reviews with Pima County staff and tracks revisions. Identifies and manages stakeholder groups for inclusion in projects. Coordinates construction permit applications and approvals. Coordinates public utility requirements, submittals and agreements for projects. Provides updates to leadership/management on project’s progress and communicates issues and/or potential risks to projects. Tracks project budgets including annual and multi-year budget forecasting. Determines quantity, types and costs of equipment (FFE) to be included within the project budget. Develops smaller architectural projects “in-house”, creating construction documents and specifications to define the scope of the project for solicitation of public or job-order-contractor bids.
(1) Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in architecture and three years of experience in professional architectural work. (A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in architecture or related discipline as determined by the Appointing Authority may substitute for one year of experience.) OR: (2) Current registration in any state as an Architect plus two years of professional architectural experience.
Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see resume" on your application.
Preferred Qualifications: (Be specific in describing your experience in your application. Ensure the descriptions provided illustrate your competencies, specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.):
Current registration in any state as an Architect.
Experience with/knowledge of the principles and practices of architecture and project management for building design and construction administration.
Experience managing building projects with construction costs usually valued greater than $3 million dollars.
Possess strong interpersonal skills including excellent verbal, written and graphic communication skills.
Experience developing project budgets and schedules from preliminary scope and program information.
Experience managing project budgets and schedules from inception through construction completion.
Experience identifying and engaging with project stakeholder groups.
Experience developing scopes of work for outsourced professional consulting and pre-construction services.
Experience with building types to include office, legal and law enforcement, judicial, medical, community centers, libraries, industrial use structures and other government building types.
Basic computer knowledge and skills, with working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Project 2010, Auto-CAD 2017 (or later version), Bluebeam or other related software.
Experience/working knowledge of current building and accessibility codes.
Additional Salary Information: Pima County provides access to high quality, affordable healthcare for eligible employees and has an award winning wellness program. Our plan is designed to ensure a high level of coverage and financial protection. A Benefits At A Glance document is available.
Internal Number: 2021-00386
About Pima County Government, Facilities Management Department
The Facilities Management Department (FMD) of Pima County is responsible for the management of Pima County facilities. Our goal is to provide a comfortable, clean, safe and functioning work environment for governmental services in an energy efficient and cost effective manner. FMD is comprised of multiple divisions, including the Design and Construction Division.
This Division is composed of a diversified staff of Architects, Engineers, Interior Designers and other design professionals providing design services for in-house projects, and Project Management for outsourced larger projects. Construction documents for over 300 projects are completed each year. All work is performed directly by staff or outsourced and coordinated by them. The work is designed in compliance with all applicable federal, state and local codes and regulations. The Design and Construction Services Division is composed of three sections; The New Buildings Section whose work is primarily Bond Funded projects; The Renovation and Interiors Section whose projects range from minor space changes to major floor and building renovations, as well as over 400 requests per year involving replacement or initial purc...hase of Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment. The Construction Management Services Section is responsible for overseeing and inspecting building projects during construction originated from the New Building Section and the Renovations and Interiors Section. Certified Inspectors are responsible for ensuring adherence to the project documents including cost and scheduling controls and compliance with all applicable codes during construction.