State of Washington Class Specification
Assist professional architects with technical detailing and field liaison work.
Positions in this class relieve a professional architect of detailing and field work on assigned architecture projects. Incumbents prepare designs, working drawings, and cost estimates.
Obtain field measurements and prepare sketches, preliminary and final working drawings; perform calculations and make detailed technical descriptions including material to be used; write specifications;
Assist and coordinate with architectural, mechanical, and electrical designers in the preparation of drawings and specifications;
Confer with representatives of college departments regarding architectural work; assess existing conditions and scope of requested work to alter or improve buildings;
Advise clients on feasibility of projects in terms of architectural, technical, and aesthetic features, within a given cost;
Occasionally inspect jobs in progress and direct the work of drafting technicians;
Perform related duties as required.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
Degree in Architecture or Architectural Engineering. Registration as an Architect in the state of Washington may be substituted for educational requirements;
OR Experience as an architect aide or equivalent may substitute for educational requirements on a year-for-year basis. Examination Requirements:
Experience as an architect aide or equivalent may substitute for educational requirements on a year-for-year basis.
Class Specification History
New Class: 1-3-73
Revise Title: 1-15-76
Revised new class code: (formerly 4658) effective July 1, 2007