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Architect III

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Chicago, IL

Employer:  Chicago Transit Authority
Category:  Engineering
Job Type:  Full Time

Description

SALARY

$34.055 - $48.651

POSITION SUMMARY

Performs diverse and complex architectural assignments using originality and ingenuity in the design and construction of Authority facilities.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Coordinates the preparation of documentation and drawings required to properly complete contract documents.
  • Reviews drawings and specifications with user departments to ensure compliance with project scope.
  • Coordinates architectural design and construction projects with outside contractors and Authority personnel.
  • Prepares and maintains project documentation such as construction estimates, budgetary information, progress reports, change orders.
  • May orient, train, assign and check the work of lower level architects.
  • Develops and monitors project scope, schedule and budget.
  • Plans layout of projects and integrates engineering elements into a unified design.
  • Collects and analyzes technical data to determine project requirements and prepares information regarding specifications, materials, equipment, estimates costs and completion times.
  • Provides professional expertise in the research, design and development of facilities owned or operated by the Authority.
  • Conducts field inspection of construction projects to determine status of work and ensure compliance with project design and specifications.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to this position are the following jobs:

Job Title

CHALLENGES

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture or Architectural Engineering with 5 years or more experience.
  • Possess a valid Illinois driver's license.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Light physical effort required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
  • Strong communication and customer service skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and operations/field contacts, community groups and appropriate State, federal and local agencies.

WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Usual office working conditions.
  • Subject to 24 hour call per day, 7 days per week.
  • Subject to prevailing weather when traveling within the Chicago Metropolitan Area when conducting field inspections; investigations and infrastructure assessments of shops, garages, yards, terminals and elevated subway and ballasted track areas adjacent to electrified contact rails and moving vehicles.
  • Occasionally required to travel to other transit properties located throughout North America.

EQUIPMENT, TOOLS, AND MATERIALS UTILIZED
  • Auto CADD, CODES, and computer programs.
Additional Details

Employees and/or union members will be given priority consideration in the hiring process, per the applicable labor contracts.

Rate to be determined by applicant's entered service date and service date in union jurisdiction of this classification.

CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, unfavorable military discharge, disability or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws; except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists We are committed to providing an inclusive environment for our workforce and supporting the communities we serve. CTA will make reasonable accommodations for the known disabilities of otherwise qualified applicants for employment as well as its employees, unless undue hardship would result. If you require an accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact arc@transitchicago.com prior to the submission of your application or upon notification of your actual test date. CTA will work with you to determine if an accommodation can be provided.

TO BE CONSIDERED APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED IN THEIR ENTIRETY INCLUDING:
  • UPLOADED RESUME / WORK HISTORY
  • QUALIFICATIONS
  • JOB ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS
INFORMATION PROVIDED MUST BE ACCURATE AND TRUTHFUL.

Failure to respond to correspondences during the hiring process in a timely fashion may result in your application being closed out for non-responsiveness.

CTA Benefits
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