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Under direction, to write complete specifications for construction projects of the more routine type; and to do other related work.
Writes detailed specifications for various types of construction projects of the more routine type, such as alterations and repairs, grading and paving,and landscaping; coordinates specifications with working drawings and electrical and mechanical specifications, reviews and correlates special technical specifications into proper form for bidding; writes advertisements for bids; prepares list of labor classifications and wage scales; lists materials for requisition purchase orders; confers with the designers, drafting technicians,materials sales people and others; makes field surveys and reports as assigned.
Two years of experience performing the duties of a Junior Architectural Assistant in the California state service.
Experience: Three years of architectural or engineering experience, including experience in drafting, inspection, and the preparation of specifications for building construction. and
Education: Equivalent to graduation from college with major work in architecture or engineering. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.)
Knowledge of: Architectural planning and detailing; building construction details and materials; practices and methods of the various construction and building trades; various engineering, building, sanitary and safety regulations and codes in effect in California; specifications of the American Society for Testing Materials which are applicable to building construction.
Ability to: Interpret drawings; write routine specifications and prepare bills of materials; make field surveys and prepare detailed reports; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; dictate correspondence.