Architect in Columbia, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 9/29/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $72,000 yearly

The Architect is a full-time, 32 hour/week position, and can be based out of any office across Compass Health Network. 

Plans, organizes and directs activities associated with the design, construction, and modifications or improvements of buildings and grounds.

1) Coordinates, monitors, reviews, and approves all facility studies, investigations, plans and construction projects as a Registered Architect.
2) Consults with supervisor regarding the need for new structures, major repairs, modifications, and upgrades of corporate facilities.
3) Plans, implements, and/or oversees consultant studies, investigations and construction projects, and complex design activities including contract bid documents for new structures, major repairs, modifications, and upgrades of corporate facilities
4) Serves as project manager for assigned architectural projects.
5) Ensures that assigned projects meet all applicable codes, standards, ordinances and laws.
6) Reviews and approves plans and projects; provides advisement and assists staff, such as technicians, inspectors, and designers regarding facility design plans and their review.
7) Prepares reports, makes presentations, and maintains accurate records, notes and other required documentation for assigned projects.
8) Reads and interprets a variety of information such as plans and specifications, other construction documents, technical manuals, trade journals, and testing information.
9) Utilizes a variety of computer software applications such as spreadsheet, database, computer aided design, word processing and Internet programs.
10) Signs and Seals design plans prepared under his direction.
11) Attends seminars, workshops, conferences and other training for professional development purposes.
12) Develop Facility ADA improvement plan and review annually with Senior Director




Job Requirements

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in architecture or a related discipline plus at least four years professional work experience under a professional architect or engineer with an emphasis on the design, construction and/or maintenance of buildings and grounds. Equivalent experience that allows an individual to obtain licensure as an Architect may be substituted for the degree requirement.

Knowledge of principles, procedures, standards and practices related to professional architectural/engineering work with specialized knowledge in assigned area of responsibility; complex mathematics as it relates to architectural/engineering work and calculations; computerized software programs used for architectural/engineering applications; project administration; quality management techniques; applicable laws and regulations as they relate to assigned discipline.

Ability to effectively perform professional architectural or engineering work including coordinating, managing and directing assigned projects; supervisors and directs assigned professional, technical and/or administrative support staff; accurately design, review, analyze, understand and interpret plans and specifications, construction drawings and schematic diagrams; utilize sound judgment and make responsible decisions and recommendations; work effectively with only general direction and guidance; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; utilize computer software applications; follow oral and written instructions; communicate effectively and courteously with associates; present an overall professional image; prepare clear and comprehensive reports; effectively present reports, information and recommendations; model and promote acceptance and respect for differences among employees; perform effectively as a member of the team in carrying out stated mission and philosophy; perform the essential functions of the job without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of others.
Must possess an Architects' license, Missouri license required within probationary period should candidate require reciprocity.

If operating a vehicle for purpose of completing job duties, must possess a valid Missouri Motor Vehicle Operator's License.



Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.