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Architects, Except Landscape and Naval

Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
O*NET Detailed Work Activities
O*Net Code
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
Jul 16, 2021
Jul 16, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

14 skill sets | 24 total skills
Create graphical representations of structures or landscapes.
Prepare scale drawings or architectural designs, using computer-aided design or other tools.
Develop final construction plans that include aesthetic representations of the structure or details for its construction.
Create three-dimensional or interactive representations of designs, using computer-assisted design software.
Incorporate green features into the design of structures or facilities.
Plan or design structures such as residences, office buildings, theatres, factories, or other structural properties in accordance with environmental, safety, or other regulations.
Design or plan construction of green building projects to minimize adverse environmental impact or conserve energy.
Design structures that incorporate environmentally friendly building practices or concepts, such as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards.
Direct design or development activities.
Direct activities of technicians engaged in preparing drawings or specification documents.
Prepare contracts, disclosures, or applications.
Prepare contract documents for building contractors.
Administer construction contracts.
Represent clients in obtaining bids or awarding construction contracts.
Document technical design details.
Prepare information regarding design, structure specifications, materials, color, equipment, estimated costs, or construction time.
Discuss designs or plans with clients.
Meet with clients to review or discuss architectural drawings.
Consult with clients to determine functional or spatial requirements of structures.
Design structures or facilities.
Integrate engineering elements into unified architectural designs.
Plan layouts of structural architectural projects.
Inspect facilities or sites to determine if they meet specifications or standards.
Conduct periodic on-site observations of construction work to monitor compliance with plans.
Inspect proposed building sites to determine suitability for construction.
Perform marketing activities.
Develop marketing materials, proposals, or presentation to generate new work opportunities.
Prepare detailed work plans.
Develop final construction plans that include aesthetic representations of the structure or details for its construction.
Supervise engineering or other technical personnel.
Monitor the work of specialists, such as electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, interior designers, or sound specialists to ensure optimal form or function of designs or final structures.
Investigate the environmental impact of projects.
Perform predesign services, such as feasibility or environmental impact studies.
Gather information related to projects' environmental sustainability or operational efficiency.
Design water conservation systems.
Design environmentally sound structural upgrades to existing buildings, such as natural lighting systems, green roofs, or rainwater collection systems.
Prepare procedural documents.
Prepare operating and maintenance manuals, studies, or reports.

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