Designer II

  • Designer II
  • What will I be doing?
  • Do I qualify?
  • Can I be successful?
  • Benefits
  • How do I apply?
Class Number: 
4740
Exam Components: 
Rating of Education & Experience, 100%
Annual Salary Range:
$41,184.00 – $60,084.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,716.00 – $2,503.50
Pay Grade: 
A26

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Definition

This is responsible professional space planning and interior design work for alteration, construction or re-configuration of state-owned or leased facilities and the review of contract work by consultant design firms.

An employee of this class develops, designs and reviews space utilization for state facilities. Work includes conferring with administrative heads of state agencies or institutions and consultant design firms, computing, estimating, computer-aided design and drafting, plan review and inspection. The employee provides functional supervision to drafters and/or other subordinate staff in the area of interior design. General direction is received from a designated administrative superior.

Job Duties

Visits existing buildings and works on the utilization of space and interior planning with state agency or institutional management.

Confers with consultant architectural/design firms and with state agency management or institutional heads concerning interior projects.

Prepares space analysis, furniture and material selections, cost estimates and written specifications.

Prepares as-built drawings, layouts, space analysis, drawings, reports and graphic illustrations for projects utilizing Computer Aided Design and Drafting equipment as well as conventional drafting methods.

Prepares interior plans and specifications for systems furniture, demountable walls and landscape partitions.

Reviews and evaluates concept, design, specifications, cost estimates, furniture and material selections prepared by architectural/design firms to determine compliance with established standards and sound interior design practices.

Visits sites to inspect interior construction to insure compliance with approved plans and specifications.

Keeps abreast of developments in specialized furnishings and equipment such as those necessary for use by the handicapped.

Performs other related work as assigned.

Areas of Interest: 
Engineering & Applied Sciences

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility and may be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

Three years of professional experience in non-residential design work, including space analysis, office and systems layouts, commercial and institutional design, etc.; and graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with specialization in interior design, interior architecture, or a closely related field.

OR

Two years as a Designer I in an agency under the Missouri Merit System.

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Considerable knowledge of systems furniture applications and design layouts.

Considerable knowledge of the principles, methods and practices of interior design.

Considerable knowledge of perspective, balance, design and color harmony.

Considerable knowledge of the media, processes, materials and techniques used in preparing graphic illustrations.

Skill in drawing architectural plans and making presentations.

Skill in working with a computer-aided design system.

Ability to write specifications and make cost and material estimates.

Ability to use Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) for applications of space management, as-built drawings, design and presentations.

Ability to inspect work under construction for compliance with specifications.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, state agency management and consultants.

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