Job Opportunity – Plans Examiner | City of Maryland Heights

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City of Maryland Heights
JOB POSTING

POSITION: PLANS EXAMINER
Dept. of Community Development

PAY GRADE: G10

POSITION PAY RANGE: $65,431-$76,546

The City of Maryland Heights seeks a Plans Examiner who would work under the general supervision
of the Building Commissioner. The employee in this position would perform complex technical work
in plan review and building inspection work to insure that the Building Code and other related codes
and standards are met.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Enforce building-related codes and ordinances including building code, existing building code,
residential code, energy conversation code, property maintenance code and zoning code; perform onsite
inspections of construction when staffing availability places undue demands on the department;
examine complex architectural and structural plans to determine the design complies with adopted
codes and ordinances regulating construction; maintain records of plan review activity; assist in
researching solutions to technical code issues; evaluate proposals for equivalency and make
recommendations to the Building Commissioner; respond to field issues related to building
construction process; assist in resolving complex and sensitive customer service issues and facilitate
meetings with building owners, architects, engineers, geotechnical consultants, code consultants and
other design team members to discuss code related issues regarding the design and construction of
proposed projects.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
High School graduate or GED equivalent and eight (8) years experience in construction inspection,
general inspection and related fields or any equivalent combination of education and experience;
additional ICC certifications relevant to the plan review job function; thorough knowledge of building
and general construction codes; thorough knowledge of and skill in applying knowledge of internal
building codes, zoning and land use applications;

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Valid state driver’s license; ICC Residential Plan Review Certification; ICC Commercial Plan
Review Certification and the ability to interpret two-dimensional drawings as a three-dimensional
object.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Submit current resume and cover letter to the attention of the Human Resources Manager, City of
Maryland Heights, 11911 Dorsett Rd., Maryland Heights, MO 63043 or electronically to
[email protected] or by fax to 314-738-2405. Position will remain open until filled.

EOE: Minority/Female/Disabled/Vet