Job Opportunity – Multi-Disciplined Code Official I/II, Plans Examiner/Inspector | Overland Park, Kansas

Multi-Disciplined Code Oficial I/II “Plans Examiner/ Inspector” 19-126
The City of Overland Park has a full-time Multi-Disciplined Code Official I/II “Plans Examiner/
Inspector” position available in the Planning & Development Services Department. The successful candidate may be hired at the Level I or II, depending on experience.

Responsibilities:
Reviews and approves construction documents related to commercial and residential structures for compliance with City-adopted building codes and other related ordinances related to building construction and life safety. Conducts field inspections to assure compliance with the approved plans, and with City-adopted building codes. Responsible for the plan review and inspection processes for code review. Serves as Plans Examiner of the Day. Assists in emergency operations, including snow removal as required. Assigned projects are varied in complexity.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Science &
Technology, or a related field. Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain an insurable driving record. Upon hire must be able to secure and maintain a “City Officer” commission to conduct investigations and issues notices to appear in municipal court.

Multi-Disciplined Code Official I: Must obtain within 12 months of employment with the City, at least one of the certifications designated as a core credit and one of the certifications designated as elective credit for obtaining a Master Code Professional certificate through the International Code Council’s national certification program. One year of practical experience in the construction industry preferred. Good oral and written communication skills. Good interpersonal skills. Must have a working knowledge of personal computers and software applications such as word processing, database, Bluebeam and spreadsheet applications.

Multi-Disciplined Code Official II: Must possess the following certifications from the International Code Council: Residential Building Inspector, Commercial Building Inspector, Commercial Electrical Inspector, Commercial Mechanical Inspector, Commercial Plumbing Inspector, and Building Plans Examiner. Other types of professional certifications demonstrating proficiency in the building codes may be reviewed for equivalency. (Other types of professional certifications demonstrating proficiency in the building codes may be reviewed for equivalency).Three years of experience as
Multi-disciplined Code Official I or equivalent experience. Equivalent experience should be a
combination of experience as a Multi-Disciplined Inspector and Plans Examiner. Good oral and written communication skills. Good interpersonal skills. Must have a working knowledge of personal computers and software applications such as word processing, database, Bluebeam and spreadsheet applications. No City residency requirement. Must successfully pass a background check, drug screen, and physical exam. 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri. I- $3,896-$4,869/mo.
II- $4,466-$5,582/mo. Full-Time Benefits. Open until filled. Apply online, attach a resume,
cover letter and view your online application at ​www.opkansas.org​. If unable to apply online,
visit the HR Office between 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., M-F.
City of Overland Park
Human Resources Dept.
850 Santa Fe Drive
Overland Park, KS 6212
EO/M/F/D/V

MABOI Fall Conference additional news and announcements

The members of the MABOI Board of Directors are pleased to announce some additional details of the 50th annual MABOI fall conference. We hope that you take advantage of the educational and networking opportunities and hope to see you all there!

Click here for Member Registration
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Click here for Guest Registration

We have confirmed the ICC President, William Bryant, will be at our conference and addressing the banquet, come show your support for our industry.

The classes are a new hybrid / comprehensive approach to the IRC / IBC and will take the attendees through plan review and field inspections. Be one of the first to experience the new approach.

Meals are provided from Friday breakfast through Sunday brunch.

There are 16 potential training hours Thursday through Saturday.

If you have ever wondered what the MABOI board members do or maybe interested in a committee or board position, stop by and attend the Director’s meeting in the hospitality room on Friday evening, the meeting and room are open to all conference attendees.

IBC Mixed Occupancies /Special Building Types and Features | Election of Officers | Syberg’s – Dorsett | September 13, 2019

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Morning Session: 2015 IBC Mixed Occupancies

MORNING SESSION DESCRIPTION: 

Based on the provisions of IBC Section 508, this seminar addresses those special requirements applicable to buildings containing two or more occupancy classifications.The three mixed-occupancy options are presented along with examples and exercises that illustrate the proper application of the provisions.

Specific topics include:

  • Occupancy classification
  • Mixed occupancy conditions
  • Accessory occupancies
  • Nonseparated occupancies
  • Separated occupancies
  • Multi-story conditions

The following publications are recommended to ensure success in this course:

2015 International Building Code® (IBC®)

Course Objectives...

  • Identify incidental uses and understand how they differ from mixed-occupancy conditions
  • Define the concept for addressing mixed-occupancy buildings
  • Identify the three options that are available for regulating mixed-occupancy buildings
  • Describe the relationship of occupancy classification, allowable height, allowable area and occupancy separation to mixed-occupancy buildings

Afternoon Session: 2015 Special Building Types and Features

AFTERNOON SESSION DESCRIPTION: 

Based on selected provisions from Chapter 4, this seminar focuses on several special building types and features. High-rise buildings, underground buildings, parking garages are specialized buildings that have their own unique considerations. Atriums, stages, and platforms are building features that are evaluated in a special manner due to the hazards involved.The special detailed requirements and allowances set forth throughout Chapter 4 address a variety of uses and occupancies.

Specific topics include:

  • High-rise buildings
  • Underground buildings
  • Covered and Open Mall Buildings
  • Parking garages
  • Aircraft hangars
  • Atriums
  • Stages and platforms

The following publications are recommended to ensure success in this course:

2015 International Building Code® (IBC®)

 Course Objectives…

  • Identify those special building types and features that are regulated in IBC Chapter 4
  • Apply the special provisions applicable to high-rise buildings, underground buildings, parking garages, mall buildings and special amusement buildings
  • Apply the special provisions that regulate atriums, stages, platforms and storm shelters
  • Understand the scope and application of IBC Chapter 4

 Who should attend:

  • Permit Technicians (CEU’s—.6)
  • Building Inspectors (CEU’s—.6)
  • Plans Examiners (CEU’s—.6)
  • Code Officials (CEU’s—.6)

Where / When:

Sybergs 2430 Old Dorsett Rd, Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Sign-in / Breakfast: 8:30 am

Seminar: 9 am-4 pm

Registration:

Seminar Fee: MABOI Members: FREE

Includes: breakfast, seminar, and lunch

Pre-registration is required

Seating limited to 100 people

Information:

PAYMENTS: 12685 Dorsett Rd #308, Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Election slate:

Robert Poteet III,, President moves to past President

Eric Powers, moves to President

Joe Kovac, moves to Vice President

Neil Fick, moves to Exec Secretary

Dale Nicolas, Recording Secretary

Matt Whitwell, Membership Secretary

Jeff Carter, Treasurer

Chris Gaw, Director term ends 2021

David Astuto, Director term ends 2020

Mark Zaiontz, Director term ends 2020

Jeff Center, Director term ends 2021

Chris Schlumm, Director term ends 2021

Greg Tate, Director term ends 2020

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50th Annual MABOI Fall Conference | Chateau on the Lake | September 26th – 29th, 2019

The members of the MABOI Board of Directors are pleased to announce all of the details of the 50th annual MABOI fall conference below. We hope that you take advantage of the educational and networking opportunities and hope to see you all there!

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Click here for Companion Registration
Click here for Guest Registration

Educational Schedule

Thursday 12 pm – 4 pm

Inspector Skills – Stephen L. Thomas

This class will provide inspectors with the non-technical knowledge and soft skills for communicating with others to obtain compliance with applicable code requirements. The discussion will include professional appearances, communications and customer service. Legal aspects of the code enforcement will be discussed as well as ethics in government. Class discussions and case studies will be reviewed to support the skills learned in this session.

Friday Full Day

IRC Plan Review to Field Inspections Day 1 of 2 – Russell Thornburg

A moderately-paced course that provides an in-depth view of the IRC, chapters 1 – 10 & 44 dealing with many facets and issues.   Catch major and minor code items that will help improve the plan review to field inspections processes.   Administration rules, definitions, fire and life safety aspects, soil conditions & excavation, footing size and strength, placement of concrete, slab-on-grade, reinforcing steel, anchorage, retaining walls, light conventional wood-frame construction, load paths, notching and boring, girders and headers, connections and brace walls,  and roofing provisions of rafters and roof truss will be covered.  This course is applicable to all aspects of the design/construction/regulatory community, including contractors and design professionals.

Commercial Building Inspections
Day 1 of 2 – Stephen L. Thomas

This full-day class is designed for residential inspectors that are moving into the area of commercial inspections. The class will briefly discuss the preparation and tools needed to conduct an inspection and the interaction between the inspector and contractor. The majority of the class will focus on the technique and technical aspects of commercial building inspections. Subjects discussed in the class will include foundations, wood framing, light-gauge steel framing, fire-resistive rated construction, means of egress and accessibility.

Saturday Full Day

IRC Plan Review to Field Inspections Day 2 of 2- Russell Thornburg

A moderately-paced course that provides an in-depth view of the IRC, chapters 1 – 10 & 44 dealing with many facets and issues.   Catch major and minor code items that will help improve the plan review to field inspections processes.   Administration rules, definitions, fire and life safety aspects, soil conditions & excavation, footing size and strength, placement of concrete, slab-on-grade, reinforcing steel, anchorage, retaining walls, light conventional wood-frame construction, load paths, notching and boring, girders and headers, connections and brace walls,  and roofing provisions of rafters and roof truss will be covered.  This course is applicable to all aspects of the design/construction/regulatory community, including contractors and design professionals.

Commercial Plan Review –
Day 2 of 2 Stephen L. Thomas 

Explains the process of conducting a plan review for small/medium sized commercial projects.  It will cover the Building, Plumbing, Mechanical and Electrical requirements for commercial projects.  The first day will focus on the building code portion of reviews based on the International Building Code.  The Second day will focus on the plumbing, mechanical and electrical portion of the review. The class will provide students with formats, process, and understanding of how to conduct a commercial plan review.

Instructor Biographies

Russell Thornburg

With over 31 years of experience, Russell Thornburg brings to the classroom first-hand knowledge of many aspects of the building industry from the basics of home ownership, to general contracting, to field inspection and plans examiner.  For more than twenty years, he was self-employed as a licensed general contractor and has over 17 years of experience working for municipalities in the state of Minnesota and Kansas.  During this time, he began teaching Building Inspection Technology programs for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, as well as Continuing Education Seminars from around the country and ICC chapters.  After a short stint serving as Program Manager for Johnson County Contractor Licensing of KS he has returned to Texas and now writes and develops code seminars and presents these programs for various organizations, including municipalities, institutes, ICC chapters, Home Builders Associations, and industries throughout the United States.

STEPHEN L. THOMAS, CBO President, Colorado Code Consulting, LLC

Mr. Thomas has nearly forty years of experience in working with building codes including plan reviews, inspections, and administration.  His firm provides building code consulting services for governmental agencies and architectural firms, as well as educational seminars on building codes.  Starting a building code-consulting firm in 1999, he has served as the contract Building Official for several local jurisdictions in Colorado.  Mr. Thomas has also served on several ICBO and ICC committees including the ICC Means of Egress Code Development Committee. He currently serves on the ICC Codes & Standards Committee. He is also the author of the book, Building Code Basics, based on the 2009 & 2012 IBC, and Building Code Essentials based on the 2015 and 2018 IBC, all available from ICC. He has presented building code classes for the last 35 years and provides an interesting and engaging look at building codes.

Lodging

This year we will be heading back to the Chateau on the Lake Resort

Lodging Is Not Included in the Conference Fees – Please Pay Separately

Please schedule reservations by calling Chateau Resort at 1-888-333-5253
MABOI’s Room Rates for the event:
$119 per night Not Including Taxes (single & double occupancy rate)

Please note that the resort has indicated to us that this is a busy time of year for them and suggests to register as soon as possible

Conference Fees

  • Active Member Conference Fee $250
  • Retired Member Conference Fee $75
  • Companion Fees: 13 years and older $75, 3-12 years $50, 2 years and under FREE

Includes admission to seminars, Friday breakfast, lunch, & dinner, Saturday breakfast, lunch & banquet dinner, and Sunday Brunch

Banquet meal choices:

  • Crispy Onion Chicken Breast
  • Brown Sugar Glazed 10oz KC Strip
  • Chipotle Lime BBQ Glazed Pork Loin
  • Almond Encrusted Salmon
  • Vegetable Wellington
Click here for Member Registration
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IBC Mixed Occupancies /Special Building Types and Features | Election of Officers | Syberg’s – Dorsett | September 13, 2019

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Morning Session: 2015 IBC Mixed Occupancies

MORNING SESSION DESCRIPTION: 

Based on the provisions of IBC Section 508, this seminar addresses those special requirements applicable to buildings containing two or more occupancy classifications.The three mixed-occupancy options are presented along with examples and exercises that illustrate the proper application of the provisions.

Specific topics include:

  • Occupancy classification
  • Mixed occupancy conditions
  • Accessory occupancies
  • Nonseparated occupancies
  • Separated occupancies
  • Multi-story conditions

The following publications are recommended to ensure success in this course:

2015 International Building Code® (IBC®)

Course Objectives...

  • Identify incidental uses and understand how they differ from mixed-occupancy conditions
  • Define the concept for addressing mixed-occupancy buildings
  • Identify the three options that are available for regulating mixed-occupancy buildings
  • Describe the relationship of occupancy classification, allowable height, allowable area and occupancy separation to mixed-occupancy buildings

Afternoon Session: 2015 Special Building Types and Features

AFTERNOON SESSION DESCRIPTION: 

Based on selected provisions from Chapter 4, this seminar focuses on several special building types and features. High-rise buildings, underground buildings, parking garages are specialized buildings that have their own unique considerations. Atriums, stages, and platforms are building features that are evaluated in a special manner due to the hazards involved.The special detailed requirements and allowances set forth throughout Chapter 4 address a variety of uses and occupancies.

Specific topics include:

  • High-rise buildings
  • Underground buildings
  • Covered and Open Mall Buildings
  • Parking garages
  • Aircraft hangars
  • Atriums
  • Stages and platforms

The following publications are recommended to ensure success in this course:

2015 International Building Code® (IBC®)

 Course Objectives…

  • Identify those special building types and features that are regulated in IBC Chapter 4
  • Apply the special provisions applicable to high-rise buildings, underground buildings, parking garages, mall buildings and special amusement buildings
  • Apply the special provisions that regulate atriums, stages, platforms and storm shelters
  • Understand the scope and application of IBC Chapter 4

 Who should attend:

  • Permit Technicians (CEU’s—.6)
  • Building Inspectors (CEU’s—.6)
  • Plans Examiners (CEU’s—.6)
  • Code Officials (CEU’s—.6)

Where / When:

Sybergs 2430 Old Dorsett Rd, Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Sign-in / Breakfast: 8:30 am

Seminar: 9 am-4 pm

Registration:

Seminar Fee: MABOI Members: FREE

Includes: breakfast, seminar, and lunch

Pre-registration is required

Seating limited to 100 people

Information:

PAYMENTS: 12685 Dorsett Rd #308, Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Election slate:

Robert Poteet III,, President moves to past President

Eric Powers, moves to President

Joe Kovac, moves to Vice President

Neil Fick, moves to Exec Secretary

Dale Nicolas, Recording Secretary

Matt Whitwell, Membership Secretary

Jeff Carter, Treasurer

Chris Gaw, Director term ends 2021

David Astuto, Director term ends 2020

Mark Zaiontz, Director term ends 2020

Jeff Center, Director term ends 2021

Chris Schlumm, Director term ends 2021

Greg Tate, Director term ends 2020

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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