Job Opportunity – Building Plans Examiner | Jefferson City

Job Title: Building Plans Examiner

Opening Date/Time:  Thu. 09/28/17 12:00 AM Central Time

Closing Date/Time:  Thu. 10/12/17 11:59 PM Central Time

Salary: $21.69 – $32.53 Hourly $3,759.40 – $5,639.10 Monthly $45,112.82 – $67,669.20 Annually

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Jefferson City, Missouri

Department: Planning and Protective Services Department

The City of Jefferson is now accepting applications for a Building Plans Examiner. This position is primarily responsible for the administration, review and coordination of submitted building plans for building permits.  This position will also help with initial review and administration of all building permits.
 Examples of Duties:
Reviews submitted construction plans for compliance with all relevant codes, regulations and ordinances.

Recommends and implements changes to the policies and procedures for plan reviews for the effective and efficient operation of the plan review process.

Review construction permit applications to ensure completeness and compliance with submittal requirements.

Prepare correspondence to architects, engineers, developers and contractors about plan reviews for code compliance and design issues.

Interact with the public and design professionals about the permit review and approval process.

Assist Building Inspectors and city staff with interpretations of adopted building codes and amendments.

Maintain records of the plan review process.

 Typical Qualifications:
 A minimum of five (5) years’ of experience in reviewing commercial construction plans or as contractor, engineer, architect, or as a superintendent, foreman or competent mechanic in charge of construction.  A bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction Management or related field  preferred.

Valid Missouri Drivers’ License

Preferred ICC Building Plans Examiner Certification or five (5) years of experience as an Architect.

Considerable knowledge of computers and systems .

Physical: Ability to traverse over rough terrain; inspect dangerous and unfinished buildings; and work in extreme weather conditions.  Ability to drive City vehicle to sites to conduct inspections and inspect work being performed and to determine adherence to codes, ordinances and standards.

Mental: Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing; tactfully enforce established City codes and regulations; interpret plans, diagrams, blueprints, and specifications; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with designers, engineers, architects, contractors, developers and the general public.  Ability to keep detailed  records and to prepare reports. Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, prioritize, assign and evaluate the work of inspectors.

 Supplemental Information:
This position works under the direct supervision of the Building Official.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may be expected to perform other duties as necessary for the effective operation of the department and the City.  In addition, employees may be required to work additional or varying hours and typical or non-typical duties during emergency situations.

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