Job Opportunity – Plan Review Engineer II | St. Charles County



Starting Salary:       $ 48,063 through $59,622 per year.

This is a full-time, 40 hour per week position which includes a full range of benefits including Paid Time Off, Extended Medical Leave, Holidays, Employee health, dental, life, disability, retirement and tuition assistance programs.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Reviews construction plans for residential and commercial building projects to determine compliance with ICC, NEC, FEMA and other applicable codes and state statutes.  Assists Building Director, Building Manager and Building Inspectors as needed regarding plan review matters.  Assists the public in acquiring building permits.  Answers building code questions in person and by telephone. Provides information regarding code requirements for other County departments and the general public.  Notifies permit applicants regarding needed changes for code compliance. Conducts preliminary plan review meetings with developer, architects and engineers.  Consults with architects, builders and developers regarding plan review process and offers appropriate plan changes to meet code requirements.  Reviews paper or electronic plans and specifications for approval of building permits. Imputs plan review information into computer system software, CitizenServe.  Maintains current knowledge of construction standards, applicable codes, plan review process and building permit process.   Calculates construction area to estimate project cost and establish permit fees.  Analyzes project scope and establishes building inspections required for project.  Ensures compliance with guidelines. Participates in on-going training as needed.  Attends training seminars.  Performs Blasting monitoring process for local quarries.   Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:  Requires B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Building Technology or related field with five years of construction code enforcement and plan review experience.  Any combination of related experience and education providing equivalent knowledge, skills and ability will be considered. Requires ICC Plans Examiner Certification or Architect/Engineer License and FEMA flood property retrofitting certification. Requires the ability to read, draft and interpret complicated plans, specifications, and estimates to review construction and site plans and recognize deviations from County codes or accepted engineering practices.   Ability to effectively interact with staff, elected and appointed officials, engineers, contractors, developers and the general public.   Ability to learn and operate a variety of computer software programs such as word processing, email and architectural CAD drafting and/or BlueBeam Revue Software. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

TO APPLY: All applications must be submitted only through our Self-Service Website at We do not accept faxed, e-mailed or print applications. For your convenience, if needed, terminals are available on site at the HR Dept., 201 N. Second St., Room 519, St. Charles, MO  63301  Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

To assure consideration, applications must be received by May 25, 2016

St. Charles County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  St. Charles County is a drug and alcohol free work place. A pre-employment drug screen is required for all positions.