|Department||Planning & Development|
|Open Date||5/15/2019 1:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||6/24/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$30.81 - $46.20/hour; $5,340.40 - $8,008.00/month; $64,084.80 - $96,096.00/year|
|Type of Recruitment||Open|
Examines construction documents (plans, specifications, etc.) for conformity with applicable building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, gas, and flood control codes, municipal ordinances, and related regulations as required; approves or disapproves construction documents and communicates results to appropriate design professionals (architect, engineer, etc.); documents reason for disapproval of plans or specifications with the appropriate code section quoted for reference and notifies the design professional of the discrepancy, providing a narrative as to the circumstances of disapproval and instructions for submitting revisions that may subsequently be approved.
Provides technical assistance to property owners/public agencies; helps to understand and resolve complaints/problems that citizens may encounter; consults with others on results of inspections to get suggestions/recommendations for corrective action.
Accompanies related staff on field inspections involving unusual situations and on a periodic basis for input to quality assurance of service delivery; participates in training exercises with other staff relative to ensuring uniformity of administration of construction codes; assists in formulating interpretations of codes.
Performs studies of construction and municipal code related matters and prepares periodic and/or special reports for management use; interprets blueprints, electrical circuit drawings and instrument loop diagrams; establishes and maintains files, control logs, and other office records.
Acts as a project coordinator for selective projects requiring technical and administrative handling through the plan review process.
Performs related work as required.
Considerable knowledge of: construction methods, practices, materials, mechanics, and philosophy; construction codes, inspectional processes, and techniques; legislation affecting building standards; construction related management and administrative policies, procedures, and methods.
Ability to: observe, comprehend, narrate, and instruct; interpret construction related codes and standards and uniformly enforce regulations with tact and impartiality; read, interpret, and understand construction documents; make independent decisions when required; conduct technical inspections when required; organize information and effectively present recommendations orally and in writing; follow oral and written instructions; prepare clear, concise, and accurate reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, members of the construction industry, and the general public.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with an associate’s degree in building construction, engineering, architecture or related field and seven (7) years of experience in building construction, architecture and engineering activities; or a bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of experience is described above.
Additional requirement for levels II, III, & IV: one (1) year of experience in the application of municipal and state codes, laws, rules and regulations.
Possession of: a Standard Building Plans Examiner license and one (1) Standard Trade (plumbing, electrical or mechanical) Plans Examiner license as issued by the Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board; a valid Florida driver’s license.
Note: Applicants selected for employment that do not possess the required Standard Plans Examiners licenses or Professional Registration as an Architect or Engineer, must apply to the State for a provisional license or professional registration immediately upon employment and obtain within twenty-four (24) months of employment.
-Requirements for Professional Plans Reviewer I: Possession of: one (1) Florida Standard Plans Examiner License (Building, Mechanical, Electrical or Plumbing – FS 468).
-Requirements for Professional Plans Reviewer II: Possession of: two (2) Florida Standard Plans Examiner Licenses (Building, Mechanical, Electrical or Plumbing – FS 468).
-Requirements for Professional Plans Reviewer III: Possession of: three (3) Florida Standard Plans Examiner Licenses (Building, Mechanical, Electrical or Plumbing – FS 468).
-Requirements for Professional Plans Reviewer IV: Possession of: four (4) Florida Standard Plans Examiner Licenses (Building, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing – FS 468) or Florida Registered Architect or Engineer License.