Plans Examiner/Engineer

Compensation

: $107,300.00 - $159,640.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Engineering



SUMMARY

Reviews residential, commercial, and public works project plans, reports and other development and design related documents for compliance with Design Standards and all applicable local, state, and federal codes and guidelines.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

· Must be able to provide complete structural and non-structural plan reviews of commercial, industrial and residential buildings for compliance with applicable codes and standards.

· May provide majority of the structural plan reviews of wood framed commercial, industrial, and residential buildings for compliance with applicable codes and standards and engineering principals.

· Assess and resolve complaints received from clients, applicants, public, designers, contractors or co-workers.

· May be assigned to provide basic plan reviews directly for jurisdictions, where the scope of work may include calculating construction valuations and permit fees, processing building permits, and reviewing contractors licensing, business licensing and owner/builder verification (i.e. basic permit technician skills may be required).

· Prepare written plan review correspondence and update information into various computer software programs.

· Explain and answer client questions regarding generated plan review letters. May interact directly with clients and their staff.

REQUIREMENTS

· A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Architectural, Civil, Structural Engineering, or a closely related field.

· At least 4 years’ experience as a plans examiner with a city or county or professional code consulting group.

Registration/Certifications / Skills

· Registration as a Civil/Structural Engineer with California Board of Professional Engineers

· ICC certification as a Plans Examiner

· Must have a valid California class C driver’s license and safe driving record

· Knowledge of and prior experience with current CA Title 24 building codes

· Working knowledge of office computer software – Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe, etc.

· Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills.

· Must be a team player and able to work well with clients and co-workers

· Must possess problem solving skills

· Bilingual a plus

IT/IS Skills

· Demonstrated knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, document and database software (MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop). Knowledge and use of digital cameras and photo media programs required.

Work Environment

· An employee in this position typically works in an office environment, with occasional exposure to outdoor construction sites with full climate exposure.

Physical Demands

· While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and work at a desk/ computer station for extended periods of time.

· Occasional use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.

· The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 20 pounds.

· vision requirements include: ability to adjust focus, distance vision and close vision. Travel is limited/ negligible.

Job Type: Full-time



Job Requirements:
  • SUMMARY

    Reviews residential, commercial, and public works project plans, reports and other development and design related documents for compliance with Design Standards and all applicable local, state, and federal codes and guidelines.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    · Must be able to provide complete structural and non-structural plan reviews of commercial, industrial and residential buildings for compliance with applicable codes and standards.

    · May provide majority of the structural plan reviews of wood framed commercial, industrial, and residential buildings for compliance with applicable codes and standards and engineering principals.

    · Assess and resolve complaints received from clients, applicants, public, designers, contractors or co-workers.

    · May be assigned to provide basic plan reviews directly for jurisdictions, where the scope of work may include calculating construction valuations and permit fees, processing building permits, and reviewing contractors licensing, business licensing and owner/builder verification (i.e. basic permit technician skills may be required).

    · Prepare written plan review correspondence and update information into various computer software programs.

    · Explain and answer client questions regarding generated plan review letters. May interact directly with clients and their staff.

    REQUIREMENTS

    · A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Architectural, Civil, Structural Engineering, or a closely related field.

    · At least 4 years’ experience as a plans examiner with a city or county or professional code consulting group.

    Registration/Certifications / Skills

    · Registration as a Civil/Structural Engineer with California Board of Professional Engineers

    · ICC certification as a Plans Examiner

    · Must have a valid California class C driver’s license and safe driving record

    · Knowledge of and prior experience with current CA Title 24 building codes

    · Working knowledge of office computer software – Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe, etc.

    · Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills.

    · Must be a team player and able to work well with clients and co-workers

    · Must possess problem solving skills

    · Bilingual a plus

    IT/IS Skills

    · Demonstrated knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, document and database software (MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop). Knowledge and use of digital cameras and photo media programs required.

    Work Environment

    · An employee in this position typically works in an office environment, with occasional exposure to outdoor construction sites with full climate exposure.

    Physical Demands

    · While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and work at a desk/ computer station for extended periods of time.

    · Occasional use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.

    · The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 20 pounds.

    · vision requirements include: ability to adjust focus, distance vision and close vision. Travel is limited/ negligible.

    Job Type: Full-time

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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