The Combination Plans Examiner consults with contractors, engineers, architects and the general public concerning the acceptability of drawings for approval to build within the city; reviews building plans and specifications for conformance to building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical codes and laws; assists in special investigations involving unusual applications of the building laws and codes.
Three (3) years of experience in reviewing architectural, electrical, or plumbing/mechanical plans used in building construction.
Equivalent to graduation from high school is required. An associate's degree from an accredited college or university with major in engineering, architecture, construction management or a related field may substitute for one year of work experience.
License or Certificate
Possession of Building Plans Examiner certification issued by the International Code Council (ICC) on the date of application and maintenance thereafter; AND
Possession of one (1) of the Core Certifications listed below within six (6) months of date of hire and maintenance thereafter. Preferred to have at time of hire; AND
As a condition of continued employment, an employee must acquire and maintain at least one (1) additional core and one (1) additional supplemental certification each year after achievement of first Core Certification or after initial hire if at least one (1) Core Certification already achieved, whichever comes first, in an order to be determined by management for each employee, until all certifications listed below have been achieved.
Core Certifications: - Electrical Plans Examiner issued by ICC - Mechanical Plans Examiner issued by IAPMO (International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials) - Plumbing Plans Examiner issued by IAPMO
Supplemental Certifications: - ICC Residential Plans Examiner - ICC Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner - ICC Commercial Energy Plans Examiner or Commercial Plans Examiner with ASHRAE
Additional Salary Information: Excellent benefits
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