Under the direction of the Building Services Supervisor, the employee occupying this position will perform complex plans examination and building inspection duties; review residential, commercial and industrial project plans, related documents, and permits for compliance with building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical codes and local ordinances; check plans and specifications to ensure complete submittal of required information; inspect construction sites, installation methods, and materials during construction to ensure compliance with codes and regulations; assist to train, assign work, monitor, and provide general oversight to Plans Examiner/Inspector 1.
Perform the duties of a Plans Examiner/Inspector 1 in addition to the following:
• Perform comprehensive plan reviews for single and multi-family residential, commercial and industrial projects and/or electrical plan review (if licensed); ensure compliance with State building, plumbing, energy and mechanical codes, the national and Washington Cities electrical codes, local ordinances, and other requirements. E
• Perform mechanical, energy code, plumbing, commercial/residential building and electrical inspections (if licensed); inspect construction sites for erosion and sedimentation control measures, installation methods and materials during construction and upon completion of single and multifamily residential structures, commercial and industrial projects to ensure compliance with State codes and local regulations. E
• Assist architects, designers, engineers, contractors, and the public; resolve project design issues. E
• Prepare and maintain written and electronic records and related reports; review and update permit intake checklists and Building Division publications. Utilize the electronic permit tracking system, TRAKiT, in all inspection, plan review and daily workload activities. E
• Stay abreast of new trends in the field of plan examination and building, plumbing, mechanical, energy and electrical code compliance; attend professional group meetings.
• Serve as designated essential personnel during any emergency management response scenarios. Participate in emergency damage assessment inspections as part of the City's Continuity of Operations Plan. E
• Help train, assign, monitor and direct the work of a Plans Examiner/Inspector 1.
• Perform related duties as assigned
E denotes an essential function of the job
• Two years of college-level or trade school course work in building design, electrical engineering, construction technology, architecture, or a related field • Four years of increasingly responsible experience in building and/or electrical construction, building code inspection and plans examination, or related codes compliance activities • A combination of education, training and experience that provides the candidate with the knowledge skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered • Ability to work independently with little direction • Ability to establish cooperative and effective working relationships with others
PREFERRED QUALIFICATION: • Experience with electrical inspection
About City of SeaTac
Incorporated in February 1990, the City of SeaTac is located in the Pacific Northwest, approximately midway between the cities of Seattle and Tacoma in the State of Washington. The City has a resident population of 28,850. SeaTac is a vibrant community, economically strong, environmentally sensitive, and people-oriented. The City's 10 square miles surround the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, (approximately 3 square miles) which is owned and operated by the Port of Seattle.