$85,136.48 - $103,484.16 Annually
04/15/2021 05:00 PM PDT
Under general direction, to receive and check plans for buildings and structures for compliance with applicable building codes, ordinances, and regulations; advise applicants for permits on possible modifications to conform with requirements; and perform related work as required.Why the City of Fairfield is a great place to work!
This is a single position classification performing plan reviews on a variety of structures including complex residential and small commercial plans. This position requires specialized knowledge and experience, and often exercises independent judgment in the performance of duties. The duties of this classification are distinguished from the Associate Civil Engineer (Plan Check) classification as the engineer performs the most complex plan and structural reviews.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
Supervision is received from the Chief Building Official or other management staff. May provide guidance to administrative or technical staff as needed.
Two (2) years of building plan review experience consistent with the requirements of this job description with another jurisdiction or consulting firm/agency, one (1) year of which was as a certified Plans Examiner are required; or,
Two years (2) years of experience performing plan review duties equivalent to a Building Inspector III with the City of Fairfield are required; or
Three (3) years of experience equivalent to a Building Inspector II with the City of Fairfield are required; or
Five (5) years of building plan review experience equivalent to a Building Permit Technician II with the City of Fairfield are required.
Education equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade is required. Related college course work is highly desirable.
LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE:
Possession of a valid Class C California Driver’s License is required.
Possession of a valid International Code Council (ICC) Residential Plans Examiner Certificate is required.
Possession of a valid International Code Council (ICC) Building Plans Examiner Certificate is required within 6 months of hire and must be maintained throughout employment.
Certification as a California Certified Access Specialist (CASp) is highly desirable.
Examples of Duties
A sample of responsibilities for this position are listed below. For the complete job description please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fairfield/classspecs
Knowledge & Abilities
General understanding of principles and practices of civil/structural design.
Building construction methods and materials.
Basic engineering, practices, and techniques.
California Residential & Building Codes.
Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical, Energy and Green Codes.
Applicable state laws.
Arithmetic, trigonometry, and plan geometry.
Appropriate safety and fire prevention construction and building methods.
Modern office equipment, including computer hardware and software.
Learn and interpret City ordinances and department policies.
Analyze and interpret building plans and specifications; interpret and enforce laws and regulations.
Perform mathematical calculations.
Apply construction principles, and techniques.
Apply load path, life safety, energy conservation, etc. to resolve construction-related problems.
Interact tactfully and effectively with the public, City staff, homeowners, contractors, design professionals, and outside agencies; maintain objectivity.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered during the course of work.
Communicate technical information and concepts clearly and understandably to a non-technical audience.
Represent the Building Safety Division and the Community Development Department with diplomacy and tact; listen and express differences of opinion respectfully and resolve conflicts.
Organize, prepare, and present records and reports effectively in written or oral form.
Utilize a computer and computer-related applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, permitting software (e.g. Blue Beam), e-mail and internet research.
1350 Travis Blvd # 1361
Fairfield, CA 94533