The County of Riverside Building and Safety Department has an opportunity for a Plans Examiner II/III in Riverside. The incumbent will review residential, commercial, and industrial building and grading plans to ensure compliance with California Building Codes and regulations, Riverside County Ordinances, and water quality standards. In evaluating building and grading plans, the Plans Examiner II/III will be tasked to accurately determine occupancy groups, area and height allowances, and will evaluate plumbing, mechanical, and electrical code compliance. The most competitive candidates will be seasoned engineers with broad structural engineering experience and exposure providing corrections and recommendations to the public, developers, and contractors. Candidates in possession of an International Code Council (ICC) Plans Examiner Certification are highly desired.
The level at which the position will be filled is at the Department's discretion and contingent on the candidate's experience and qualifications.
Examples of Essential Duties:
Performs the review of proposed buildings and structures to be built, altered, moved, rehabilitated, or abated for compliance with building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, grading, accessibility, mobile homes, environmental codes, regulations, and ordinances.
Conducts initial and follow-up reviews to environmental enforcement, including, but not limited to, water quality, air quality, habitat conservation, grading plans and/or code violations.
Provides technical assistance to building inspectors in the review of difficult field situations.
Examines plans and specifications of residential commercial and industrial structures to ensure compliance with codes, regulations and ordinances.
Determines the classification and occupancy groups of structures; determines the type of construction allowable floor, area and height.
Clarifies and interprets codes and regulations to developers, contractors, the general public, and to building department staff.
Prepares reports and correspondence; assists in training new employees; attends continuing education classes as required.
Assists at the public counter, accepts building plan applications for review, issues building permits, inputs and retrieves data from the permit tracking software program.
PLANS EXAMINER II
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in an engineering field. Possession of a valid certificate as an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers may substitute for the required education.
Certificate: Certification in plans examining or a related specialization from a recognized state, national or international code development association.
Experience: One year of building plan check, civil engineering, architecture or environmental enforcement experience equivalent to Plans Examiner I.
PLANS EXAMINER III
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in an engineering field.
Certificate: Possession of a valid certificate as an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Certification in plans examining or a related specialization from a recognized state, national or international code development association.
Experience: One year of building plan check, civil engineering, architecture or environmental enforcement experience equivalent to Plans Examiner II.
ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY FOR THIS POSITION USING THE COUNTY'S JOB GATEWAY
The preliminary application deadline for this posting is May 1, 2018, by 11:59 p.m. (PST). Postings may close or be extended at any time. All applicants must include a detailed resume/application with relevant work history.
For questions regarding this recruitment or the online application process, please contact Laura Chamberlain at (951) 955-5196 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internal Number: 10397
About County of Riverside
Riverside County, CA - Government Employer with 21,000 employees. Civil Engineering positions at all levels are located in Waste Management, Flood Control, Transportation and Building & Safety Departments. Exceptional benefits package and participation in State Retirement System (PERS).