Plan Review Specialist, Sr – Buildings
Position Open Until Filled
Salary Range $47,300-63,100
General Description and Classification Standards
The purpose of this job is to review construction plans to ensure compliance with regulatory codes, ordinances, and laws. Duties include, but are not limited to: approving building plans and specifications; assisting architects and developers with building code conformation; answering inquiries regarding construction materials and procedures; explaining departmental procedures; and processing paperwork.
The incumbent must ensure that best in class customer service is provided to both internal and external customers while, embracing, supporting, and promoting the City’s core values, beliefs, and culture.
Work independently or in teams, reporting to the Assistant Director.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
May perform other duties as assigned. Duties and responsibilities include, but or not limited to:
approving building plans and specifications that comply with city codes and regulations regarding structural adequacy, life safety, and fire emergency exit configuration;
Assisting a high volume of architects, engineers, developers, and customers in conformity to building code regulations;
Providing services at a public counter to answer questions and approve plans; answering inquiries regarding construction materials and procedures;
Explaining departmental procedures to customers in order to facilitate permit issuance; directing customers to appropriate divisions for requested services;
Maintaining accurate records, files of plans, plan review status and work performed. Offers suggestions and direct or participates as a member of a work team.
Evaluates and approves building plans and specifications that comply with city codes and regulations regarding zoning, structural adequacy, life safety, and fire emergency exit configuration.
Researches projects and gathers information from architectural and engineering manuals, building and life safety codes, and governmental regulations.