• Plans Examiner/Inspector

    Posted: 09/01/2019

    $23.37 - $35.05 Hourly 
    $1,869.34 - $2,804.02 Biweekly
    $48,602.94 - $72,904.42 Annually

    Specialized, technical responsible work relating to all phases and types of plan review for structural integrity and code compliance in all types of new construction and additions. 


    • Examines all plans and applications submitted for all structures. Indicates changes required for conformance to building codes, good construction practices and structural soundness. 
    • Notifies responsible person of defects and issues verbal or written instructions for correction. 
    • Reviews qualifications of contractors prior to issuance of building permits. 
    • Assists contractors, architects, engineers and the general public with code compliance problems.
    • Works with developers and architects on preliminary project planning.
    • Confers with the Chief Plans Examiner in daily activities.
    • Advises other plans examiners and building inspectors of code interpretations and procedures related to daily reviews. 
    • Assists with field inspections, as needed. 

    (These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other related duties as assigned, including City directed work assignments in the event of a declared emergency. ) 

    • Knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures, pertaining to building construction and repairs. 
    • Ability to perform investigation work when required and write clear, concise and accurate reports.
    • Ability to check construction plans for loads, footing and foundation design.
    • Ability to use computer software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.) and enter data accurately from a wide variety of source documents. 
    • Ability to plan, organize and use mature judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions in accordance with established policy. 
    • Excellent customer service and communications skills, written and verbal. 
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, other employees and the general public.

    High school graduate or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. Five (5) years extensive responsible construction experience; reasonable amount of experience in business and office administration, office procedures. 
    (A comparable amount of training, education or experience may be substituted for the above qualifications.) 
    Licenses and Certifications: 
    Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Florida driver's license by date of hire. 
    Must be able to obtain a Provisional license within 90 days from the date of hire, and possession and maintenance of certification as Building Plans Examiner and Standard Inspector within 3 years from the date of hire, through the State Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Dual certification may be required at the request of the City. 
    (Occasional 1-3 Hrs)*(Frequent 3-5 Hrs)*(Constant 5-8 Hrs)*** Per Work Day 
    Constant sitting, use of hands - arms, grasping, typing, and communication involving speaking and hearing. Frequent standing, walking. Occasional kneeling, stooping, bending, reaching overhead, and lifting up to 25 pounds. Vision and hearing must be correctable. Position requires the operation of a City vehicle. 

    Every City employee has emergency response responsibilities, though not every position will require routine assignments during an emergency event. All employees are subject to recall around the clock for emergency response operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the normal work location, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official job description. Assignments in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature, with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically and operationally challenging conditions. 

    Interested applicants apply here

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