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Plans Examiner - Building - City of Redmond ( Job # 14-0058)
Minimum Salary: $5,450.00 per month
Maximum Salary: $7,084.00 per month
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Planning & Community Development
Closes: October 10, 2014 at 9:00 AM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)
Under the direction of the Permit Tech/Plans Examiner Supervisor, this position reviews, examines, and approves plans for construction and remodeling of residential and commercial property for compliance with International Building codes; State Energy and Barrier Free codes; other applicable State laws; and City of Redmond ordinances. Duties include but are not limited to: reviewing plans, specifications, calculations and other documents for completeness of information, accuracy, and conformance with local, state and federal codes and regulations; communicating legal and technical information to applicants; preparing checklists identifying required corrections and requesting additional information when needed; determining need for review by other departments; contacting applicant, answering questions; and performing plan re-reviews for final approval; advising designers, builders, and homeowners on the permit process and plan review procedures at the counter, in follow-up meetings, or through written correspondence; working with field inspectors to resolve code problems encountered during construction; and performing other duties as assigned.
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Knowledge of: principles and practices of current codes: Building, Barrier Free and Energy, State laws and City ordinances; issues resolution and conflict management.
Ability to: communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; maintain proficiency with code and construction method changes; explain codes and represent the City’s policies objectively; read plans and specifications and evaluate their consistency with actual construction; plan and organize work to meet both short and long-range deadlines; establish and maintain effective working relationships with citizens, public officials, City staff, the development community and design professionals; work independently and as part of a team; keep and maintain accurate records of permit information and plans to insure proper documentation of building permit authorization.
Education and Experience:
Any combination equivalent to: Associate’s degree in architecture, building construction technology or engineering and three (3) years progressively responsible experience in construction plan review, permit approval, building inspection and/or construction. ICC plans examiner certification preferred.
Licenses and Requirements:
Must obtain ICC plans examiner certification within six (6) months of date of hire. Valid Washington State driver's license by date of hire.
Work is primarily in an office environment, requires driving to meetings. Exposure to a variety of weather, traffic or hazardous conditions may occur while driving or conducting field inspections at construction sites.
Fulfillment of bargaining unit agreement membership is required within 30 days of hire.
The City of Redmond provides a generous benefits package including: medical, dental and vision benefits; paid sick leave, vacation and holidays; retirement; and life insurance.
City of Redmond Values:
Integrity: We demonstrate sound, honest, truthful and consistent actions.
Accountability: We take ownership of our actions and responsibilities.
Commitment to Service: We are dedicated to seeking solutions for our community.
Candidates who are selected to interview will be required to complete a Background Authorization Form.
15670 NE 85th Street
Redmond, WA 98052