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In this newly created position, you will get the opportunity to work under the general supervision of the Chief Building Official, which involves plans, coordinates, reviews, supervises, and participates in the review of construction plans and structural calculations. The Plan Check Engineer is a Registered Professional Engineer or Architect, who performs the most difficult and complex structural plan reviews, and has the responsibility for planning, coordinating and supervising the plans checking operations of the Building Inspection Division; performs complex review and examination of building construction, improvement, and repair plans and specifications for compliance with all applicable building codes, laws, rules and regulations; provides support for the issuance of building permits and coordination of plans checking with other City reviewing departments/divisions and consultants; performs on-site building inspections in conjunction with plans examining work and maintains plans examining records and performs related and other work as required.
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS
Abilities or Skill to:
Working Conditions: Work is conducted primarily in an office setting and at field construction sites as required. Some field assignments involve exposure to variable weather.
Physical Demands: Work emphasizes speech, hearing, vision, and dexterity; and to perform the duties required on construction sites: stoop, climb, crawl, balance, maneuver, walk and stand for long periods of time.
Following the filing deadline date, applications will be screened according to the qualifications outlined in this announcement. Not all applications, which may meet the minimum requirements, will proceed to the next phase of the recruitment process. The best qualified applicants will be invited to continue in the selection process, which consists of an oral panel interview. The tentative interview date is to be determined. All applicants will be notified by email as to whether or not they are invited to participate further in the selection process.
An Eligible List will be established as result of this selection process and will be valid for a period of six (6) months.
After receiving a conditional offer of employment, the candidate will be required to successfully complete a fingerprinted criminal history check. After clearance of the fingerprinted criminal history check, the candidate will be required to submit to a pre-employment medical examination. Applicants must be successful in all phases of the selection process to be considered for the position.
We will make reasonable efforts in the selection process to accommodate persons with disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department prior to the final filing date for accommodation requests.
In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all potential employees are required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States. All new employees are required by law to sign a loyalty oath.
All government employees are disaster service workers as defined by California Government Code Section 3100. In addition to everyday duties, employees have the added responsibility of helping throughout any disaster.