$29.97-$38.42 Hourly / $2,098.24-$2,689.70 BiWeekly /
In the Department of Administrative Services this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in the review of building construction plans, specifications and systems designs for compliance with applicable regulations of the Fire Safety and Basic Building Codes.
Consults with architects, engineers, other design professionals and local officials prior to and during the design stage of new projects or proposed alterations to existing facilities; reviews preliminary, basic and final drawings for conformance to the Fire Safety Code, Basic Building Codes and related safety standards; conducts inspections of existing buildings, additions and renovations during construction or upon completion for compliance with codes; recommends proper methods of design and construction to agencies, architects and engineers to meet Fire Safety Code requirements; keeps current with State and Federal fire regulations which pertain to building construction; prepares reports on plan reviews and inspections, cites violations and deficiencies; recommends corrective action; reviews and researches requests for code requirement modifications; researches acceptability of products, systems, design and new technology; provides advisory services to agencies, review staff, architects, engineers and local officials regarding code application and resolution of field problems; may participate in the preparation or presentation of training or certification programs; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of building design and construction; knowledge of building and fire safety codes and standard tests for fire rating; knowledge of building materials and equipment; knowledge of engineering and architectural principles as they pertain to code compliance application; oral and written communication skills; interpersonal skills; ability to inspect buildings and to interpret codes; ability to conduct compliance reviews of construction specifications and drawings; ability to utilize computer software.
College training in civil engineering or a related discipline may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some danger of injury or physical harm from construction environments and a moderate degree of discomfort from exposure to year-round weather conditions.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Building Plan Reviewer (Code Compliance) in Salary Group ET 21 approved effective January 15, 1988. (2013 SCOPE Review)