$30.36-$45.52 Hourly / $5,262.40-$7,890.13 Monthly / $63,148.80-$94,681.60 Yearly
Examines construction documents (plans, specifications, etc.) for conformity with applicable building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, gas, and flood control codes, municipal ordinances, and related regulations as required; approves or disapproves construction documents and communicates results to appropriate design professionals (architect, engineer, etc.); documents reason for disapproval of plans or specifications with the appropriate code section quoted for reference and notifies the design professional of the discrepancy, providing a narrative as to the circumstances of disapproval and instructions for submitting revisions that may subsequently be approved.
Provides technical assistance to property owners/public agencies; helps to understand and resolve complaints/problems that citizens may encounter; consults with others on results of inspections to get suggestions/recommendations for corrective action.
Accompanies related staff on field inspections involving unusual situations and on a periodic basis for input to quality assurance of service delivery; participates in training exercises with other staff relative to ensuring uniformity of administration of construction codes; assists in formulating interpretations of codes.
Performs studies of construction and municipal code related matters and prepares periodic and/or special reports for management use; interprets blueprints, electrical circuit drawings and instrument loop diagrams; establishes and maintains files, control logs, and other office records.
Performs related work as required.
Considerable knowledge of: construction methods, practices, materials, mechanics, and philosophy; construction codes, inspectional processes, and techniques; legislation affecting building standards; construction related management and administrative policies, procedures, and methods.
Ability to: observe, comprehend, narrate, and instruct; interpret construction related codes and standards and uniformly enforce regulations with tact and impartiality; read, interpret, and understand construction documents; make independent decisions when required; conduct technical inspections when required; organize information and effectively present recommendations orally and in writing; follow oral and written instructions; prepare clear, concise, and accurate reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, members of the construction industry, and the general public.
Possession of: a Standard Building Plans Examiner license as issued by the Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board or Florida Registered Architect or Engineer; and three (3) additional Florida Standard (Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing) Plans Examiner licenses; valid Florida driver’s license required.
Note: Applicants selected for employment who do not possess the required Standard Plans Examiners license in all four (4) areas or Professional Registration as an Architect or Engineer, must apply to the State for a provisional license or professional registration immediately upon employment and obtain within twentyfour (24) months of employment.