$34.67-$52.00 Hourly / $6,009.47-$9,013.33 Monthly / $72,113.60-$108,160.00 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.
Acts as a project coordinator for selective projects requiring technical and administrative handling through the plan review process.
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; and, three (3) Standard Trade (Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing) Plans Examiner licenses or Florida Registered Architect or Engineer; and, FEMA Floodplain Management Certificate or ISA Arborist Certificate.
Note: Applicants selected for employment that do not possess the required Standard Plans Examiners licenses 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 twenty-four (24) months of employment.
Possession of a valid drivers license required.