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GENERAL AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Plans Examiner’s work involves examining plans and construction drawings for new construction, alterations, and repair work to determine if plans, workmanship, and materials confirm to relevant building codes. Work is essentially performed in an office setting under the direction of the Building Official who, along with the Fire Chief, reviews work for adherence to codes and ordinances.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties may include but not be limited to the following:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Knowledge of the major types and techniques of building construction
Knowledge of the City of Pelham building codes
Ability to read and interpret building plans, specifications, and blueprints and relate them to construction processes
Ability to detect and locate defects in building plans and building construction work underway, and to ascertain the stages at which these can be most easily and safely remedied
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, engineers, architects, and the public
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
This position does not directly supervise employees.
At least eight years’ experience examining building plans for a local or state government agency
Hold Building Plans Examiner Certification from the International Code Council or be willing to become certified within first year of employment
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
The salary range for this position is $54,870 to $74,783 depending on qualifications. Pelham also offers comprehensive medical and dental benefits and public employee retirement system contributions.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and application via email to email@example.com; in person at Pelham City Hall or via mail to City of Pelham, Human Resources, PO Box 1419, Pelham AL 35124. Application will be accepted until April 30, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
Applicants must pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen after receiving conditional offer of employment.
The City of Pelham is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is E-Verify compliant.