Company: Arapahoe County
Posted on: May 28, 2023
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Arapahoe County's Public Works and Development (PWD) Department is an American Public Works Association Accredited Agency, the first County in Colorado to obtain this status. Within PWD, we are seeking a Temporary Plans Examiner to join our team in the Building Division. We are seeking an experienced individual with a commitment to excellence and a desire to serve the needs of Arapahoe County. We offer competitive pay, meaningful work, and a flexible and supportive work environment.
This posting is for a Temporary, Part-Time Plans Examiner. We are seeking a candidate who can work 2-3 days per week (average 20 hours per week) based on operational need. The expected duration of this temporary position is 9 months. This position is not eligible for County benefits as a temporary, part-time position. The anticipated hiring range is $35.00-$45.00 per hour, depending on experience.
This position will perform detailed plan reviews as part of the building permitting process. This position will specialize in electrical plan reviews, and as such, an active Journeyman Wireman or Master Electrician license issued by the State of Colorado is required at the time of hire.
The following duty statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other non-essential or marginal duties that may be required. The County reserves the right to modify or change the duties or essential functions of the job at any time.
Performs detailed plan review involving an initial review of multiple trade areas and then routing of plans as required into the remaining structural, electrical, or plumbing/mechanical/fuel gas, energy or accessibility components of construction for new buildings and remodels / repairs to existing structures. All comments are then compiled into a Plan Review Letter and issued to the applicant for resolution. Routing of plans is normally an internal operation to County staff, but may also include sending plans out for review to a contract agency, and then processing plan review comments provided by the vendor. Plans are examined for compli ance with adopted codes, resolutions, and regulations enforced by Arapahoe County.
Communicates and collaborates with various County departments, divisions and agencies, along with outside referral agencies, including fire departments and various special districts is also required to obtain a complete plan review package.
Provides advice to construction industry professionals, contractors and property owners concerning building plan modifications / corrections necessary for plan approval.
Assists inspectors in obtaining information specific to given plans both in the office and while in the field.
Interprets code based on jurisdictional guidelines, analyzing and documenting differences in the International Building / Residential Codes in new editions, which are published every three years.
Updates files for all new or revised codes, provides data to assist with difficult code interpretations, and be able to communicate this information both within the department and on-site to provide assistance with interpretation and application of codes.
Answers inquiries and technical questions posed by contractors, engineers, architect, and owners; investigates complaints and citizen requests on construction; answers questions concerning code interpretation or inspection techniques; assists in the issuance, inspections, case tracking and final resolution of Building Violations and Stop Work notices.
Participates in the training and mentoring of Building Inspectors and Plans Examiners as needed.
Performs building inspections as operational needs dictate and/or as needed for training purposes.
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LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position.
Occasionally: Activity exists less than 1/3 of the time.
Frequently: Activity exists between 1/3 and 2/3 of the time.
Constantly: Activity exists more than 2/3 of the time.
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