Under general supervision, to perform duties related to reviewing and approving building permit applications and plans for new construction and remodels to determine if they conform to established codes, laws, and special conditions; to perform related work as required.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, or risk of electrical shock. The noise level in this work environment is usually quiet in the office, moderate to loud in the field.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of: Basic principles and practices of engineering and architecture as applied to building construction and structural design; safety standards, methods, materials, and techniques used in building construction; California Building Code, Plumbing Code, Mechanical Code, City Codes, CalGreen Code, and State regulations, and California State energy regulations; basic math.
Ability to: Apply technical knowledge and follow proper inspection and examination techniques; read and interpret complex building plans, specifications, regulations, and building codes; advise on standard construction methods and requirements; make arithmetical computations rapidly and accurately; maintain cooperative working relations with builders, contractors and the general public; provide technical assistance to other building department staff in assigned area of specialization; enforce necessary regulations with firmness and tact with an emphasis on customer service.
Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible building plan examination, architectural design, drafting, and/or inspection experience.
Education: An Associate Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering architecture, or a relation field, or the equivalent.
Additional Requirements: Possession of a valid California Driver License. Possession of a valid I.C.C. certificate as a Building Plans Examiner.
Equivalency may be established pursuant to the City Wide Classification Plan.
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