Plans Examiner B or C (Mechanical - Expedited)

City of Austin Development Services

Austin, TX United States

The City of Austin Development Services is hiring a Mechanical Plans Examiner B or C position for the Expedited Building Plan Review Team. This position is responsible for reviewing and analyzing construction plans and processing permit applications related to commercial and multi-family developments. This includes review of plans to determine compliance with City building and residential codes. This position is also expected to review and comment on proposed rule adoptions or code amendments, assist with developing procedures to administer codes/ordinances and assist internal employees and the public with the integration of regulations, processes and procedures.

This position is part of the Expedited Building Plan Review team which consists of up to 8 plan reviewers, each representing different review disciplines. The team of reviewers will perform their discipline’s review in a live” meeting setting with the entire review team, the applicant and design professionals. The goal is to facilitate reduced plan review turnaround times and to expedite the issuance of building permits by making decisions in a collaborative, faster and thorough manner.

Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills are needed for this position to successfully perform daily interactions with the public, construction professionals, stakeholders, and internal employees.

 

Hours:  Monday – Friday, 7:30am-4:30pm.   Hybrid Position – Some Telework Options Available.

 

Location: 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Drive, Austin, TX 78752 - PDC

 

Salary:  PE B $25.05 – $32.56     PE C $28.15 – $36.5

 

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:


Plans Examiner B

  • Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Planning, Architecture, Engineering, Geography, Landscape Architecture or other field related to design or construction and two (2) years of related technical or professional experience.
  • One (1) additional year of relevant work experience may substitute for one (1) year of the required education with a maximum substitution of four (4) years.
  • Master’s degree may substitute for experience up to a maximum of two (2) years.

 

Plans Examiner B – Licenses & Certifications:

  •  Mechanical Plans Examiner B employees must possess a Mechanical Plans Examiner certification by ICC or other recognized authority; or hold a current TDLR Class B Environmental Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractor’s License with a “C” combined endorsement.
  •  An employee who is certified by ICC or other recognized authority as a Certified Building Official (CBO) shall be considered to have met the certification or licensing requirements for the Plans Examiner B position.
  •  An employee who is a Texas registered professional engineer (PE) or is an active Engineer-In-Training (EIT) for a related discipline shall be considered to have met the certification or licensing requirements for the Plans Examiner B position.

Plans Examiner C – Licenses & Certifications:

  •  Mechanical Plans Examiner C employees shall meet the requirements of a Mechanical Plans Examiner B plus an ICC Commercial Energy Inspector / Plans Examiner Certification; or an additional certification in a related field by ICC, IAPMO, NFPA or other recognized authority.
  • An employee who is certified by ICC or other recognized authority as a Certified Building Official (CBO) shall be considered to have met the certification or licensing requirements for the Plans Examiner C position.
  •  An employee who is a Texas registered professional engineer (PE) or is an active Engineer-In-Training (EIT) for a related discipline shall be considered to have met the certification or licensing requirements for the Plans Examiner C position.

 

 

Experience Level
Mid I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
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Specialty
Other Specialty
Salary Range
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Contact Information

Resource URL
https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/101574