PLANS EXAMINER

Website Town Of Castle Rock

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
Under general supervision of the Chief Building Official, the purpose of the position is to examine commercial and residential building plans and specifications to ensure compliance with minimum requirements of adopted building codes and Town of Castle Rock ordinances.  Verifies square foot evaluations and submittal accuracy.  Position is responsible for advising property owners, architects, builders and engineers on matters regarding building code compliance and zoning ordinances.  Employees in this class perform professional and technical level work.  Performs duties in a manner consistent with the stated values of the organization.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Examines residential and commercial plans for building code and ordinance compliance; makes any corrections needed to assure such compliance.

Verifies square foot evaluations and submittal accuracy.

Approves or disapproves applications for building and related permits.

Advises and educates property owners, architects, builders and engineers on matters regarding building code compliance and zoning ordinances.

Calculates fee valuation for building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical permits.

Communicates with relevant Town departments prior to issuance of permits for approval.

Assists with pre-application meetings.

Prepares reports on code review; coordinates reviews with other departments.

Researches codes for adoption and amendments.
OTHER DUTIES:
May perform inspections when needed.

Performs other duties as assigned.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of commercial and residential building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical and structural codes, ordinances and regulations.

Skill in reading blue prints, architectural drawings, and engineering drawings.

Math skills to calculating permit fees and square footage measurements.

Ability to utilize a variety of advisory data and information, such as building, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical codes, the Town ordinance, and architectural drawings.

Ability to utilize a variety of tools and equipment, such as architect and engineering scales and a planimeter.

Excellent communications skills.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Generally, a high school diploma or equivalent supplemented by one year related experience. ICBO or ICC Plans Examiner certification preferred or ability to obtain certification within 1 year.

The Town of Castle Rock is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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