Plan Review Specialist, Sr. Buildings
City of Atlanta, GA - Atlanta, GA

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The Salary Range for this position is : $ 52,000.00-$78,900.00

This position will expire on : September 26, 2014

General Description and Classification Standards

The purpose of this job is to review major construction plans to ensure compliance with regulatory building codes, ordinances, and laws.

Supervision Received

Works under very general supervision. May work independently or with other skilled or semi-skilled workers with responsibility for completion of assigned tasks. Reports to the Assistant Director.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.

Duties and responsibilities include, but or not limited to: approving building plans and specifications that comply with city codes and regulations regarding structural adequacy, life safety, and fire emergency exit configuration; assisting a high volume of architects, engineers, developers, and customers in conformity to building code regulations; providing services at a public counter to answer questions and approve plans; answering inquiries regarding construction materials and procedures; explaining departmental procedures to customers in order to facilitate permit issuance; directing customers to appropriate divisions for requested services; maintaining accurate records, files of plans, plan review status and work performed. Offers suggestions and direct or participates as a member of a work team.

Decision Making

Follows standardized procedures, building codes and written instructions to accomplish assigned task.

Applies organizational polices and codes.

Leadership Provided

Provides guidance and training as required to lower level, interns, temporary employees, etc.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not all exhaustive list.

Prepares periodic updates in the City’s database regarding plans review and other issues.

Confers with supervisors, inspectors, contractors, the general public and others regarding code interpretations, and related issues.

Studies, interprets, and ensures building codes are adhered to in buildings designs .

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in Architectural or Structural Engineering, Building Construction, or related field is required. Three (3) years of building, plumbing, inspection, code compliance, or related experience, and one (1) year of residential or commercial plan review experience required. Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job will be considered under certain guidelines.

Preferred Education & Experience

International Code Council (ICC) Plans Review Certification

Licensures and Certifications

None required.

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.

The City of Atlanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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