Project Design / Inspection / Code Review Coordinator
Prince George's County Public Schools 110 reviews - Upper Marlboro, MD

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Brief Description

This is a 12-month Unit III ASASP Position - Pay Table 900 - Grade 27 (1 Vacancy)

Salary Range: $56,230 - $94,146

CLOSING DATE: May 13, 2013

Detailed Description


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Interpreting architectural, structural, mechanical, plumbing, electrical plans and other engineering drawings for personnel within the Department of Capital Programs and Building Services;
  • Coordinating various in-house projects to ensure code requirements and job specifications are met;
  • Conducting on-site inspections of contracted construction work to ensure that the code requirements and bid specifications are being met as well as to ensure professional workmanship;
  • Performs and coordinates work with County and City agencies responsible for issuing permits, and inspectors responsible for fire, building, and electrical code enforcement;
  • Coordinates and works with personnel in the Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPW&T), Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC), DER, and Soil Conservation District (SCD), to expedite permits for projects;
  • Interpreting deeds, plans and rights-of-way sent to Prince George's County Public Schools by user organizations and other entities;
  • Maintain appropriate records to protect encroachment on Board of Education property and provide advice regarding protection from potential liabilities;
  • Research deed files for all real estate files maintained by Prince George's County Public Schools;
  • Performing special duties as assigned by the Planning, Design, and Construction Manager or the Director of Capital Programs;
  • Performing related work as assigned.

Job Requirements


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

Thorough knowledge of:
  • Prince George's County Codes and Regulations, as well as County submission, and review requirements;
  • Any applicable City Codes and Regulations, as well as specific City submission, and review requirements;
  • Board of Education for Prince George's County rules and regulations;
  • State IAC/PSCP and Department of General Services guidelines related to Construction Document Submissions, including new buildings, renovations, and systemic renovations;
  • Principles and practices of construction; and
  • Prince George's County regulatory requirements for construction permits;
  • Considerable knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices;
  • International Code Council (ICC);
  • International Building Code (IBC);
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA): NFPA 14; Existing Educational, NFPA 15; New Educational, NFPA 12; Sprinkler Systems, and NFPA 72; Fire Alarms; and
    American Disabilities Act (ADA);
  • Ability to interpret engineering data and field notes;
  • Knowledge and familiarity with Life Safety Issues and the ability to determine if an engineer or contractor is required to address situations that are determined to be an emergency and require immediate action;
  • Considerable knowledge of federal, state, county, and city codes for on-site inspection of construction projects;
  • Ability to perform building inspections to expedite obtaining permits and occupancy certificates as required by the Department of Environmental Resources Construction Standards Division, and other entities that perform inspections;
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with architects, engineers, and contractors;
  • Ability to develop effective work standards;
  • Ability to plan, prepare options, and provide guidance and assistance to colleagues within the PGCPS;
  • Prepare and develop technical correspondence and reports, as required; and
  • Skill in human relations and communications.

High School diploma required, with a minimum of ten (10) years of progressive experience in the construction field. This would include, but is not limited to methods of construction, on-site experiences, inspections, and vertical construction projects involving all trades and disciplines. This could be supplemented by courses in architecture, drafting, engineering, construction management, or any of the various building trades or an equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the required knowledge skills and abilities.


Maryland Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
Possession of the following licenses which are required to obtain permits and perform building inspections for occupancy certificates under a cooperative agreement with the Prince George's County Department of Environmental Resources Construction Standards Division: (1) Residential Electrical Inspector (I and II Family Dwellings), (2) Residential Combination Inspector (I and II Family Dwellings), (3) Building Inspector, and (4) Commercial Building Inspector.

Additional Details

Direct Deposit is expected as a condition of new hire employment.

Based on the settlement agreement reached in Administrator, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor v. Prince George's County Board of Education, OALJ Case No. 2011-LCA-00026, PGCPS is ineligible to sponsor foreign nationals for U.S. employment under any temporary or permanent visa program. As a condition of employment, all applicants for employment must be qualified to work in the United States without sponsorship by PGCPS. If you are not work-authorized and would require PGCPS to sponsor you for a work visa you will not be considered for employment

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