City of Killeen Building Plans Examiner in Killeen, Texas

To assist, in a professional manner, architects, engineers, contractors, and other customers in obtaining code compliance as related to the City's rules and regulations, ensuring that all planned commercial and multifamily construction is consistent with adopted codes and ordinances.

Essential Duties:

Review all commercial and multifamily building plans for compliance with adopted construction codes, zoning ordinances, flood prevention ordinances, subdivision regulations and other applicable regulations.

Coordinates review of building plans with Public Works, Planning Department, Fire Department, Health Department, and other related specialized staff.

Creates plan review reports summaries and forwards with construction plans.

Maintains statistical data reports of plans review status and progress.

Confers with the Building Official and other related staff to ascertain compliance with provisions of the codes, which allow for determinations by the authority having jurisdiction.

Makes decisions based on good judgment and experience.

Assess all related construction fees inclusive of building construction, plans review fees, utility collections and other fees associated with individual trade permits.

Prepare building permits and related documents for clerical processing.

Handles commercial pre-application activities related to building and responds to construction questions.

Serve as a back up to building inspectors to review single family and other residential building plans for compliance with adopted building codes and zoning ordinances.

Reviews signage plans and applications in order to issue sign permits.

Assist the Building Official in preparing and/or presenting Zoning or Construction Board of Adjustment cases.

Assist the Building Official with routine duties as required and provides code assistance to building inspectors.

Explain, interprets and provides guidance regarding all applicable codes and department policies to contractors, developers and other interested parties.

Provide quality customer service to city staff, the general public and all other work contacts.

Possesses and maintains a valid driver's license and comply with City of Killeen driving policy.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Education and experience:

(A) High School, or equivalent; and (B) Three (3) years of experience working at a municipality and prior plan review and/or inspection experience; (C) Work in construction technologies, architectural practices, engineering, inspection, or contracting or any equivalent combination of experience or training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities; or (D) Associate's Degree in architecture, engineering, or construction related trades preferred; (E) Any equivalent combination of related education and experience.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

(A) Thorough knowledge of building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, gas, energy codes and general construction; (B) Skill in applying knowledge of adopted construction codes, zoning and land use; (C) Ability to interpret building codes and other regulatory documents for compliance; (D) Ability to obtain applicable electrical, plumbing, mechanical and other related construction code plan examiner certifications as required by supervisor or law; (E) Calculate occupancy loads, square footage, fee assessment, parking requirements and other related math as required; (F) Able to write memos, letters and other correspondence; (G) Ability to work well with the public and local contractors; (H) Ability to read and understand plans and blueprints; (I) Working knowledge of computers and prefer the ability to type; and (J) Ability to effectively meet and deal with the public; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to handle stressful situations. (K) Maintains regular and punctual attendance.

Job Title: Building Plans Examiner

Closing Date/Time: Wed. 11/09/16 11:59 PM Central Time

Salary: $3,405.95 Monthly

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Code Enforcement - Killeen, Texas

Job Title: Building Plans Examiner

Closing Date/Time: Wed. 11/09/16 11:59 PM Central Time

Salary: $3,405.95 Monthly

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Code Enforcement - Killeen, Texas