Plans Examiner II

Plans Examiner II (Building Department )
Type: Full Time
Salary/Pay Rate: DOQ
Posted Date: 03/19/2019

The purpose of the class is to perform technical work in the examination of plans, blueprints, and specifications pertaining to the construction of commercial, industrial, and residential projects to ensure structural soundness and compliance with all applicable building/construction codes and ordinances. The class is responsible for examining plans, providing revision recommendations, assisting Building Inspectors, enforcing codes, and reporting.  The class works within broad policy and organizational guidelines; independently plans and implements projects; reports progress of major activities through periodic conferences and meetings.  This position involves electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and structural inspections and general enforcement of the building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and structural codes. Each Plans Examiner level below requires a high school diploma or GED, and any formal training, special courses, or self-educated equivalent to satisfy completion of one year of college education or specialized advanced training in the engineering, construction, or a closely related field.  Also requires minimum 5 years of construction, engineering, drafting, or trade related experience or formal education in the construction/engineering field or a combination to the two which meets eligibility requirements to obtain Plans Examiner licensure per Florida Statute 468. Requires a valid State of Florida driver license and satisfactory driving record as a condition of initial and continued employment.

 Plans Examiner I
Requires 1 -3 Plan Examiner licenses listed in Florida Statue 468 for building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical or one and two family dwelling (Note: one and two family dwelling license will count as 2 licenses). Also, a Fire Inspector certification may count as an additional license.

Plans Examiner II
Requires 4 or more Plan Examiner licenses listed in Florida Statue 468 for building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical or one and two family dwelling (Note: one and two family dwelling license will count as 2 licenses). Also, a Fire Inspector certification may count as an additional license.