REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCES
The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for Plans Examiner - Plumbing with the Building Code Division.
This announcement will remain posted until sufficient number of applications are received.
Enforces regulations relating to buildings, structures and their appurtenances.
Works under general supervision, independently developing work methods and sequences.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Requires one (1) year experience as a Certified Building Code Inspector - Plumbing under the jurisdiction of the Florida Building Code, which includes preparation for review of building blueprints, plot plans, sketches and/or surveys.
Special Certifications and Licenses Required
Certified as a Building Code Inspector and Plans Examiner by the State of Florida, or eligible for certification by the Broward County Board of Rules and Appeals and the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation as a Plans Examiner, pursuant to the requirements of the Florida Building Code, depending on area of assignment.
Certificate of Competency as Master Plumber, Plumbing Contractor, Journeyman Plumber or Engineer.
Possess and maintain a valid Florida Class E Driver's License for duration of appointment.
Preferences Associate's, Bachelor's or Master's Degree in relevant field
Building Official/Building Code Administrator license from the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCAIB)
Florida Association of Code Enforcement Officers (FACE)
Fluent in Spanish and/or Creole
Experience with Virtual Plan Review software
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.
Serves in a lead supervisor or advisory capacity in the work of a technical staff engaged in reviewing and processing plans and permits.
Reviews building plans under the current code for residential, commercial, fire sprinkler, irrigation, site drainage, and inspects same; interacts with customers at building department and job sites; meets with contractors, building officials, engineers, and architects; meets with fire inspectors on job sites for inspections; provides structural plans examination.
Performs front desk duties such as taking in permit applications, entering data, and filing in the plan room for examination by other disciplines; answers phone calls and questions for all of Broward County; tracks in all permits through the plan review process.
Reviews plans and specifications for all building and related structural construction and alteration for compliance with building codes, zoning ordinances and other related codes; recommends changes to meet code standards.
Confers and corresponds with architects, builders and the general public with respect to regulatory standards governing the construction, alteration, maintenance and repair of commercial structures.
Liaises with officials from other departments and State and Federal agencies in connection with their responsibilities involving building construction and alteration.
Performs related work as assigned.
Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.
Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.
Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)
Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.
Involves routine and frequent exposure to traffic; moving machinery.
County Core Competencies
All Broward County employees strive to demonstrate the County's four core behavioral competencies.