The Senior Plans Examiner- Plumbing reviews, examines, and analyzes residential, commercial and multi-family building plans and specifications for compliance with City Plumbing Codes.
1 Performs skilled technical work in examining plumbing, irrigation, and mechanical plans and specifications to verify that installation is up to current code and city standards; communicates with applicants and engineers regarding the review process.
2 Meets and collaborates with other trade reviewers to ensure plumbing and mechanical approvals are not conflicting with other building and construction trades; gives advice and direction for plumbing plans related to general building plans and design.
3 Researches, investigates, and searches periodicals, related documents, and other reference materials to ensure complete understanding of Codes and Plumbing standards; maintains good relationships with engineers and other contractors to effectively review and check plans for Plumbing compliance and transparency.
4 Collaborates and engages with Code Compliance officers, Building Inspection Administration, Current Planning Staff and Building Inspectors to address plumbing issues that arise in the field; assists in expediting the plan review process.
5 Provides insight, technical knowledge, and code expertise to ensure all plumbing, irrigation, and mechanical plans examining is completed accurately and communicated effectively; provides extensive and professional customer service and engages with the public in multiple ways.
6 Performs any and all other work as needed or assigned.
High school diploma or GED.
Three (3) years interpreting and ensuring compliance with municipal/state codes as a private and/or municipal plumbing inspector and/or plans examiner for commercial projects.
Current Texas Master Plumber's License issued by the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners (TSBPE)
Journeyman's plumbing license plus two (2) years of the plumbing experience at the Journeyman's level.
International Code Council plumbing and/or mechanical inspector certification is a plus.
Texas Board of Plumbing Examiners Plumbing Inspector license is a plus.
Knowledge and Skills
1 Thorough knowledge of building and plumbing codes with considerable knowledge of other City codes, ordinances and safety regulations affecting building construction.
2 Knowledge of City construction codes.
3 Knowledge of state laws applicable to inspection
4 Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with the general public while discussing, explaining, and interpreting standards and codes.
5 Ability to read and accurately interpret construction plans, specifications, and reference materials.
6 Ability to analyze facts, recognize problems, and to formulate and implement viable solutions
7 Ability to lead and direct subordinate staff and monitor work for quality control and standards.
8 Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
9 Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
10 Ability to lead and direct subordinate staff and monitor work for quality control and standards.
11 Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
12 Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. The salary listed on this job posting is the starting salary range: amount offered will depend on qualifications.
For evaluation purposes, acceptable qualifying experience for all positions must have been in a paid capacity unless noted otherwise in the minimum qualifications for the posted position.
Additionally, 30+ hours per week will be counted as full-time employment and will receive full credit for the amount of time employed. A minimum of 15 through 29 work hours per week will be counted as part-time employment and will receive half credit for the amount of time employed.
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