Clark County, Nevada Las Vegas , NV 89134
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Clark County Comprehensive Planning Department is seeking qualified candidates for the Building Plans Examiner I/II (Zoning) position. The position will be responsible for performing the more routine plan review duties while learning codes and ordinances and becoming familiar with County policies and procedures.
As experience is gained, duties become more complex and are performed under more general supervision. Overall, the position will examine development plans for compliance with zoning codes pertaining to building, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing.
Building Plans Examiner I: $52,395.20 - $81,244.80
Building Plans Examiner II: $56,576.00 - $87,776.00
This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months at either level or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources. The Building Plans Examiner I is a training underfill position, upon successful completion of the probationary period (520 hours worked to 2,080 hours worked) and the training program, which is up to two (2) years, the successful candidate will be non-competitively promoted to Building Plans Examiner II.
Education and Experience:
Building Plans Examiner I - Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture or other field related to the work. Experience in plans examination, construction inspection or design may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.
Building Plans Examiner II - In addition to the above, minimum of one (1) year of full-time professional experience in a combination of residential, commercial and/or industrial plans examination.
Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.
Licensing and Certification: Must possess a valid Nevada Class C Driver's License at time of appointment.
Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.
Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Reviews and examines plans and specifications, and minor structural calculations for residential, commercial, industrial, amusement and transportation device plans, specifications, and related documents for compliance with building and zoning codes and regulations. Researches zoning codes, land use applications, NRS and County Development Codes.
Confers with developers, engineers, architects, contractors, property owners and others to give information regarding codes, regulations and procedures. Reviews minor calculations for completeness, code compliance and accuracy. Forwards plan packages to other departments and agencies for review; coordinates review with them and coordinates the plan review process to ensure that all applicable standards have been met.
Recommends necessary changes to obtain compliance with accessibility, building, electrical, energy, mechanical, plumbing, zoning and other codes and regulations; conveys this information to individuals submitting plans and suggests alternative ways to meet the Code requirements. Advises building inspectors and others regarding problems that may occur in the field. Provides services at a public counter to answer questions and approve minor plans.
Maintains accurate records, logs and files of plans, plan review status and work performed. Monitors technical developments and legislation related to new materials and methods of construction, zoning code changes; recommends procedural or ordinance changes as appropriate. Prepares reports, correspondence and a variety of written materials.
Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; drives a personal or County vehicle to visit work sites and attend meetings.
Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle in order to inspect field sites and attend meetings; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.