The Plan Review Specialist reviews construction plans submitted to the department for compliance with applicable codes, regulations and ordinances. Coordinates the permit application process as assigned including reviewing permit applications and actual permits to determine whether they are complete and accurate.
The Department of Building Development Services implements and monitors a variety of city, state, and federal codes, and four trades (electrical, plumbing, gas and mechanical). It also offers essential information for businesses, homeowners, landlords, tenants, contractors, and developers. The department employs over 30 people and has an annual budget of about $2 million, or 2% of the general fund budget. Serves the building and development needs of the community in an expeditious manner. Polices public right-of-way along streets and roads removing illegal signs. Gives tests and awards certificates to electricians, plumbers, gas fitters, and mechanical craftsmen for a license to operate in Springfield.
Qualifications and Requirements
Experience, Education, and Training
At least three years professional work experience as either a certified plans, plumbing, or mechanical examiner, certified building inspector, or certified building official by one of the model codes, or in building design and drafting;
Experience above the three year requirement as either a certified plans, plumbing, electrical or mechanical examiner, certified building inspector, or certified building official by one of the model codes may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Must be able to obtain certification through International Code Council as a building plans examiner within 2 years from start date;
Possess a valid Missouri Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
For more information on essential functions and other requirements, please see the job description.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability and Vet
Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to testing or appointment. Proof of United States Citizenship/Authorization to Work in The United States as established by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986 is a condition of employment. Pre-employment drug testing is required.
All interested candidates MUST complete the City of Springfield on-line application in its entirety. The candidate profile must include all employment history with accurate and complete information prior to submission. Resumes alone will not be accepted as the application, but they may be submitted as supplemental documentation.
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