Plans Examiner Ptan

Bureau Veritas Santa Rosa , CA 95402

Posted 5 months ago

A WORLD LEADER IN TESTING, INSPECTION & CERTIFICATION SERVICES

Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

City: Santa Rosa

State: California

Bureau Veritas North America, Inc. has openings for highly experienced Plan Reviewers for part time / as needed positions in the Sonoma County area.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide complete non-structural plan reviews of commercial, industrial and residential buildings for compliance with applicable codes and standards.

  • May provide majority of the structural plan reviews of wood framed commercial, industrial, and residential buildings for compliance with applicable codes and standards and engineering principals.

  • Assess and resolve complaints received from clients, applicants, public, designers, contractors or co-workers.

  • May be assigned to provide basic plan reviews directly for jurisdictions, where the scope of work may include calculating construction valuations and permit fees, processing building permits, and reviewing contractors licensing, business licensing and owner/builder verifications (i.e. basic permit technician skills may be required).

  • Prepare written plan review correspondence and update information into various computer software programs.

  • Explain and answer client questions regarding generated plan review letters. May interact directly with clients and their staff.

REQUIREMENTS

Education -Any combination of education or experience normally equivalent to a two year college degree, building inspection technology degree or certificate or Associate Degree in engineering, architecture.

Experience At least 2 years steady experience as a plans examiner with a city or county or professional code consulting group.

Certifications / Skills

  • ICC certifications required

  • Must have a valid class C driver's license and safe driving record

  • Structural review ability a plus

  • Working knowledge of office computer software Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe, etc.

  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must be a team player and able to work well with clients and co-workers

  • Must possess problem solving skills

If you are an individual with a disability and you would like us to assist you with searching the Careers Page site for employment opportunities and/or assistance with completing your profile and application, please contact us at 1-888-357-7020 or email us with your request to USinfor@us.bureauveritas.com We are happy to assist you and encourage you to consider Bureau Veritas for your next great career opportunity!

If you would like additional information regarding Bureau Veritas' federal obligations in regards to equal employment opportunity, please click the link below:

http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf


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