Plans Examiner

  • Napa County
  • Napa, California
  • Aug 10, 2018
Full Time Code Enforcement and Inspections
  • Salary: $40.13 - $48.18 Hourly



The Napa Valley, internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage.

Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities.

The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities.

Job Description

This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and extra help vacancies for up to one year.

The Building Division is responsible for managing the construction permitting process. This process includes general public information, plan submittal, plan review, permit issuance, inspection and document retention. The Building Division is also charged with the task of ensuring that all additional approvals required by both inside and outside entities are obtained prior to the issuance of a building permit as well as prior to receiving final inspection approval.

The current vacancy is in the plans examining section which is responsible for those duties related to reviewing and approving building construction documents to ensure compliance with pertinent codes and ordinances; and to provide assistance to the public with respect to permit process, code application, and code interpretation. The department is currently seeking to enhance in-house plan check capabilities and is looking for a candidate with experience in plan review in any or all of the following areas: 1)Structural engineering components; 2) C.B.C Chapter 10 associated with means of egress and life safety; 3) C.B.C. Chapter 11B related to accessibility.

Candidates with extensive experience specifically related to building structural design and earthquake engineering are highly desirable. In addition, plan review experience in applying life safety and accessibility provisions is also highly desirable.

The Recruitment Process
Applications will be collected and reviewed on a continuous basis, until a suitable candidate pool has been obtained.

The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time.

Additional Information

The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees.

As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation.
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