Salary: $74,630.40 - $115,689.60 Annually USD
ABOUT THE POSITION
Provides professional leadership and consultative expert assistance to professional and technical support staff in the areas of structural plan review, geotechnical plan review, quality assurance, building inspection, construction materials testing, grading, performs professional level engineering review for difficult, complex and/or sensitive plan review and/or inspection.
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 or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.
Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Architecture AND four (4) years of full-time professional level plan checking, design and/or field project management experience. Equivalency may be considered for registered architects.
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: Possess a valid Nevada Class C driver's license at time of appointment. Must possess registration as a professional engineer or architect in the State of Nevada at time of application. If registered in another state, must obtain Nevada registration within one (1) year of date of hire.
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
Provides professional, consultive assistance and advice to engineering, plan check, building inspection and related staff in areas of expertise. May provide training and work review to staff or a project basis. Reviews and examines plans, computer-generated and manual calculations and related documents for residential, commercial, industrial and amusement rides and related resort projects for compliance with codes, ordinances and regulations. Confers with developers, engineers, architects, contractors, property owners and others to explain codes, regulations and procedures. Monitors developments in the construction field; identifies needed changes to codes and regulations; evaluates alternatives, drafts recommended changes and/or recommends methods to meet codes using new technology. Maintains liaison with other County departments, various utility, governmental agency and County departmental staff; ensures that building codes are met in assigned projects. Directs the maintenance of and maintains accurate records and files and prepares a variety of periodic and special reports and correspondence. 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. Assists in preparing litigation documentation and may testify in court as an expert witness. Develops, implements and interprets policies and procedures related to area of assignment. Drives a personal or County motor vehicle to attend meetings and visit various County work sites. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work.
Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment and to drive a motor vehicle in order to visit work sites and attend meetings; strength and stamina to inspect various construction projects and facilities; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Las Vegas, Nevada