Senior Plans Examiner

  • El Paso, Texas
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full Time Code Enforcement and Inspections
  • Salary: $44,480.01 - $65,785.93 Annually USD

Job Description


Education and Experience : An accredited Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture and three (3) years of plan review experience and two (2) years of supervisory experience; or 60 hours of accredited college credit in Engineering, Architecture and four (4) years of construction industry experience, two (2) years of plan review experience and two (2) years of supervisory experience.

Licenses and Certificates: Valid Certification by International Code Council as a Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical or Fire Code Examiner required by time of appointment. Valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License.

General Purpose

Under general direction, oversee and coordinate plan review for residential, industrial and commercial building permits; perform more complex reviews and master plans reviews. Serve in the absence of the Chief Plans Examiner.

Typical Duties

Oversee and coordinate plan review for issuance of building permits. Involves: Provide complete review of building construction, remodel, addition, repair or demolition and change of occupancy plans for compliance with all applicable codes. Provide on-site technical assistance to developers, contractors, homeowners, and other customers. Coordinate plan review within the plan review section when undergoing multiple reviews such as electrical, fire, mechanical and landscape. Keep customers informed of the plan review status. Provide technical assistance to inspectors on the more unusual or difficult code compliance requirements. When necessary perform duties of plan reviewers, inspectors, or others to ensure timely processing of plan reviews.
Ensure superior customer service. Involves: Recommend, implement and oversee customer service policies and procedures. Monitor activities of plan examiners to ensure the best possible customer service is rendered, in compliance with City Code requirements. Issue and post certificates of occupancy when buildings are completed in compliance with applicable codes.
Assist in the development and implementation of section policies and procedures to improve services. Involves: Reviewing policies and procedures and make recommendations in the spirit of "continuous process improvement".
Coordinate plan reviews with other city departments. Involves clear and concise communications with other City departments such as Engineering, Planning and Traffic Engineering.
Perform other duties as assigned. Involves, but not limited to: Approve liquor license applications. Serve in the absence of Chief Plans Examiner. Supervise assigned personnel. Schedule, assign, guide and check work. Appraise employee performance. Provide staff training and development. Enforce personnel rules, regulations, and work standards. Counsel, motivate and maintain harmony.

General Information

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Salary Range: $44,480.01 - $65,785.93 per year.
The starting salary is generally at the beginning of the salary range.

Test information: An evaluation of education and experience will be conducted on qualified applicants.

Please note: This is a new advertisement for Senior Plans Examiner. You must apply if you are still interested in this position.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. The position will close when a preset number of qualified applications have been received.

Note: Applicants with a foreign degree must have all relevant documents translated and evaluated by a College, University, or Credentials Evaluation Services Department p rior to submitting them to the Human Resources Department.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

El Paso, Texas United States View Map