Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical and related codes.
Construction materials and methods.
Laws, ordinances and regulations of City, State and special agencies regarding buildings and structures.
Life safety requirements applicable to buildings and structures.
Practices and procedures of engineering activities.
Knowledge of and skill in:
Good customer service practices.
Analyze data, recognize problems and arrive at acceptable recommendations and solutions.
Communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
Compare construction in progress for compliance with plans and engineering specifications.
Conduct technical inspections of occupancies as required.
Develop accurate and concise reports.
Develop and maintain policies, procedures and specifications.
Establish smooth working relationships and resolve interpersonal conflicts.
Express ideas clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
Foster a teamwork and service oriented environment.
Read and interpret different types of plans.
Read and interpret building plans, calculations, surveys, specifications and blue prints. This may vary between two open positions.
Read, write and comprehend directions in English.
Work overtime as requested.
Assume responsibility for maintaining a safe working environment.
Assume responsibility for providing effective customer service.
Initiate, recommend and carry out personnel actions.
Specialist II: Four years of experience in building inspection or plan review with a municipal agency.
Specialist II/Sub-trade: Four years of experience in building inspection or plan review with a municipal agency or four years of design experience under a registered Professional Engineer.
Specialist II: A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Fire Protection, Architecture, or related engineering discipline.
Specialist II/Sub-trade: A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Fire Protection, Architecture, or related engineering discipline.
License(s) / Certification(s)
Valid Class C California driver's license.
ICC Certification as a Plans Examiner required prior to completion of probationary employment.
An equivalent combination of experience, education and/or training may substitute for the listed minimum requirements.