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  • Fire and Building Safety Plan Reviewer (55294)

    Job Locations US-IN-Indianapolis
    Posted Date 1 week ago(8/7/2018 5:56 PM)
    ID
    2018-2950
    # of Openings
    3
    Category
    Administrative/Clerical
    Length of Assignment
    12/31/19 (Potential Temp to Perm)
    Working Hours
    8:00AM - 4:30PM
    Pay Rate
    DOE
    Area of City
    Downtown Indianapolis (46204)
  • Overview

    The individual interprets and applies the state adopted fire and building (structural, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, accessibility, energy conservation, etc.) laws, codes, rules and regulations as they relate to projects that are either in the blueprint (plan review) or constructions (inspection) phase.

    Responsibilities

    • Interprets various fire and building codes, laws, rules and regulations and appropriately applies them to specific routine to moderately complex Class 1 structures and industrialized construction projects;
    • Reviews and releases submitted building plans and specifications or inspects construction, both site and in-plant constructions, for compliance with applicable state fire and building codes, laws, rules and regulations;
    • Prepares and issues documentation for releases such as construction design releases, foundation, addenda, request for additional information, etc;
    • Explains and interprets the various fire and building codes and their applicability to architects, engineers, building and fire officials, contractors, manufacturers, and/or property owners;
    • Determines occupancy classification and types of construction;
    • Exercises authority over incomplete and/or non-conforming plan submissions until required documents are received;
    • Investigates and attempts to resolve complaints; Advises and coordinates and/or conducts training for local fire and building code enforcement officials;
    • Prepares and submits technical reports regarding plan review or field inspection and prepares and submits routine administrative reports such as, itineraries, monthly mileage and attendance;
    • Keeps abreast of changes (new adoptions and amendments) in laws, codes, rules, regulations and procedures that relate to building projects in the state;
    • Promotes the development of local building departments through meeting with locally elected and appointed officials and special interest groups, (e.g. trade association):
    • Serves as a witness in court on code violations, as required;
    • Lifting and working with building plans weighing up to 30 pounds;
    • Shall be on call to respond to emergency events involving man made and/or natural disasters including, but not limited to, damage assessments for tornado's and flooding; and
    • Performs related work as assigned.

     

     

     

    Qualifications

    • Knowledge and skills typically acquired through a bachelor's degree in Architecture; Civil, Electrical, Fire Protection, Mechanical or Structural Engineering or Engineering Technology; Construction Management or Technology; or related area or comparable practical experience building design, design review, construction inspection, or construction supervision alone may substitute for degree;

    • Specialized knowledge and ability to interpret the state's various adopted fire and building (structural, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, accessibility, energy conservation, etc.) laws, codes, rules and regulations and apply them to plan review or inspection practices;

    • Working knowledge of construction principles, practices and procedures;

    • Ability to read, understand and evaluate construction plans, specifications and shop drawings for compliance to applicable fire and building codes;

    • Ability to use the measuring and mechanical devices related to design and construction practices;

    • Ability to effectively and tactfully communicate orally and in writing with design professionals, contractors, property owners, elected and appointed officials and the public regarding technical issues of non-compliance, code, complaints and administrative procedures;

    • Ability to read, understand and evaluate construction plans, specifications and shop drawings for compliance to applicable fire and building codes;

    • Ability to use the measuring and mechanical devices related to design and construction practices;

    • Ability to effectively and tactfully communicate orally and in writing with design professionals, contractors, property owners, elected and appointed officials and the public regarding technical issues of non-compliance, code, complaints and administrative procedures;

    • Ability to use various office equipment, such as computers, printers, copier, etc.;

    • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds and/or physicality inspect construction projects in various stages of completions (inclement weather, climbing, stooping, crawling, heavy equipment, etc);

    • Ability to obtain and hold an International Code Council (ICC) certification as a Certified Plans Examiner within 30 months of hire

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