Position:  Combination Building Inspector / Plans Examiner - Polk County
Location:  Polk County, FL
Job Id:  1317
# of Openings:  1

Commercial Plans Examiner - Polk County

SAFEbuilt is currently seeking a talented and experienced Commercial Plans Examiner or 1 & 2 Family Plans Examiner for our Polk County Operations.  
 
This position offers great opportunity for dynamic, motivated self-starters to work on a variety of work assignments.  You’ll be a member of our highly respected building department team with a full complement of resources to support you and exciting projects to keep you challenged. 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Reviews all plans and specifications for commercial, industrial, and residential projects to ensure compliance with city, state, and federal laws and regulations.
  • Initiates preconstruction conferences with contractors and/or developers and associated staff members.
  • Provides technical direction and assistance to inspection personnel relating to field problems.
  • Assess and resolve complaints received from clients, applicants, public, designers, and contractors.
  • Regularly interacts directly with municipal clients and their staff.
  • May be required to perform inspections on as needed basis, providing interpretation of codes in the field.
  • Attends meetings, educational seminars, and functions relating to building codes.
SKILLS:
  • Extensive knowledge of local building codes and current construction procedures/technology.
  • Must possess the ability to positively interact with other staff members, the general public, contractors, governmental agencies, and other clientele.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Good time management, organization, and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative and a considerable amount of independent judgment.
  • Ability to prepare written plan review correspondence and update information into company software programs. 
  • Candidate must be able to handle multiple projects in a fast paced atmosphere.
  • Candidate must stay familiar and up to date with different editions of the International Building Codes.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office.
 
SPECIAL LICENSE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION:
  • FL DBPR Licensed Family Dwelling I and II  Plans Examiner preferred
  • FL DBPR Licensed Commercial Building Plans Examiner required
  • ICC certifications for inspection and plan review preferred.
 
EXPERIENCE:
  • 3-5 years combined experience in building department field inspection and plans examiner duties.
  • Commercial and High Rise plan review experience is a plus.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Acceptable driving record.
 
COMPENSATION:  Competitive salary and benefit package
 
More About SAFEbuilt:  One of the fastest growing providers of privatized community development solutions in the country, SAFEbuilt partners with over 800 communities of all shapes and sizes throughout the country for the efficient delivery of privatized community development solutions including: building department services, community and transportation planning & zoning and community improvement services. Learn more at: http://safebuilt.com/
 
With Growth Comes Opportunity!  Our culture is positive and energetic as we empower people to do what they do best. SAFEbuilt employs over 1100 highly qualified and motivated individuals who share the common Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Service, Teamwork and Improvement.  We offer a strong salary and benefits package to reward ability, certification levels, and work experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurances, paid holidays, paid time off, paid training, new certification bonuses, a matching 401K Plan, and more.
 
SAFEbuilt is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor.
 
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at jobs@safebuilt.com or you may call us directly on 970-292-2000.

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