Company Name:

City of Portland, Oregon

Location:

Portland, Oregon

Approximate Salary:

$30 Per Hour

Job Category:

Civil Engineering

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

Entry Level

Date Posted:

May 1, 2018

Residential Plans Examiner

 

THE CITY OF PORTLAND invites applications for the position of:

 

Residential Plans Examiner

 


·         Salary:   $30.66 - $35.85 Hourly, with Great Benefits!

·         Recruitment Open Now!  For Qualifications and to Apply Visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/portlandor/jobs/2054311/residential-plans-examiner?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs  

·        Recruitment closes May 21, 2018 at 11:59PM Pacific

 

Find out more about the great work we do at the Bureau of Development Services at our webpage www.portlandoregon.gov/bds.

 

Bring your talents to the City of Portland!

Are you interested in pursuing your career goals with an employer that offers a full benefits package, ongoing trainings and growth opportunities, and plays a direct role in the safety and livability of Portland's communities?  Residential Plans Examiners in the Bureau of Development Services review plans of residential building types such as houses, townhouses and duplexes, for compliance with state building codes and other applicable city and state regulations.  Bring your passion for development review to the City of Portland as a Residential Plans Examiner and apply now!

 

The City of Portland's Bureau of Development Services is seeking a Residential Plans Examiner. This position review plans of residential building types such as houses, townhouses and duplexes, for compliance with State building codes and other applicable City and State regulations. Duties include advising design professionals, owners and builders of minimum code requirements during all phases of design, identifying possible solutions, working with City inter-agency partners, and helping guide applicants through the building permit process as smoothly as possible towards their goals. In addition, our Residential Plans Examiners review of all gravity and lateral loads (both prescriptive and engineered), plan review, and assist in the Development Services Center and Residential Permit Night.

 

Residential Plans Examiners are able to effectively communicate in person and in writing to a diversity of customers with wide ranges of technical expertise.  This position carries out individual responsibilities with initiative, independence and creativity while exercising sound professional judgment and problem-solving skills. Plans Examiners deliver service in an equitable manner and in a way that upholds the bureau's customer service standards. Fluency in a second language is desired, but not required.

 

This classification is represented by the District Council of Trade Unions (DCTU).  To view this labor agreement, please go to https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bhr/27840 and click on the appropriate link.

 

It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. 

 

OPTIONAL INFORMATION SESSIONS

May 3, 2018 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Rosewood Initiative Community Center

(NO REMOTE PARTICIPATION AVAILABLE AT THIS LOCATION)

16126 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97236

 

OR

 

May 8, 2018 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Bureau of Development Services, Conference Room 5a (5th floor)

1900 SW 4th Ave Portland, OR 97203

 

OR

 

May 9, 2018 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Bureau of Development Services, Conference Room 5a (5th floor)

1900 SW 4th Ave Portland, OR 97203

 

For instructions on how to participate remotely, please contact Joey at (503) 823-1362 or Joseph.Polanco@portlandoregon.gov no later than 2:00 pm (PST) two business days prior to the information session date.

 

The following minimum qualifications are required:

  1. Knowledge and experience reading, interpreting and applying Oregon Residential Specialty Code.

  2. Skill and experience reading and interpreting site, architectural and structural plans.

  3. Skill and experience explaining technical information and code requirements verbally, in written, and by graphic means.

  4. Skill and experience reading, interpreting and applying structural calculations including lateral prescriptive lateral bracing systems and system calculations, and gravity calculations.

  5. Ability and experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships and resolving issues with employees, applicants, builders, designers, and the public, including a diverse population having a wide range of experience and expertise.

Applicants must also possess:

  • Oregon Inspector Certification (OIC) within 60 days after date of hire.

  • Oregon Residential Plans Examiner Certification (CAX) within 60 days after date of hire.

If you have questions about the above required Oregon certifications, visit the State of Oregon Building Code Division Inspector Certifications Pathways website or call (503) 378-4133 or email bcd.info@oregon.gov.

Company Name:

City of Portland, Oregon

Location:

Portland, Oregon

Approximate Salary:

$30 Per Hour

Job Category:

Civil Engineering

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

Entry Level

Date Posted:

May 1, 2018

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