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City Plan Check Engineer

Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Posted: 06/21/2024 Job Number: 22131273

Job Description


Our client is looking for an energetic and knowledgeable Plan Check Engineer with excellent customer service skills to join the Community Development Department. The role involves conducting residential and commercial plan checks under general supervision to ensure compliance with building, mechanical, energy, green, electrical, and plumbing codes, local ordinances, and state and federal laws. Responsibilities also include field inspections and related tasks as required.

**Essential Duties**
  • Inspect and analyze building plans for compliance with various codes.
  • Assist at the permit counter and address questions related to building codes.
  • Interpret and explain building codes, ordinances, regulations, policies, and procedures to architects, engineers, contractors, and homeowners.
  • Provide technical assistance and coordinate plan check activities with other City departments, external engineers, architects, contractors, outside agencies, and the public.
  • Respond to verbal and written inquiries.
  • Explain code and ordinance provisions to architects or engineers during the design phase.
  • Prepare comprehensive corrections lists, handouts, and forms.
  • Maintain records and prepare reports and correspondence.
  • May be required to work shifts, weekends, and/or holidays.
  • Bachelor's degree in civil or architectural engineering.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of building/structure plan check experience.
  • Municipal building/structure plan check experience is highly desirable.
**License/Certificates/Special Requirements:**
  • Valid California driver's license at the time of employment.
  • International Conference of Building Officials Certification or other recognized Plan Examiner Certification is desirable.
  • State of California registration as a Professional Civil Engineer or licensed Architect with the California Architects Board is highly desirable.
**Knowledge of:**
  • California Code of Regulations - Title 24
  • Principles, practices, and methods of architectural, structural, electrical, energy, green, and mechanical engineering and related disciplines
  • Effective customer service techniques
  • Building construction procedures, practices, methods, and materials
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