Graduate Engineer (Building Codes Plan Reviewer)

  • City of Kansas City, MO
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Jun 27, 2022
Building and Safety Building Maintenance Construction and Skilled Trades Engineering Planning and Development

Job Description

Full-time position available with the City Planning & Development Department, Plans Review Division located at 414 E. 12th St.
Salary Range: $53,602 to $62,076/year
Application Deadline Date: Open Until Filled

Responsibilities

Review plans, specifications, and calculations for building code compliance and assist with the interpretation and application of adopted building code. Review construction documents and specifications involving designs, structural load calculations, concrete strength, soil capacity etc. for building code compliance, and assists with the interpretation and application of adopted codes including building, structural, fire alarm codes and utilities supply designs. Coordinate with internal partners e.g. Planning, Fire Prevention, Public Works, Water, for plan review consistency and streamlining permit process. Provide information to professional engineers, architects, contactors and the public regarding building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical codes, zoning ordinances, and general requirements concerning buildings and structures. Utilize computer software program to record and track information pertinent to plan review projects for which the individual has responsibility. Responsible for on-time performance and accuracy of his/her own work. Registered disciples will oversee and train unlicensed reviewers. Must be able to pass employer-provided physical and drug test at the time of hire.

Qualifications

REQUIRES a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited college. Preferred required skills: Use of computer systems including CADD, C++, BlueBeam, and the Microsoft Suite; Reading and analyzing data through various structural calculation programs (e.g. Forte, Risa, and Enercalc); Reading and understanding various model codes and regulatory requirements; Engineering and construction practices of the construction industry; Proper utilization of materials for site builds in light of varying environmental factors, etc.

Other Information

URGENT!!! CRITICAL RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

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The evaluation of applications is based only on the information submitted by the application deadline. Therefore, in order to have your application properly considered, you should include all relevant dates, i.e., attendance at educational institutions, date degree(s) conferred, etc. Further, you should provide detailed description of relevant work experience/dates, including months/years of employment. Failure to submit a completed application may eliminate you from the selection process. Resumes may be filed to determine eligibility, but an official City application must be completed prior to appointment.

For positions requiring college education as part of the minimum requirement and/or an equivalency, the minimum education requirement is high school graduation. The requirement of "high school graduation" also includes the state-issued GED certificate.

For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree.

Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of "an accredited" degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U. S. Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education.

If claiming military veterans preference points, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 or other qualifying documents prior to the application deadline.

Applications submitted in person or by USPS mail must be received by the published Application Deadline, 5:00P.M., C.T. Applications submitted by FAX or online must be received by the published Application Deadline, midnight, C.T.

All positions require successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months.

The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE.

POLICY OF NON DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY
The City of KCMO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should contact the Human Resources Department, Recruitment & Selections Division at (816) 513-1945.

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)

No

Job Address

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