Building Plan Reviewer

City of New Orleans
$61,620 Per year LA 1300 Perdido St 7th floor, New Orleans, LA 70112, United States
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Overview

Kind of Work

Under general supervision, checks residential and commercial building plans and designs to assure conformance with pertinent codes, ordinances and regulations.  Work includes assisting contractors, architects, engineers and the public concerning construction requirements.  Work also includes monitoring and initiating general building code review correspondence and coordinates the implementation of required changes during ongoing construction projects;   and related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

1. A High School Diploma or G.E.D. Equivalency Diploma issued by a State Department of Education.*

And either:

2a. Three years of responsible experience in either general contracting, building construction, mechanical or electrical installations, architectural design and/or reviewer of residential or commercial construction or plans.

Or

2b. A Bachelor's Degree* in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Architecture (or closely related field).

Or

2c. Certified by the International Code Council (ICC) in one or more of the following specializations - Building Plans Examiner, Electrical Plans Examiner or Mechanical Plans Examiner*.

* Prior to appointment, the hiring agency is required to verify education and/or professional licenses/certifications claimed by the applicant to qualify for this classification. If selected for hire, applicants must provide original documents of their qualifying credentials to the hiring agency prior to their start date in this job classification. 
 
NOTE: If appointed an employee must be certified by the International Code Council (ICC) in one or more of the following specializations Building Plans Examiner, Electrical Plans Examiner or Mechanical Plans Examiner during the probationary period.  No probationary period may last longer than one year.  If employees are not certified by ICC during their probationary period, they will be terminated and must wait one year from the end of their probationary period or receive certification to be considered for rehire.

Kind of Examination

A rating of experience, weighted 100%. All related previous experience will be considered for qualification purposes; however, credit on the rating of training and experience will only be given for experience gained within the last ten (10) years.

This is an original entrance examination. 

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