The City of San Leandro is seeking an experienced Plans Examiner in the Community Development Department. The Plans Examiner reviews construction plans concerning non-structural construction or alteration of industrial, commercial and residential buildings to ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local building regulations; and performs other related work as required.
Incumbents of this classification are expected to perform work in all areas of non-structural building plan review for compliance with applicable City Municipal Code, Building Code, Electrical Code, Plumbing Code, Green Building Code, Mechanical Code, Disabled Access Standards, and California Energy Standards; performs highly technical plan checking including all types of construction and occupancies; performs field inspections as required; uses considerable independent judgment in performing daily duties. Knowledge of principles and practices of pertinent codes, laws and regulations governing building construction.
Education:Graduation from high school or equivalent with some college coursework in architecture, mathematics, construction technology, or related courses.
Experience:Five years of increasingly responsible experience performing plan review of construction plans and specifications related to compliance with all applicable federal, state and local building codes and regulations.
Licenses/certifications/other requirements:Possession by date of hire and maintenance of an International Code Council (ICC) Building Plans Examiner certification. A special plans certification (electrical, plumbing or mechanical) is required by the end of probation. Residential Plans Examiner or Certified Accessibility Specialist (CaSP) certification is highly desired.
Internal Number: 2019-14
About City of San Leandro
Incorporated in 1872, the City of San Leandro, a charter city, operates under a Mayor/Council-Manager form of government. The City Council is made up of members nominated from each of the six districts and elected at large. The Mayor is also nominated and elected at large. The Mayor and Council members may serve for two consecutive terms. The Council appoints the City Manager and City Attorney.
The City places a strong emphasis on community participation in the public policy process. This is reflected in the many advisory boards and commissions that advise the City Council. Among those boards are the Arts Commission, Board of Zoning Adjustments/Planning Commission, Human Services Commission, Library-Historical Commission, Personnel Relations Board, Recreation and Parks Commission, Rent Review Board, Senior Commission, and Youth Advisory Commission.