Plan Reviewer (Engineer)

Huntersville, North Carolina
$66,777.19 - $106,175.74 Annually
Aug 16, 2021
Sep 16, 2021
Position Type
Organization Type
Government, Other

The Town of Huntersville is seeking candidates for a Plan Reviewer position.  Huntersville is located north of Charlotte, NC and is a growing municipality of approximately 60,000 residents.  The Plan Reviewer is an essential part of the continued development of the town.

The position will serve as a land development specialist and is expected to work very closely with engineering staff and Land Development staff in the performance of duties.  This position provides advanced-journey level professional engineering work. Incumbents are considered subject matter experts with a high level of knowledge, providing consultation to other engineering staff and management.  Position will serve under general supervision of the Engineering Director. 


Essential Duties of the Position

The following duties are those considered most essential to the position.  This does not preclude the delegation of other duties considered as necessary by management to successfully complete an assignment or project. 

  • Reviews reports and plans to ensure compliance with local, County, State, Federal guidelines, policies, and laws. 

  • Participates in writing and revising ordinances and technical designs. 

  • Maintains comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable regulations, guidelines and new methods. 

  • Reviews bonding elements based on stormwater plans and plats. 

  • Performs other duties as apparent or assigned. 


Minimum Required Education and Experience

Knowledge of State and Local regulations and ordinances governing land development and land disturbing activities.  Skill in interpreting and applying technical standards and procedures, Federal and State rules and regulations, and Town policies and procedures.  Skill in reading and evaluating construction documents and technical specifications, collecting and analyzing data, and performing mathematical and statistical calculations. Must be extremely organized and able to independently manage time sensitive documents and processes. Ability to work independently and confidentially when necessary, applying established procedures to varying situations.  Ability to communicate technical ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.  Ability to prepare and present technical reports.   Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Town officials, other public officials and representatives, associates, developers and the general public.  Strong ability to plan, organize and prioritize work and complete assignments with minimal supervision.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships by being proactive, collaborative, and diplomatic with Town employees, outside agencies and the general public. 

Bachelor’s Science degree in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology or Environmental Engineering and at least  5 to 7 years of progressively responsible experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.   

Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of North Carolina.  Registration as a Professional Engineer in North Carolina or ability to obtain within six months of hire. 


Supplemental Information

This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work occasionally requires standing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions; work requires depth perception, color perception and peripheral vision; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to extreme cold (non-weather) and exposure to extreme heat (non-weather); work is generally in a very quiet location.

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