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Building Plans Engineer

Employer
The County of Fresno
Location
Fresno, California
Salary
$84,708.00 - $102,986.00 Annually
Closing date
Aug 24, 2022

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Specialty
Planning & Development
Position Type
Engineer
Organization Type
Government
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COUNTY OF FRESNO

invites applications for the position of:

BUILDING PLANS ENGINEER

 

SALARY: $40.73 - $49.51 Hourly $3,258.00 - $3,961.00 Biweekly $7,059.00 - $8,582.17 Monthly $84,708.00 - $102,986.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 12/16/21

CLOSING DATE: Continuous

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Scheduled Salary Increase: 2.5% effective 9/19/22

APPLY IMMEDIATELY AS THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY

 

The Department of Public Works and Planning is offering an exciting and rewarding opportunity for professionals experienced in structural or architectural design and/or checking structures, industrial or commercial building designs and plans within the position of Building Plans Engineer.

The Building Plans Engineer is responsible for checking complex structures and commercial building plans before the issuance of building permits to ensure compliance with codes, ordinances, and regulations. Incumbents of the classification supervise, monitor, and coordinate the work of Building Plans Checkers and assigned support staff, and provide building code training for Building Inspectors.

Note: The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill both extra-help and permanently allocated positions. Individuals selected for extra-help appointment may be transitioned to a permanently allocated position at a later date as authorized by the Fresno County Personnel Rules.

Positions in this classification are in Medical Group III - Heavy Physical Activity. This group includes positions which require heavy physical effort using arms, legs, back and trunk in frequent lifting, pushing, or pulling objects weighing (or offering resistance equivalent to) over 25 pounds. Generally, considerable bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, as well as standing and walking are involved. Physical stamina is usually required and explosive strength using bursts of energy may be required, depending upon specific position assignments.

Eligible candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

 

SAMPLES OF DUTIES:

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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Please click here to review the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Registration: Possession of one of the following valid licenses:

  • Professional Civil or Structural Engineer issued by the State of California, Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.
  • Licensed Architect issued by the California Architects Board.

 

Experience: Three (3) years of full time, paid professional work experience performing complex structural or architectural design work, one (1) year of which involved the design of industrial or commercial structures.

OR

Three (3) years of full time, paid professional work experience checking complex structures and industrial or commercial building designs and plans.

License: Possession of a valid Class "C" driver's license, or equivalent, may be required.

Certificate: Incumbents in this classification must obtain a certificate as a Plans Examiner issued by the International Code Council (ICC) within the one (1) year probationary period or be rejected on probation.

Note: Under the California Health and Safety Code Section 18949.28 (b), any Fresno County employee who is currently and has continuously been employed as a construction inspector, plans examiner, or building official since October 5, 1993, shall be exempt from the certification provisions until that person obtains employment with a different employer.

 

TO PREVENT THE DISQUALIFICATION OF YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE NOTE:

  • Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications for this position by the filing deadline.
  • A completed Fresno County employment application is required and must be current, complete, and accurate. Amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline. Please fully list your work experience; including current position. Failure to list current, complete, and accurate education/work experience within the job application (including employment with the County of Fresno) will result in the disqualification of your application.
  • In the Education section of your application, please provide complete information for each school attended, including the school's name and location, the type and number of units earned (semester or quarter), and which major or program was completed (Engineering, Architecture, etc.). Failure to completely list education within the job application may disqualify the applicant from consideration.
  • College/University transcripts may be requested to verify completion of a qualifying degree.
  • If you have completed education in a foreign college or university and are using this education to meet the minimum qualifications, you must provide documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received within the United States' accredited college or university system or your application will not be accepted. Documentation must be provided by the closing date/time of this recruitment. You may attach a copy to your online employment application, fax a copy to (559) 455-4788 Attn: Tiffany Lee, email a copy to tiffanylee@fresncountyca.gov, or hand deliver a copy to our office. Late submission of documentation will not be accepted.

 

  • A copy of the applicable required certificate issued from the State of California, Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists must be submitted with your application or your application will NOT be accepted. Documentation must be provided by the closing date and time of this recruitment. You may either attach a copy to your online application, fax a copy to (559) 455-4788 Attn: Tiffany Lee, email a copy to tiffanylee@fresncountyca.gov, or hand deliver a copy to our office. Late submission of documentation will not be accepted.

 

SELECTION PROCESS:

Depending upon the number of applicants meeting the minimum qualifications and filing requirements, applicants may be scheduled for the process listed below:

  • Certification without Examination - In instances where the number of eligible candidates is less than or equal to the number of qualified applicants the Department is entitled to receive under Personnel Rule 4212, the competitive examination process will be waived and the names will be certified without an examination.
  • Oral Examination - An oral examination includes a panel consisting of at least two members within a similar field of expertise as the vacancy. Candidates are asked structured questions and must respond orally to allow the panel to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant.

 

Successful candidates will be placed on an employment list, effective for a minimum of 3 months (may be extended up to an additional 12 months), and certified in final rank order as vacancies occur.

 

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIAL:

  • Fresno County Employment Application (must be current, complete and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline).
  • Supplemental Questionnaire
  • One of the following valid licenses/certificates:
  • Professional Civil or Structural Engineer issued by the State of California, Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.
  • Licensed Architect issued by the California Architects Board.

 

Please note: All required application materials must be received online via our website by the filing deadline. E-mailed and faxed applications will not be accepted. Postmarks will not be accepted. Resumes and attachments are not accepted in lieu of application materials.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications for this recruitment must be submitted online only. The online application may be found at http://fresnocountyjobs.com.

Open the Job Information Flyer and click "Apply" to begin the online application process. Failure to complete the job application or failure to follow the application instructions may result in the disqualification of the applicant. Amendments will not be accepted after the filing deadline.

Once the filing deadline has passed, you may check the status of this recruitment at any time by logging on to: https://www.governmentjobs.com/Applications/Index/fresnoca.

Please be advised that it is the applicant's responsibility to notify Human Resources of any mailing address and telephone number changes. Notices sent via U.S. mail from Human Resources are not forwarded ("Return Service" is requested, therefore mail will not be sent to a forwarding address).

For the safety of our employees, the County of Fresno complies with all Federal, State and Local Orders related to COVID-19, including Cal OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards. The County of Fresno is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Fresno County to provide employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job related factor.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS - The County of Fresno is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, examination or selection process may contact Human Resources at (559) 600-1830 at least five days prior to the scheduled date or deadline.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Human Resources Analyst: Tiffany Lee

County of Fresno, Human Resources Employment Services Division 2220 Tulare St., 14th Floor Fresno, CA 93721 (559) 600-1830

HREmploymentServices@fresnocountyca.gov

Position #21-0248 BUILDING PLANS ENGINEER TL

BUILDING PLANS ENGINEER Supplemental Questionnaire

* 1. If required, the oral examination will be administered in an online format via the Spark Hire interview platform. Do you have access to a computer/device with functioning microphone, camera and internet? If you marked 'no', please contact our office at (559) 600-1830 as soon as possible.

___Yes ___ No

* Required Question

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