Lead Building Plans Reviewer
Fauquier County, Virginia, is seeking to fill the Lead Building Plans Reviewer position for the Building and Inspections team within Community Development.
This key position is the senior plan reviewer for the office and coordinates all plan review activity. Position requires extensive knowledge of building, electrical, mechanical, gas, plumbing, fire sprinkler, energy conservation, handicap accessibility and other related codes and reference standards for both commercial and residential development. This position coordinates with architects, contractors, engineers and owners, helping them to understand building codes and the plan review and permitting processes. Must have a proven ability to review plans for compliance with requirements and ability to clearly convey the requirements and deficiencies to applicants. Experience with field inspections is also important, as this position may be called on to conduct inspections during peak periods or other special circumstances, such as commercial inspections.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by course work in engineering, architecture, or related field and considerable experience in general building construction and plans review work. Associates degree in architecture, building construction, engineering, or related field with 5 years of experience in plan review and code enforcement inspections, including commercial plan review and inspections is preferred. Must have a valid Virginia driver’s license and Virginia certifications in all disciplines of plans review or ability to obtain Virginia certifications within 18 months from date of employment.
This work is performed under the general supervision of the Building Official, and may act as Building Official in his absence.