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Job title: Plans Examiner
Job location: McKinney, TX 75070 United States
Requisition code: 1314-063
Date posted: 12/16/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Full Benefits

Job Classification

Job Category:Planning

Job Description

Job description:
Under general supervision, the purpose of the position is to examine building, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing plans and specifications to ensure proper adherence to applicable zoning codes, building codes and other regulations for the approval of construction or alteration work by means of interpretation and application of such codes and ordinances. Employees in this class perform skilled professional and technical level work. This position requires the evaluation of plats, site plans, civil drawings, building construction plans, specifications, and architectural standards submittals, and the ability to interpret these for compliance. This position is responsible for advising property owners, architects, builders and engineers on matters regarding building code compliance and zoning ordinances. Perform related work as required.

Hiring Range: $44,209 - $54,156
Salary Range: $44,209 - $65,103

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Must have two (2) years of plans examining experience or must currently possess a Plans Examiner Certification or certification as a Commercial and Residential Combination Inspector or must be able to obtain Plans Examiner Certification within 6 months of hire date. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered. A valid driver’s license in good standing required.

Any work related experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above Minimum Qualifications is an acceptable substitute for the above specified education and experience requirements.


Bachelor degree in Construction Science or Architecture.

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