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City of Fort Worth

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Job title: Plans Examiner
Job location: Fort Worth, TX 76102 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 12/17/12
Job type: Contract
Compensation: $19.92 to $20.93 Hourly

Job Classification

Job Category:Code Enforcement

Job Description

Job description:
The City of Fort Worth is seeking to hire a Plans Examiner for the Planning and Development Department. The selected candidate will receive general supervision from the Plans Examiner Supervisor.
To review plans for conformance to construction, building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and structural codes and regulations, interpret regulations, laws and ordinances for purposes of plans examinations; review specification and calculations; consult with originator when discrepancies are found; advise applicant on methods of compliance; make adjustments as necessary; enter all plans examination and application data into computer system; update date as necessary; retrieve data to determine status of applications and issue permits; and perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
High School Diploma or GED supplemented by specialized training in structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing or civil engineering or a related field PLUS two (2) years city building inspection, plans examination or construction field experience required.
Microsoft Word and computer skills required. Extensive telephone and heavy public contact experience is required. Preference will be given to applicants with higher levels of experience, education and certification.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:Possession of or the ability to obtain a certification from a national model code organization showing satisfactory competence in code knowledge in assigned examination area of the disciplines covered by this classification, i.e. electrical, building, mechanical or plumbing.

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