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Senior Plans Reviewer

Forsyth County Board of Commissioners

Posted: Jan. 29, 2018

End Date: Mar. 19, 2018

Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals; conducts interviews and selects new employees; and responds to and resolves employee problems and customer complaints.
Coordinates daily work activities; organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; ensures that inspections and plan reviews are completed in a timely manner according to department standards; confers with assigned staff, assists with complex/problem situations, and provides technical expertise; develops work schedules to ensure adequate coverage; and reviews/approves time sheets and leave requests.
Ensures staff compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; ensures adherence to established safety procedures; monitors work environment and use of safety equipment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.
Interprets, applies, and enforces the provisions of standard building codes, electrical codes, plumbing codes, mechanical codes, fire prevention codes, life/safety codes, energy codes, handicapped accessibility codes, and other applicable federal, state and local codes, laws, rules, regulations, specifications, standards, policies and procedures; researches code-related issues in code books as needed; communicates with other plans examiners, building inspectors, or other staff regarding code interpretation; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED; supplemented by college level course work or vocational training in general building construction and a variety of construction plan review specialties; supplemented by three (3) to five (5) years previous experience and/or training that includes general building construction, code interpretation, building inspection, and a variety of building plan review specialties; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Must possess and maintain valid State of Georgia licensing and/or SBCCI certification in areas of specialty as appropriate, such as Building Plans Examiner, Plumbing Plans Examiner, Mechanical Plans Examiner, Residential/Commercial Electrician Plans Examiner, One & Two Family Dwelling Standard Inspector, Building Inspector, Plumbing Inspector, Mechanical Inspector, and/or Residential/Commercial Electrician Inspector.

 Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license.