City of Chandler Salary Plan - 2013-14
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OT Status Legend:
Non-Exempt = Hourly Position
Exempt = Salaried Position
Excellence is the responsibility of everyone at the City of Chandler. We lead by
our core values in constant pursuit of excellence:
*Commitment – Dedicate oneself to consistent and excellent public service
*Innovation – Implement unique, creative and cost-effective solutions
*Communication – Communicate in a positive, honest and productive manner
*Integrity - Adherence to high ethical standards
*Diversity – Promote inclusiveness
and impartiality throughout the organization
*Personal Responsibility – Take initiative to achieve excellence and
*Respect – Demonstrate a high regard
*Teamwork – Promote cooperative efforts, open communication and trust
All City employees are expected to conduct themselves in a way consistent with the
Pay Grade: A23 FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Group: Clerical/Technical (A) Class Code: P111
Effective Date: 1/08 Revision Date: 11/11
The primary function of an employee in this class is to perform technical evaluation and review of building and site plans and design and construction documents to ensure compliance with City development ordinances and International Construction Codes An employee in this class may work independently at an off-site location or be assigned to related duties in the City's Transportation and Development Department. Some field work may be required.
Essential Functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned.
Performs technical review of building and construction plans for compliance with City and other applicable building codes, including but not limited to, architectural, structural, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, fire safety, health, and other applicable codes;
Interprets codes and regulations related to plan review and construction projects; researches and brings forward recommendations on code interpretation for Chandler residential and commercial buildings;
Responds to inquiries on compliance of building codes from architects, engineers, designers, contractors, and the general public;
Participates in reviewing and issuing building, plumbing, and electrical permits;
Maintains review and permit records and presents oral and written reports as required;
Researches new building and construction methods, materials, equipment and codes to stay current in the field;
Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures;
Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Follows City-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City's Safety Handbook.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Principles, procedures, materials, and standard practices of building construction;
City and other applicable building and construction codes, including but not limited to, architectural, structural, plumbing, heating, mechanical, fire safety, health, and other applicable codes;
Structural engineering as applied to the design of buildings and use of standard, traditional, and non-traditional building materials;
City zoning, development, construction, landscape, and other applicable ordinances and codes;
Standard practices and procedures for plan, permit, and license application review, evaluation, and approval, including documentation.
Follow written and oral instructions;
Read and interpret legal and property descriptions, ordinance and code documents, technical and instructional documents, and building plans, blueprints, and diagrams;
Relate plans, diagrams, and blueprints to projects in various stages of construction and completion;
Perform mathematical and engineering calculations relating to the review of construction plans and blueprints;
Operate a motor vehicle;
Prepare oral and written reports and maintain review documents, correspondence, and related files and records;
Operate standard office equipment, including a personal computer using program applications appropriate to assigned duties;
Communicate effectively and establish and maintain working relationships with other employees, the public, developers and builders, customers, applicants, property owners, and other interested and affected parties, including in difficult and sometimes adversarial circumstances.
Work is performed under the general supervision of a Principal Engineer.
High school diploma or GED equivalency and college coursework in construction management , architecture, engineering or a related field; and
Three (3) years' experience in plan review and design of residential and/or commercial buildings; and
Customer service experience responding to questions/concerns from the public; and
ICC Certification as a Building Plans Examiner within six (6) months of hire or promotion date; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
A Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering or a related field.
Experience working with vertical construction plans and cost estimating.
The primary duties of this class are performed in a public building environment.
Essential Physical Abilities:
Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to discern verbal instructions, use a telephone, and communicate with others;
Sufficient visual acuity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to comprehend written work instructions technical documents, blueprints, and diagrams;
Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate standard office equipment and computer systems and to make adjustments to equipment.