CITY OF OVERLAND PARK - POSITION DESCRIPTION
JOB SUMMARY STATEMENT: Supervises team members on project specific technical direction and coordination related to plan review and inspection for code compliance. Conducts plan reviews and/or inspections on major projects. Conducts quality control activities related to plan review and inspection. Participates in emergency operations as required. Carries out and/or performs other duties as assigned.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervises team members on project specific technical direction and coordination related to plan review and inspection for code compliance. Provides day-to-day training; conducts performance evaluations; and makes recommendations to management regarding hiring and disciplinary actions.
Reviews and approves construction plans on major projects (e.g., hospitals, high rise, malls) for compliance with adopted codes and ordinances related to building construction and life safety, including the multidiscipline design review and approval of structural, building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, fire suppression, standpipe and fire alarm systems. Performs engineering calculations and reviews engineering calculations and reports.
Conducts field inspections on major projects including various building systems and components for compliance with building code, plumbing code, national electrical code, model energy code, fire prevention code, and associated standards. Evaluates and analyzes a wide variety of structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing installations for code compliance.
Conducts quality control activities related to plan review and inspections in accordance with established policies and procedures. Serves as a member of the quality control and interpretations team.
Meets with professional clients related to assigned projects for problem solving activities, complaints, etc.
Monitors work assignments/scheduling for consistency, efficiency, level of experience and expertise, customer service delivery and assurance of meeting established benchmarks.
Monitors and reviews project related correspondence.
Executes and maintains directives, policies and procedures as established by City of Overland Park/management.
Serves as Acting Code Administrator in the absence of the Code Administrator. Works with the Code Administrator in developing strategic plans and policies related to the technical operation of the Building Safety Division.
Participates in emergency operations, as required. Carries out and/or performs other duties as assigned.
The employee must work the days and hours necessary to perform all assigned responsibilities and tasks. Must be available (especially during regular business hours or shifts) to communicate with subordinates, supervisors, customers, vendors and any other persons or organization with whom interaction is required to accomplish work and employer goals.
The employee must be punctual and timely in meeting all requirements of performance, including, but not limited to, attendance standards and work deadlines; beginning and ending assignments on time; and scheduled work breaks, where applicable.
EDUCATION & SPECIAL LICENSE(S)/CERTIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management and/or Technology required. Must possess and appropriate valid driver's license and maintain an insurable driving record. Must be certified as Master Code Professional or ability to obtain certification within 12 months of employment.
Five years code administration and/or enforcement. Two years supervision/leadership of technical employees preferred.
Attention to detail
Basic math and accounting skills
Working knowledge of personal computers and word-processing software applications
Human relations/interpersonal skills
Project management skills
Working knowledge of public sector administration
Public speaking/presentation skills
Time management skills
Effective written and oral communications skills
Ability to meet deadlines
Diplomacy and judgment
Ability to train and guide others
Ability to recognize and protect confidential information
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
Ability to read and comprehend federal, state and local policies and regulations
Ability to read and understand building plans and specifications
Ability to carry out assignments through oral and written instructions
Ability to work independently
Ability to work in a hectic environment with many interruptions
Ability to analyze and recommend possible solutions
Ability to learn and understand PC software applications
Alpha and numeric recognition
Ability to reach, stand, crawl, bend, stoop, climb, push and pull
Ability to make and receive phone calls
Ability to identify and distinguish colors
Ability to distinguish smells
Ability to operate City vehicles
Hand and eye coordination adequate to input computer and typewriter
Exposure to dust, smoke, vapors, sprays and mists
Exposure to extreme temperatures
Exposure to heights
Exposure to vibrations
Exposure to high voltage
Exposure to loud noises
Ability to lift 20 lbs floor to waist
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY (Direct & Indirect):
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.