Stantec Senior Plans Examiner/Inspector in Phoenix, Arizona

The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!

Your Opportunity:

Stantec's team of Plan Reviewers, Field Inspectors, and Building Code experts have the opportunity to work on some of the most exciting and unique projects locally and globally. Working alongside world-class design studios and engineering teams, we ensure buildings are sustainable, functional, and safe. Our teams work on a vast portfolio of projects including sports arenas, museums, libraries, mines, water treatment plants, and any other facility you can imagine. Partnering with registrants, jurisdictions, and tribal communities in Arizona and throughout the US West, we ensure their buildingsare sound for the people and communities they serve.

Join an inspirational and cohesive team of professionals with supportive leadership who are driven to succeed. Our continued success has enabled our practice to grow, which, in turn, offers our employees excellent opportunities to cultivate their own careers within the organization. We value a healthy work-life balance and offer flexible work arrangements, including part-time schedules and telecommuting. We also offer competitive, flexible benefit plansand compensation programs and learning opportunities to help you continue your personal and professional growth through a variety of formal and informal methods, including internal training courses, eLearning, attendance at conferences/seminars and events, professional memberships, coaching and mentoring programs, and on-the-job learning.

Your Duties:

We are currently looking for a motivated individual who is well-versed in all codes who can work independently providing multi-discipline plan reviews and inspections and assist department leadership with a variety of client needs. The selected candidate will have a commitment to providing efficient plan reviews and inspections with a focus on accuracy and client satisfaction as well as be willing to travel to client offices or sites when requested.

Plan Review responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing and interpreting various construction documents, from complex to simple, for all disciplines, according to design, local amendment, and federal regulations;

  • Communication to clients documenting approvals and deficiencies;

  • Calculating fees per contracts;

  • Resolving project issues;

  • Analyzing structural engineering; and

  • Managing communication and relationships with internal and external clients.

Inspection responsibilities include:

  • Performing on-site combination inspections for all disciplines on an as-needed basis;

  • Providing written reports indicating deficiencies and approvals;

  • Maintaining records;

  • Responding to communications regarding corrections, approvals, and jurisdictional processes;

  • Some travel to local sites.

Your Capabilities and Credentials:

The ideal candidate will have:

Knowledge of:

  • All major types of building construction, materials, and methods.

  • Building, fire and related codes, regulations, and ordinances.

  • Hydraulics, as applied to sprinkler systems, and fire prevention.

  • Engineering mathematics and structural engineering principles in the design of reinforced concrete, steel, and timber, as applied to construction of buildings and other structures.

  • Mechanical and electrical engineering principles, as applied to the design and installation of mechanical equipment and systems in buildings.

  • Field inspection procedures and techniques.

  • Computers and Plan Review applications.

  • Microsoft Office applications.

  • Other government agencies' regulations, such as the State Registrar of Contractors and the State Board of Technical Registration.

Ability to:

  • Provide lead supervision to other employees if needed.

  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with architects, engineers, contractors, client staff, and the public.

  • Apply engineering knowledge and follow proper plan review and inspection techniques to examine methods and materials and detect deviations from plans, regulations, and standard construction practices.

  • Interpret and apply federal, state, and local laws, codes, and ordinances.

  • Read, interpret, and explain codes, engineering calculations, building plans, plot surveys, specifications, and blueprints.

  • Perform and analyze structural engineering and mathematical calculations.

  • Perform research using complex technical reference manuals.

  • Explain code requirements and plan review procedures to resolve problems with diverse groups.

  • Work independently to accurately analyze and interpret a set of highly technical construction documents.

  • Maintain and obtain ICC certifications.

  • Travel at various times when requested.

Special Requirements

Valid Arizona driver's license

Education and Experience

Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's degree in building construction, engineering, architecture or a related field plus 5 years of experience in municipal plan review, building inspection, construction contracting or management or no degree and a minimum of 8 years of experience in municipal plan review, building inspection, or construction contracting or management.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each others’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Building Technologist/Technician

Primary Location: United States-Arizona-Phoenix

Organization: BC-1852 Buildings-US Arizona

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Jul 9, 2018, 3:36:06 PM

Req ID: 180000RG