Senior Permitting Services Specialist (Building & Construction)

Location
Rockville, Maryland
Posted
Jun 08, 2018
Closes
Jul 13, 2018
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time

IRC27661 - Senior Permitting Services Specialist (Building & Construction)

Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services

Rockville, Maryland

Salary: $ 66,481 - $110,359

The position will be responsible for performing detailed complex architectural and life safety work that encompass reviewing construction documents, specifications and for compliance with adopted codes and standards regulating the construction of commercial buildings and structures. The position will determine complex designs to ensure they meet requirements of established codes and standards; explaining technical and procedural requirements to clients, developers, engineers, architects, contractors, the public and other agencies through meetings and discussions conducted in the office or field; and enforcing the requirements of ICC International Building Code, NFPA Life Safety Codes, and other State, County and Federal Laws, codes and regulations relating to commercial buildings and structures.

The position will recommend new/changes in standards, codes, regulations, and procedures. The position will prepare analyses, reports, and corresponds on architectural/life safety/technical matters as well as explaining departmental positions on a variety of issues. The position will meet with architects, engineers, developers, clients, surveyors, attorneys, contractors, peers, other government agency staff, public, and property owners as a subject matter expert to discuss/resolve code/policy compliance issues and maintain effective working relationships. The position will apply analysis of a variety of unusual conditions in review of development projects from planning through implementation, and will affect the proper and safe construction of structures and facilities County-wide; and will work effectively as a team member and handle multiple projects in a fast-paced atmosphere.

The majority of work is performed in an office environment, but the position performs other assignments at locations outside of the office that include independently conducting field investigations/inspections in environmental conditions that present moderate discomforts and risks. An incumbent in this position applies effective communication, both orally and in writing.

This position may be filled as a Permitting Services Specialist II, Grade 24. Salary: $ 60,554 - $100,370

Minimum Qualifications

Senior Permitting Services Specialist, grade 26

Experience: Five (5) years of professional experience in an engineering/technical field appropriate to building construction.

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate engineering or technical field, such as construction management, fire protection, engineering, and architecture.

Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

If filled at the Permitting Services Specialist II, Grade 24:

Experience: Three (3) years of professional experience in an engineering/technical field appropriate to building construction.

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate engineering or technical field, such as construction management, fire protection, engineering, and architecture.

Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

Medical: Applies to both levels: Selected candidate will be required to successfully pass a Medical History Review prior to appointment

Preferred Criteria:

The applications of those individuals meeting the minimum qualifications will be reviewed to determine the extent, relevancy of training, and experience in the following areas:

1.     Analyzing, designing and reviewing building codes;

2.     Applying international and County/State building codes;

3.     Electronic plan review;

4.     Organizing;

5.     Problem Solving; and

6.     Verbal and written communications.

All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position which is in the full advertisement. To view the complete job announcement and to apply,

please visit our website at

http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hr/recruitment/applynow.html

and then click on “Apply Now." Click “Search Jobs” and see the full job description under the “General Professional” category IRC27661. Interested candidates must create an account in order to apply.

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