Plumbing/Mechanical New Construction Manager

Location
Alexandria, VA
Salary
$59,674.68 - $98,088.64 Annually
Posted
Dec 05, 2018
Closes
Jan 15, 2019
Ref
2019-00123
Function
Engineer
Hours
Full Time




Plumbing/Mechanical New Construction Manager
 
An Overview
New Construction Managers serve as technical assistants to the building official responsible for performing and managing inspections for assigned discipline(s) to include large scale development, complex projects, and/or large community areas with a full understanding in applying code inspection principles. The New Construction Manager is distinguished in position by performing functions including responsibility for planning, scheduling, organizing and managing inspection work. The position negotiates code disputes and takes appropriate action to resolve compliance issues. The position is responsible for maintaining technical coordination of inspection work activities with members of the engineering plan review staff. Employees in this class may perform supervisory related administrative functions and conduct field inspections as dictated by daily work load and/or staffing levels. The position takes on leadership roles in training development and tracking, special projects, and overall departmental objectives
 
The Opportunity

  •  Provides supervision, daily guidance, mentoring, and direction to the New Construction Inspection Team members and/or processes;
  • As part of the Management Team, assist in the supervision, daily guidance, mentoring, and direction to the Code Administration Team members;
  • Assists code inspectors and senior management, and customers by researching specific provisions of codes, ordinances, and related city policies;
  • Develops and implements training regarding applicable codes, ordinances, policies, and regulatory requirements;
  • Develops department business operations, policies, and customer service requirements;
  • Conducts daily inspection of work constructed under the VRC and VCC;
  • Reviews construction documents with customers regarding the requirements of the USBC, related construction and maintenance practices, and industry standards;
  • Maintains a current knowledge of City and department policies, procedures and guidelines;
  • Assigns equipment and vehicles to inspectors and makes sure that they are maintained/accounted for;
  • Receives and reviews daily inspection reports; communicates with permit holders regarding code violations and advising the required corrective action necessary to abate the violation; compiles statistical data for reports as directed;
  • Performs related work as required.
 
The Idea Candidate
To qualify for this position, all candidates must possess a Two-year college degree in engineering, architecture, building construction public administration, construction technology or related field; or Five years of experience performing at the full performance level code inspection work in the primary discipline(s) assigned; building, electrical, fire protection, mechanical, plumbing, and/or energy.

To be considered as an ideal candidate, one should also possess a Four-Year College Degree or ten years of experience performing at the full performance level code inspection work in   the primary discipline(s) assigned; building, electrical, fire protection, mechanical, plumbing, and/or energy; five years of supervisory experience in construction.  
 
About the Department
The City of Alexandria's Department of Code Administration's focus is to assist customers to achieve compliance with the Virginia's Uniform Statewide Building and Maintenance Codes (USBC), and the City Code nuisance and development provisions. The department contains five divisions: The Permit Center, Property Maintenance Inspections, New Construction Inspections, Plan Review Services, and Administrative Services. If you are curious for a broader view of our City government click here, or for a broader view of the City of Alexandria click here.
 

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