CH2M Building Official, Stonecrest, GA in Lithonia, Georgia
We are seeking a highly motivated Building Official to join our Stonecrest, GA team.
As part of the CH2M team you will be collaborating with communities and companies to deliver a complete range of custom-tailored operations and maintenance solutions. Our diverse staff delivers services including water and wastewater system optimization; contract operations and maintenance of water, wastewater and other utilities; and complete municipal operations, including administration, public works and community development – all backed by a commitment to safety, quality, innovation and customer service.
Our Building Officials: • Manage the review of commercial and residential projects for compliance with building codes, City ordinances and State laws • Coordinate, enforce and provide specialized assistance for inspection of all work authorized by permit on commercial and single family residences to assure conformity to approved plans and applicable ordinances, codes, laws and procedures • Determine completeness and accuracy of building permit applications and review for code and standards conformance • Authorize the issuance of Building Permits • Coordinate technical reviews and serve as City liaison to customers • Respond to field emergencies and coordinate appropriate response • Issue and authorize “Stop Work” orders and “Unsafe for Occupation” notices • Conduct pre-application and pre-construction meetings, as necessary • Review and approve proposed alternative materials and methods of construction • Review requests and grant permission for Private Engineers to perform, After-the-Fact Inspections • Serve as staff advisor and liaison to the Construction Board of Appeals • Regularly review computer database records to maintain an efficient flow of work to the Building Plan Reviewers • Responsible for the Private Engineer Inspector Program (PEIP) and Chapter 17 Special Inspectors List and ensures compliance with Special Inspections prior to Certificate of Occupancy (CO) approval • Support the City Engineer in administration of the CO process • Work with the City Attorney and other staff on difficult code compliance and interpretations • Review soil reports and determine their application • Receive complaints and inquiries from customers relative to construction conditions or activities in the community • Gather pertinent data, evaluate the facts of situations, and attempt to handle complaints and inquiries at first contact • Interpret and enforce building, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, fire safety, and energy codes • Represent the City at building code conferences and informational meetings • Manage department employees, including: conducting performance evaluations, interviewing prospective employees, making decisions related to promotions, approving employee training, and administering disciplinary actions • Perform other similar duties as assigned
The minimum qualifications for this position are:• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Technology or related field, or a minimum of 10 years of building, architecture or construction experience in lieu of the degree. • Seven (7) years of experience in engineering, architecture or construction • Experience in construction practices, building codes and land use planning concepts • Experience in zoning, municipal and administrative codes, and the public information process • Possess a valid state driver’s license with a clean driving record with no major infractions
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:• Master’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Technology or related field • Ten (10) years of experience in engineering, architecture or construction • Professional Engineer or Registered Architect licensed to practice in the State • Chief Building Official Certification from ICC (International Code Council) • Excellent communication skills to deal effectively with developers, architects, engineers, and other design professionals
At CH2M, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M. Developing People through Challenging Projects.
CH2M will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g. H1-B, etc.) for this position.
CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.