Come join our team as a Civil Engineer - Plan Check. Click on the following link to see what it is like working in the City of Newport Beach (video)! This position will remain open until 150 applications are received or until March 26, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Please apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time. Please follow this link to apply. The City offers an excellent benefit package and membership in the California Public Employees' Retirement Systems (CalPERS). Retirement formula is based on appointment date and membership status with CalPERS and the employee is required to contribute 13% of pay toward retirement costs.Currently there is one (1) full-time Civil Engineer - Plan Check vacancy in the Community Development Department, Building Division. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future Civil Engineer - Plan Check vacancies as they occur.Candidates are required to submit a complete online application and attach a resume detailing their related experience and education in order for the application package to be considered complete. Those candidates deemed most qualified as reflected in their application will be invited to an oral interview, tentatively scheduled for April 25, 2019. Candidates that pass the oral interview process will be placed on an employment eligibility list. DEFINITION: To review building plans and calculations, and to determine completeness and compliance with applicable City and state building codes.DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This is the second level in the flexibly staffed Plan Check Engineer Series. An Associate Plan Check Engineer may progress to this level after one year at the Associate level, satisfactory job performance, and recommendation of the Department Director.SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED: Receives direction from the Principal Civil Engineer - Plan Check.
A combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:Experience: A combination of three years of experience checking building plans and/or multi-phased structural design may be deemed equivalent.Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering, structural engineering, or architecture. Completion of continuing education classes and seminars on topics, i.e., Building Codes, State disabled access requirements, and energy requirements, highly desirable.License/Certificate: Possession of State of California registration as a professional engineer or architect.Possession of, or ability to obtain, an ICC "Building Plans Examiner" certificate within one year of date of hire.Due to the performance of some field duties which require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid and appropriate California driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required.