• Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Mar 14, 2019
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades Planning and Development
  • Salary: $50,024.00 - $83,699.20 Annually

Job Description


This posting will be used to fill positions in the Development Review Division and Survey Division Map Team. The position performs plan review on off-site improvement plans and subdivision plans; performs complex technical and/or specialized work which requires the exercise of independent judgment, the application of technical skills and knowledge of detailed or specialized activities; provides information in person or over the phone to the public or to County staff that requires the use of judgment and the interpretation of policies, procedures and regulations; explains and enforces provisions of County codes, applicable laws and regulations, and other policies and standards to potential applicants and the public.

Plan CheckerI: $50,024.00 - $77,521.60
Plan Checker II: $53,976.00 - $83,699.20

This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months at either level or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources. The Plan Checker Iis a training underfill position, upon successful completion of the probationary period (520 hours worked to 2,080 hours worked) and the training program, which is up to two (2) years, the successful candidate will be non-competitively promoted to Plan Checker II.


Education and Experience:
Plan Checker I - Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture or a field related to the work. Full-time experience as a plan checker, plan designer or inspector may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.

Plan Checker II - In addition to the above: Minimum of one (1) year of full-time professional experience in a combination of residential, commercial and industrial plan checking.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.
Licensing and Certification: Possess a valid Nevada Class C Driver's License at time of appointment.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.


Reviews and examines plans and specifications for residential, commercial, industrial, public works and amusement and transportation device plans, specifications and related documents.Confers with developers, engineers, architects, contractors, property owners and others to give information regarding codes, regulations and procedures. Reviews calculations for completeness, code compliance and accuracy.Researches information confirm ownership, ascertain assessor's values, determine zoning area and other information; researches code provisions on difficult problems. Forwards plan packages to other departments and agencies for review; coordinates review with them and coordinates the plan checking process to ensure that all applicable standards have been met. Recommends necessary changes to obtain compliance with building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, solar, accessibility, energy and other codes and requirements; conveys this information to the individual submitting the plans and suggests alternative ways to meet the code requirements. Advises construction management and building inspectors and others regarding problems that may occur in the field. Provides services at a public counter to answer questions and approve minor plans. Maintains accurate records, logs and files of plans, plan review status and work performed. Monitors technical developments and legislation related to new materials and new methods of construction; recommends procedural or ordinance changes as appropriate. Prepares reports, correspondence and a variety of written materials. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; drives a personal or County vehicle to visit work sites and attend meetings.


Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle in order to inspect field sites and attend meetings; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous