Plans Examiner

building & property engineering
Posted On: May 9, 2018
Closing Date: May 25, 2018
Plans Examiner
The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury is looking for an energetic, highly motivated and organized professional to make a significant contribution to the Development and Engineering Services Department, Building Division.
Reporting to the Chief Building Official, the Plans Examiner will be responsible for conducting architectural, structural, and mechanical plans examination and ensuring compliance with the Ontario Building Code, Building Code Act and other applicable legislation. Additionally, this position may be responsible for conducting mandatory inspections to ensure compliance of construction with approved plans, Ontario Building Code and references standards. In addition, the Plans Examiner will issue building permits for projects regulated under the Ontario Building Code and Town Bylaws. This role will also be responsible for maintaining accurate reports, give evidence in court, perform plan reviews for permit applications, provide verbal assistance and advice in the field, at the counter, and on the telephone to tradespersons, homeowners, contractors, architects, engineers and the public on regulations and building permit processes.
The successful candidate will possess post-secondary diploma in architecture, engineering or a related discipline. Preference will be given to candidates who are qualified as referenced in Division C Section in a category of qualifications set out in Column 2 Table, 2012 Building Code. Designation or eligible for designation as a Certified Building Code Official is desirable (CBCO).
The successful candidate will have three to five years experience in plans review. Candidates must possess strong communication skills and be able to effectively, professionally and courteously work with all levels of staff, contractors and the general public, be productive in a team environment, possess strong conflict resolution skills, and have demonstrated proficiency with information technology. In addition, you must have a valid class ‘G’ driver’s license in good standing.
The position offers a salary range of $62,251 to $77,814 (2018 rates) plus a competitive benefit package.
To explore this challenging opportunity further, we invite qualified applicants to forward their resume and covering letter in confidence, quoting file number 2018-PE05 by May 25th, 2018 to:
Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury, Human Resources Department,
125 Simcoe Road, P.O. Box 251, Bradford, Ontario L3Z 2A8
Fax: 905 775-8633 or email
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, and will only be used for candidate selection.
Accommodations will be provided throughout the recruitment, hiring and employment process in accordance with the AODA and the Ontario Human Rights Code.