Job Number: 26281716 Full/Part Time: Full Time Schedule: 7 AM - 4 PM Salary: $80,100 - $154,100
Position Information Provides comprehensive and complex plan review(s) on a wide variety of campus construction projects ranging from very small Tenant Improvements through complex new construction and infrastructure replacement projects and provides expert level plan review within technical areas of expertise such as Electrical, Plumbing/Mechanical, Data, Building Management Systems, Security Systems and Infrastructure. Reviews plans for proposed projects and conducts back checks of plans for compliance to codes and campus standards. Issues permits after the completion of a successful plan review. May review and inspect all building exterior access projects for compliance with all Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements, state and local requirements, and act in coordination with the campus Access Compliance Officer to confirm alignment with the expectations of that office as applicable. Consults with architects, engineers and contractors regarding structural and non-structural requirements of the building design prior to and during construction. Coordinates with Project Managers and Inspectors of Record (IOR) on small and/or complex general campus construction projects, coordinating the activities of other campus reviewers within areas of technical expertise. Works with inspectors and subject matter experts to resolve conflicts between disciplines, competing standards, codes and/or specifications. Assists Campus Building Permit Program Manager with the administration of Campus Permit Center, including: intake of construction documents and details; related customer service functions; issuance of permits once plan review is complete; preparing information and data for the issuance of Certificates of Occupancy (C of O) once projects are complete; assists in preparation of required close-out documents; assists with retention and archiving of project documents. Coordinates plan review related issues, and meets with State/Campus Fire Marshal on a regular basis. Provides written reports and documentation of all plan reviews and inspections performed, including daily reports, weekly updates and other reports as required by the Campus Building Official and as mandated by the UCOP Facilities Manual in order to keep various project participants and the general campus community informed as necessary. Prepares comments and analysis on deficiencies and conflicts found on submitted construction documents during plan review for Campus Building Official, project participants, UC Riverside staff members and the entire campus community. Conducts plan reviews on, and sometimes inspects, construction documents and project sites, respectively, in order to confirm compliance with all applicable codes, plans and specifications, UCOP Facilities Manual items, UCOP and UCR policies and processes, UCR campus standards, and all other pertinent codes, regulations and requirements for UC Riverside construction projects. Attends meetings, campus site visits, Initial Response Team (IRT) meetings, and all other meetings and/or conferences as required by the Campus Building Official. Assists Campus Building Official, with obtaining consultant firms for augmented inspection and plan review services, using accepted and conforming UC Riverside RFQ and RFP processes. Acts in the capacity of deputy to the Campus Building Official, under appropriate circumstances. Conducts both plan reviews and onsite inspections, if needed, to ensure compliance with all pertinent codes and regulations. Maintains required certifications and membership in plan review and inspection trade association(s) for the purpose of ensuring continuity of interpretations of applicable codes. Must obtain and maintain certification as International Code Council (ICC), Certified Building Plans Examiner/Certified Building Official.
**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. **
Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Education and/or training in the professional field of Plan Review and/or complex Building Inspection. Preferred
Certifications Certification Requirement Certification in a specialty skilled trade. Required Certification from the International Code Council (ICC) as a Certified General Plans Examiner. Required Certification from the International Code Council (ICC) as a Certified Building Official. Preferred Successful completion of the Certified Access Specialist Program (CASP) with certification by State of California, Division of State Architect (DSA). Preferred ICC Certification for Building Inspector Preferred ICC Certification for Mechanical/Plumbing Inspector Preferred ICC Certification for Electrical Inspector Preferred
Conditions Condition Requirement Obtain ICC Certified Plans Examiner certificate within one year of appointment date, and maintain certification while in this position by attending related continuing education opportunities. Required Successfully complete the Certified Access Specialist Program (CASP) with certification received by State of California, Division of State Architect (DSA) within 2 years of appointment date and maintain the certification while in this position by attending related continuing education opportunities. Required Obtain ICC Certified Building Official certificate within one year of appointment date, and maintain certification while in this position by attending related continuing education opportunities. Preferred
Experience Requirement Experience conducting professional Plan Reviews and/or complex Building Inspections on a UC Campus. Preferred 6 - 10 years of related experience. Required
Requirement Hired candidate must successfully pass a background check through the DOJ and FBI prior to appointment start date. Required Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Driver License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Required Occasional travel for university related business meetings, conferences and/or professional development. Required
Preferred Qualifications Advanced organizational and analytical skills, including skill in problem recognition, avoidance and resolution. Advanced knowledge of California Building Codes, Cal/OSHA, and the campus, medical center or University Construction Design Standards. Advanced verbal and interpersonal communications skills including skill to work effectively with a variety of constituents at all organizational levels. Advanced knowledge/skills in providing plan review services on complex improvement projects as well as code applications for replacement, repairs and upgrades of facilities. Advanced knowledge/skills in coordinating and providing comprehensive plan review services and activities for all campus projects including the most complex new building and improvement projects; renovations, replacement, repairs and upgrades of existing campus equipment, buildings, facilities; infrastructure renewal and upgrade projects; and, all other campus construction work requiring approval, permit issuance and inspection in accordance with the requirements of the California Building Standards Codes and of the UCR Campus Building Permit Program. Advanced ability to review, evaluate, advise and discuss strategies for obtaining code compliance and code requirements with Campus Fire Marshal, Project Managers, Capital Planners, Facilities Services, and other campus departments or staff involved with campus construction. Advanced knowledge in technology for computers and other electronic media to complete project documentation of all plan reviews and any inspections performed, project progress, and equipment accounting and digital photography of the work in progress. Advanced knowledge and skill in utilizing Adobe Acrobat DC, Bluebeam Revu, Microsoft Office Suite, UC Riverside Campus Building Permit Program, UC Riverside Website tools, and other computer software. Advanced knowledge of California Building Standards Codes (California Codes of Regulations-Title 24), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) UC Policies, UCOP Facilities Manual, and the UC Riverside Campus Construction Standards. Advanced ability and skill to quickly change work priorities on short notice, and to competently work on various issues concurrently in a resolute manner.
Additional Information Advanced knowledge of the campus, including its infrastructure and applicable rules, regulations, policies and practices.
Advanced skills in reviewing, evaluating and advising project management on project completeness as applied to application for progress payments submitted by contractors.
Knowledge of the process of electronic plan review of construction documents including plans, details, specifications and other documents in electronic format.
UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission explicitly states the goal of providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.The University of California, Riverside is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.