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SAFEbuilt - Structural Engineer / Building Plans Examiner

  • August 23, 2019 2:16 PM
    Message # 7845733
    SEAOSC Admin (Administrator)

    Plans Examiner –Structural Engineer (PE)

    SAFEbuilt is currently seeking a talented, experienced Structural Engineer with Building Plan Review experience to support their Plan Review Operations.  This position offers great opportunity for dynamic, motivated self-starters to work on a variety of assignments.  You’ll be a member of our highly respected national plan review team with a full complement of resources to support you and exciting projects to keep you challenged.  


    • Review and evaluate structural construction documents submitted for approval utilizing applicable codes/standards/guidelines/laws, appropriate municipal ordinances, and construction and engineering standards, determine review fees, and authorize the release of approved documents for city permits.
    • Review structural engineering calculations for compliance with codes
    • Provide timely oral and/or written communication detailing design and/or construction deficiencies in plans and specifications.
    • Direct and participate in design coordination meetings regarding private development projects and city, state, and regional capital improvement projects in order to lead the development process, ensure timely approval and completion of projects, and resolve any problem areas.
    • Assist inspectors with difficult or unusual code compliance issues and answer questions from inspectors about plan review comments.
    • Cultivate, foster, and maintain positive working relationships with directors, managers, supervisors, employees, and other stakeholders to gain their cooperation and support on assigned projects/assignments.



    • Extensive knowledge of local building codes and current construction procedures/technology
    • Interpretation of codes in the field and ability to provide code compliant solutions
    • Must possess the ability to positively interact with the other staff members, the general public, contractors, governmental entities, and other clientele
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Good time management, organization, and attention to detail skills
    • Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative and a considerable amount of independent judgment


    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Structural Engineering
    • Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) by a State Board of Registration required
    • Registered Structural Engineer in CA (S.E.) preferred
    • ICC Building Plans Examiner Certification is a plus
    • Valid driver’s license with good driving record
    • 3+ years of experience as a Licensed Professional Engineer working as a lead project engineer in the construction industry.
    • Experience performing Commercial Building Plan Review

    Compensation: Competitive Pay and Benefits Package – Plus Incentives

    More About SAFEbuilt:  One of the fastest growing providers of privatized community development solutions in the country, SAFEbuilt partners with over 800 communities of all shapes and sizes throughout the country for the efficient delivery of privatized community development solutions including: building department services, community and transportation planning & zoning and community improvement services. Learn more at:

    With Growth Comes Opportunity!  Our culture is positive and energetic as we empower people to do what they do best. SAFEbuilt employs over 1100 highly qualified and motivated individuals who share the common Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Service, Teamwork and Improvement.  We offer a strong salary and benefits package to reward ability, certification levels, and work experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurances, paid holidays, paid time off, paid training, new certification bonuses, a matching 401K Plan, and more.

    SAFEbuilt is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor.

    If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at or you may call us directly on 970-292-2200.

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