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Stantec Senior Plans Examiner (Remote) in Denver, Colorado

The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like static fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future — join us!

Your Opportunity

We put the engine in buildings engineering. Intelligent collaboration. Innovative execution. These are the elements of buildings engineering that rev us up. With decades of experience under our belts, we’re achieving remarkable results with our work in building technologies, energy, and environmental performance. Our team works with clients, registrants, and jurisdictions to ensure designs, buildings, sites, and processes are on track for safety, performance, and sustainability.

Our team of interdisciplinary code professionals work collaboratively to assure designs comply with all requirements of the international codes. Our history with local and regional jurisdictions and tribal governments includes plan review, field inspection, and safety consultant.

Commercial Plans Examiners are responsible for reviewing simple to complex commercial projects such as new construction and building improvements for all occupancy types based on applicable codes, ordinances, and administrative directives enforced by our jurisdictional clients.

This includes reading, interpreting, and approving plans and specifications; working directly with developers, contractors, and customers to identify, document, and assist in resolving issues to gain compliance in all building codes; understanding construction methods and product applications; evaluating compliance based upon the specific conditions of each project including scope of work to be performed, nature of work, age of existing building, codes applicable during the original construction, and present code requirements and deficiencies; calculating fees; and maintaining review paperwork and files.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Reviewing all project document plans, calculations, product specifications, and other submittal documents for accuracy, constructability, design conformance, and code compliance.

  • Communicating design and code nonconformance deficiencies and approvals via electronic and written correspondence per Stantec and client procedures and directives.

  • Accurate calculation of project and customer fees.

  • Using Stantec and client-based hardware and/or software applications as instructed.

  • Researching and documenting technical data as required for assigned projects into various formats per procedures.

  • Communicating plan and code nonconformance issues and approvals via written or electronic correspondence and/or moderating or otherwise attending in-person meetings as needed.

  • Creating and maintaining internal and external plan review records.

  • Communicating client processes, review timeframes, and alternate means and methods.

  • Maintaining code knowledge through code update research, obtaining certifications, and participation at continuing education seminars and classes to maintain certifications.

  • Assisting client, Stantec peers, and customers in clarifying requirements and resolving issues.

  • Desired candidates prioritize customer service, integrity, and a commitment to safety.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

Knowledge of:

  • International Code Council Building codes, jurisdictional ordinances and directives related to building, structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, fuel gas, accessibility, and energy codes and amendments as applied to various commercial projects.

  • Various construction materials and methods and stages of construction.

  • Mathematical principles required to review technical calculations for accuracy.

  • Microsoft Office at a proficient level.

Ability to:

  • Cooperate with internal and external Stantec clients and the public.

  • Read and accurately interpret plans and specifications.

  • Objectively interpret and consistently apply code requirements and related standards in accordance with department policies.

  • Interpret graphic instructions, such as blueprints, plans, schematic drawings, or other visual aids.

  • Comprehend and make inferences from written material.

  • Measure dimensions using engineer's and architect's scales.

  • Interpret graphic instructions, such as blueprints, plans, schematic drawings, or other visual aids.

  • Comprehend and make inferences from written material.

  • Work safely without presenting a threat to self or others in compliance with Stantec regulations.

Additional Requirements:

  • Must possess the following certifications: ICC Building Plans Examiner AND at least two other ICC certifications in other related ICC codes.

  • Driver’s license with satisfactory driving record required.

Education and Experience

Minimum of a high school diploma (or equivalent) and ten (10) years of experience reviewing plans, specifications, and other data to ensure proposed design conforms to site appropriate codes and related regulations. Other combinations of experience and education meeting the minimum requirements may be substituted.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time.

This is a remote position that can be based anywhere in the United States and Canada.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities, and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Building Technologist/Technician

Primary Location: United States-Arizona-Chandler

Other Locations: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh, United States-Texas-Dallas, United States-Colorado-Denver

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 200001RB