Chesterfield County Plan Review Engineer in Chesterfield, Virginia

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in architecture, building construction, engineering, or a related field; five years of experience in commercial plan review or five years in commercial building design; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. The following current Virginia Board of Housing and Community Development certifications are required as a condition of employment: Commercial Building Plans Examiner, Fire Protection Plans Examiner and Commercial Building Inspector, or achievement of certifications within the first 18 months of employment. Ability to perform engineering calculations; a full understanding of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, referenced model codes and referenced engineering standards; ability to utilize a personal computer and associated software including word processing and spreadsheets; ability to work with people in all levels of county government and the citizens the county serves. Good driving record required. Must not reflect a total accumulation of six or more negative points within the past three years or a major violation within the past four years. Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required.


Perform structural and non-structural building plan reviews of construction documents submitted with building permit applications for compliance with Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code regulating building use, height and area, types of construction, fire-resistant construction, fire protection systems, means of egress, and building structural systems; answer technical and administrative questions; enter information into various computer systems; produce plan review comment letters; assist inspectors and applicants with technical support. Perform other work as required.


Monday - Friday; 8:30a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Work Location:

Building Inspection

Job Title: Plan Review Engineer

Closing Date/Time: Thu. 11/03/16 5:00 PM Eastern Time

Salary: $62,252.00 - $73,265.00 Annually

Job Type: Full-Time

Requisition #: 17-00194

Position #: BLDGIN0032

Department: Building Inspections