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Engineering Review Officer

DeKalb County

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Salary Range:   $50,784 - $78,714


Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to review residential and commercial land development permits to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal codes, policies, rules, regulations, and standards.  

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Reviews plans for commercial and residential development; approves projects and coordinates all departmental reviews for permit requirements; organizes and conducts project meetings between other departments, engineers, and developers; and reviews hydrology reports for stormwater management requirements and compliance.

Assists customers in person, by phone, and through email; explains and clarifies DeKalb County Code, as well as, state requirements; answers FEMA flood inquiries; reviews residential plans; and receives and resubmits applications and plans, current and new.

Reviews plans for erosion and sedimentation pollution control compliance for residential and commercial properties; reviews final plats for infrastructure compliance with land development construction plans; ensures compliance with DeKalb County Code; coordinates with all departments for approval before recording; and reviews lot combination and division plats for zoning compliance.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Civil or Structural Engineering or a related field required; two years of experience in building design and construction, plans review, or a related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Specific License or Certification Required:  Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license.

Contact Maritza Swan-Hughes at

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