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Plans Examiner

City of Milton

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Plans Examiner

The City of Milton is looking for a highly qualified individual to serve as our Plans Examiner.

The Plans Examiner reviews plans, specifications, calculations, and designs submitted for construction, alteration or repair of buildings and structures for compliance with applicable City and State codes and standards. Sets up and maintains computer aided systems for monitoring work in progress.

Essential Functions:

  • Reviews plans to ensure that building components {foundations, framing, mechanical, electrical, plumbing systems, energy conservation, life safety, and considerations for the physically challenged) meet the requirements of City building codes, zoning code, and acceptable City construction practices
  • Confers with architects, engineers, owners, contractors and the general public on all current building or technical code requirements, and City/County/State law for a particular building type or construction compliance
  • Receives and processes plan review requests; writes detailed report for customers to obtain code compliance
  • Performs data entry and operates permitting software system
  • Serves as a relief building inspector, and plans route and field activities or tests as needed
  • Observes site conditions and enforces all City building regulations, ordinances, and codes
  • Issues Stop Work Order when construction, which has not been properly permitted, or sites are perilous, or violations have not been corrected and/or construction continued beyond an approved point
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

A high school diploma or GED equivalency with three years of experience in plan review, architectural design, engineering, or construction or any equivalent combination of education and experience to meet the above stated responsibilities. ICC Residential Plan Review certification and ICC Commercial Plan Review certification.

Salary: Starting at $70,653 (depending on qualifications) with excellent benefits.

How to Apply:

Please provide a letter of interest and resume to To learn more visit

TEAM MILTON is committed to an environment that nurtures understanding across differences, training, mentoring and provides a workplace where all staff feel welcome and valued. We are an equal opportunity employer.

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