Posted 1 week ago

Commercial Plans Examiner

Company: City of Naperville
Category: Development, Engineering


Type: Full Time

The City of Naperville seeks a talented & motivated individual to become a key member of their collaborative and forward-thinking municipal development team, serving in the vital role of Code Official. The Code Official will conduct comprehensive plan reviews for primarily commercial projects but may also review single family and multi-family buildings & structures. The Code Official also monitors the status of plan review processes, assures that submitted plans are compliant with Naperville’s adopted building codes & ordinances, and provides code requirement information to the general public, to contractors and to licensed architects and engineers. Salary: up to $90,833.94 annually, dependent on qualifications. Duties:

  • Reviews plans and specifications to ensure compliance with municipal codes and ordinances. 
  • Periodically conducts field inspections of buildings and structures throughout construction; attends construction meetings with developers, engineers, architects and contractors (as well as other professional and public meetings) to resolve permit issues, check permit applications and engineering & architectural plans for completion, and to approve building plans for construction; reviews submitted mechanical, electrical, HVAC and plumbing plans and ascertains whether they conform to applicable code requirements; and advises/suggests to applicants various means of changing plans for compliance.
  • Provide assistance to the City as well as other municipal boards and commissions; respond to inquiries & complaints from the public; answer questions regarding code enforcement, the process of obtaining permits, the cost of permits, zoning requirements, etc.; prepare reports, and various forms of correspondence; maintain hand-outs, drawings and outlines explaining construction regulations; and recommend and draft building and related code changes for all construction types found in the City of Naperville.