Plans Examiner III

Orlando, Florida - UCF Main Campus
$64,518 to Negotiable
Jan 15, 2021
Mar 16, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Under the direction of the Building Code Official, this position is responsible for performing Building Code reviews and inspections in University facilities in compliance with The Florida Building Code.

Review construction plans and specifications for compliance with currently adopted standard building, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical codes. Prepare written reports approving or rejecting plans in accordance with the adopted codes.

Perform full building code reviews and inspections.

Maintain records of inspections, violations, and corrections. This position will develop a strong knowledge of campus facilities to enable a smooth and efficient plan review/inspection process. Record inspection results and plan review comments in a permit tracking software.

Periodically review spaces for general safety compliance and best practices.

Prepare written reports approving or rejecting construction plans in accordance with the adopted codes.

Approve the installation of materials and methods for compliance with adopted codes.

Make decisions as to code interpretations in the area of expertise.

Represent the department in the area of expertise to various groups, such as architects and/or engineers, contractors, or subcontractors.

Serve as the back-up to the Building Code Official.

Other duties as assigned.


Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (work hours may be occasionally adjusted as necessary to accommodate inspections, special events, or training)

Expected Salary:

$64,518 to Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:             

High School Diploma or equivalent and 10+ years of appropriate experience in construction, design, or inspections of buildings as supervisor or contractor. Must possess a minimum of 4 building plans examiner and 4 inspector licenses (8 total) for building, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing; or licensure as an architect or engineer.

Preferred Qualifications:              

Knowledge of Electrical Codes in relation to all aspects of general construction, mechanical systems, and maintenance practices.

Additional Application Materials Requirements: 

Copies of licenses.

Veteran’s Preference

Preference will be given to eligible veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation by the closing date of the position. For more information on Veterans’ Preference, please visit

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.