4LEAF, Inc. (4LEAF) is a professional services firm who specializes in providing plan review, project inspection, and on-call inspection services to municipal Building and Public Works Departments throughout California, Washington, Nevada, and the New England area.

4LEAF is seeking highly qualified full-time plan review candidates for positions in California.  Candidates must be qualified to perform technical plan reviews on building plans submitted by architects, engineers, contractors, and owners for compliance with structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, accessibility, and general conformity to applicable ordinances, laws and State building codes.

Current Job Openings
Lead Plan Review Coordinator

Key Duties:

  • Perform a wide variety of paraprofessional, technical and clerical duties to support the permitting process.
  • Assist with the processing of a variety of permits to support the Building, Planning, and Engineering Divisions.
  • Determine permit application completeness in compliance with State and local codes and regulations.
  • Review, accept, track, and assist in various aspects of the permitting process.
  • Provide outstanding customer service to customers and the general public by providing information regarding the permit application process.
  • Review development permit applications, plans and other related documents for completeness and accuracy, determining acceptability for further review.
  • Calculate, collect, receipt and document fees associated with development project applications.
  • Assist with clerical functions and the filing and maintenance of development review files.
  • Answer phone inquiries and direct code- and development-related questions to the appropriate person.
  • Update electronic permit files.
  • Participate in discussions to enhance customer experience.
  • Work with clients regarding plan review and processing questions.
  • Work closely with Plan Review staff to ensure project deadlines are achieved.
  • Manage and oversee the Plan Review Coordinator team.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • Work closely with management staff to foster a team-oriented environment.
  • Train new coordinator staff.

Qualifications:

  • Modern office practices and procedures and records management practices.
  • Familiarity with building plans, codes, ordinances, and related terminology.
  • An understanding of a complete set of building plans.
  • An understanding of the processes and procedures associated with construction permits.
  • Experience with computer software applications including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Managerial experience preferred.

 

Competitive Salary, Medical Benefits, 401k Plan, and Flex Spending Plan.

    Senior Plan Check Engineer
    Key Duties:

    • Reviews plans and specifications of commercial, industrial, public or other major developments to ensure compliance with building codes and ordinances.
    • Advises architects, designers, contractors, and developers on code and design requirements.
    • Assists building inspectors on difficult or unusual code requirements for major structures.
    • Reviews plans for compliance with the Title 24 Energy Conservation and ADA Regulations.
    • Answers inquiries from the Public relating to the regulations for building and housing construction, remodeling, and repair including structural, nonstructural, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and zoning matters.
    • Performs related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • MS in Civil/Structural Engineering with (1) year of experience or a BS in Civil/Structural Engineering with 5 years of experience.
    • Professional Engineering (PE) License required.
    • Certification from International Code Council for Residential Plan Review Examiner.
    • Proven knowledge of building, electrical, mechanical, and/or plumbing, zoning, energy and accessibility codes and regulations.
    • Basic knowledge of building materials, construction methods and other related codes.
    • Blueprint reading and complex regulations; Federal, State, and Municipal codes and regulations governing housing and building construction, rehabilitation, alteration, and use and occupancy.
    • Appropriate fire-resistant construction and building methods.

    Candidates must:

    • Maintain a healthy working relationship with contractors, builders, and the Public.
    • Must have good customer service skills including good listening and negotiating skills.
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Must have excellent critical thinking and decision making skills.
    • Must have the ability to identify and solve complex problems by conferring and providing information to developers, engineers, architects, property owners, contractors, and others regarding code requirements and alternatives.
    Plan Check Engineer
    Key Duties:

    • Reviews plans and specifications of commercial, industrial, public or other major developments to ensure compliance with building codes and ordinances.
    • Advises architects, designers, contractors and developers on code and design requirements.
    • Assists building inspectors on difficult or unusual code requirements for major structures.
    • Reviews plans for compliance with the Title 24 Energy Conservation, and ADA Regulations.
    • Answers inquiries from the public relating to the regulations for building and housing construction, remodeling and repair, including structural, nonstructural, plumbing, mechanical, electrical.and zoning matters.
    • Performs related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • MS in Civil/Structural Engineering with 6 months of experience or a BS in Civil/Structural Engineering with 5 years of experience.
    • Certification from International Code Council for Residential Plan Review Examiner.
    • Proven knowledge of building, electrical, mechanical, and/or plumbing, zoning, energy and accessibility codes and regulations;
    • Basic knowledge of building materials, construction methods and other related codes;
    • Blueprint reading and complex regulations; Federal, State, and Municipal codes and regulations governing housing and building construction, rehabilitation, alteration, and use and occupancy;
    • Appropriate fire-resistant construction and building methods.

    Candidates must:

    • Maintain a healthy working relationship with contractors, builders, and the Public.
    • Must have good customer service skills including good listening and negotiating skills.
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Must have excellent critical thinking and decision making skills.
    • Must have the ability to identify and solve complex problems by conferring and providing information to developers, engineers, architects, property owners, contractors, and others regarding code requirements and alternatives.
    For more information or to apply for a job, please send resume and cover letter to: careers@4leafinc.com