1/30/2023 (7:00 PM EST) (will remain open until filled)
Building Codes Plans Reviewer III
EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME, ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK
Public Protection Cabinet | Dept of Housing, Buildings and Construction
500 Mero Street, 1st Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601 USA
The agency may authorize the selected candidate to telecommute. The agency may terminate
or modify the telecommuting arrangement at any time.
Are you interested in being a part of a team that is dedicated in protecting the lives and property
of the Commonwealth?
The Kentucky Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction, Division of Building Code
Enforcement seeks a qualified individual to serve as a Building Codes Plans Reviewer III,
serving an integral part of the building construction process. This position is responsible for the
inspection of new or remodeled construction to ensure compliance with the building code and
- Reviews architectural or engineering drawings and related documents of new or remodeled
construction for compliance with the building code, energy conservation code and reference
- Works with field inspectors to ensure compliance with the building code, energy conservative
code and reference standards.
- Issues certificates of occupancy.
Consults with design professionals, contractors, and owners and other officials concerning
- Investigates consumer complaints.
- Proficient communication skills both verbally and written.
- Possess sufficient technical knowledge of the construction practices and techniques.
- Proven abilities to manage multiple projects.
- Conduct effective code research.
- Demonstrate attention to detail.
- High Level of customer service.
- If you are interested in a challenging yet rewarding career where you can make a positive
- difference in your community, we would love to have you become a part of our team.
EDUCATION: High school graduate.
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Must have five years experience in drafting or
preparing building construction documents, as a new construction building inspector or plans
reviewer, in the supervision of building construction, and must be a certified building inspector or
plans and specifications inspector.
Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: A bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering,
or related field will substitute for the above experience on a year-for-year basis. An associate’s
degree in architecture, engineering, architectural technology, drafting and designing technology,
fire science technology, engineering technology, building construction technology or related field
will substitute for the above experience on a year for year basis.
Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: Three years experience as a building codes or
general inspector in the Department of Housing Buildings and Construction will substitute for the
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): Must hold a current
certificate for Level III plans and specifications inspector issued by the Department of Housing,
Buildings and Construction as defined in KRS 198B.090 and 815 KAR 7:070 and successfully
passed ICC’s Energy Conservation exams for Commercial Energy Inspector, Commercial
Energy Plans Examiner and Residential Energy Inspector.
Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification (s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee possesses and maintains required licensure(s), certification(s) or other credentials.
Work is typically performed in an office setting.
This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D