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Clark County, NV SENIOR ENGINEER/ARCHITECT in Las Vegas, Nevada

SENIOR ENGINEER/ARCHITECT

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SENIOR ENGINEER/ARCHITECT

Salary

$74,630.40 - $115,689.60 Annually

Location

Clark County - Las Vegas, NV

Job Type

PERMANENT

Department

Building & Fire Prevention

Job Number

17258X

Closing

Continuous

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  • Benefits

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ABOUT THE POSITION

Provides professional leadership and consultative expert assistance to professional and technical support staff in the areas of structural plan review, geotechnical plan review, quality assurance, building inspection, construction materials testing, grading, performs professional level engineering review for difficult, complex and/or sensitive plan review and/or inspection.

This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Architecture AND four (4) years of full-time professional level plan checking, design and/or field project management experience. Equivalency may be considered for registered architects.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.

Licensing and Certification: Possess a valid Nevada Class C driver's license at time of appointment. Must possess registration as a professional engineer or architect in the State of Nevada at time of application. If registered in another state, must obtain Nevada registration within one (1) year of date of hire.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Provides professional, consultive assistance and advice to engineering, plan check, building inspection and related staff in areas of expertise. May provide training and work review to staff or a project basis. Reviews and examines plans, computer-generated and manual calculations and related documents for residential, commercial, industrial and amusement rides and related resort projects for compliance with codes, ordinances and regulations. Confers with developers, engineers, architects, contractors, property owners and others to explain codes, regulations and procedures. Monitors developments in the construction field; identifies needed changes to codes and regulations; evaluates alternatives, drafts recommended changes and/or recommends methods to meet codes using new technology. Maintains liaison with other County departments, various utility, governmental agency and County departmental staff; ensures that building codes are met in assigned projects. Directs the maintenance of and maintains accurate records and files and prepares a variety of periodic and special reports and correspondence. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Assists in preparing litigation documentation and may testify in court as an expert witness. Develops, implements and interprets policies and procedures related to area of assignment. Drives a personal or County motor vehicle to attend meetings and visit various County work sites. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment and to drive a motor vehicle in order to visit work sites and attend meetings; strength and stamina to inspect various construction projects and facilities; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

Clark County offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Comprehensive Group Health Insurance Plan

  • Disability Insurance & Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Vacation

  • Sick Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Employer-Paid Retirement

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Credit Union Eligibility

  • Nevada has no State Income Tax

CLARK COUNTY, NEVADA IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/ EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

01

Education: Select your highest level of education in an engineering or architecture field.

  • No Related Education

  • Less than 120 credits in Engineering or Architecture (no degree)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Architecture field

  • Master's Degree or higher in Engineering or Architecture

  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher (not in related field)

02

Work Experience: How many years of professional level plan checking, design (structural, civil or geotechnical), and/or material testing?

  • No Experience

  • Less than 4 years

  • 4 to 5 years

  • 5 to 6 years

  • 6 or more years

03

Certification: Select all current and valid professional certifications you hold.

  • Professional Engineer

  • Professional Architect

  • Professional Structural Engineer

  • NCSEA Structural Engineering Certification Board designation

  • None of the above

04

Are you registered as a professional engineer or architect in the State of Nevada or another state?

  • Yes

  • No

05

Do you possess a valid Nevada Class C Driver's License?

  • Yes

  • No

06

I understand that:

A) My answers to these supplemental questions will be reviewed and scored by subject matter experts;

B) Examination scores may be used to select candidates for interviews;

C) The education and experience cited in my answers to these supplemental questions must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application;

D) I must complete these supplemental questions, in my own words, in order for my application to be evaluated;

E) "See Resume" is not a substitute for any of the required information, and in fact my resume will not be used to evaluate my application or supplemental assessment;

F) Language copied word-for-word from a job description or job posting will not be evaluated;

G) I may be called upon to demonstrate my expertise, in a work situation, as part of the selection process.

  • I have read and understand the above information regarding completion of the following supplemental questions.

07

Describe in detail your professional experience performing structural and/or geotechnical/civil plan review? (Maximum 10 points)

Complete a separate entry for each employer where your experience was obtained (see template below). Type N/A if you have no related experience.

Employer Name:

Job Title:

Hours Worked Per Week:

Dates of Employment:

Supplemental Question Answer:

08

Describe in detail your professional experience performing structural and/or geotechnical/civil design?

(Maximum 10 points)

Complete a separate entry for each employer where your experience was obtained (see template below). Type N/A if you have no related experience.

Employer Name:

Job Title:

Hours Worked Per Week:

Dates of Employment:

Supplemental Question Answer:

09

Describe in detail your professional experience enforcing codes and regulations? (Maximum 8 points)

Complete a separate entry for each employer where your experience was obtained (see template below). Type N/A if you have no related experience.

Employer Name:

Job Title:

Hours Worked Per Week:

Dates of Employment:

Supplemental Question Answer:

10

Describe in detail your professional experience performing construction site inspections, documenting inspection, and correcting violations? (Maximum 8 points)

Complete a separate entry for each employer where your experience was obtained (see template below). Type N/A if you have no related experience.

Employer Name:

Job Title:

Hours Worked Per Week:

Dates of Employment:

Supplemental Question Answer:

11

Describe in detail your professional experience performing special inspection and/or construction materials testing? (Maximum 7 points)

Complete a separate entry for each employer where your experience was obtained (see template below). Type N/A if you have no related experience.

Employer Name:

Job Title:

Hours Worked Per Week:

Dates of Employment:

Supplemental Question Answer:

12

Describe in detail your professional experience designing high rise structures, stadiums, convention centers and/or tall wood structures? (Maximum 7 points)

Complete a separate entry for each employer where your experience was obtained (see template below). Type N/A if you have no related experience.

Employer Name:

Job Title:

Hours Worked Per Week:

Dates of Employment:

Supplemental Question Answer:

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Agency

Clark County

Address

500 S. Grand Central Pkwy, 3rd Floor

PO Box 551791

Las Vegas, Nevada, 89155-1791

Phone

(702)455-4565

Website

http://www.clarkcountynv.gov

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