Schoolhouse Manufacturing is a fully integrated company specializing in design, manufacturing, repurposing, selling, and leasing of modular structures to clients in the educational, government, commercial, industrial, oil & gas, and other specialty markets. We continue to develop year over year because of our skilled personnel and solid financial foundation. Schoolhouse Manufacturing is currently seeking to fill the Professional Engineer position.
Description Summary: The Professional Engineer performs a full range of examining and checking building plans for compliance with applicable California Building Codes and other ancillary codes such as the California Plumbing Code, California Mechanical Code, California Electric Code and State disabled access related codes. Work also involves checking structural calculations and standards for conformity to codes and engineering principles. Work is reviewed by the Director of Operations to determine general progress, technical competence and adherence to pertinent policies and regulations.
• Must be a licensed professional engineer, multi-State preferred not required.
• Must be proficient in Structural Calculations.
• Position requires a good overall knowledge and understanding of various building codes including but not limited to (International Building Code, International Mechanical and Plumbing Codes, International Energy Conservation Code, and the National Electric Code).
• Must be able to create energy calculations such as COMCHECK, CAL GREEN, and TITLE 24.
• Must have good communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Must have a good basic knowledge of standard construction disciplines such as steel building practices, framing, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems to aid in the development of drawing packages.
• Must be able to work closely with Estimating Manager and Director of Operations in the review of building estimates to turn the quoted building into a viable set of code-approved drawings that are thorough and production friendly to work from. During this process, any possible issues that arise from 3rd Party or Engineer reviews must be brought to the attention of Estimating Manager and/or Director of Operations for guidance in the resolution of these type issues.
• Must work directly with outside Third-Party Agency and Professional Engineers in the design build prices.
• Must have the ability to schedule and coordinate with the Third-Party in the design of the State Approved Drawings.
• Must work best with Team Leaders and Team Line Members to promote best practice.
• Ability to communicate and work with Third Party Inspectors and Schoolhouse QC/QA personnel during the various State Inspections so that build matches the approved prints. This may include walking the production line with an inspector and coordinating correction of any deviations that may arise from approved prints.
• Individual must be able to multi-task multiple projects and prioritize as necessary to keep the production line running.
• Must be able to think outside the box in solving field corrections
Education, Experience, & Licensing Requirements:
• A Bachelor's Degree in architecture or civil, structural, or architectural engineering, or a closely related design or engineering field. A Master's degree is highly desirable.
• Four years of increasingly responsible plan check or plans examiner, or four years’ experience in the private sector providing building design or engineering services.
• A valid certificate of registration as a Professional Engineer or Architect issued by the State of California.
This is primarily a sedentary office classification requiring occasional standing in and walking between work areas, although some field work is required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard, keyboard, or calculator.
• Possess mobility to work in a standard office and use standard office equipment, including a computer.
• Occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information, and occasionally lift and carry reports and records that typically weigh less than 20 pounds.
• Vision to read handwritten and printed material; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups and over the telephone.
Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels and controlled temperature conditions and are occasionally exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.
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