Electrical Plans Review Engineer - Community Planning and Development

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City and County of Denver
Denver, CO, United States

Phone: 9706801164
Web Site: denvergov.org/jobs

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Electrical Plans Review Engineer - Community Planning and Development


Denver, CO 


$93,744.00 - $154,678.00

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Are you a professional engineer that is passionate about doing work that matters in your community and are looking for a stable position with amazing benefits and work/life balance? We offer unmatched benefits and a pension plan for life! If this sounds like a fit, we invite you to apply today by clicking here!


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The City and County of Denver’s Community Planning and Development Department (CPD) is recruiting for a highly motivated Electrical Plans Review Engineer to join our Development Services Division. We are seeking an individual with expertise in design and relevant electrical power and lighting systems with the ability to serve as a technical expert on such issues, and the ability to research effective solutions is highly desirable. 


The Development Services Division of the Community Planning and Development Department administers Denver’s building, fire and zoning codes through review, permitting, and inspection of all new development projects in Denver. Through each of these critical roles, Development Services helps to implement the city’s vision for an outstanding Denver.

At Community Planning and Development, we envision, enable and ensure a better Denver. Denver's Community Planning and Development Department is responsible for visionary city planning and ensuring that all buildings are safe. Community Planning and Development plays a role in growing our world-class city, while keeping its beloved features intact. From the skyscrapers of the Central Business District; to the walkable, mixed-use neighborhoods of Stapleton; to the charming Victorian effects of the Baker district, the staff at Community Planning and Development works to make Denver a great place to live, work and play. The department's three primary functions are planning, permitting and inspections. 


Schedule: Hybrid – at least three days a week in the office. 9/80 Flex option after completing 6 month probation.


The Electrical Plans Review Engineer will work with our customers to research effective solutions and serve as a technical expert that assists design professionals with engineering standards.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Quickly and accurately review complex electrical construction drawings and specifications for compliance to the Denver Building Code for new and existing buildings as well as photovoltaic systems

  • Assist design professionals with engineering standards, coordinating with other electrical engineering functions, such as, fire alarm, utilities, life safety, security, contractors, and appropriate managers and staff

  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team as well as work independently reporting directly to the Engineer/Architect Supervisor for the section

  • Assist inspectors with difficult or unusual code compliance issues and answer questions from inspectors about plan review comments

  • Participate in recommending and establishing policies, procedures, standards, guidelines, and specifications and evaluates the effectiveness of existing methods, policies, procedures, and proposed local and national model code modifications and issues


About You


Research shows that women and people of color are less likely to apply for a position if they do not meet almost 100% of the desired skills. Please note this is not necessary! If you meet the minimum requirements below and have a passion for the work, you are encouraged to apply.


We are looking for someone with some or all the following skills and experience: ​

  • Direct electrical design experience with a wide variety of buildings (both multi-family residential and commercial)

  • Experience in design and construction of high-performance buildings, at minimum experience utilizing the National Electrical Code and IECC

  • Familiarity with emergency power systems, residential and commercial photovoltaic systems, and electric vehicle charging systems

  • Certification as a LEED professional

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills;  Ability to understand, interpret, and enforce the intent of the codes

  • Ability to communicate effectively – verbally and in writing;  Ability to work as part of a team to support both internal and external customers

  • Experience using Bluebeam® Revu®

  • Efficiently demonstrates excellent time/work management skills

  • Problem solver that can envision various outcomes and plan accordingly to mitigate risky outcomes

  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized;  Dependable and can maintain confidentiality


We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:

  • Education requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

  • Experience Requirement: Three (3) years of professional engineering experience after obtaining a Professional Engineering (PE) license OR three (3) years of professional architecture experience after obtaining an Architect license. (Some positions may require experience in a specific engineering area). Additional directly related engineering/architecture experience can be substituted for up to two (2) years of the three (3) years of post-licensed experience

  • Education/Experience Equivalency: No substitution of experience for education is permitted

  • Additional appropriate education may be substituted for experience requirements

  • Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application

  • Requires registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) by the Colorado State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers at the time of application

  • Registration in another state will be accepted in lieu of this requirement, provided that the applicant has Colorado registration at completion of probation

  • Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment


To be considered for this position, you must include the following on your job application (upload the attachment(s) to the Resume/CV section on the My Experience tab):

  • Cover Letter