Building Code Engineer
City of Saskatoon
Saskatoon, SK
Duties:
Reviews, and subsequently approves drawings of buildings for compliance with life, fire, health and construction safety requirements of the National Building Code of Canada, the Saskatoon Building Bylaw, The Uniform Building and Accessibility Standards Act and The Fire Prevention Act, and advises owner/designer/contractor of any drawing deficiencies.
Researches and assists with the development of Division operational policies, based on interpretations of Acts and codes, and instructs other Division members and the public in their application.
Conducts studies and analyses, and completes inspection reports of a variety of engineering conditions within the Building Standards Division's responsibility.
Assists property owners, developers, and consultants with enquiries pertaining to the requirements of the National Building Code, the Saskatoon Building Bylaw and The Uniform Building and Accessibility Standards Act, and reviews preliminary drawings.
Receive and process commercial permit applications in the absence of the Commercial Permit Supervisor.
Assists with the evaluation and development of new and alternative methods and procedures such as the use of computers for improving efficiency and service to the public.
Analyses lot severance and consolidation and reports any building code implications that may arise.
Performs on-site inspections of various projects as required.
Conducts preliminary reviews of condominium conversions prior to report to Council.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Degree in civil or mechanical engineering.
Four to six years' related experience.
Registration, or eligibility for registration, as a professional engineer in the Association of Professional Engineers of Saskatchewan.
Possession of, or ability to obtain within two years after hire, a Saskatchewan Building Official Class 3 Licence.
Thorough working knowledge of the National Building Code, The Uniform Building and Accessibility Standards Act and Regulations, and the Saskatoon Building Bylaw.
Considerable knowledge of the National Fire Code, The Cities Act, National Fire Protection Association Codes, Canadian Standards Association standards, Underwriters Laboratories of Canada and Warnock Hersey Standards, Zoning Bylaw and a familiarity with Provincial acts and regulations related to building construction and safety.
Knowledge of the materials, procedures and techniques used in building construction.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, design professionals, contractors, developers and others in the construction industry.
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision.
Demonstrated ability to identify and respond to periodic or seasonal increases in work load.

Salary:
$6,709.28 to $7,873.82 per month (2018 Rates)