Company Name: City of Thousand Oaks
Job Industry: Civil Engineering
Job Type: Full time
WorkPlace Type: On-Site
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, United States
Required Candidates: 1
Job Description:

We have an excellent opportunity in the Community Development Department for the position of

We are seeking a customer service-oriented individual with the competence and experience to address challenges with confidence and professionalism. The Plan Check Assistant performs a range of duties in reviewing and checking building construction plans (residential, commercial, and industrial) for compliance with all applicable State and City codes.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review construction plans for additions, alterations, repairs, and other projects to ensure compliance with all applicable codes and ordinances
  • Respond to inquiries from, and provide information to architects, engineers, contractors, building designers, owners, and the general public regarding project status, plan checking, and other code code-related issues
  • Provide assistance at the public service counter (over-the-counter plan checking, code questions, and permit issuance)
  • Perform routine engineering analysis and calculations.
  • Approve over-the-counter plan revisions to issued permits.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Ability to read and interpret architectural, structural, and civil engineering plans to ensure conformance with building code standards, and other related regulations
  • Outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively with external and internal partners
  • Problem solving, and decision-making skills
  • Knowledge of routine engineering procedures, terminology, and principles related to structural components of buildings and structures
  • Equivalent to a high school diploma, with specialized vocational or college level coursework in construction technology, architecture, engineering, or related field
  • 2+ years technical experience in construction plan checking, building inspection, or a related field
  • An ICC certification as a Plans Examiner and/or Combination Building Inspector. If not already acquired, this certification must be obtained within one year of employment.
  • A valid California Class C driver’s license

FILING DEADLINE: This position will remain open until filled.

FIRST REVIEW The first review of applicants will take place on

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $38.06 - $57.10 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

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