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Deputy Building Code Administrator


Serve as Deputy Building Code Administrator for the University.  Review plans, conduct on-site construction inspections for University construction projects; review permit application packages and issue building permits when appropriate; interact with architects, engineers and contractors as required.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Conducts on-site inspections for code compliance
  • Reviews and interprets plumbing, mechanical and electrical codes related to University plans, and blueprints of renovation or new construction projects.
  • Acts as liaison with various regulatory agencies, architects, engineers, and contractors.
  • Issues and signs permits in absence of  Building Code Administrator for University projects

Education and Experience

Master’s degree in engineering, architecture, fire safety, building construction or public administration; or a bachelor’s degree engineering, architecture, fire safety, building construction, or public administration and ten years of appropriate experience; or an Associate Degree and/or technical certification in building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, or fire with 20 years’ experience.

Licensure and Certification

 Licensed as a Building Code Administrator by the Florida Department of Business and Professional  Regulation or Office of State Fire Marshall and licensed in two or more disciplines as:

  • A building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical or fire safety inspector I
  • A building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical or fire safety inspector II plans reviewer


This position does have supervisory responsibility.

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