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City and County of Denver - Architectural/Structural Plan Review Supervisor - Community Planning and Development

  • 02/06/2023 9:00 AM
    Message # 13086740

    City and County of Denver

    Job Title

    Architectural/Structural Plan Review Supervisor - Community Planning and Development

    Job Location

    Denver, CO

    Job Status


    Job Description / Primary Objective
    Are you a creative and solution-oriented licensed Architect or Engineer that is looking for a high level collaborative role where you will motivate and lead a team to best achieve the goals of the department? Are you passionate about making a difference in your community by being involved in shaping the future vision of Denver? We are seeking a highly motivated Architectural/Structural Plan Review Supervisor to join our team. We offer excellent work/life balance, unmatched benefits, and a pension plan for life! Apply today!

    At Community Planning and Development (CPD), we envision, enable and ensure a better Denver. CPD is responsible for visionary city planning and ensuring safe, responsible, sustainable building. 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 Central Park; 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. Learn more about how we’re BUILDING COMMUNITY at and

    Working for the City and County of Denver (CCD) is so much more than a job. It’s a chance to make a difference in your own life and in the lives of people around you. Click here to find out about all the amazing benefits and reasons to work for the city that you love! The City and County of Denver is committed to cultivating a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion. This commitment is woven into our values and belief that we are strongest when we embrace and celebrate our differences. If you share these values and our enthusiasm for equity, we encourage you to apply to join our team.

    Schedule: Hybrid, in office at least 3 days per week. 9/80 flex option available after successful completion of probation.

    Community Planning and Development (CPD) is seeking Licensed Professional Engineer (Structural) or Licensed Architect candidates to fill a supervisory position. The position is responsible for supervising the work of ten or more Professional Engineers (PE), Architects, and associated personnel involved in the review of construction documents and specifications for compliance with the Denver Building Code and Amendments related to the International Building Code, International Existing Building Code, International Energy Conservation Code, and appurtenant standards for new and existing buildings as it relates to architectural, life safety, structural, energy, and related requirements. This crucial role will have an impact throughout Denver by ensuring compliance to Building Codes and engineering standards for various buildings throughout the City, by helping guide the direction of the plan review work group, by providing input into policies and procedures as it relates to permitting, and by coordinating with the building inspection workgroup.

    Key responsibilities include:
    • Manages workload of professional engineers, architects, and support staff through assignment of work
    • Communicates with design professionals to explain engineering standards
    • Interprets the intent and applies the requirements of codes specific to architectural, life safety, structural, energy, and associated standards for design and construction
    • Assists the Building Official in the development of Denver-specific code amendments, standards, and policy at the local, regional and national level
    • Provides high-level customer service to both internal and external customers including colleagues, contractors, design professionals, developers, homeowners, tenants, and others through professional written and verbal communications
    • Uses data analytics and refined metrics to optimize workload and productivity across the team, makes recommendations on staffing and budget needs, and supports changes in process
    • Oversees the development of, and directly engages in training through new employee onboarding, continuing education, and coaching
    • Uses the tools of performance management, establishes S.M.A.R.T. goals, monitors and guides team members in their work, and implements disciplinary procedures when necessary
    • Performs other related duties as assigned

    Our ideal candidate will have some or all of the following skills and experience:
    • A minimum of three years of senior level experience with a wide variety of project types including multi-family residential and commercial
    • Supervisory experience, project management experience, or experience leading a team; willingness to motivite and help others
    • Experience using Bluebeam Revu
    • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
    • Ability to communicate effectively – verbally and in writing
    • Efficiently demonstrates excellent time/work management skills
    • Works well under pressure and able to multitask
    • Strong attention to detail and highly organized
    • Ability to understand, interpret, and enforce the intent of the codes
    • Solutions oriented – working with customers to provide creative solutions to challenges
    Requirements (Education, Level of Experience, etc.) 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 or Architecture
    • Experience Requirement: Three (3) years of senior engineering or architecture experience
    • Education/Experience Equivalency: No substitution of experience for education is permitted. Additional appropriate education may be substituted for experience requirements
    • License/Certifications: Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application. Requires registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) or Architect by the Colorado State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Architects 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):
    • Resume
    • Cover Letter
    Link to Job / Company Website
    Contact Information for Applicant

    Tracy Stauffer - - 970-680-1164

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