Provide strategic direction and management for the Engineering and Building Services Department which currently includes the City Engineer of Public Services, three Building Inspectors, and one Administrative Clerk. Oversee the permitting process for all building construction within the City while maintaining a high level of customer service. Coordinate the permitting, design, and construction process for commercial projects. Serve as the City’s Building Official/Chief Code Official. As such, this position is responsible for interpreting, applying, and enforcing provisions of building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and other types of codes. Oversee capital planning, projects and budget.
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field; certification as a Professional Engineer (PE); and minimum five (5) years previous professional civil engineering or construction experience is required; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Alabama driver’s license and an Alabama Professional Engineer (P.E.) certification. Candidates with a P.E. certification from any state other than Alabama will be required to obtain an Alabama P.E. within one year of hire. Must possess and maintain certification as a Building Official (CBO) by the International Code Council within the first two years of employment.
Internal Number: 47396
About City of Alabster
Situated just 17 miles south of Birmingham, Alabaster (population 33,000) is one of the largest and fastest growing cities in the State of Alabama. The City is home to over 300,000 square feet of retail space, as well as Shelby Baptist Medical Center and the surrounding Main Street Medical Mile. Construction was completed on a new high school in 2018 making it the second-largest high school in the state. A new 75-acre shopping district is being created which will continue to add to the City’s growth. Alabaster prides itself on being a great place to raise a family and offers many amenities, community-wide events, and an award-winning school system.