Institute for Building Technology and Safety

  • Mechanical Engineer, Licensed

    Posted Date 1 week ago(2/12/2019 5:26 PM)
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    IBTS is currently seeking a Licensed Mechanical Engineer  to join our growing and dynamic Plan Review team in Ashburn, VA. 


    The selected candidate will lead the mechanical, plumbing, energy plan reviews and, based on qualifications, other sections of the plan review group; will be responsible for education and training, setting standards of care, quality assurance and oversight of other reviewers; and will be responsible for client interaction on a routine basis.  



    • Review construction plans of commercial, industrial, public, institutional, multi-family residential, one and two family residential and related buildings for compliance with various jurisdictions’ building codes; examines mechanical, plumbing, energy conservation systems.
    • Identifies deficiencies on plans and notifies clients, developers, or design professionals of required alterations; and approves original or revised. 
    • Answers inquiries from design and building professionals and the public concerning building codes regarding mechanical, plumbing, and energy conservation.
    • Coordinate with architect and other engineers to deliver the review/assessment reports per client’s requirements.


    • A Bachelor degree is preferred; EIT certificate is required as a minimum
      • Licensed Engineer – NCEES certificate is preferred
    • 5 years of related experience is preferred
    • 5 years of experience in Mechanical/Plumbing design, construction, or code enforcement is preferred
    • Candidate with ICC certifications in Mechanical, Plumbing, Energy, and Green disciplines is preferred
    • Significant understanding of Microsoft Office is required


    Bring your passion, expertise, and experience to IBTS, where we appreciate and are committed to our employees. We offer outstanding benefits, growth opportunities, and work hard to maintain a culture that values our employees


    The Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization established to provide unbiased professional building code compliance services, while enhancing the communities in which we work.


    At IBTS, our mission is to deliver quality services to meet the challenges of governance at all levels while enhancing public safety, economic development, and the general welfare of the community. Our services include Building and Community Development, Energy and Sustainability Services, Disaster Planning and Recovery, Quality Assurance, as well as Compliance and Risk Monitoring.


    IBTS is headquartered in Ashburn, VA, with additional offices in Louisiana, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Texas and Washington, DC.


    We are committed to building a community of experts with diverse backgrounds, disciplines, and perspectives who are passionate about our mission. IBTS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. This opportunity is open to Section S3 Residents.


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