Building Code and Zoning Expert
New York City consulting firm seeks qualified individuals to work in their Code and Zoning Compliance Group. This group is responsible for providing clients and staff with analysis and review of building plans or potential building schemes for conformance with applicable New York City building codes and the Zoning Resolution. The position requires excellent verbal and writing skills as the job calls for the complex analysis of ordinances, development of reports, and interaction with a large number of people on a wide variety of projects.
Applicants for the position must possess a degree in Architecture or Engineering. Preference will be given to those with a professional license or those with engineering degrees and experience specifically related to the design of life safety systems or other forms of fire behavior analysis. Experience must include hands on expertise in the review of complex building projects with focus on code and zoning compliance. Extensive familiarity with all of New York City’s building codes is absolutely required for this position. An understanding of the organizational process of the Department of Buildings and city government is a plus. Applicants with only limited New York City experience will not be considered. Applicants with expertise in building codes and not zoning, will be considered.