• Full Time
  • Addison

Village of Addison



The Village of Addison, IL (population 43,000) is a strong community with a thriving
business district, robust industrial park and well maintained residential community in
DuPage County, located in the heart of the western suburbs. The Community
Development Department is seeking a plan reviewer/building inspector with high energy
and enthusiasm to join a team of dedicated industry leaders in a team oriented work
The plan reviewer / inspector will review residential and commercial construction
documents, specifications, and associated materials for compliance with our adopted
ICC model building codes and local code amendments. This person must be well
versed in The Illinois Energy Conservation Code, International Energy Conservation
Code, Illinois Accessibility Code, and the American with Disabilities Act.
With a customer centric focus, the plan reviewer / inspector works closely with
residents, business owners, architects, and contractors using the ability to effectively
communicate in technical and basic terms with a high level of customer service, focus,
and patience. This person also interacts directly with our building inspectors and
collaborates with our engineering, zoning, code enforcement, and housing personnel
within our department.
Addison’s permitting process uses CityView permitting software with an online portal for
customers and staff uses Bluebeam as the primary digital markup tool for all plan
reviews. Technical knowledge and computer literacy in Microsoft Office and Google
Workspace is a must.
The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong knowledge of reading construction
documents and thorough understanding of mechanical systems, electrical services,
power and lighting distribution, framing systems, and foundation systems. The plan
reviewer / inspector must possess a significant comprehension of use group and
occupancy classification in structures, types of construction, means of egress, and fire
protection systems.
An associate’s degree in Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management with
four to six years’ experience in building design and construction is required, or an
equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform
the essential duties of the job. The selected candidate must have a minimum of three
ICC certifications as a Plans Examiner and/or Building Inspector, or the ability to obtain
these certifications within the first two years of employment.
The plan reviewer / inspector is a full-time, non-union, non-exempt position. The salary
range is $80,035 – $110,788. The Village of Addison has a comprehensive benefits
package including full medical, HSA and PPO accounts, dental and life insurance;
pension; paid vacation, holidays, personal and sick leave. Deferred compensation plans
and dedicated financial planning assistance.


Applications can be obtained at the Village Hall either in the Administration Department, Room 2100, or downloaded from the Village’s website at www.addisonadvantage.org. Applicants will be notified by letter of the test date for this position, where applicable. All completed applications must be directed to the Director of Human Resources/Risk Management, either via regular mail at 1 Friendship Plaza, Addison, Illinois 60101, emailed to voajobs@addison-il.org, or submitted personally to the Administration Department, Room 2100 of the Village Hall. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Only one (1) application per person, per application cycle is accepted.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Please refer to the Village of Addison website: www.Addisonadvantage.org, Division of Human Resources Section, to review a copy of the Village’s policy on Equal Employment Opportunity.


Applicants with disabilities, who need accommodations in order to complete any portions of the application/test, should contact the Human Resources Division at 630-693-7504.

To apply for this job please visit www.addisonadvantage.org.