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Plans Examiner / Inspector

DFW Airport, TX, United States
Jan 25, 2023


Job Description



Job Overview

As the Plans Examiner/Inspector you will, recommend changes to comply with the ICC codes and design criteria or to improve the maintainability or longevity of new construction projects and perform field inspection of newly constructed or modified facilities for code compliance. Under general direction of the Code Inspector Manager or the Senior Traffic & Civil Engineer, performs design plan reviews and field inspections for all new construction, building systems, and public works projects submitted by the Airport Board, Concessions, and Tenants for compliance with the ICC family of model codes, Federal and State Regulations and Construction Standards 


What you will be doing:

  • Review design drawings and construction documents for compliance with the ICC codes and amendments, design criteria, and government regulations prior to construction.
  • Develop recommendations and assist in formulating design criteria in conformity with ICC codes and amendments, accepted national standards and government regulations.
  • Collaborate with Construction Inspectors and Contractors to ensure compliance of Airport construction projects efficiently and effectively with DFW Design Criteria Manual and adopted ICC codes and amendments.
  • Perform construction inspection in a designated construction discipline (accessibility, building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, public utilities, or structural) to ensure conformance to DFW Design Criteria Manual, adopted ICC codes and amendments for Airport Board, Concession, and Tenant construction projects.
  • Provide technical assistance as it relates to code interpretation and conformance, constructability, and quality assurance at each project phase from design through final inspection.


What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, construction technology or construction management.
  • Three (3) years’ experience in construction document plan review and construction inspection in designated construction field – accessibility, building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, public utilities, or structural.
  • Certification from the International Code Council (ICC) for construction inspection OR licensed by a Texas state agency to perform inspection in designated construction field, where required. (See table below)
  • Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above.
  • Possession of a valid Class C driver’s license.



  • Experience using Microsoft Office and permitting software systems (Impact/EnerGov) or another airport building department software.




Code Discipline

State License

International Code Council


Accessibility Inspector/

Plans Examiner



  • Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner

Commercial Building


  • Commercial Building Inspector
  • Commercial Energy Inspector

Commercial Mechanical


  • Commercial MechanicalI Inspector
  • Commercial Energy Inspector

Commercial Plumbing


Texas State Board of

Plumbing Examiners –


  • Commercial Energy Inspector

Commercial Electrical


Texas Department of

Licensing & Regulation-

Master Electrician


  • Commercial Energy Inspector

Public Utilities


Texas Commission on

Environmental Quality-

Customer Service Inspector


Structural Inspector


  • Reinforced Concrete Inspector
  • Structural Masonry Inspector
  • ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician – Grade 1


About Us

We are Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport—one of the most successful airports in the world by any definition. We’re recognized for our innovation, leadership, drive for excellence and talented employees.

Our success is made possible because of the diverse talents of over 2,000 employees who champion our mission of providing an exceptional airport experience to our customers and connect our community to the world. We’re looking for the best talent to join us and help reimagine what an airport can be.

Bring your talents to DFW. Live and work with purpose.



Job Info

Job ID# 1006854

Jan 25, 2023

United States