POSITION : Design/Production Coordinator (Plans Examiner) – (Aumsville/Salem, OR area)

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Modern Building Systems has an exciting opportunity for a full-time   Design / Production Coordinator at our Aumsville, Oregon location.  We are actively seeking a qualified candidate to join our Design Department team. Modern is involved in a broad range of projects from small mobile units to 10,000+ sq ft permanent modular structures. Come and join our team, it’s a great place to work!

 PRIMARY PURPOSE:  To facilitate and expedite the permitting process of commercial modular buildings.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Review design / build plans for commercial buildings for compliance with all standards, codes, ordinance and zoning requirements.
  • Perform clerical and para-technical duties required to process building permit submittals including fee calculation.
  • Perform duties related to permit monitoring and plan review status.
  • Maintain and file records of applications and related documentation.
  • Prepare reports, letters, correction notice responses and other correspondence on code corrections.
  • Submit plans to sales staff and clients as needed.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:

  • Knowledge of the Oregon Structural Specialty Code, Oregon Energy Efficiency Specialty Code, Oregon Mechanical Specialty Code and other applicable construction codes. Along with the Washington State equivalents of these codes.
  • Knowledge of building materials and construction methods.
  • Knowledge and ability to understand the principles of mechanical, fire and life safety, energy and ADA codes.
  • Knowledge of permitting processes and zoning regulations.
  • Knowledge and ability to use general office software including word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs.



  • Skill and ability to review plans, identify code deficiencies (including fire and life safety, energy and ADA), offer solutions and make decisions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Skill in reading, interpreting and explaining technical information and code requirements.
  • Skill and ability to communicate effectively in a professional and friendly manner with code officials, clients and co-workers.
  • Skill in prioritizing, multi-tasking and time management


BENEFITS & COMPENSATION: $20-22+ per hour DOE and Modern offers a competitive benefits package.



 Go to Join Our Team, complete and download Modern’s application.

Email or Fax your resume, Modern’s completed application with wage history to:



 Human Resources – Design/Production Coordinator (Plans Examiner)

Modern Building Systems

P.O. Box 110

Aumsville, OR  97325

Fax: 503-749-4950



Modern Building Systems is the oldest continuously licensed commercial building manufacturer in Oregon, Washington and California.  Modern Building has been active in all phases of construction, including design, engineering, manufacturing and planning services for its customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other protected class in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

Modern Building Systems promotes a drug free workplace.  We believe in sharing our knowledge, talents and creativity.  Modern Building Systems values teamwork, challenges and positive attitudes.  For more information on our company, go to www.ModernBuildingSystems.com.



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