SC Council of Engineering and Surveying Societies is Taking Applications for Seat on SC Building Codes Council

January 13th, 2017

Application Deadline:  February 20, 2017

Governor Henry McMaster has the opportunity to appoint one (1) qualified Professional Engineer to the SC Building Codes Council for a term beginning immediately.

The nominated member of the SC Building Codes Council must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of South Carolina, must be licensed in this state, must have been engaged in the practice of engineering in this state for at least twelve (12) years, and must have been in responsible charge of important engineering work for at least five (5) years. Responsible charge of teaching engineering may be construed as responsible charge of engineering work. The primary responsibility of SC Building Codes Council is to accept all requests for variation from the series of codes listed in Chapter 9 of the regulations and to determine which variations, if any, are justified by local conditions and can be enacted after a finding on the record that the modification provides a reasonable degree of public health, safety, and welfare.

The South Carolina Council of Engineering and Surveying Societies is charged, by law, to make recommendations to the Governor from which he must appoint the qualified candidate SC Building Codes Council.

The South Carolina Council of Engineering and Surveying Societies is accepting letters of application from Professional Engineers who meet the state’s minimum requirements that wish to be considered for the SC Building Codes Council position.  

The deadline for applications is February 20, 2017.

The following information should be included in interested engineers’ letters of applications: education and collegiate achievements, engineering achievements, professional and technical society activities, civic and humanitarian activities, continuing competence, professional experience, general personal data, and references.

Send applications with the above information to the South Carolina Council of Engineering and Surveying Societies, c/o Jones, McAden & Associates, P.O. Box 11937, Columbia, SC 29211-1937 / email to admin@jma-associations.com .    If you have questions please call Adam B. Jones at 803-771-4271 or email admin@jma-associations.com