SC Council of Engineering and Surveying Societies is Requesting Applications for One Seats on SC Building Codes Council

March 19th, 2018

Application Deadline Friday, April 30, 2018

 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 April 30, 2018.

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.

Applications with the above information may be submitted by hardcopy or electronically. Applications should be submitted to the SC Council of Engineering and Surveying Societies, c/o Jones, McAden & Associates, P.O. Box 11937, Columbia, SC 29211-1937 or allison@jma- associations.com  . Should you have any questions or need any further information , please call 803-771-4271.