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ICC Presentations available from the MBOIA MUBEC workshops:

2019 Code Enforcement Officer of the Year

Randall Gray, Town of Skowhegan

Tiny Homes - Presentation 1

Tiny Homes - Presentation 2

MUBEC Tiny Home Exemption - APPENDIX 5

2017 IBC Workshop Presentations

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2019 MUBEC Code Training Opportunities

MBOIA is co-sponsoring with the Maine State Fire Marshal's office to offer certified training for code officials in the following topics. These will all provide full day training credits. These workshops are intended for CEO's, builders and design professionals.

MBOIA's MUBEC Code Training - 2015 IMC Fundamentals sponsored by the Maine Building Officials and Inspectors Association - 10/29/19.

MBOIA's MUBEC Code Training - 2015 IMC Fundamentals sponsored by the Maine Building Officials and Inspectors Association - 10/30/19.

MBOIA's MUBEC Code Training - Accessibility, Chapter 11 of the IBC, 2015 Edition and ANSI-A117.1-2009 sponsored by the Maine Building Officials and Inspectors Association - 10/31/19.

Job Opening - City of Portland - Director of Permitting and Inspections

Permitting & Inspections Department - Search Extended - The City of Portland is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic, skilled individual to direct the operations of a one-stop permitting, licensing and inspections department. This department includes permitting, zoning, inspections, business licensing, and housing safety. The Department Director will build on prior work to improve the overall customer experience by continuing the development, implementation and evaluation of processes and protocols to increase efficiency and effectiveness. The successful candidate will have considerable knowledge of best practices in municipal permitting, licensing and inspections functions; significant management experience (at least 10 years, with at least 5 years in a senior management role) in complex environments, particularly with process development and evaluation as well as staff training and development; demonstrated experience with budget development and management; strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate with diverse groups; as well as the ability to learn quickly with a positive attitude. Bachelor's degree from a college or university required, with a master's degree preferred. Candidates with any combination of experience, education and training that provides the requisite skills will be considered.

For more information including instructions on how to apply, please see the recruitment brochure at: http://www.portlandmaine.gov/DocumentCenter/View/25469.

Job Opening - Town of Hampden - Code Enforcement Officer/ Local Plumbing Inspector

The Town of Hampden is currently hiring a Code Enforcement Officer/ Local Plumbing Inspector. Click here for details.

Job Opening - Town of Hampden - Firefighter/ EMT

The Town of Hampden is currently hiring a Firefighter/ EMT. Click here for details.

Job Opening - City of Rockland - Assistant Code Enforcement Officer

The City of Rockland, Maine is accepting applications for the position of ASSISTANT CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER. This is a full-time salaried position in the Code Enforcement Department. Responsibilities include assisting the public and ensuring compliance with Rockland's zoning ordinances and Property Maintenance Code, issuing and inspection of plumbing, electrical and sign permits, inspection of rental housing, commercial license inspections and other Code Enforcement duties as directed by the Code Enforcement Officer. Ability to communicate well, both orally and written is essential. Applicants with knowledge of construction and building codes, electrical and plumbing codes and/or Code Enforcement experience are encouraged to apply. Applicant must be certified by State of Maine (SPO) in all aspects of Code Enforcement, including Building Standards, Shore land Zoning, Land Use, Internal Plumbing, External Plumbing (SSWS) and Legal Issues. Applicant must possess a valid driver's license. A job description and application are available on the City's website https://rocklandmaine.gov/municipal/employment/ .

Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

Job Opening: Planning Department Code Enforcement Officer, Town of Scarborough, Maine

The Town of Scarborough Planning and Code Enforcement Department is seeking an additional full-time Code Enforcement Officer to round out our Code Enforcement Team that currently consists of our Zoning Administrator and two Code Enforcement Officers. Scarborough has a significant level of development and construction activity, and our building codes and land use requirements are contemporary and comprehensive. Given this, the Planning and Code Enforcement team is looking for an individual who enjoys a fast-paced work environment, is enthusiastic and energetic, and works well with the public, to complete our team.

Click here to apply online.

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Presentation from Alpha One's Maine Accessibility Training in Brewer

Download slides from Alpha One's Maine Accessibility Training presentation in Brewer with MBOIA On September 19, 2018.

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October 11, 2018 - Maine Mass Timber Conference: Seizing the Opportunity - Orono, Maine

Who should attend? Anyone interested in:
. The growing worldwide demand for mass timber construction,
. The two CLT companies that have announced intentions to site manufacturing facilities in Maine,
. Maine's rural communities and how these resources are poised to supply the increasing demand for urban timber structures,
. Building code and fire related issues regarding mass timber construction and/or tall wood building,
. Workforce needs of mass timber manufacturing facilities, and
. The overwhelming ecological benefits of timber construction.

A diverse lineup of speakers and attendees promise to expand our collective knowledge on this emerging technology to our region. We hope that you can join us as we work to ensure that Maine takes full advantage of this unique opportunity for our proud and historic forest products industry.

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Coming Soon: 2018 MBOIA Code Conference Presentations

Session 1 - Firestopping
Session 2 - CEO Leadership
Session 3 - Design and Construction of Code Compliant Stairways
Session 4 - Development in the Flood Hazard Area
Session 5 - Tall Wood Structures, Outcome of ICC Tall Wood Ad hoc committee, 2015 WFCM Significant changes
Session 6 - Wood Framed Roof Structures
Session 7 - Design and Construction of Code Compliant Stairways
Session 8 - Mathews Brothers Windows Tour
Session 9 - Use of Wood and Recognition of Fire Retardant-Treated Wood in the International Codes
Session 10 - 2015 IRC Plan Review
Session 11 - Advanced Enforcement Strategies
Session 12 - Lead and Asbestos
Session 13 - Fire Resistant Construction requirements and UL Resources for Code Officials
Session 14 - Energy Code - Compliance Problems and How to fix them
Session 15 - Maine's New Accessibility: ADA and MUBEC

Regulating Vacation Rentals: Workshop Materials

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Eastern States Building Officials Federation
69th Annual Educational Conference

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2017 AWC Summer Webinars

2017 Code Conference Presentations Available

Job Opening - Town of Durham - Code Enforcement Officer

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Free online course: Flood Provisions of the International Residential Code

FEMA Building Science in partnership with the International Code Council is proud to launch the new online course "Flood Provisions of the International Residential Code" in celebration of Building Safety Month. For a limited time, this course will be available free of charge.

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Building Safety Month - May 2017 Proclamation

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Free Maine Septic and Pumping Training - April 4 & 5, 2017

Two live training classes for ENVIROFIN® - Tuesday, April 4th in Brewer & Wednesday, April 5th in Saco. Both classes have registration at 8:30am and will run from 9am-3pm. The classes are provided at no charge we just request that you register before March 31st so we may have an accurate lunch count.

It's an opportunity to learn more about the design and installation of Presby Environmental's newest tool for the septic system tool box "EnviroFin® "!

Dennis Fogg from Presby Environmental will be conducting the training. All attendees will be provided lunch and become certified to design, install or inspect this system.

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Job Opening - Town of Norway - Code Enforcement Officer

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Job Opening - City of Biddeford - Electrical Inspector

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December 2016 Membership Training and Meeting - Mandated Reporting Presentation

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January 2017 MBOIA Newsletter

Click here to download the latest issue of "The Enforcer".

Eastern States Building Officials Federation 68th Annual Educational Conference, April 9 - 12, 2017, Newport RI

The program will start Sunday evening with a Rhode Island Night reception for members. An informative educational program is being put together for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. These will entail relevant topics with dynamic speakers. Participants will also have the option to register to take ICC exams on Wednesday afternoon.

As soon as all the speakers and their topics have been confirmed, specific conference information will be sent out to everyone. In the meantime, anyone who is planning to attend the conference is encouraged to go to the following link and make a room reservation at our discounted rate.

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Any questions should be directed to the ESBOF office at 603-228-1231 or can be directed to info@cornerstoneam.com


MBOIA September 2016 Training/ Meeting Presentation

September 22, 2016 Gray, Maine

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2016 Code Conference Presentations Available

January 2016 MBOIA Newsletter

Click here to download the January issue of "The Enforcer", the official newsletter of the Maine Building Officials and Inspectors Association

Presentation : Official Business Directional Signs - Chip Kelley, Maine DOT

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November 18, 2013 - Memo Re: Thermal Barriers Over Rigid Foam

Energy Code Seminary - Slides and Documents

Current issues of International Code Council's ICC eNews, a publication that discusses topics of building safety, fire prevention and sustainability. Recent ICC eNews issues linked here

2009 IRC Wall Bracing Presentation

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