Building Inspector

Building Inspector




Building Inspector

Detalles de la oferta

If you are a building inspector with a minimum of 5 years experience working with all phases of modern construction practices and building codes, plus 3 years in code enforcement or property maintenance inspection, please read on!

Roles and responsbilities of the position:

- Inspect all types of structures including commercial and residential buildings during various stages of construction and remodeling to ensure compliance with applicable codes, ordinances and regulations.

- Examine permit plans and specifications for buildings to be constructed, altered, repaired, moved or demolished to ensure compliance with the provisions of applicable codes, ordinances and regulations; recommend modifications and adjustments as necessary.

- Examine site plans for locations of structures, set back requirements, easements and conformance to planning and zoning regulations.

- Inspect existing buildings and premises for business license, change of use and occupancy for compliance with applicable codes, ordinances and regulations.

- Perform business, rental and vacant structure inspections as needed.

- Enforce multiple ordinances, such as Property Maintenance, Building Codes and other related codes.

- Issue notices to comply on violations and issue "stop work" orders for work without permits or in an unsafe manner; maintain records, files, and reports regarding inspection and plan review activities and findings for possible legal actions.

- Apply valuations, costs and permit numbers, and issue documents such as building permits, inspection notices, occupancy cetificates, stop-work orders, correction notices and citations as appropriate.

- Consult with legal, planning, engineering, public work departments and fire safety staff regarding building, fire, life safety, zoning and other code interpretations and applications.

- Log, route, track and process all incoming plans and related permit submittals; respond to code and related questions in person and on the phone.

- Attend and participate in meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations on the field of building inspection and plans examination.

- Attend required continuing education classes to maintain current licenses/certificates.

- Periodical patrol and inspection for violation of applicable codes, ordinances and regulations.

- Respond to complaints of code violations related to signage, building occupancy, nuisances, housing conditions, construction, zoning, animals, noise, weeds, dumping and other code-related matters.

- Conduct field inspections regarding violations and take appropriate action for individuals to correct the violation, verbal warning, correction notices or citations.

- Document violations by securing photographs and other pertinent data; research ownership records, prior complaints, municipal codes, ordinances and regulations to establish whether a violation has occurred.

- Meet with owners, tenants, contractors, business owners etc, to review violations and explain code requirements to achieve code compliance.

- Draft and distribute a variety of correspondence, memoranda, notices and reports relating to code enforcement, including warnings, citations, notices to appear and other documents.

- Promote and maintain a positive image in contacts with various persons and agencies, provide effective and efficient customer service, and resolve complex and sensitive issues as they arise.

- Report situations that may be encountered and are outside the scope of the Building Inspection Services to your Supervisor.

- Ability to work independently with minimal supervison and assistence.

- Ability to exercise judgement, confidence and creativity in situations involving the evaluation of information against measurable criteria.

- Ability to work a flexible schedule.

- Must be able to respond to 24/7 emergency on-call requests from Police or Fire Departments, such as for property damage or structural fires.

- Maintain documentary evidence on cases of non-compliance for use in court. When necessary, appear in court and testify professionally and impartially.

- Draft, prepare, recommend, and participate in revisions to municipal code and enforcement policies, procedures, techniques and standards, as well as the department director's interpretation.

What you need for this role:

- Must possess ICC Residential Building Inspector Certification and ICC Commercial Inspector Certification or equivalent.

- Must possess ICC International Property Maintenance Code Inspector Certification, or equivalent, or be able to obtain such certification within six months of hire.

- Knowledge of construction practices, local building codes and ordinances is required.

- A minimum of 5 years of experience of working with all phases of modern construction practices and building codes, plus 3 years experience in code enforcement or property maintenance inspection is required.

- Must have a working knowledge of general office equipment and other tools utilized during field inspections.

- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to prepare, organize and communicate field data reports is required.

- Computer proficiency and demonstrated knowledge of computer software applications, i.e word processing, spreadsheets and databases, is required.

- The ability to set priorities, meet critical time deadlines and follow written and oral instructions.

- Handle business acitivities with discretion and integrity is required.

- The ability to establish effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, contractors, architects, engineers, owners and the general public is required.

- High school diploma or equivalent is required. College/University and/or business coursework is preferred.

- Must be capable of driving/operating a motor vechicle for company business, and maintain a valid driver's license with a good driving record.

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