Salary: $50,835.20 - $85,051.20 Annually USD
ABOUT THE POSITION
This position learns and performs a variety of professional commercial, industrial, residential, and safety inspections of new and existing properties for compliance with adopted codes, reviewed plans, standards and regulations. Inspections may be in the following disciplines: building, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing this position may also perform or assist in structural inspections, and drainage and storm water compliance.
Building Inspector I: $50,835.20 - $78,769.60
Building InspectorII: $54,828.80 - $85,051.20
This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months at either level or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources. The Building Inspector Iis a trainingunderfillposition, upon successful completion of the probationary period (520 hours worked to 2,080 hours worked) and the training program, which is up to two (2) years, the successful candidate will be non-competitively promoted to Building Inspector II.
Education and Experience:
Building Inspector I - Equivalent to two (2) years of college course work in construction inspection or technology, pre-engineering or a field related to the work or completion of a recognized apprenticeship in a recognized trade AND two (2) years of full-time journey-level experience in the specified trade area. Must possess a valid ICC or other national recognized certification by the department in one of the following: commercial building inspector, commercial electrical inspector, commercial mechanical inspector, commercial plumbing inspector, commercial inspector or residential inspector. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Building Inspector II - In addition to the above: One (1) year of full-time experience in the inspection and enforcement of building codes. Must possess a valid ICC or other national recognized certification by the department in one of the following: commercial building inspector, commercial electrical inspector, combination inspector, commercial mechanical inspector, commercial plumbing inspector, commercial inspector or residential inspector.
Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.
Licensing and Certification: Must possess a valid Nevada Class C driver's license at time of appointment. At the Building Inspector I and II level, must possess a valid ICC or other national recognized certification by the department in one of the following: commercial building inspector, commercial inspector, commercial electrical inspector, commercial mechanical inspector, commercial plumbing inspector, residential building inspector, residential electrical inspector, residential plumbing inspector, residential mechanical inspector or residential inspector.
Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.
Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician.
Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Inspects new and existing industrial, commercial and/or residential properties, and/or other building and construction for conformance to codes, regulations, plans, specifications and standards; depending upon level of certification and expertise, may perform several types of inspections on one facility at one time. Drives a personal or County motor vehicle to inspect sites and attend meetings. Confers with and provides information to developers, engineers, architects, property owners and others regarding code requirements and alternatives and County policies and procedures wherever possible, resolves complaints and problems. Investigates complaints of existing buildings to determine appropriate usage and if hazardous or life safety conditions exist. Reviews plans and specifications for buildings and related construction involving installation, remodeling, replacement and repair for use in performance of inspections. Documents and maintains accurate records of inspections, actions taken and regulatory efforts; prepares written reports and correspondence and issues notices to correct code violations. Works with District Attorney staff to prepare cases of violations; testifies in court as required. Oversees and provides quality assurance inspections for all contract inspection work performed for the County may oversee a specified program area. Develops and maintains knowledge of construction technology, methods and materials; updates code knowledge through regular training sessions. Develops and conducts training programs for less experienced inspectors in area(s) of expertise. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Uses a variety of standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work.
Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment and drive a motor vehicle in order to attend meetings and inspect properties; strength and stamina to inspect various residential, commercial or industrial properties or other facilities which may include standing for extended periods of time, stooping, kneeling and walking on uneven terrain at construction sites, climbing ladders, scaffolding and stairs; strength to lift and carry up to 30 pounds; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Las Vegas, Nevada