Combination Inspector

  • CITY OF NORTH LAS VEGAS
  • 2250 Las Vegas Boulevard North, North Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jan 01, 2022
Code Enforcement and Inspections

Job Description

The Role:

We are looking for a Combination Inspector to support our Land Development and Community Services Department in performing field inspections and construction projects to ensure that on-going construction is in compliance with applicable codes, ordinances and regulations, reviews residential and commercial buildings plans and specifications for new construction and major renovation work to ensure adherence with applicable construction codes, ordinances and regulations.

Inspects building construction and renovation in progress and upon completion to verify continuous compliance with approved plans, specifications and applicable codes and ordinances. Performs inspections, investigates and analyzes problems and recommends solutions for more complex systems and construction.

About North Las Vegas:

Established in 1946, the City of North Las Vegas is the third largest city in Nevada and is one of the fastest growing cities in the state. Serving a community of roughly 260,000 people (and growing!), North Las Vegas is comprised of a diverse group of residents, businesses and employees dedicated to positively influencing the community and making an impact!

The North Las Vegas team is a caring and fun group of individuals who take a vested interest in each other's success. We lift one another up and challenge each other to rise to the occasion each and every day. We do whatever it takes to ensure that vital resources and services that our residents and businesses depend on, are provided in an efficient and effective manner. Community, accountability and teamwork is everything to us and at the heart of all that we do. We are proud of our accomplishments and work diligently to strategically align operations with the City's objectives.

Benefits and Perks:

(Many of our positions offer the following)
  • 4-day, 36-hour workweek, Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (May vary by position specific needs).
  • 100% employer-paid Medical, Dental and Vision insurance plan option, with affordable low cost alternative plans available.
  • 13 paid holidays off annually.
  • 3 weeks of annual leave accrued each year (up to applicable maximums).
  • 3 weeks of sick leave accrued each year (up to applicable maximums).
  • Employer-paid participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System of Nevada (PERS).
  • Employer-paid Term Life and AD&D insurance for employees, plus dependent life insurance.
  • Deferred compensation 457(b) Plan, which is a government deferred compensation plan similar to a 401(k) plan. It offers both pre-tax and after-tax savings and investment options.
  • Annual merit increase program based on performance evaluations and/or contractual wage increases.
  • Complimentary access to our fully equipped fitness center at City Hall.


Key Focus of the Role:

(Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following)

When performing building inspections:
  • Inspects foundation, concrete, steel, masonry, wood construction, framing, plastering and a large variety of other complex and routine building system elements.
  • Inspects footings and grout for block walls and retaining walls. Inspects fire damaged property for safety.
  • Inspects mobile home set-up for code compliance.

When performing electrical inspections:
  • Inspects electrical installations for residential housing and commercial buildings. Inspects sign foundations and electrical wiring.
  • Inspects swimming pools and spas for steel, plumbing, gas and electrical installations. Performs electrical wiring inspections in hospitals, gas stations and garages.
  • Inspects and witnesses load bank testing of emergency generators. Inspects electrical connections at carnivals and fairs.
  • Inspects fire damaged buildings for electrical safety.

When performing plumbing/mechanical inspections :
  • Conducts hydrostatic tests on fire and water systems. Conducts and witnesses smoke detector tests.
  • Performs plumbing/mechanical inspections on commercial buildings and custom homes. Inspects fire hydrant water systems.
  • Inspects ground plumbing for sizing and proper slope. Inspects on-site sewer lines, storm drains and manholes.
  • Inspects plumbing fixtures for proper sizing and radius fittings and to verify that approved materials were used.
  • Inspects air condition and heating installations for code compliance.

When serving as a Combination Inspector:
  • In addition to the functions outlined above, the following functions are performed:
  • Inspects buildings as assigned for code compliance with all phases of construction, building, electrical and plumbing/mechanical.
  • Enforces planning and zoning regulations.
  • Inspects single family dwellings in all phases of work for compliance with uniform building, electrical and plumbing/mechanical codes.

Qualifications and Attributes:

Inspector:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Three years of journey level experience within building construction trades.

Combination Inspector:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Three years of experience as a Building, Electrical, Plumbing or Mechanical Inspector

Licenses and Certifications: Inspector:
  • Possession of International Code Council (ICC) certification as a Residential Combination Inspector or a current International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO) Combination Residential Dwelling at time hire/reclassification.
Combination Inspector:
  • Possession of International Code Council (ICC) certification in all four inspection areas (building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical) or ICC Combination Inspector or ICC Residential Combination and Commercial Combination Inspector certifications or a current International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO) certification in all four inspection areas (building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical) are required at the time of hire.
  • A candidate that meets the minimum qualifications for Inspector may be considered for Combination Inspector with the expectation of obtaining the minimum qualifications for Combination Inspector within eleven (11) months of the date of hire.
  • Must possess a valid state driver's license and maintain satisfactory motor vehicle record and ability to obtain appropriate Nevada state driver's license within the required time frame.


Additional Information
  • People Group: Teamster Non Supervisor

Compensation
  • Grade: TNE-20
  • Minimum Salary: 27.72
  • Maximum Salary: 46.74
  • Pay Basis: HOURLY

Job Address

2250 Las Vegas Boulevard North, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89030 United States View Map