• Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Building and Safety Code Enforcement and Inspections Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $30.57 - $47.42 Hourly USD

Job Description


The Clark County Building department is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the Senior Building Inspector position. This position performs a variety of professional commercial, industrial, residential building and safety inspection of new and existing properties for compliance with codes and regulations.

This position is utilized in Inspections, Special Inspections, and Code Enforcement. The department may have positions in one or more of the following areas:

Inspections: The Senior Building Position performs residential plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and building Inspections on new and existing single-family residences and performs commercial plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and building inspections of new and existing commercial projects based on certification level.

Special Inspections: The Senior Building Inspector will monitor, analyze, and provide guidance on a wide array of special inspection activities on medium sized to large complex projects. The Senior Building Inspector will be charged with monitoring the following types of special inspections; soils, concrete, structural steel, welding, masonry, fire stopping, wood, and permit scope.

Code Enforcement: The Senior Building Inspector also has enforcement procedures that upholds the technical codes and Clark County Building Administrative Code through inspection process to make sure enforcement is followed into compliance.

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 or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.


Education and Experience: 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 performing full-time professional level building inspections in the area of expertise and attainment of the required additional certification. Additional full-time experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.

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. Must possess a valid ICC or other nationally recognized inspection certificate as a combination inspector AND possession of one of the following specialty certificates: building, mechanical, electrical or plumbing at time of appointment ; OR must possess four (4) valid ICC or other nationally recognized inspection certificates.

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.


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. 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; drives a personal or County motor vehicle to inspect sites and attend meetings.


Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment and to drive a motor vehicle to various locations in order to inspect properties and attend meetings; 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, scaffoldings 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.
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