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Inspector - BuildingFull TimeInspection Services

Hiring Salary: $12.73- $24.03/Hr

REQ #: 92501 Position(s)

Supervisor: Horner

Posted Date: 8/6/2014      Reposted Date: 9/17/2014      Closing Date: 9/24/2014

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

Inspect construction on new or existing structures/buildings by performing building inspections for compliance with the adopted codes and city ordinances. Issue correction notices and reports to citizens, builders, and/or contractors detailing any code violations that require corrective action. Maintain good public relations on projects by responding to complaints concerning the project; resolving conflicts between contractors, other City departments, and property owners; insuring proper maintenance of the construction site in order to minimize inconvenience; answering questions regarding code compliance; providing interpretations of codes and/or ordinances; and offering suggestions within the limits of the codes and/or ordinances. Must follow City and departmental policies and procedures. Work safely in accordance with the Safety Plan, Department Safety Plan, applicable laws and regulations, and supervisory directives. Perform other related duties as assigned. At times works in a climate controlled office environment. May be exposed to extreme heat, cold, wind, rain, and humidity while at inspection sites. Exposed to construction site conditions such as: dirt, dust, unpleasant fumes, communicable diseases, caustic substances, loud noises, and extreme vibrations.


Driver’s License: Valid Class C Texas DL

Education: High school degree or GED is required. Associate's Degree in a related field is desired.

Experience: Two years of related experience in conducting building inspections on residential and commercial properties is required.

Certifications: Must obtain a Building Inspector certification within one year of hire date.

Testing: No testing required

Physical Demands: Light

DESIRED: Residential Building Inspector certification, Commercial Building Inspector certification, State Plumbing Inspector License.

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