Plumbing Inspector – Limited

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • May 31, 2018

Website CityofDenver City and County of Denver


The secret is out: Denver is the nation’s top place to live, work, and play. Being the best place to live isn’t easy; maintaining such a reputation means we need the best people working for the residents of Denver. People who want to make a difference; people who want to give back; people who want to be at the heart of this city and have a hand in creating our future. When you join us, you will employ your unique skills to do important and meaningful work critical to the success of both your organization and the city as a whole. Be a part of the city that you love. Where Denver Works.

At Community Planning and Development, we envision, enable and ensure a better Denver. Denver’s Community Planning and Development Department is responsible for visionary city planning and ensuring that all buildings are safe. Community Planning and Development plays a role in growing our world-class city, while keeping its beloved features intact. From the skyscrapers of the central business district; to the walkable, mixed-use neighborhoods of Stapleton; to the charming Victorian effects of the Baker district, the staff at Community Planning and Development works to make Denver a great place to live, work and play. The Department’s three primary functions are planning, permitting and inspections.  Learn more about how we’re “BUILDING COMMUNITY” at  and

Interested?  At the City and County of Denver and CPD you can apply your expertise and contribute directly to the community. Please review the required qualifications and submit your application/resume for consideration.

About Our Job

This position is subject to close at any time. Please apply as soon as possible. 

Denver’s Community Planning and Development Department has a Plumbing Inspector – Limited vacancy with the – Building Inspections Section. This position will perform inspections of the installation and operations of indoor plumbing systems to ensure compliance with City specifications or related codes within the Denver Building Code and Amendments related to the International Plumbing Code.  Inspections are performed to comply with standard safety rules and procedures common to the plumbing trade.

This position is Limited but eligible for benefits. 

Some of the day to day responsibilities include: 

Performs complex on-site inspections on plumbing, fire protection systems, and related equipment installations and operations in new construction and remodeling to ensure and enforce compliance with the Denver Building Code and/or City specifications.

Determines compliance or non-compliance with code/specification requirements and recommends appropriate corrections, enforcement, and/or compliance action to remedy the compliance issue(s).

Investigates complaints of code/specification violations, recommends appropriate corrective and/or enforcement action which may include issuing “stop work” orders, summons, and/or canceling permits; and reinvestigates to verify code compliance.

Interprets and explains rules, regulations, ordinance, and standards to property owners, contractors, and the public.

Prepare written reports and maintains records of inspections performed.

Complies with standard safety rules and procedures common to the trade.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Work Days: Monday thru Friday (some Saturdays or alternative work hours may be requested)

Work Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Please Note: This is a Limited position with an end date of 12/31/2019

About You

Our ideal candidate has:

Class A Fire Protection Supervisor Certificate issued by the City and County of Denver

Fire Suppression System Inspector Certificate issued by the State of Colorado

We realize that your time is valuable, so please refrain from applying if you do not possess at least the following:

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate.

Three years of experience as a journeyman plumber.

Possession of a valid Journeyman Plumber’s License issued by the State of Colorado at the time of application.

Possession of a valid driver’s license at the time of application.

A reliable vehicle for transportation is required for field assignments.

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