Plumbing Inspector

  • Full Time
  • Denver, CO
  • Jan 30, 2024

Website City and County of Denver


Note:  This is a limited position with an expected end date of 12/31/2028 with the potential to be extended or to become an unlimited position.


Are you an experienced journeyman plumber looking for a security in a stable 40 hour a week, no stress/no pressure position that allows you to have a positive effect and make a difference in your community? If so, this may be the position for you!  The Community Planning and Development Department (CPD) is seeking knowledgeable, tactful, customer service oriented Plumbing Inspector for our Building Inspections work group within the Development Services Division. We offer excellent benefits including over three weeks of PTO in your first year, 12 paid holidays, and a pension plan for life. If this sounds like a fit, apply today by clicking here!



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As the Plumbing Inspector, you 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

·       Perform complex on-site inspections on plumbing, fire protection systems, and related equipment installations and operations in new construction and remodeled structures to ensure and enforce compliance with the Denver Building Code and/or city specifications. This requires the inspector to determine compliance or non-compliance with code and specification requirements and recommend appropriate corrections, enforcements, and/or compliance action to remedy the compliance issue(s)

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

·       Interpret and explain rules, regulations, ordinance, and standards to property owners, contractors, and the public

·       Prepare written reports and maintenance of records of inspections performed. Must comply with standard safety rules and procedures common to the trade

·       Perform other related duties as assigned or requested



About You
We value diverse perspectives and encourage candidates to apply even if you don’t have all the desired skills. If you meet the minimum requirements and have a passion for the work, we encourage you to apply and to consider joining our team!


Ideal Candidate Summary:

·       Six (6) or more years’ experience as a journey level plumber with experience with both commercial and residential (multi family homes, high rises, etc.) is preferred

·       Knowledge of the layout of the City and County of Denver streets is helpful

·       Tactful, positive attitude; passionate about helping others and making a difference in your community

·       Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills; Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing

·       Self-motivated and motivated to help others with the ability to use sound judgement; Eager to learn and grow with the Agency

·       Ability to manage time and workload effectively which includes planning, organizing, and prioritizing with strong attention to detail

·       Works well under pressure and is adaptable to change; Ability to work as part of a team to support both internal and external customers

·       Class A Fire Protection Supervisor Certificate issued by the City and County of Denver by end of a six-month probation; Fire Suppression System Inspector Certificate issued by the State of Colorado

·       Can provide own vehicle for field inspections – mileage is paid in accordance with the standard IRS rate


We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:

·       Education: Graduate from high school or possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate

·       Experience: Three (3) years of experience as a journey level plumber

·       Equivalency:  A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements

·       This job requires driving. Requires a valid Driver’s License at the time of application

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

·       Licensure in another state with reciprocity may be accepted in lieu of this requirement, provided that the applicant has Colorado licensure at completion of probation

·       Requires International Fire Code I & II by the end of probationary period

·       Certification by Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment


To be considered for this position, its preferred that you include the following on your job application (upload the attachment(s) to the Resume/CV section on the My Experience tab):

·       Copies of license(s) and/or certification(s) you hold



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