Electrical Building Inspector

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website City of Loveland, Colorado

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Under direct supervision of the Building Official inspects routine and complex structural systems at various stages of new construction as well as alterations and repairs; ensures compliance with zoning and general land use standards, acts to protect life and safety of the public concerning work by ensuring compliance with city, state, and  national construction codes.

The salary range for this position is $24.43 – $36.63 per hour with a hiring range of $24.43 – $30.53, depending on qualifications and experience.

Our Position:
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
·       Reviews applications and plans during inspections for conformity with all city, state, and national codes, while remaining current with construction technology.
·       Inspects routine and complex structural building systems at various stages of new construction as well as alterations and repairs, sign installations; ensures compliance with zoning and general land use standards; acts to protect life and ensure safety of the public concerning local building codes, by inspecting buildings for compliance with the local, state and national codes.
·       Informs contractor and owners, architects/engineers and designers of non-compliance with codes and specifications through effective communication, both written and verbal.
·       Requests removal of faulty or dangerous installations.
·       Prepares records of inspection activities and prepares reports.
·       Prepares and posts Stop Work notices as required and/or directed.
·       Responds to requests for code-related information from customers and staff members.
·       Represents Building Division at Construction Advisory Board (CAB) meetings as required.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:
·       Assists public with preparation of permits and explains how to comply with ordinances.
·       Consults with the  Building Official regarding construction and electrical regulations.

SUPERVISORY DUTIES:
None

Our Candidate:
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Demonstrated knowledge, sufficient to perform essential functions, of city, state, and national and related codes; of methods, materials, and techniques of trade; and of safety practices and precautions.  Ability to interpret plans and blue prints, to diagnose hazards and defects, to enforce and maintain regulations fairly and tactfully, and to establish successful working relationships with involved parties. Must possess excellent communication skills, team player and customer service oriented.

Education and/or experience:
Experience is required as listed below to qualify for specific level designation. A combination of verifiable work experience in different aspects of construction and post high school course work in building codes and construction related curriculum may be substituted.

Licensure and/or certifications:
Must possess a valid driver’s license.  Certifications are required as listed below to qualify for specific level designation.

Building Inspector – Level 1:
Minimum of two (2) years of municipal building department experience or construction related experience and possession of a Residential or Commercial Building Inspector certification from the ICC within 6 months of hire or possession of State of Colorado Journeyman’s or Master Electrician’s license required.
Salary Range: $23.95 – $27.00

Building Inspector – Level 2:
Minimum of three (3) years of municipal building inspection experience and possession of a Commercial Building Inspector certification from the ICC and one of the following required:  An additional ICC certification in the building, plumbing or mechanical disciplines or a State of Colorado Journeyman’s or Master Electrician’s license.
Salary Range: $26.95 – $30.00

Building Inspector – Level 3:
Minimum of five (5) years of municipal building inspection experience and possession of a Commercial Building Inspector certification from the ICC and a minimum of two (2) of the following required: Additional ICC certifications in the building, plumbing or mechanical disciplines or a State of Colorado Journeyman’s or Master Electrician’s license.
Salary Range: $29.95 – $33.00

Building Inspector – Level 4:
Minimum of eight (8) years of municipal building inspection experience and possession of a Commercial Building Inspector certification from the ICC and a minimum of three (3) of the following required: Additional ICC certifications in the building, plumbing or mechanical disciplines or a State of Colorado Journeyman’s or Master Electrician’s license.
Salary Range: $32.95 – $35.96 per hour

Working Environment and Required Background Checks:
Work is generally performed outside in all types of temperatures. Must be capable of performing on-site field inspections at construction sites and be able to navigate through site and buildings. Walking and climbing on uneven and slippery surfaces in all types of weather conditions.  Job safety requires the following abilities:  depth perception, balance, stooping, crawling, handling, reaching, color perception, hearing, kneeling, visual acuity and visual discrimination; ability to climb ladders or enter narrow, confined spaces.

Materials and equipment directly used:
Ladder, vehicle, standard office equipment, computer, telecommunications equipment
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

A driving record and criminal history background check will be obtained pre-employment.

To apply for this job please visit www.cityofloveland.org.