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City of Loveland
Under direct supervision of the Chief Building Official, inspects routine and complex structural systems at various stages of new construction as well as alterations and repairs; ensures compliance with building codes, and general land use standards, acts to protect life and safety of the public concerning work by ensuring compliance with all adopted city, state, and national construction codes.
The salary and hiring range for this position is $26.64- $40.00 per hour depending on qualifications and experience.
Applications submitted by 8/23/21 at 12:00 P.M. M.S.T. will be considered in the first reading. The position will remain open, accepting applications, until filled.
With over 300 days of sunshine, proximity to Rocky Mountain National Park, endless outdoor recreation options and a thriving arts, brewery, foodie and shopping scene Loveland is an award winning City. In 2020, Loveland was the only Colorado City to win the 2020 Governor’s Award for Downtown Excellence. Loveland is the top residential recycling City in the state for 4 consecutive years. Additionally, Loveland has consistently been ranked as one of the top places to live, work and raise a family in the U.S. Featured by USA Today in 2017 as one of the Most Idyllic Picturesque towns in America. As the rest of the world is figuring out what we have known for quite some time… Loveland, Colorado has EVERYTHING YOU LOVE! ~ Love What You Do, Land With Us!
Benefit Eligible Benefits Package Includes:
2 Medical plan options – HDHP & PPO
Medical and Dependent Daycare flexible spending
Flexible Spending – Medical and Dependent Daycare
Retirement –401(a) and 457
Paid time off including Holiday, Vacation and Medical Leave
Short and Long term disability
Wellness Clinic and programming
City of Loveland training opportunities
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Reviews applications and plans during inspections for conformity with all adopted 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.
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.
Accountability, Integrity, Transparency & Honoring the Public Trust, Collaboration, Innovation, Safety, Excellent Service with Courtesy and Kindness
Job specific competencies:
Communication, Job knowledge, Decision making/judgment
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 for experience requirement.
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 Commercial Building Inspector certification from the ICC within 12 months of hire required and possession of State of Colorado Journeyman’s or Master Plumber’s license or Journeyman’s or Master Electrician’s license required.
Building Inspector – Level 2:
Level one requirements plus a minimum of three (3) years of municipal building inspection experience and An additional ICC certification in the building, plumbing or mechanical disciplines.
Building Inspector – Level 3:
Level one requirements plus a minimum of five (5) years of municipal building inspection experience and two (2) additional ICC certifications in the building, plumbing or mechanical disciplines.
Building Inspector – Level 4:
Level one requirements plus a minimum of eight (8) years of municipal building inspection experience and a minimum of three (3) additional ICC certifications in the building, plumbing or mechanical disciplines.
Material and equipment directly used:
Ladder, vehicle, standard office equipment, computer, telecommunications equipment
Working conditions and physical requirements:
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.
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.The City of Loveland provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.
A driving record and criminal history background check will be obtained pre-employment.
To apply for this job please visit www.lovgov.org.