Development Services – Building Inspector/Plans Examiner

Website Park County Building Department

General Description:  Under supervision from the Director of Development Services or Designee, the Building Inspector/Plans Examiner
1)performs inspections and evaluations of new and existing building construction, and
2)reviews plans and specifications for construction projects, to ensure compliance with building codes and other applicable regulations.

Essential Duties:

Inspect buildings during construction to ensure compliance with the building code, other applicable regulations, and approved plans and specifications
Inspect existing buildings to determine if hazardous or illegal conditions exist relating to structures and their use

Assist and advise the general public in matters relating to construction and code requirements

Process building permit applications

Investigate complaints regarding nuisances and land use violations

Issue notices to correct code violations; issue “stop work” notices; and testify in court regarding violations, if necessary

Assist and advise architects, designers, contractors and owners on code and design requirements for residential and commercial structures

Assist building inspectors on difficult or unusual code requirements for residential and commercial structures

Prepare and maintain records and reports of plan checking procedures

Prepare written reports, documentation and correspondence;

Obtain and track information in the County’s permit database, which may be accessed from the office or remotely

Track maintenance of county vehicle and keep vehicle clean

Support team members and the over-all goals of Development Services

May be required to respond to emergency events

Other duties as assigned

The job location is based in Fairplay, Colorado although travel throughout the county is required for inspections.

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