Plumbing Inspector

  • City of Doral, FL
  • Doral, Florida
  • Aug 21, 2019
Full Time Code Enforcement and Inspections Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $53,505.07 - $82,932.85 Annually

Job Description

General Purpose

Please note this position is posted as"Continuous" may be set to close at the discretion of the Human Resources Department if an adequate number of candidates have been established.

Position Range: $53,505.07 - $82,932.85

Performs a variety of routine and complex technical work in connection with his/her duty to enforce all of the provisions of the Florida Building Code, Miami-Dade County Code, City Code, and other related codes.

Supervision Received and Exercised

This position is classified as a non-exempt, full-time position with a 37.5 hour work-week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:
  • Reviews building plans for compliance with the Florida Building Code and other applicable codes.
  • Approves plan revisions.
  • Calculates permit fees.
  • Inspects new and existing buildings and structures to ensure compliance with the applicable codes and approved plans and specifications.
  • Inspects residential and commercial buildings to ensure that they conform to the applicable codes.
  • Issues verbal and written notices of code violation and citations for code violations.
  • Assists in resolving complex and sensitive customer service issues, either personally, by telephone or in writing.
  • Maintains records and documents of customer service issues and resolutions.
  • Researches problems and complaints regarding commercial and residential work and code compliance.
  • Observes building conditions and issues notices of violations for corrections of violations.
  • Attends annual continuing education courses for re-certification.
  • Performs duties as may be delegated by the Building Official.
  • Enforces and explains pertinent sections of the Building Code.
  • Presents code violation cases to the Code Compliance Special master.
  • Maintains high ethical, honesty and moral standards.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the Building Official and/or Chief Plumbing Inspector.
Additional Duties:
  • Performs other related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A High School diploma or a GED equivalent, supplemented by five (5) years of related experience.
  • Standard certification by the State of Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation as an inspector and plans examiner. Provisional certification in those categories will be acceptable for the period allowed prior to obtaining standard certification.
  • Must meet the licensing qualifications set forth in Article II Chapter 8, Section 8-21 of the Code of Miami-Dade County for Plumbing Inspector and plans examiner and have or be able to obtain a certificate from the Miami-Dade County Board of Rules and Appeals.
  • Must have a valid motor vehicle operator's license.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Apply technical knowledge and follow proper inspection techniques to examine workmanship, methods and materials of construction.
  • Extensive knowledge of current codes and regulatory standards governing the state's building construction industry in the respective trade/discipline.
  • Extensive knowledge of all functions relevant to the processing and approval of building construction projects in the respective trade/discipline, e.g. plans review, licensing, permitting, inspections.
  • Ability to detect deviations from plans, regulations and standard construction practices.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to meet and deal with the public in an effective and courteous manner.
  • Ability to operate basic office equipment, e.g., computer terminals, printers, copy machines, telephone systems, facsimile machines.
  • Ability to accept, receive and/or collect payments.
  • Ability to use computers for data entry.
  • Must be fluent in the English language. Ability to communicate in Spanish is a plus.
  • Must be a non-smoker.
  • The minimum requirements may be waived by the City Manager.
Physical Requirements :
  • Ability to balance, climb, crouch, finger, handle, kneel, lift; make rational decisions; make repetitive motions with the hands; express ideas by speaking accurately or concisely; use visual acuity to perform activities such as viewing a computer terminal, making general observations of facilities, operation heavy equipment, or performing visual inspections; and walk from one work site to another.
  • Ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous