Construction Code Inspector

  • City of Kansas City, MO
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Oct 13, 2019
Full Time Code Enforcement and Inspections Construction and Skilled Trades Public Works

Job Description

Several full-time positions available with the City Planning & Development Department, Inspections Division located at 414 E. 12 th St,
Salary Range: $18.83-$29.44/hour
Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Application Deadline Date: Open until filled


Responsibilities

Conducts field inspections on commercial/residential buildings during various stages of construction/remodeling to ensure compliance with applicable codes, ordinances, regulations. Inspects plumbing, electrical, mechanical, structural installations. Provides detailed list of deficiencies and ensures correction of deficiencies at subsequent inspections. Utilizes plans/specifications on site to determine compliance with provisions of applicable building code requirements/restrictions. Performs related duties/responsibilities as assigned.


Qualifications

REQUIRES an accredited Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, fire science, construction technology or construction management; OR high school graduation and 4 years of acceptable codes inspection or construction trade experience; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Must possess a valid State-issued driver's license in accordance with the City of KCMO. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City. Must possess certificates as awarded by the International Code Council (ICC) within 24 months following date hired: ICC Residential Building Inspector (B1), ICC Residential Electrical Inspector (E1), ICC Residential Mechanical Inspector (M1). And ICC Residential Plumbing Inspector (P1). Must obtain 1 of the required certifications within first 6 months following date hired; 2 nd certification within 12 months; 3 rd certification within 18 months; 4 th certification within 24 months. For individuals with exams passed prior to April 2018, certificates by the National Certification Program for Construction Code Inspectors (NCPCCI) may be substituted.


Other Information

URGENT!!! CRITICAL RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

QUESTIONS REGARDING AVIATION POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE AVIATION DEPARTMENT AT 816-243-3010.

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The evaluation of applications is based only on the information submitted by the application deadline. Therefore, in order to have your application properly considered, you should include all relevant dates, i.e., attendance at educational institutions, date degree(s) conferred, etc. Further, you should provide detailed description of relevant work experience/dates, including months/years of employment. Failure to submit a completed application may eliminate you from the selection process. Resumes may be filed to determine eligibility, but an official City application must be completed prior to appointment.

For positions requiring college education as part of the minimum requirement and/or an equivalency, the minimum education requirement is high school graduation. The requirement of "high school graduation" also includes the state-issued GED certificate.

For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree.

Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of "an accredited" degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U. S. Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education.

If claiming military veterans preference points, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 or other qualifying documents prior to the application deadline.

Applications submitted in person or by USPS mail must be received by the published Application Deadline, 5:00P.M., C.T. Applications submitted by FAX or online must be received by the published Application Deadline, midnight, C.T.

All positions require successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months.

The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE.

POLICY OF NON DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY
The City of KCMO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should contact the Human Resources Department, Recruitment & Selections Division at (816) 513-1945.