Building Inspector

  • CITY OF EL PASO, TX
  • El Paso, Texas
  • Mar 16, 2021
Full Time Building and Safety Code Enforcement and Inspections Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $32,893.11 - $52,557.44 Annually USD

Job Description

Requirements

Education and Experience : A High School diploma or GED, and two (2) years journey, master, or supervisory level building trades experience, or two (2) years code compliance experience and one (1) ICC certification or a construction related degree from an accredited technical or academic institution.

Licenses and Certificates : International Code Council Residential Building Inspector Certification required within six (6) months of date of appointment and Commercial Building Inspector or Combination Building Inspector within (1) year of appointment. Valid Texas Class "C" Driver's License or equivalent from another state.

General Purpose

Under general supervision, conduct site inspections of commercial or residential construction projects to enforce compliance with municipal, state and federal building codes and regulations.

Typical Duties

Conduct on the job inspections of assigned new and remodeled sites and structures at different stages of construction project. Involves: Conduct inspections of assigned building and structural portion of new and remodeled sites and structures. Review plans and specifications, materials, layouts and equipment. Perform inspections of construction projects for compliance with occupational health and safety requirements. Inform, explain and interpret code requirements for project superintendents, contractors, architects, engineers, homeowners and the public. Provide uniform conformance to building codes, standards and regulations. Investigate and respond to complaints regarding illegal construction, safety or hazardous conditions. Issue stop orders, corrective action or citation depending on the situation. Testify in court and before City boards and Commissions, as required.

Issue red tags, stop work orders, correction notices or citations as required when construction does not meet Technical or Municipal codes, zoning ordinances, local ordinances or plans. Involves: Refer citations not signed by defendants to police department for service. Confer with contractors issuing verbal and written corrections as needed. Investigate work, as assigned and during daily inspections to assure construction is being performed by licensed contractors with a City-issued permit and in compliance with requirements. Sign permits if all construction is in compliance. Maintain applicable database, records and files. Research prior inspections for approval/disapproval. Attend training and meetings. Maintain certifications.

General Information

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Salary Range: $15.81 - $22.90 per hour.
The starting salary is generally at the beginning of the salary range.

Test date: To be announced.

Please note: This is a new recruitment for Building Inspector. You must apply if you are still interested in this position.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of qualified applications have been received.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

El Paso, Texas United States View Map