Construction Code Inspector (open until filled)

  • City of Kansas City, MO
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Mar 16, 2021
Code Enforcement and Inspections Construction and Skilled Trades

Job Description

Two 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

*Employees who hold the exact position title, have successfully completed their 6-month probationary period, and wish to be considered for a lateral transfer into the posted position, must contact the department directly. All others interested must submit an application to be considered for this posted Job Opening.


Responsibilities

Conducts field inspections during various stages of construction or demolition to ensure code compliance. Evaluates and analyzes a wide variety of structural, mechanical, electrical, sprinkler and plumbing installations for code compliance. Inspects and monitors the application and the proper use of construction related materials. Reviews and analyzes architectural/engineering plans and specifications, shop drawings, research reports, special inspection reports and other technical data to determine whether an installation is code-compliant or for the issuance of permits. Applies engineering principles and practices in the technical examination and analysis of wood structures, simple steel and masonry structures. Prepares clear, concise, and consistent reports noting specific code violations and items inspected in order to clearly communicate intent to interested parties. Reviews and interprets building codes per modern construction methods and engineering practices. Performs electrical and structural load calculations, plumbing calculations and analyses of soil conditions. Completes work documentation and data entry into database. Must consistently negotiate construction sites at all stages of construction, uneven terrain, including excavations and ditches. Performs related duties as required.


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 City of KCMO policies. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City. Must possess certificates B1, E1, M1 and P1 as awarded by the International Code Council (ICC) within 24 months following date hired. In addition, must meet these certification requirements for those required above: (1) Obtain 1 of the required certifications within first 6 months of hire; (2) Obtain 2nd required certification within 12 months of hire; (3) Obtain 3 rd required certification within 18 months of hire; and (4) Obtain 4th required certification within 24 months of hire. For those with exams passed prior to April 2018, the following certificates administered by the National Certification Program for Construction Code Inspectors (NCPCCI) may be substituted for the corresponding ICC certificate as shown: NCPCCI Building Inspector One- and Two-Family Dwellings-1A or ICC Residential Building Inspector-B1; NCPCCI Electrical Inspector One- and Two-Family Dwellings-2A or ICC Residential Electrical Inspector-E1; NCPCCI Mechanical Inspector One- and Two-Family Dwellings-4A or ICC Residential Mechanical Inspector-M1; NCPCCI Plumbing Inspector One- and Two-Family Dwellings-5A or ICC Residential Plumbing Inspector-P1.


Other Information

URGENT!!! CRITICAL RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

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

POSITIONS POSTED FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT ARE FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT ONLY . QUESTIONS REGARDING THESE POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO 816-513-0253. IF YOU SEE THE SAME POSITION TITLE POSTED FOR A DIFFERENT DEPARTMENT, YOU MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE OTHER CITY DEPARTMENT.

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.

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