Plumbing Inspector

  • El Paso, Texas
  • Feb 18, 2021
Full Time Code Enforcement and Inspections Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $32,893.11 - $52,557.44 Annually USD

Job Description


Education and Experience : A High School diploma or GED, and two (2) years of journey level, master, or supervisory plumbing experience.

Licenses and Certificates : Valid Texas Class "C" Driver's License or equivalent from another state. Journeyman or Master Plumber's License required at time of appointment.

International Code Council (ICC) Certification as a Commercial Plumbing Inspector certification required within six (6) months of appointment.

Plumbing Inspector License from the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners required within six (6) months of appointment. Submission of application to the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners required within one (1) month of appointment.

General Purpose

Under general supervision, conduct field inspections of assigned construction projects to enforce compliance with municipal, state and national plumbing and gas codes and regulations.

Typical Duties

Conduct on the job plumbing and gas inspections of assigned new and remodeled sites and structures. Involves: Conduct assigned inspections at different stages of construction project. 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 plumbing and gas code requirements for project superintendents and/or foremen, plumbing contractors, architects, engineers, and the public. Provide uniform conformance to plumbing and gas codes, standards and regulations. Refer difficult or questionable situations to supervisor. Investigate and respond to complaints regarding illegal construction, safety or hazardous conditions. Issue and post stop orders, corrective actions or citations depending on the situation. Testify in court and before City boards and Commissions, as required.

Enforce building and municipal codes. Involves: Issue and post red tags, stop work orders, correction notices and court citations, as required, when construction does not meet plumbing and gas codes or plan specifications. Refer citations not signed by defendants to police department for service. Confer with plumbing and gas contractors issuing verbal and written corrections as needed. As assigned and during daily inspections, investigate work to ensure potable water, wastewater, sewer line, gas line construction is being performed by licensed contractors with a city-issued permit and in compliance with requirements. Sign and post permits if construction is in compliance. Maintain applicable databases, records and files. Research prior inspections for approval or 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 information: An evaluation of education and experience will be conducted on qualified applicants.

Please note: Current opening is at the Planning and Inspections department. However, this eligible list could be used to fill positions located in other City departments.

Please note: This is a new advertisement for Plumbing 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