Salary: $29.68 - $46.04 Hourly USD
ABOUT THE POSITION
Performs a variety of professional commercial, industrial, residential building and safety inspection of new and existing properties for compliance with codes and regulations.
This is the working lead level class in which incumbent may be assigned to the inspection of a variety of buildings and facilities. Work is diverse and complex and is performed more independently and may include responsibility for a designated program area. This class is distinguished from Supervising Building Inspector in that the latter is the first supervisory level in the series, with responsibility for performing the most complex and difficult inspections in addition to direction of the work of specialty inspectors. It is further distinguished from Building Inspection Specialist in that the later is the technical specialist in a designated area of the building inspection field.
This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.
Education and Experience: Equivalent to two (2) years of college course work in construction inspection or technology, pre-engineering or a field related to the work or completion of a recognized apprenticeship in a recognized trade AND two (2) years performing full-time professional level building inspections in the area of expertise and attainment of the required additional certification. Additional full-time experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.
Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the â€Educationâ€ and â€Work Experienceâ€ sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.
Licensing and Certification: Must possess a valid Nevada Class C Driver's License at time of appointment. Must possess a valid ICC or other nationally recognized inspection certificate as a combination inspector AND possession of one of the following specialty certificates: building, mechanical, electrical or plumbing at time of appointment ; OR must possess four (4) valid ICC or other nationally recognized inspection certificates.
Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.
Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician.
Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Inspects new and existing industrial, commercial and/or residential properties, and/or other building and construction for conformance to codes, regulations, plans, specifications and standards; depending upon level of certification and expertise, may perform several types of inspections on one facility at one time. Confers with and provides information to developers, engineers, architects, property owners and others regarding code requirements and alternatives and County policies and procedures wherever possible, resolves complaints and problems. Investigates complaints of existing buildings to determine appropriate usage and if hazardous or life safety conditions exist. Reviews plans and specifications for buildings and related construction involving installation, remodeling, replacement and repair for use in performance of inspections. Documents and maintains accurate records of inspections, actions taken and regulatory efforts; prepares written reports and correspondence and issues notices to correct code violations. Works with District Attorney staff to prepare cases of violations; testifies in court as required. Oversees and provides quality assurance inspections for all contract inspection work performed for the County may oversee a specified program area. Develops and maintains knowledge of construction technology, methods and materials; updates code knowledge through regular training sessions. Develops and conducts training programs for less experienced inspectors in area(s) of expertise. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Uses a variety of standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; drives a personal or County motor vehicle to inspect sites and attend meetings.
Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment and to drive a motor vehicle to various locations in order to inspect properties and attend meetings; strength and stamina to inspect various residential, commercial or industrial properties or other facilities which may include standing for extended periods of time, stooping, kneeling and walking on uneven terrain at construction sites, climbing ladders, scaffoldings and stairs; strength to lift and carry up to 30 pounds; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Las Vegas, Nevada