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Building Inspector - Reputable Firm With Growth Opportunities
Reputable Firm with Growth Opportunities Building Inspector
Reputable Firm with Growth Opportunities
Multifamily Construction Experience, ICC Certifications, Framing, Energy Testing Certifications, Plumbing, Microsoft Excel, SalesForce, Time Management Skills, Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills My client is actively looking for a Construction Inspector/Consultant with at least 3+ years of construction/building experience, specifically with Multifamily construction experience. This is a very progressive company that truly values its employees and they maintain a very healthy work/life balance. They also help all of their employees by providing training for certifications and even covering the cost of all new certifications and renewals. They also offer excellent benefits. They have been a steady, stable, and growing Construction Consulting firm for over 30 years. This is a great career opportunity to get into a firm that takes care of its people and will offer career growth opportunities.
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Competitive Industry Compensation
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What You Will Be Doing - Inspections, consulting, reporting and tracking as the Division President directs
Responsible for various field operations (accuracy of reports and field instruction to clients)
Familiar with foundation set-up, pre-pour inspections, slab post-pour inspections, checking the level of slabs
Apply knowledge of loads, span tables, best practices and punch-out requirements
Walk on the roof as clients needs dictate
Be able to confidently climb a ladder to a second story roof, perform the inspection, and climb down the ladder
Must be capable of negotiating other tight spaces to perform inspections
Possess a strong attitude of what constitutes the quality of a completed home
Maintain strong organizational and time management skills to handle all office and field operations
Effectively speak with client field personnel as well as office staff
Must have the ability to evaluate and train superintendents in the field and future potential coworkers
Final stage inspections including an excellent working knowledge of appliances, plumbing, HVAC, roof, foundation, drainage, and electrical
What You Need for this Position At Least 3 Years of experience and knowledge of:
Multifamily Construction Experience
Energy Testing Certifications What's In It for You
Comprehensive Medical/Dental Benefits
401(k) Plan with Company Match
Long Term Disability If you are a qualified candidate with the requisite experience, you should apply ASAP. Additionally, you can email your qualifications AND resume in MS Word format directly to Christian@CyberCoders.com Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. CyberCoders, Inc is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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Building Inspector at Engineering and Testing Services Corp Date Posted: 1/5/2018 Apply Not ready to Apply? Job Description DEFINITION To perform inspections of buildings and structures in all stages of construction and accurately document the results of the inspection; to review various building, construction, improvement, repair and related building plans and specifications with applicable building, residential, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, fire, energy, green building standards and housing codes; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS EXAMPLES OF DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Provide training to new and existing inspection staff to ensure uniform application of appropriate codes, rules, and regulations;
Perform on-site inspections for industrial, commercial and residential buildings and structures for various stages of construction and remodeling to assure compliance with approved plans, specifications, and applicable codes and regulations of the City, County, State, and Federal agencies;
Issue correction notices and notice of violations and monitor compliance with the corrective measures;
Complete and maintain a variety of records, reports, documents and correspondence;
Inspect air conditioning, plumbing, mechanical and routine electrical systems;
Assure proper and safe installations of routine and complex building systems;
Perform Plan Check review of construction drawings, basic calculations, reports and specifications for compliance with the applicable California Code of Regulations and prepare written responses as necessary;
Provide information by telephone, email and at the Public Counter in response to questions regarding building codes and ordinances, building permit application process and procedures;
Approve and issue less complicated non-structural plan checks over the counter;
Confer with developers, contractors, architects, engineers, and the general public to explain building code requirements and answer questions;
Explain and interpret requirements and restrictions;
Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of quality customer service;
Perform related duties as assigned. Job Requirements MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of:
General provisions of the building related codes and ordinances enforceable by the City, including the California Building Code, Residential Code, Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanical, Fire, Energy and Green Building Standards Code;
Accepted safety standards and methods of building construction;
Principles, practices and procedures in the construction trades, including carpentry, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and heating/air-conditioning;
Principles and techniques of building inspection duties.
Legal procedures involved in the enforcement of building codes and ordinances. Ability to:
Read and interpret construction plans and specifications and to enforce their application;
Keep records and prepare reports;
Learn and apply specific provisions of applicable codes, ordinances and regulations enforced by the City;
Perform inspections by applying technical knowledge and following proper inspection techniques to examine workmanship and materials, and detect deviations from plans, regulations and standard construction practices;
Make arithmetical computations rapidly and accurately;
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;
Use Windows, Excel, PowerPoint and Word; Permitting/Inspection software and other job related computer programs.
On a continuous basis, know and understand aspects of the job; and explain codes, regulations, and procedures to contractors, developers, the general public, representatives of other public agencies, and other City staff;
Work at indoor and outdoor construction sites at different heights and in confined spaces. Walk on uneven surfaces, climb into trenches, and work on ladders;
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Advise on standard construction methods and requirements and building codes and ordinances.
Perform journey level inspections in a variety of specialty trade areas.
Knowledge of current construction standards, codes, and regulations. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Experience at a journey level in the building trades or building construction and/or experience as a Building Inspector with a local government agency. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. License and Certificate Possession of an International Code Council (ICC) certification; Possession of a valid Class C California driver’s license. Apply Not ready to Apply? Share With https://www.jobs.net/jobs/ce-labs/en-us/job/United-States/Building-Inspector/J3Q14C652ZFZWC41YW7/ Building Inspector Job Snapshot
Employee Type: Full-Time
Location: San Jose, CA
Job Type: Construction
Experience: Not Specified
Date Posted: 1/5/2018 About Us For over 35 years, Consolidated Engineering Laboratories (CEL) has built a distinguished history and an impeccable record providing quality assurance, material testing and special inspection, and geotechnical engineering for many of the landmark projects that have been constructed in the western United States. We are a company built upon a solid foundation of our core principles, which drive each of our employees to achieve to a higher standard; not only for CEL but for the entire industry. CEL has evolved into full-service materials engineering company providing specialized advanced engineering materials consultation and research and development. From foundation design and environmental remediation through our affiliate, Geosphere Consultants, CEL draws on its solid engineering strength and background to help solve problems for public agencies, private developers and contractors and engineers to help facilitate construction projects throughout the western United States. Our facilities are strategically located in northern California, Hawaii, and Utah. Our 270 employees are driven to call you by that most esteemed of titles, CLIENT.
Residential Building Inspector - San Francisco Bay Area
Pacific InterWest Building Consultants, Inc. is seeking a building inspector to join our Northern California Division team!
Founded in 1995, Pacific InterWest has been engaged in the practice of risk management through architectural peer reviews and third party course of construction inspections throughout the west coast. With operations in Northern California, Southern California, Oregon, Arizona, Nevada and Washington, our team of professionals works with many of the top builder/developers in the country. Pacific InterWest is currently adding new clients in existing regions and expanding into new geographic markets. For more information about our company, please visit our website at www.pacificinterwest.com.
• Our inspectors must be able to work independently, setting their own schedules while meeting the needs of our clients.
• Inspections are performed using our own custom database software (web-based) on a laptop or tablet. Field reports are automatically generated and emailed to the project site superintendent regarding relevant conditions of completed or the “in process” work of project subcontractors. Reports may also be reviewed by project managers, directors of construction, and legal counsel. On occasion, a special inspection may be performed and a field report may be prepared using a template in Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word or Excel.
• Site inspections require the ability to view all the pertinent areas of buildings under construction. Inspections may require, but are not limited to, walking, climbing scaffolding and tall ladders, and the ability to access and inspect roof areas.
• The inspector must be able to work constructively with the superintendent, trade workers, suppliers, manufacturers’ representatives, design professionals, and developer management to achieve the best possible field results.
• The inspector must be able to read, understand, and interpret architectural and engineering drawings and details of wood framed construction projects. The ability to review project drawings for missing or poor details of window installation, water intrusion, sound transmission, fire related issues, roof structures, and other high-risk areas is critical to the proper performance of the job.
• The inspector must be able to clearly communicate, in writing and verbally, with project team members and company management about relevant construction systems and processes.
• The inspector shall be knowledgeable of code requirements, regional trade practices, and manufacturers’ installation requirements for common materials. The inspector must be able to identify correct, or incorrect, installation methods in the field with special emphasis on the weather envelope. A clear understanding of the component products and installation of stucco, lath, windows, doors, decks/balconies, flashing, and roofs is essential.
• Current ICC certification, at minimum, as a residential building inspector (B1);
• 5 years of multifamily residential construction experience;
• Strong knowledge of the CRC 2013 and CBC 2013;
• Reliable transportation, this position requires daily travel to and from our client’s job sites.
Pacific InterWest offers a highly competitive compensation package which includes health, dental, and vision insurance, 401k, paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation.
All skill levels are welcome and training is available.
We are accepting applications in our Halifax area UCC Department for the title of Building Inspector.
Day-to-day tasks include:
- Travel locally using a permanently assigned work vehicle.
- Inspect buildings and work sites to ensure the materials and methods meet local and national building code requirements
- Produce notes and reports on inspection activities
- Review plans
- Issue Certificates of Occupancy
- Coordinate with team members and support staff
We offer competitive Salary and Hourly rate positions, Benefits packages, Bonuses.
Building Inspector I/Ii
BUILDING INSPECTOR I/II Salary $48,568.00 - $81,244.80 Annually Location Clark County - Las Vegas, NV Job Type PERMANENT Department Building & Fire Prevention Bureau Job Number 13357B Closing Continuous
Questions ABOUT THE POSITION Learns and performs a variety of professional commercial, industrial, residential building and safety inspection of new and existing properties for compliance with codes and regulations. Building Inspector I: $48,568.00 -$75,254.40 Building Inspector II: $52,395.20 - $81,244.80 The successful candidate will start at the minimum of the salary range.
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 at either level or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources. The Building Inspector I is a training underfill position, upon successful completion of the probationary period (520 hours worked to 2,080 hours worked) and the training program, which is up to two (2) years, the successful candidate will be non-competitively promoted to Building Inspector II. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education and Experience:
Building Inspector I - 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 of full-time journey-level experience in the specified trade area. Additional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis. Must possess a valid ICC or other national recognized certification by the department in one of the following: commercial building inspection, commercial combination inspection, commercial electrical inspection, combination inspection, commercial mechanical inspection, commercial plumbing inspection, or residential combination inspection at time of application.
Building Inspector II - In addition to the above: One (1) year of full-time experience in the inspection and enforcement of building codes. Must possess a valid ICC or other national recognized certification by the department in one of the following: commercial building inspection, commercial combination inspection, commercial electrical inspection, combination inspection, commercial mechanical inspection, commercial plumbing inspection, or residential combination inspection at time of application.
Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" 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 national recognized certification by the department in one of the following: commercial building inspection, commercial combination inspection, commercial electrical inspection, combination inspection, commercial mechanical inspection, commercial plumbing inspection, or residential combination inspection at time of application. Certification Requirement:
This position requires a valid ICC or other nationally recognized inspection certificate in one of the areas as stated above. Applications submitted without the required certification Type, Issued By, Date Issued, and Date Expired information listed in the 'Certificates & Licenses' section of the application will not be considered. All information listed in the 'Certificates & Licenses' section of your application must be valid and verifiable.
Please Note, you are not required to hand deliver, mail, or fax certifications to Human Resources. Also, you are not required to attach copies of your certifications to your electronic application.
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. Drives a personal or County motor vehicle to inspect sites and attend meetings. 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 quality assurance 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.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment and drive a motor vehicle in order to attend meetings and inspect properties; 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, scaffolding 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. Clark County offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Comprehensive Group Health Insurance Plan
Disability Insurance & Long Term Disability Insurance
Credit Union Eligibility
Nevada has no State Income Tax CLARK COUNTY, NEVADA IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/ EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Traveling Commercial Building Inspector
KTA-Tator, Inc. (KTA) is a consulting engineering firm internationally recognized as a leading expert in corrosion protection. KTA has an immediate need for a full-time Commercial Building Inspector in and around the New England states (including, but not limited to, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York). Work that will be performed consists of conducting comprehensive building and site condition surveys for retail clients. This position will be managed by our North Carolina office. Some important information about this exciting position:
EXPENSES PAID: All expenses are reimbursed (meals, mobilization (mileage), and lodging)
OVERTIME: Average 40-60 hours per week. All hours over 40 are paid at time and a half
TRAVEL: Heavy travel is required (6-8 weeks at a time), but it’s a great opportunity to see the U.S.! This position is open to all candidates with the following qualifications:
High school diploma or GED
Experience with construction of commercial buildings
Experience using a laptop and iPad
Ability to travel extensively
Valid driver’s license
Reliable transportation Candidates must be able to pass criminal background and motor vehicle checks Physical Requirements
Ability to perform a significant amount of walking around project sites
Ability to climb ladders (must be comfortable taking readings and working while on a ladder)
Strong back and ability to safely lift 50 pounds.
Color perception, close, distance, and depth vision; ability to adjust focus If you are motivated, hard-working, and ready to jump into a new opportunity, apply today! KTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. While all candidates will be considered, KTA especially encourages female, minorities, veterans, and candidates with disabilities to apply to this and all job postings. KTA is a Standing Firm Company. AA/EEO
Building Inspector Print Apply Building Inspector Salary $33,000.00 Annually Location 1200 S. Madison Ave., IN Job Type Full Time Department Business and Neighborhood Services Job Number 04166
Questions Position Summary Position is responsible for conducting field inspections and initiating administrative enforcement actions to ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State and Local Codes and Ordinances pertaining to building construction. Employee must be able to read and interpret building codes, obtain ICC certifications, City of Indianapolis - Marion County ordinances, and other related regulations.
In addition, the employee must be able to respond to complaints, document investigation activities and initiate enforcement actions including legal case preparation. Contacts may occasionally be adversarial in nature and the employee must use skill and judgment to resolve both technical and interpersonal problems related to code compliance. Position Responsibilities Conducts field inspections of construction activity for residential, multi-family, commercial, industrial, and high rise construction to determine compliance with appropriate codes, ordinances, and regulations.
Monitors construction sites for posting of requisite permits and enforces non-compliance. Typical inspection types are footings and foundations, framing, and final inspection including all phases of electrical, plumbing, and heating/cooling activities and posting of requisite permits. Issues appropriate violation notices indicating code deficiencies, orders to stop work, and prepares orders forbidding occupancy of a structure or portion of a structure.
Appears and testifies in court as a professional and expert witness as requested. Maintains daily activity logs. Enters detailed inspection results on a field computer into an established database management system.
Investigates complaints. Meets with contractors to discuss and/or alleviate violations. This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.
Qualifications High School Diploma or Equivalent and minimum of two (2) years related work experience in construction industry required. Trade school certificate/apprenticeship and one (1) year related work experience in the building construction industry, or a college degree in construction management, construction technology, engineering, architecture or a related field preferred. Additionally, the candidate must have the ability to obtain and hold Special Police Powers issued by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD). Ability to obtain International Code Council (ICC) certification as a Residential Building Inspector within 85 days of hire.
Ability to obtain and hold additional ICC certifications per the department policy. Working knowledge of a personal computer, copy and facsimile machines, in addition to principles, methods and equipment used in construction trades. Must be able to solve practical problems with tact, diplomacy, and deal with a variety of people in a variety of situations.
Ability to interpret construction drawings and specifications; possess knowledge of applicable building codes and city ordinance Chapters 536 and 875; and an ability to create accurate and concise written reports. Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to both internal and external customers. On a weekly rotational basis, inspectors are required to be on call and available 24 hours a day and seven days a week to respond to after hour investigation and/or inspection requests.
During weather events and other emergency situations, inspectors are required to be available to conduct Emergency Damage Assessments. Must have and retain a valid Indiana Driver's license and have the ability to operate a City vehicle is required. Familiarity with City and County streets and ability to read city maps.
Must be a Marion County resident within six (6) months from date of hire. Employee in this position receives direction from the Supervisor in the Bureau of Construction Services – Department of Business and Neighborhood Services. Independent Judgment Actions and judgments are controlled through the application of laws, rules, regulations, standards, guidelines, City policies and procedures and state and municipal codes.
Incumbent utilizes independent judgment when determining compliance with building codes and violations; issuing orders of violation and determines appropriate action to be taken. A supervisor in the Bureau of Construction Services is generally available; however, incumbent spends most of the time in the field, but may call for assistance from a supervisor.
Why Choose HNTB? For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions. At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination. For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.
Overview The time is right to join HNTB Corporation! HNTB is currently seeking a
Building Inspector in our Miami, FL. office.
Job Summary Performs contract administration functions for medium to large projects and programs of a diverse nature. Assists in performing field inspection of multiple routine contractor activities in order to monitor individual contractor's)' compliance with specifications, plans and other contract provisions. Assignments are complex and non-routine and normally related to multiple, large, and/or diverse projects.
Maintains files of project/program records and documentation.
Reviews inspector's daily reports for quantities, contractor's progress and as-constructed data.
Reviews schedules and facilitates resolution in problem situations.
Prepares/reviews monthly construction estimates.
Assists project administration in monitoring internal project controls.
Monitors project schedules.
Assists in issue resolution.
Assists in claims documentation.
Acts as project/program manager as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Excellent knowledge of facilities, building components and systems. Capable of performing facility assessments and inspections of Aviation and DOT facilities.
Prepare written reports documenting field observations and estimates of probable cost to implement repairs.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
Basic Qualification Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Architecture 3 years construction experience All jurisdictional certifications as required Preferred Qualification/Skills
Proficiency reading and interpreting plans, specifications, and shop drawings.
Must have working knowledge of the Florida Building Code, National Fire Protection Association and the American with Disabilities Act.
Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Applicant must have valid driver’s license and must be able to pass government background investigation. #LI-MB
General Work Conditions Combination Office and Field Environment: Most work is performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use. Work may infrequently be performed at client’s job site, construction trailer, and in the field. Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment and doing extensive walking. Adherence to applicable safety protocol is required. HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.
HNTB Job TitleOffice Technical Specialist III
Position TypeRegular Full-Time
Building Inspector - Electrical - Temporary
Reviews plans and specifications for constructability and value engineering; attends and participates in pre-construction conferences as appropriate. Enforces all applicable provisions of the standard building, electrical, plumbing, gas, and mechanical codes as adopted and amended by local ordinances. Travels to construction site locations and performs field inspections of new or existing buildings during various stages of construction and remodeling to ensure compliance with applicable building, electrical, plumbing, gas, and mechanical codes; inspects foundations, concrete, framing, plastering, and a large variety of other complex and routine structural building elements; examines grade, quality and treatment of lumber, steel, roofing material, electrical system and components, plumbing fixtures, mechanical and gas systems, and related building elements to secure compliance with applicable codes and ordinances.
Reviews quality of installation and workmanship of various components and systems to ensure proper installation and function. Confers with architects, contractors, builders, property owners, and the general public to explain and interpret code provisions and local building regulations and requirements. Provides direction when deficiencies or violations are discovered; issues citations for noncompliance with appropriate codes; suspends construction as necessary.
Performs field reviews of building plans and specifications; recommends alterations to come in compliance with the respective code. Conducts follow-up inspections as necessary to ensure conformance. Makes recommendations for issuance of certificates of occupancy.
Observes job site safety of projects on county property; ensures proper hazard signage to limit danger of injury to construction personnel, the public, the neighbors, site visitors, and other inspectors. Prepares for, attends, and testifies in courtroom hearings and judicial proceedings as required. Responds to questions, complaints and requests for information/assistance from the general public, builders, property owners, contractors, tradespersons, project personnel, outside agencies, employees, supervisors, or other individuals and/or divisions.
Maintains current field and code manuals, policy and procedures, employee handbooks, various maps, and related material for reference and/or review. Attends meetings, seminars, workshops, and training sessions as appropriate; maintains comprehensive, current knowledge and awareness of applicable inspection techniques and methodology, policies, procedures, codes, laws, regulations, and ordinances. Prepares and/or receives a variety of forms, logs, requests, records, reports, correspondence, and other documents associated with daily responsibilities of this position; reviews, completes, processes, approves, forwards, maintains, and/or takes other action as appropriate; prepares and maintains files and records.
Operates a personal computer, printer, calculator, copy and facsimile machines, telephone, or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions, to include the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, or other system software. May be assigned to inspect county beaches and/or construction projects that impact the county beaches including restoration, nourishment, and normal ongoing maintenance program.
High School Diploma or equivalent, with Vocational/Technical studies with training emphasis in code compliance and construction project management; five (5) years of experience in general engineering, examining building plans, code enforcement/inspection, or construction; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License with any applicable endorsements and maintain eligibility requirements and endorsement(s) to drive a County vehicle as provided in CMA 5805. Must obtain and maintain state certifications as an inspector for one-and-two family dwellings and/or respective trade(s). Building, Residential Electrical, Commercial Electrical, Electrical Plan Reviewer, and/or Building Plans Examiner.
May be required to attain and maintain other certifications as related to this position. Fingerprinting required
- Job Title:* Building Inspector
Closing Date/Time:* Thu. 01/25/18 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Salary:* $22.50 Hourly $1,800.34 Biweekly $46,808.94 Annually
Job Type:* Full Time, Temporary
Location:* 2800 North Horseshoe Drive (Growth Management Building), Naples, Florida
Building Inspector - Local Law 11
Building Inspector - Local Law 11
Description The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs. We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.
Position Summary Reporting to the Construction Manager or Project Manager, this is a site based position that interacts directly with the General Contractor. This role ensures that the scope of work is followed as per the clients specifications on schedule, with quality craftsmanship, and safely. Other responsibilities include reading construction drawings, and a working knowledge of local codes and regulations.
Conduct necessary Field Investigations, provide Field Inspections, prepare concise and distribute timely associated Reports with respect to Local Law 11 compliance and reporting
Possess technical competence, skill and knowledge of the construction industry
Understand Contract Documents including Drawings, Specifications and Contracts and provide technical assistance and recommendations for action
Conduct efficient Meetings, prepare and distribute Meeting Minutes
Receive, review, coordinate, track and process RFI's
Provide Schedule review and monitoring including suggestions for changes
Prepare Change Order packages including preparing an independent estimate with final recommendations
Provide knowledgeable review of contractor Pay Application and provide recommendations with associated paperwork
Demonstrate the ability to make decisions and provide recommendations
Possess a working knowledge of Safety procedures, practices and standards
Communicate effecting in speaking and writing, including listening
Build relationships and create teamwork within the company, and the project team
Bachelors of Science in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or equivalent experience is required + 8 years of site inspection experience required
Certificate in discipline field is preferred
Strong computer software skills within the Microsoft Suite of tools (specifically Excel, Word, Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat is required
Knowledge of general photography preferred Essential Functions: Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting. Lifting requirements limited to 20 lbs. in the form of supplies, drawings, etc. Longest distance carried of 50 feet. Hand manipulation is required for simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Occasional need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, for supplies, as well as below the shoulder for same. No foot controls necessary. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be occasional travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights. At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs. Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.
Primary Location United States-New York-Brooklyn
Req ID: BI 0003JM
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