Inspector Plumbing Job Description Sample
Under general supervision, inspects plumbing and drainage systems to assure compliance with pertinent codes and city ordinances, approves plans, specifications, and accepted standards and methods of work; and examines plans for compliance with pertinent codes, laws, and ordinances for the approval of applications for permits.
Examples of Duties
Approves applications for permits when necessary.
Completes daily inspection activity reports accurately and neatly.
Examines construction plans prior to the issuance of permit to determine conformance with pertinent City and State codes /ordinances.
Prepares code violation cases for court and appears and testifies regarding code violations in court cases.
Investigates complaints of code violations and prepares notices of violation to be sent to appropriate person(s).
Assists in the training of new employees.
Inspects plumbing and drainage installations in and around new, existing, renovated, remodeled buildings of all types for compliance with pertinent codes, and ordinance requirements.
Determines if installations conform to the code and approved plans.
Performs witness test of plumbing systems for leaks, examines fixtures, appliances and special fittings to see if they are code approved types.
Performs related office duties as needed.
Works with supervisor(s) and management to improve efficiencies within the division and department.
Prepares and presents lectures, speeches, and demonstrations on plumbing issues.
High school graduation or G.E.D. and preferably completion of two years of college with specialization in engineering.
Two years of journey worker level experience in the construction and maintenance of plumbing and drainage systems and related parts, preferably including experience in the inspectional and/or supervisory phases of the work.
Valid State of Michigan Journey and/or Master Plumber License required.
Employees certified or promoted to this class must acquire and maintain registration as an inspector and plan reviewer with the State of Michigan, as required under the provisions of Public Act #54, Rule 31, R 408-30043. Progress toward obtaining certification will be evaluated at the end of the initial six-month probation period with a conditional six-month extension possible, after which, failure to comply will result in termination of employment in this class.
Employees in this class will within (30) thirty days make application for a provisional registration with the State of Michigan in accordance with Public Act #54, R 408.30031, Rule 31 (5) and provide written verification of completing the minimum required hours of approved educational or training programs as prescribed in Table 31 of Rule 31.
An applicant for registration as a provisional plumbing inspector shall have possessed a journey license for not less than 2 years or shall be licensed as a master plumber under the provisions of the state plumbing act, 2002 PA 733, MCL 338.3511 to 338.3569.
Employees in this class will be required to provide their own automobile for transportation on a reimbursed mileage basis; valid State of Michigan Operator License required.
Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position.
1.Interview - 70% (Maximum)
2.Evaluation of Training, Experience, Personal Qualifications (TEP) – 30% (Maximum)
3.Total of Interview & Evaluation of TEP - 100% (Maximum)
4.Domicile Credit: 15 pts
5.Military Service: 0-15 pts
Building Code Inspector - Plumbing
REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCES
The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Building Code Inspector
- Plumbing for the Building Code Services Division.
The Building Code Services Division ensures construction in the Broward Municipal Services District (unincorporated Broward County) and also contract cities conform to the FL Building Code and other applicable regulations; mandates in Chapter 399 of the FL Statutes regarding elevator safety are monitored and strictly enforced; and regulation of Chapter 9 Contractors of the Broward County Code of Ordinances.
This is technical work in the enforcement of the Florida Building Code. Under the general supervision of the Building Official or high level administrator, the incumbent performs the following work in addition to the work listed in the Classification Description below:
- Conducts inspections for compliance with codes and regulations governing plumbing installations;
- Observes progress during various states of construction for possible defects and violations that must be corrected;
- Reviews code standards and departmental regulations and obtains compliance with codes;
- Reviews and checks blueprints, plans, complex calculations and sketches associated with a permit in relation to the actual construction, alteration or repair;
- Confers with contractors, engineers, architects, property owners and other interested parties, answer questions and explain building codes and regulations;
- Prepare and maintain records of plans, plan reviews, inspections, letters and reports prepared in connection with building permits;
- Attends meetings and conferences concerned with building code enforcement; and
- Performs other related work. Work is performed with considerable independence within established codes, regulations and technical guidelines.
Inspections in building construction, electrical, plumbing or mechanical installations.
Works under general supervision, independently developing work methods and sequences.
Minimum Education and Experience
Requires five (5) years supervisory experience in residential/commercial construction in the plumbing discipline.
Special Certifications and Licenses:
Certified as a Building Code Inspector by the State of Florida, or eligible for certification by the Broward County Board of Rules and Appeals and the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation as a Building Code Inspector, pursuant to the requirements of the Florida Building Code, depending on area of assignment.
Certificate of Competency as General Contractor, Master Contractor, or Contractor depending on discipline.
Possess and maintain a valid Florida Class E Driver's License based on area of assignment.
Florida Association of Code Enforcement Officers "FACE"
- State Standard DBPR Licensed
Plumbing Plans Examiner License
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.
Performs government building inspections on all types of structures.
Performs building plans reviews at site.
Investigates fraud complaints against licensed/unlicensed contractors and tree trimmers.
Enforces licensing requirements for industries regulated by Broward County.
Investigates violations of, and enforces the provisions of Florida Senate Statute 489, and Broward County Code of Ordinances Chapter 9 (Contractors).
Generates and processes complaint case files.
Attends and testifies in administrative, and criminal court hearings.
Participates with various local law enforcement agencies, State Insurance Fraud Investigators, and the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation in undercover sting operations against unlicensed contractors.
Attends, presents, and prosecutes cases against licensed contractors before various Licensing Boards.
Assists other agency sections such as auto repair/auto body, code enforcement, as needed to provide expertise regarding licensing, and other pertinent local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
Negotiates reimbursement of money from licensed/unlicensed respondents to complainants, holds funds as needed, and disburses with generated releases of lien and/or prosecution.
Performs administrative work such as inspection resulting, uploading photos of construction and violations, e-mail, phone calls, attending work related meetings, and providing customer service.
Performs code enforcement duties.
Inspects and signs building permits cards.
Enters time and activity in computer for daily activities and for payroll.
Performs related work as assigned.
Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.
Performs light to medium work that involves walking or standing virtually all of the time and also involves exerting between 20 and 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or considerable skill, adeptness and speed in the use of the fingers, hands or limbs in tasks involving close tolerances or limits of accuracy.
Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)
Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.
Involves routine and frequent exposure to electrical shocks; heights.
Inspects residential and commercial projects for the applicable construction codes while providing exceptional customer service to building owners, occupants, contractors, and the general public. The City of Bellevue is seeking to fill one position from this recruitment. Individuals with journeyman commercial plumbing experience are encouraged to apply.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Performs technical inspections for residential and commercial projects to ensure compliance with the National Electrical codes and International Building, Residential, and Mechanical Codes, the Uniform Plumbing Code, Washington State Energy Code, Washington State Regulations for Barrier Free Facilities, and Bellevue Construction Code.
Reviews residential and commercial plans for conformance with applicable codes while providing a high level of customer service in working with designers, contractors, developers, homeowners, and citizens.
Demonstrates excellent communication and customer service skills.
Utilizes automated equipment routinely in communication and inspection procedures. Responsible for computer input of technical information associated with project review.
Relays technical information and direction to owners, applicants, contractors and staff in a manner understandable to each by being able to tailor oral communication to the audience.
Responds to inquiries regarding compliance with electrical codes and the City's permit processing procedures.
Implements enforcement procedures to correct violations under the direction of the Building Official or Code Compliance Manager, depending on the violation.
Is an effective team player and utilizes a collaborative decision-making style to resolve issues or conflicts in a timely manner.
Involved in frequent interactions with developers, architects, engineers and contractors regarding code compliance for proposed projects and projects currently under construction. Uses a constructive problem-solving approach to resolve conflicts.
Works with a number of City departments and other inspection staff to coordinate Certificate of Occupancy process, identify issues, and resolve conflicts to assure a timely and clear city decision.
Actively participates in the development, refinement and management of inspection, review and code implementation procedures.
Uses effective oral and written communication skills.
Prepares written work products, such as correction notices or other correspondence to property owners and contractors outlining necessary corrections required to assure code compliance for projects under construction.
Occasionally performs technical review of plans for commercial and residential structures and systems to assure compliance with the electrical codes, works with other department and city review staff to coordinate project review and resolve potential conflicts in code requirements to assure a timely review. Calculates permit and plan review fees.
Participates in department discussions concerning code interpretations.
Attends training to improve technical, interpersonal and communication skills.
Responds to inquiries from developers, architects engineers contractors and the general public regarding the City's requirements for development. Interprets codes, regulations and processes.
Attends preapplication and preconstruction conferences.
Mediates conflicts, elicits cooperation from others, offers persuasive arguments in support of the City's position.
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, public and private officials, builders, designers, and the general public.
Analyzes complex issues and makes timely decisions under pressure.
Anyone with the following experience is encouraged to apply:
Journeyman Commercial plumbing and residential plumbing experience.
Plumbing inspection or journeyman plumbing fieldwork.
Must be able to analyze information, develop logical conclusions, and make recommendations within the framework of established policies and procedures.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills.
Must be able to develop and maintain good working relationships with contractors, homeowners, coworkers, and management staff.
Must be able to prioritize and manage multiple work tasks.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet established deadlines.
Must be able to deal effectively with sensitive projects and work with others in a team environment.
Must be able to respond diplomatically to angry clients.
Safe driving record and valid current Washington State driver's license.
*Candidates hired without ICC certification must obtain the required certification within one year of hire.
Construction Superintendent or foreman experience.
Combination building, mechanical or electrical inspection experience.
ICC and/or IAPMO certifications preferred.
Erosion Control Inspection or related work.
CESCL and/or CPESC certifications preferred for clearing and grading Other
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements
Ability to stand, walk, crawl, stoop, climb ladders, and endure inclement weather to safely inspect construction sites, and cannot be sensitive or allergic to common construction materials.
These are full-time, union positions. For specific information on this job, please contact: Doug Fox (425) 452-4447.
Plumbing Inspector - Community Planning And Development
About Our Job
This job application will close on Sunday, August 4th at11:59 pm. Please apply as soon as possible in order to be considered.
The Community Planning and Development Department (CPD) is recruiting for a full-time, limited Plumbing Inspector in our Building Inspections work group within the Development Services Division. The Plumbing Inspector will perform inspections of the installation and operations of indoor plumbing systems to ensure compliance with city specifications or related codes within he Denver Building Code and Amendments related to the International Plumbing Code. Inspections are performed to comply with standard safety rules and procedures common to the plumbing trade.
At Community Planning and Development, we envision, enable and ensure a better Denver. Denver's Community Planning and Development Department is responsible for visionary city planning and ensuring that all buildings are safe. Community Planning and Development plays a role in growing our world-class city, while keeping its beloved features intact. From the skyscrapers of the central business district; to the walkable, mixed-use neighborhoods of Stapleton; to the charming Victorian effects of the Baker district, the staff at Community Planning and Development works to make Denver a great place to live, work and play. The Department's three primary functions are planning, permitting and inspections. Learn more about how we're "BUILDING COMMUNITY" at www.DenverGov.org/CPD and www.DenverGov.org/DS.
Interested? At the City and County of Denver and CPD you can apply your expertise and contribute directly to the community. Please review the required qualifications and submit your application/resume for consideration by clicking the 'Apply' button at the top of this posting and/or visit www.denvergov.org/jobs
The Plumbing Inspector will perform complex on-site inspections on plumbing, fire protection systems, and related equipment installations and operations in new construction and remodeled structures to ensure and enforce compliance with the Denver Building Code and/or city specifications. This requires the inspector to determine compliance or non-compliance with code and specification requirements and recommend appropriate corrections, enforcements, and/or compliance action to remedy the compliance issue(s).
The inspector selected will investigate complaints of code and specification violations, recommends appropriate corrective and/or enforcement action which may include issuing "stop work" orders, summons, and/or canceling permits; and reinvestigate to verify code compliance.
Plumbing Inspectors will interpret and explain rules, regulations, ordinance, and standards to property owners, contractors, and the public.
This position requires the preparation of written reports and maintenance of records of inspections performed. Must comply with standard safety rules and procedures common to the trade. Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
The selected candidate must provide their own vehicle to perform field inspections. The city shall reimburse employees using personal vehicles to conduct city business in accordance with the mileage rates adopted by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service for the period involved.
Work schedule is Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (some weekend or alternative work hours may be requested).
Please include a resume in PDF form with your application.
Upload/attach license and/or certificates held.
Please Note: This is a Limited position, eligible for benefits, with an end date of 12/31/2022.
Our ideal candidate has:
Class A Fire Protection Supervisor Certificate issued by the City and County of Denver
Fire Suppression System Inspector Certificate issued by the State of Colorado
Bachelor's degree in public administration, architecture, construction science or building maintenance or related Associate degree
Knowledge of the layout of the City and County of Denver streets
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
Self-motivated and motivated to help others with the ability to use sound judgement
Ability to manage time and workload effectively which includes planning, organizing, and prioritizing with strong attention to detail
Works well under pressure and is adaptable to change
Ability to work as part of a team to support both internal and external customers
Dependable and can maintain confidentiality
Familiarity with the following software programs: Accela Permit Tracking System and Alfresco Document Management
Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and SharePoint is preferred
We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
Education: Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate.
Experience: Three (3) years of experience as a journeyman plumber.
Education/Experience Equivalency: A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements.
License/Certifications: Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application. Possession of a valid Journeyman Plumber's License issued by the State of Colorado at the time of application. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment.
About Everything Else
CJ2572 Plumbing Inspector
To view the full job profile including position specifications, physical demands, and probationary period, click here.
Limited (Fixed Term)
Position Salary Range
$25.29 - $36.92
Community Planning & Development
The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.
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Plumbing Repair Specialist (8126)
Company: ARS/Rescue Rooter
In Home Sales Professionals
San Leandro, CA
What you can expect:
No cold calling!
5 weeks of paid training!
We provide 100% of your Leads – We need you to close them!
Calling all charismatic, self-motivated individuals with a desire for high earning potential! We are one of the largest National Home Services company in North America and we are seeking professionals willing to learn the In-Home-Plumbing sales business. Our typical reps earn between $90-110k (our top performers have earned in excess of $300k).*
This exciting position offers significant career advantages, in addition to the ability to learn to potentially earn more than $100K annually; Company / provided sales leads, vehicle, cell phone, tablet and company fuel card; a company wide sales recognition program; and the potential to fast track your career into a management position. Full time employees receive competitive pay; comprehensive paid training, medical, dental and prescription plans; paid time off and holidays; 401(K) with company match; and flexible spending account (FSA).
Apply your skills to the best in the business!
Exhibiting a pleasant demeanor and exceptional customer service skills.
The bright, assertive professional we select will act as a residential plumbing sales representative for new and existing clients. This dependable self-starter will meet with current and potential clients to evaluate their homes and present options to repair, service or replace their current plumbing systems with one –call close sales techniques.
Requisition ID: 018585-4027
Required Credentials: Two or more years of proven sales success, strong sales, follow up, closing and organizational skills, exceptional customer service skills and a mind that is open to new ideas, methods and perspectives.
- This posting provides details on potential salary ranges and possibilities. These amounts are not guaranteed and should in no way be construed as a salary offer.
All candidates are required to undergo pre-employment drug screen and employment background checks.
ARS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
AA EOE M/F/D/V
THIS POSITION IS FOR THE GENE BURCH HEATING & AIR LOCATION AT 14 COMMERCIAL BLVD #133 NOVATO, CA 94949
Are you an experienced Plumbing Technician looking for a reputable, stable company with supportive management who will value what you bring to the organization? Come work for the premier heating, cooling, and plumbing specialists in the Marin County area!
Due to growth, Gene Burch Plumbing, Heating & Air is immediately seeking exceptional Plumbing Technicians. If you are a self-motivated individual with great work ethic and the personality to help with customer satisfaction, then we would love to get to know you! Our office is located in Novato, CA but we proudly serve the entire Marin County area.
About Gene Burch Plumbing, Heating & Air
Gene Burch Plumbing, Heating and Air was founded in 1975 by Gene and Sandie Burch with the goal of becoming a high quality, professional organization. Today, 40 years later, we continue to maintain that goal.
We are committed to being an industry leader in our field and vital piece of our community while continuing to grow through the development and use of the latest technologies available. We believe the future of the company is dependent on creating a worthwhile relationship and genuine appreciation for everyone in the Gene Burch Plumbing, Heating and Air family.
Benefits for the Plumbing Technician Position
As part of our company, we believe in all our employees and offer the opportunity for advancement. We are happy to offer our Plumbing Technicians a competitive salary plus a generous benefits package, including 75% of health insurance reimbursed for employees and family and an IRA matching program.
A Day in the Life of a Plumbing Technician
Our Plumbing Technician position troubleshoots plumbing equipment and related problems and presents those findings and options to the customer, providing advice as needed/requested. Our Plumber completes approved repairs and maintenance of existing plumbing systems. In addition, our Plumbing Technician keeps clean equipment, work area, and vehicle.
What you Need to be Qualified for the Plumbing Technician Position
Minimum of 5 or more years of experience in the plumbing industry preferred
Valid Driver's License and clean driving record
Ability to pass a background check and drug test
Plumbing state license preferred
Excellent communication skills and a self-starter
We understand your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you meet the qualifications and have the desire to work with the best in the business, please fill out our 3-minute mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!
Background and Drug Screening will be done before an offer is made.
Plumbing Service Technician (9151)
Company: ARS/Rescue Rooter
GROW WITH THE PROS AND MASTER YOUR CAREER
Only the best of the best work for the largest and fastest-growing leader in residential services: ARS-Rescue Rooter®. Unique to our field, we provide plumbing, heating, and air conditioning expertise through 70+ locations nationwide united by a commitment to professional excellence. In addition to the training needed for a real career, we provide year-round work, free uniforms, well-equipped trucks, advancement potential, and the chance to give back.
If you have the experience we seek, take this opportunity to grow with the pros at ARS-Rescue Rooter®:
PLUMBING SERVICE TECHNICIANS
Salt Lake City, UT
Pay based upon experience and performance!!!
Working for us means full benefits, 401k (with match), PTO and paid sick leave, competitive wages, a truck you can take home, year-round work, and opportunities for training and development. We are looking for Plumbers who want to advance their careers .
Our Plumbing Service Technicians diagnose and repair plumbing issues, for our clients as well as recommend equipment replacement for plumbing needs.
Description of diagnosed problems
Installation, repair and maintenance of water, gas and sewer lines and systems.
Clears clogged lines and repairs leaks.
Installation, repair and maintenance of water, gas and sewer lines and systems. Clears clogged lines and repairs leaks.
Repair and installation of plumbing pipes, traps, washbowls, fittings, drains, sprinklers, backflow preventers, commodes, bathtubs, water heaters, hot water tanks, disposals, water softeners and faucets.
Dig and back fill trenches for plumbing jobs.
Requisition ID: 018583-6904
What You Need to Succeed and Grow with the Pros
A valid and clean driver's license is required.
Must have basic plumbing capabilities.
Operate different machines used in drain cleaning
3 years related experience (equivalent education and experience may be substituted).
A High School diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred.
Apply Your Skills to the Best in the Business.
We conduct pre-employment screening.
ARS-Rescue Rooter is an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/EOE/M/F/V/D. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, ARS-Rescue Rooter may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Plumbing Department - Experience Needed
ALVARADO PAINT & HARDWARE, INC. "Quality Product & A Commitment to Customer Service since 1946" Located in Downtown Los Angeles, Alvarado Paint & Hardware is a third generation, family owned hardware store serving the Wilshire/Westlake area since 1946. As an Apprentice Plumbing Department Head, you are expected to provide fast, friendly service by actively seeking out customers to assess their needs and provide assistance.
You will shadow current department leads and establish a strong knowledge base of store systems and show a desire to lead by positive example. These associates learn about products, and provide information to customers in order to service an entire project. Associates in this position are expected to greet, inquire, recommend and service every customer in a positive way.
Department leads maintain the in-stock condition of assigned areas, and ensure it is clean, shop-able, and safe. Each associate has the responsibility of providing a safe working and shopping environment by following all safety policies & standards, immediately correcting hazards & unsafe conditions or reporting conditions to the Manager on Duty, and working safely as not to endanger themselves, co-workers, vendors, or customers. These associates are expected to stay busy, "There is always something to be doing", and always work in cooperation with the Store Manager and fellow team members to provide and maintain a pleasant store environment.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities Include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Attendance & Dependability • Arrive to work early each and every day, prepared to serve our community with a positive attitude. • Be a dependable associate, someone the team can count on.
Never assume. • Always watch each others backs, and help each other to eliminate mistakes and improve overall efficiency. Customer Service • Provide positive representation of store. • Proactively assist customers in solving problems. • Greet customers entering and throughout the store. Thank customers when finished and when they are leaving the store. • Provide a friendly, outgoing demeanor; work well with customers as well as associates. • Possess excellent product knowledge and knowledge of store layout and location of products.
Store Operations • Maintain a positive, professional and safe work environment. • Perform accurate Inventory Counts and Data on a daily basis. • Communicate any issues or ideas to the Store Manager. • Assist with special projects. • Assist with daily maintenance, orderliness and cleanliness of the sales floor, stock room and outdoor merchandise areas. • Perform all other duties as assigned. Inventory & Merchandising • Assist to ensure receiving, checking in and stocking of merchandise is accurate and visually appealing to the store environment. • Responsible for maintenance of back stock levels. • Assist to ensure that daily counts, zero-hooks, and negative on hand reports are completed timely, legibly, and accurately. • Assist in ordering and maintaining desirable product inventory levels to ensure in-stocks and store profitability. • Assist with merchandise resets throughout the store. • Assist to ensure all signage is current in the store. • Assist in presenting a clean and orderly sales floor. Radio Communication • Assist in clear, audible, communication over the radios. • Memorize and Utilize the Military Alphabet for all Radio and Phone Communication.
Other Essential Requirements • Must write legibly, and maintain an organized environment. • Must have plumbing knowledge. Training & Growth • Actively be learning new skills. Physical Demands • Standing, Walking, Kneeling, Bending, Lifting (up to 75lbs) and Climbing.
We look forward to hearing from you. Thanks! ------------ Notice to Applicant about this Employer: You are applying for a job with an independently owned cooperative member of Ace Hardware Corporation, who operates this Ace Hardware store, not Ace Hardware Corporation.
The independent store owner alone is responsible for and independently makes all decisions concerning employment related matters, including hiring, firing, discipline, supervision, staffing and scheduling. Ace Hardware Corporation will not receive a copy of any applications submitted for this position, and will have no control over interviews and/or hiring decisions, does not control and is not responsible for the employment policies and practices of the independent store owner. If hired, the independent store owner will be your only employer.
Ace Hardware Corporation is not the employer for this position. The Ace Hardware trademarks, logos and designs are owned by Ace Hardware Corporation and used by independent store owners under a license from Ace Hardware Corporation.
Plumbing Knowledge Bilingual in English/Korean is a plus
Happy People with a team attitude only
Arlington County's Department of Community Planning, Housing and Development (CPHD) is seeking an experienced Plumbing Inspector to ensure that County's projects adhere to accepted standards and applicable codes and regulation. This position will assist in complex plumbing inspections of commercial and high-rise new construction.
Specific duties include:
- Conducting and documenting cross connection and code enforcement inspections for the county's new residential one- and two-family dwellings and low-rise construction projects;
- Inspecting plumbing and gas fitting installations during construction;
- Examining completed installations for workmanship and use of proper materials;
- Assisting and advising plumbers, contractors and others regarding plumbing regulations;
- Identifying and recommending solutions consistent with code requirements for field conditions which impact construction plans.
This Plumbing Inspector position will be filled at the Construction Codes Inspector I, II, or III level based on candidate's experience and qualifications. Once hired, the employee will receive training on materials, methodology and code requirements for residential and commercial high-rise inspections (see below under Additional Information for salary ranges).
Each Inspector receives cross training in all areas of code enforcement and may be responsible for providing technical direction in their specialty to other inspectors. Selection Criteria
Minimum: High School Diploma , GED or equivalent, plus;
Codes Inspector I: three years' trades specialty in plumbing or in general building construction experience and/or codes inspection or enforcement.
Codes Inspector II: three years' trades specialty in plumbing or general building construction experience with one year of experience in specialty area construction codes inspection or enforcement.
Codes Inspector III: three years of trades specialty in plumbing or general building construction experience with two years' experience in trades specialty area construction codes inspection or enforcement.
Substitution: Apprenticeship and/or trade school training related to specialty area may substitute for up to 1 year of general experience on a year-for-year basis.
Desirable: Preference will be given to applicants with one or more of the following:
a) Experience applying and interpreting the Uniform Statewide Codes in plumbing;
b) Experience/certification in cross-connection devices inspection; and/or
c) Certification in a construction trade.
The employee must be certified in trade specialty within 12 months of hire and must progress through the Construction Codes Inspector series to Construction Codes Inspector III within three years of hire, completing all of the required training modules and passing the required examinations to become certified as the following:
Combination Residential Inspector; and
Commercial Building Inspector in trade specialty.
The applicant must possess, or obtain by the time of appointment, a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's place of residence and the applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record.
The salary range for Construction Codes Inspector I is $47,236.80 - $72,113.60.
The salary range for Construction Codes Inspector II is $54,641.60 - $83,449.60.
The salary range for Construction Codes Inspector III is $$58,427.20 - $89,273.60.
Please note salaries listed above are effective July 1, 2019.
A standard County background check will be made on all candidates. Additional background checks may be necessary prior to admittance to secure federal facilities.
Positions require climbing ladders and going into trenches, walking up stairways, accessing small spaces and spending several hours a day standing and /or walking. Substantial time is spent outdoors or in buildings under construction/renovation in all types of weather conditions. Ability to work effectively with others is essential, although the employee normally works independently on field inspections, making decisions requiring the use of technical judgment and discretion.
Normal work hours are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Occasionally inspections are scheduled outside of the normal work hours. Inspectors normally start and end the workday in the office, and are required to participate in meetings and task groups.
Arlington County Government employee benefits depend on whether a position is permanent, the number of hours worked, and the number of months the position is scheduled.
Specific information on benefits and conditions of employment can be found on the Arlington County Human Resources Department website: www.arlingtonva.us/pers.
Permanent, Full-Time Appointments
All jobs are permanent, full-time appointments unless otherwise stated in the announcement. The following benefits are available:
Paid Leave: Vacation leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. Leave accrual increases every three years until eight hours of leave are earned biweekly for twelve or more years of service. Sick leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. There are eleven paid holidays each year.
Health and Dental Insurance: Three group health insurance plans are offered - a network open access plan, a point-of-service plan, and a health maintenance organization. A group dental insurance plan is also offered. The County pays a significant portion of the premium for these plans for employees and their dependents. A discount vision plan is provided for eye care needs.
Life Insurance: A group term policy of basic life insurance is provided at no cost to employees. The benefit is one times annual salary. Additional life insurance is available with rates based on the employee's age and smoker/non-smoker status.
Retirement: The County offers three vehicles to help you prepare for retirement: a defined benefit plan, a defined contribution plan (401(a)), and a deferred compensation plan (457). The defined benefit plan provides a monthly retirement benefit based on your final average salary and years of service with the County. You contribute a portion of your salary on a pre-tax basis to this plan. General employees contribute 4% of pay; uniformed public safety employees contribute 7.5% of pay. Employees become vested in the plan at five years of service. The County also contributes to this plan.
For general employees, the County also contributes 4.2% of pay to a defined contribution plan (401(a)) . The County also matches your 457 contribution, up to $20 per pay period, in this plan. The 457 deferred compensation plan allows you to set aside money on either a pre-tax (457b) or post-tax (457 Roth) basis up to the IRS annual limit. New employees are automatically enrolled with a pre-tax contribution equal to 2% of your base pay.
Other Benefits: The County also offers health, dependent care, and parking flexible spending accounts; long-term care insurance; tuition assistance; transit and walk/bike to work subsidies; a college savings plan; wellness programs; training opportunities; and a variety of other employee benefits.
Permanent, Part-Time Appointments:
Part time employees who work ten or more hours per week receive paid leave and benefits in proportion to the number of hours worked per week.
Limited Term Appointments:
Benefits are the same as permanent appointments except that the employees do not achieve permanent status.
Temporary Regular Appointments:
Temporary regular employees who work 30 hours or more per week are eligible for health, dental, and basic life insurance as described above. They are also eligible for vacation, sick leave, and paid holidays.
Temporary Seasonal and Occasional Appointments:
Temporary employees who work on a seasonal basis or variable hours receive sick leave, but do not normally receive other paid leave or benefits. Exceptions are noted in individual announcements.
Highest level of education you have completed (pick closest that applies):
High School, GED or equivalent
Technical training in trades specialty
Apprenticeship in trades specialty
Bachelor's degree in related to construction or specialty area
How much experience do you have in building construction codes inspection or enforcement?
- 1 but less than 2 years
- 2 but less than 3 years
- 3 years or more
How much experience do you have in plumbing and gas fitting installations during construction?
- 1 but less than 2 years
- 2 but less than 3 years
- 3 years or more
Check if you have any of the following (please check ALL that apply):
Experience applying and interpreting the Uniform Statewide Codes in plumbing
Experience/certification in cross-connection devices inspection
Certification in a construction trade
None of the above
Please indicate which Inspection Certifications you possess (check ALL that apply):
I am certified as (check ALL that apply):
ICC Building Inspector
ICC Building Plan Examiner
Virginia Building Inspector
Virginia Electrical Inspector
Virginia Mechanical Inspector
Virginia Building, Electrical, or Mechanical Plans Examiner
Another State Building, Electrical, or Mechanical Inspector
Another State Building, Electrical, or Mechanical Plans Examiner
Cross Connection Devices
Agency Arlington County
Address 2100 Clarendon Blvd, Suite 511
Arlington, Virginia, 22201
Sales Specialist Plumbing
What You Will Do
All Lowe's associates deliver quality customer service while maintaining a store that is clean, safe, and stocked with the products our customers need. As a Sales Specialist Plumbing, this means:
Being friendly and professional, eager to understand the customer's specific needs in order to pair the best products and service offerings in support of their project.
Ensuring displayed merchandise reflects our high standards of showroom readiness, operates as intended during demonstrations, and is up to date, accurately mirroring the manufacturers current product offering.
Engaging in safe work practices including the proper operation of store equipment.
The Sales Specialist Plumbing serves as an expert, explaining the specifications and features of a product or service to existing or potential customers, with the goal of closing a sale. This associate provides exceptional consultative services to customers and confirms their needs are met before leaving the store. The Sales Specialist Plumbing is also responsible for executing orders and projects in their area of focus.
This role does not require regular travel; however, this role may need to travel on occasion to meetings, trainings, or to support neighboring stores.
What We're Looking For
Hourly Full Time: Generally scheduled 39 to 40 hours per week, respectively; more hours may be required based on the needs of the store.
Requires morning, afternoon and evening availability any day of the week.
Physical ability to perform tasks that may require prolonged standing, sitting, and other activities necessary to perform job duties.
Minimally must be able to lift 25 pounds without assistance; may lift over 25 pounds with or without assistance.
What You Need To Succeed
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- 1 year of external experience in customer facing sales OR 6 months Lowe's retail experience.
- 1 year of experience entering and submitting customer sales orders, including Special Order Sales.
- 2 years of experience identifying and selling products based upon customer needs or plans.
- 2 years of experience in providing customer service including identifying and resolving customer complaints, greeting customers, answering phones, building relationships with customers, and thanking customers for their business.
- 2 years of experience following up on outstanding or incomplete customer orders, sales, or installs.
- 1 year of experience promoting product related services and plans such as installation, delivery, credit financing, or extended protection plans.
- 2 years of experience in a sales environment with required sales goals or metrics.
- 1 year of employment with Lowe's as a Sales Specialist.
- 1 year of experience in a trade directly related to fashion bath or plumbing.
If the state or local municipality requires a salesperson license for this position, you must either be licensed or pass the requisite licensing exam within sixty (60) days of starting employment in this position.
Lowe's is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.
Lowe's is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.
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