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Building Inspector

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$20.00 - $25.00/hour
  • Posted Date:09/24/2018

Job Description

The purpose of this position is to provide code enforcement, conduct building inspections, and enforce building codes for the City of Pecos. This is accomplished by inspecting properties for city code compliance and enforcing building codes. Other duties include reviewing city permit applications.

Conducts building inspections by checking plumbing, electrical, HVAC, framing, and footings; performing construction site inspections to make sure contractors are following ICC codes; checking contractors’ licenses; and reviewing plans and blueprints.

Enforces building codes by determining if any violations have occurred; locating property owners; mailing violation notices; and performing second inspections to check for corrections.

Reviews permit applications by assisting permit clerk in determining permits necessity and examining permit applications to determine set back compliance to the zoning ordinance.

Requirements

Formal Education

Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature which may be obtained with a two year associate's degree, diploma or equivalent from a college, technical, business, vocational, or correspondence school. Appropriate certification may be awarded upon satisfactory completion of advanced study or training.

Experience

Over three years up to and including five years.

Supervision

Job has no responsibility for the direction or supervision of others.

Human Collaboration Skills

Decisions regarding implementation of policies may be made. Contact may involve support of controversial positions or the negotiation of sensitive issues or important presentations. Contacts may involve stressful, negative interactions with the public requiring high levels of tact and the ability to respond to aggressive interpersonal interactions.

Freedom to Act

Receives Limited Direction: The employee normally performs the duty assignment according to his or her own judgment, requesting supervisory assistance only when necessary. Special projects are managed with little oversight and assignments may be reviewed upon completion. Performance reviewed periodically.

Technical Skills

Advanced: Work requires advanced skills and knowledge in approaches and systems, which affect the design and implementation of major programs and/or processes organization-wide. Independent judgment and decision-making abilities are necessary to apply technical skills effectively.

Fiscal Responsibility

Position has no fiscal responsibility.

Reading

Intermediate - Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.

Math

Basic - Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.

Writing

Intermediate - Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.

Certification &
Other Requirements

Electrical, Plumbing, Valid Driver's License

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