Building Inspector

Website City of Waco

Building Inspector

 

City of Waco

 

Salary: See Position Description

 

Job Number: 2022-01421

 

Location: Waco, TX

 

Department: Development Services

 

Job Type: Full Time

 

Summary

 

WHY WORK FOR WACO:

 

• Make a difference in the lives of real people every day

• 37 days of sick, vacation, and holiday time in the 1st year of employment

• Onsite fitness centers and overall employee well-being programs

• Paid Parental Leave

• Education Assistance Program

• Be part of a high performing team

• Diverse community

• Company culture of equity and inclusion, serves with integrity, invests in people, provides excellent and innovative services, and focuses on teamwork

 

Primary Duties

 

Minimum Staring Pay: $23.00/hour Depending on Qualifications

 

Under basic supervision, inspects commercial and residential construction projects for Inspection Services; reviews technical plans and construction documents, inspects structures and verifies compliance with all building, safety and construction codes, standards and regulations and with the approved building plans.

 

• Inspects residential and commercial building construction and building trades activities conducted under permits issued by the City; verifies construction activities are in compliance with all applicable codes, ordinances and regulations.

• Inspects building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing construction, as allowed by license; approves work which conforms to City codes and zoning regulations; identifies compliance deficiencies and defines corrections to be made; coordinates inspection work with other departments and agencies.

• Reviews plans and specifications of projects to gain familiarity with the projects prior to inspection; performs field inspections to evaluate the work performed and materials used.

• Verifies quality of workmanship, quality of materials used and compliance with plans, specifications, estimates and applicable codes and regulations; notes deficiencies and deviations from plans; interprets regulations and issues notices of violation within scope of authority.

• Maintains communications with developers and builders on construction and inspection projects; analyzes practices, identifies problems and recommends improvements; maintains and updates inspection records, project documentation and Department files.

• Refers serious problems and disagreements in compliance issues to Building Inspection Supervisor.

• Answers inquiries and assists customers with application process, compliance issues, permit review, codes and code enforcement and other City standards and regulations.

• Responds to requests for information; interprets City and state codes, resolves conflicts, provides technical information to City staff and provides assistance to the public within scope of authority.

• Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information.

• Performs other related and assigned duties as required.

• Driving is essential.

 

Qualifications

 

Required:

 

• High School Diploma or GED equivalent

• AND five year’s journeyman/foreman-level experience in building trades, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing installation;

• OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.

• International Code Council (ICC) Inspector certifications are required within one year of hire.

 

Preferred:

 

• Certification as Building Inspector through the International Code Council, Electrical Inspector, State Plumbing Inspector License with a Med Gas Endorsement, or ICC Mechanical Inspector.

• Depending on the needs of the City, incumbent may be required to obtain additional specific technical training and certifications.

 

Physical Demands

Medium Work:

 

• Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

 

EEO StatementThe City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

 

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The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

 

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