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Building Inspector

Company: City of Titusville
Location: Titusville
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

This is responsible technical work performing building inspections during construction, alteration, or modification for compliance with municipal codes. Incumbent coordinates with other inspectors to examine building/zoning projects from initial permit issuance through completion. Interprets and enforces applicable codes/laws. Work is assigned/reviewed by the Deputy Building Official and/or the Department Director.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)

Performs field inspections of installations according to approved plans/specifications of the adopted codes and standards under which project was permitted. Explains and interprets City codes/standards to contractors, architects, property owners, etc. involved in the construction process. Seeks resolution of any differences/problems to ensure compliance with plans as approved. Prepares oral and written progress reports on projects. Researches and develops case histories for quasi-judicial and judicial cases against violators of building codes/standards. Attends various meetings. Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:
Good knowledge of laws, codes, and regulations relating to building and construction. Good knowledge of construction techniques of skilled trades (electrical, carpentry, painting, air conditioning, masonry, and plumbing). Good knowledge of materials, practices, and equipment of building construction. Good knowledge of stages of construction in which possible defect and violations are most easily observed and corrected. Good knowledge of principles and specifications contained in legal construction documents and contracts. Ability to prepare and present drawings, plans, and specifications. Ability to prepare cost estimates and analysis. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

High School graduate or equivalent diploma required plus five years' experience in building inspection/construction. Standard Certification and current licensure by the State of Floridas Department of Business and Professional Regulations or ability to obtain such licenses within two years of hire as a 1 & 2 Family Dwelling Inspector or one of the following: Building, Electrical, Plumbing or Mechanical Inspector required. Prefer certification in a field of specialty. A combination of education and experience may be considered.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of Florida Operator's license and must be able to provide dependable transportation. Must complete Inspector certification by International Code Council, FL State Minimum Standards, or comparable national agency in field of assignment (building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical) within one year of employment. Incumbent with primary assignment in electrical inspections must possess Journeyman Electrician certification. Construction Inspectors may be required to perform the inspections for other departments as necessary.

During occasions of local emergencies, this position may be required to report to perform emergency tasks, which may result in extended work hours as well as extended periods of time away from family members. The Incident Commander and the employees department Head will make the determination as to who will be required to work.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess the physical ability to conduct inspections at construction sites during all phases of construction, including lifting up to 50 pounds, climbing ladders, traversing uneven terrain and maintaining balance on inclines. Must occasionally work in adverse weather conditions. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

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Keywords: City of Titusville, Titusville , Building Inspector, Other , Titusville, Florida

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