Building Inspector -I
Type: Full Time
Salary/Pay Rate: $58,633.00/YR- $76,460.00/YR - (DOQ)
General Description of Duties
Under general direction, the purpose of the position is to perform highly complex technical work reviewing and analyzing residential and commercial construction plans and specifications submitted for permitting construction projects to ensure compliance with all building codes, ordinances and regulatory requirements applicable to the work. Employees in this classification perform at journey professional level, and are responsible for providing plans review in various construction trades to ensure compliance with Florida Building Code requirements. Position provides technical expertise to licensed professionals, developers, other County departments and the general public regarding code and construction requirements. Employees conduct field visits as necessary to maintain a high degree of public safety.
Essential Job Functions
The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position
Inspects or performs plans examination of residential and commercial structures, to ensure that the work being performed meets the minimum requirements of applicable codes and ordinances.
Assists and clearly communicates with the public, both orally and in writing, to explain Code and County policy questions. Assists other inspectors or plan examiners as required.
Organizes and plans daily route to ensure efficient use of time and resources.
Collects, organizes and maintains documentation associated with assigned inspection or plans examination activities.
Submits required daily reports and other written or oral presentations to the Building Official or his designees.
Updates inspection or plans examination results in the permit data base.
Performs independent research and training on codes to ensure current knowledge of trends and developments in the field.
Schedules routine cleaning and scheduling of maintenance on assigned vehicles and equipment.
Required to report to work at the appointed hour, as scheduled, and to work the entire assigned schedule.
Plumbing: Inspectors and Plans Examiner
Ensures compliance with the current adopted Plumbing Code and County Ordinances for the installation of sanitary drainage systems, storm water drainage systems, irrigation systems potable and non-potable water distribution systems and the setting of all plumbing fixtures.
Mechanical: Inspectors and Plans Examiner
Ensures compliance with the adopted Mechanical Code, Gas Code and any pertinent County Ordinances as they relate to the installation of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and exhaust systems. This also includes the installation of refrigeration equipment, duct work systems, electrical, and gas operated and cooling appliances, fireplaces and gas operated boiler/water heaters, hydronic and fuel gas piping systems, and solar energy equipment.
Electrical: Inspectors and Plans Examiner
Ensures compliance with the latest State-approved edition of the National Electric code (NFPA-70) and all pertinent County Ordinances and on all electrical services, distribution panels, sub-panels, and branch circuits, including all raceways, wiring, grounding, switches, outlets and devices. The inspections and plan review are done in all industrial, commercial, agricultural, and residential structures that receive electrical system power from utility companies, generators, and solar systems.
Building: Inspectors and Plans Examiner
Ensures compliance with the Florida Building Code, Standard for Hurricane Resistance and County Ordinances. Required are inspection and plan review of footings, slabs, lintels, tie beams, wall framing, roof framing and all sheathing, shingles, stairs, guardrails, handrails, grading for proper drainage and any other aspects of structural safety, fire safety, and handicap accessibility.
1 & 2 Family Dwelling: Inspectors and Plans Examiner
Ensures compliance with the Florida Building Code, Standard for Hurricane Resistance and County Ordinances. Required are inspection and plan review of footings, slabs, lintels, tie beams, wall framing, roof framing and all sheathing, shingles, stairs, guardrails, handrails, electrical systems, mechanical systems, plumbing systems, grading for proper drainage and any other aspects of structural, and fire safety.
Answers telephone, text and email inquiries.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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CITY HALL / HUMAN RESOURCES & RISK MANAGEMENT
101 CHURCH STREET ROOM 230, KISSIMMEE, FL 34741
FAX TO 407.518.2119 OR CALL: 407.518.2110
Full-time employees (working 40 hours) are eligible for Life, Health and Dental benefits. Full-time employees will participate in the local law pension plan that applies to the position. Temporary or part-time employees are not eligible for benefits. This employer participates in E-verify.
A physical and drug screening by the City physician may be required for anyone who is hired by the City of Kissimmee. Veteran’s preference is pursuant to state law.
The City of Kissimmee supports the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may request reasonable accommodation throughout the selection process by calling 407.518.2110.
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