BUILDING INSPECTOR III
Must have the physical, developmental and mental ability to perform job tasks, work efforts, responsibilities and duties of the job illustrated. The job description herein provides for the range of duties to be performed for this position. It is not intended to reflect all duties that are required within this position.
Technical construction inspection work requiring a high level of judgment in enforcement of adopted codes and standards in licensed disciplines. Performs field inspections to check construction for compliance with adopted codes, standards, ordinances, approved plans and manufacturer specifications/requirements. Produces lists of violations and departures from approved plans and/or manufacturer specifications/requirements, and posts correction notices. Requires that violations be corrected and construction be performed in accordance with approved plans, and manufacturer specifications/requirements, or that plans be revised as necessary, before approving the inspection.
Inspects mobile/manufactured structure installations for compliance with manufacturer requirements and state guidelines, as appropriate. Lists violations and requires that they be corrected before approving the installation. Provides code interpretations to interested parties. Meets with owners, contractors, architects, engineers and plans examiners to resolve field problems. Maintains effective communications with supervisors, plans examiners and other inspection agencies. Posts stop work orders as directed for unpermitted work. Produces both oral and written inspection reports as required. Enters inspection results and comments in computer.
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Knowledge of construction codes, standards and ordinances. Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques used in building construction. Ability to sit, bend, stoop, stand, ambulate independently, drive from work site to work site and perform inspections. Ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions. Ability to see colors, hear sounds at a normal level, perform tasks that require eye and hand coordination, speak in a manner that can be understood, write clear and concise reports and complete forms. Ability to perform work in all weather and environmental conditions. Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with owners, contractors, design professionals, other agency inspectors, the public and other employees. Ability to use basic computer software.
Graduate of an accredited high school or possess an acceptable equivalency diploma and have a minimum of five (5) years experience in the building construction professions or trades.
Must have a valid drivers license and be able to secure a valid Florida drivers license at the time of employment within this classification.
A comparable amount of related training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications with the exception of the required licensure and certification.
Must possess a standard license as either a One and Two Family Dwelling Inspector, or any three (3) of the following trades: Building, Electrical, Plumbing or Mechanical Inspector, from the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (BPR).
Failure to maintain any of the required certifications or licensures may be cause for termination.
JOB LOCATION : Building & Codes , Bartow, FL
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
HIRING RATE : $44,928.00- $54,974.40 (Pay Grade 24)
Interested applicants and employees should apply by creating an application profile as detailed below. Apply no later than the closing date indicated above. Posting may close at any time without notice.
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POLK COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, HUMAN RESOURCES (863) 534-6030
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