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Inspector II

Clayton County Board of Commissioners

Posted: Mar. 8, 2018

End Date: Apr. 13, 2018

Salary: $42,064
MUST MEET MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  High School diploma required; Vocational/Technical degree with training emphasis in building construction or building trades preferred; supplemented by five (5) years previous experience and/or training that includes building construction and/or building inspection. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Georgia contractor's license or a valid ICC (International Code Council) Certification as a Residential Building Inspector. Must possess a Residential Plumbing, Electrical, and Mechanical Inspector Certification. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license.

TYPING SPEED:  35 WPM PREFERRED. (If requested by the department, Typing Test will be administered at a later date. Application will be reviewed and sent to the department if all other minimum qualifications are met.)

NATURE OF WORK: The purpose of this classification is to perform structural inspections for residential buildings and all trade inspections for residential, commercial and industrial buildings and related systems to ensure compliance with applicable building codes, ordinances, plans, and specifications. Work is performed under supervision of the Chief Building Inspector.

SOME OF THE ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:  Perform structural field inspections of new/existing residential buildings during/after the construction process for compliance with applicable building codes, zoning codes, established specifications, and approved construction plans. Conducts field inspections of electrical, plumbing, mechanical and systems of new/existing industrial, commercial, and residential structures during/after the construction process for conformance with applicable codes; inspects plumbing systems, drainage systems, materials, pipes, fixtures, workmanship, and other components; determines acceptability of materials and equipment used in plumbing installations; assists fire marshal in conducting safety inspections; conducts final plumbing inspections and follow-up inspections as needed. Assists in interpreting and enforcing the provisions of applicable federal, state, and local codes, laws, rules, regulations, specifications, standards, policies, and procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deficiencies, variations, or violations. Provides information and technical assistance concerning building codes, technical requirements, and necessary changes; meets with building contractors; discusses problem areas with property owners, developers, contractors, and architects; recommends solutions to problems; responds to questions or complaints concerning code violations; provides information and technical expertise to other staff members. Reviews architectural plans, construction documents, and specifications for compliance with codes; approves or rejects proposed plans as appropriate; reviews and approves permit applications. Performs other related duties as required.

Tasks require the ability to exert moderate, though not constant physical effort, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (12-20 pounds).  Some task require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors of shades of colors, sounds, depth, and visual cues or signals.  Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:  Selection will be made from a register of eligible applicants that may be established by education, work experience, test score, personal interview, credit check, criminal history, driving history (copy of driver’s license may be required), drug screen, and/or physical examination.

TO APPLY: Applications may be submitted on-line at our County Website until the position is filled.