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Building Inspector

City of Mableton

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Purpose of Position: This position is responsible for participating in residential building inspection activities in accordance with certifications attained.

Essential Functions & Duties:

  • Reads and interprets trade and certification specific residential construction documents and plan and specifications for comparison and code compliance to as-built on-site field construction conditions.
  • Documents and maintains accurate records trade and certification specific residential inspections, actions taken, and regulatory efforts; prepares written reports and correspondence.
  • Meets and confers with contractors, builders, design professionals, and the public to address concerns, code questions or building requirements, alternatives, and policies and procedures.
  • Performs limited professional trade and/or certification inspections of new, existing, and damaged residential and commercial structures for conformance to codes, amendments, ordinances, regulations, specifications, and standards.
  • Maintains required CEUs to keep ICC certifications current.
  • Operates and maintains a motor vehicle, assigned tools and materials.
  • Retrieves open records request documents from storage.
  • Issues Certificates of Occupancy for residential construction depending on experience and certifications attained.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with work experience in the construction trades or having had a similar position for one to two years.
  • Possession of a valid driver's licenses issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
  • Possession of one valid/current certification from the International Code Council (ICC) as a Residential (Building, Electrical, Mechanical, or Plumbing) Inspector within 6 months of employment.
  • Knowledge of laws, ordinances, construction codes, policies, standards, and regulations related to the job.
  • Knowledge of safety processes and procedures.
  • Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.
  • Skill in the safe operation of a motor vehicle.
  • Skill in the completion of mathematical calculations.
  • Skill in interpreting complex information and in conveying it to others in an accurate, complete, and understandable manner.
  • Skill in the provision of customer services.
  • Skill in operating various types of tools and equipment.

Physical Demands: The work requires sedentary and active engagement with residents, businesses, departments and Mayor and Council, including participation and/or attendance at townhalls and City Council meetings. The employee is occasionally required to exert a light amount of force. This position occasionally requires the use of tools or equipment requiring dexterity.

Hourly Payment Range: $20.00 - $30.00

The City of Mableton has the right to revise this position description at any time and does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

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