Inspector Job at City of Houston, TX – 3.8 in Houston, TX
Applications Accepted from: All Persons Interested
Posting Number: 24732
Service Line: Houston Permitting Center
Branch: Code Enforcement
Section: Multi-Family/Habitability Inspection
Location: 1002 Washington Avenue
Workdays & Hours: Monday – Friday 7:00 am – 4:00 pm*
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Ensures that construction meets local and national building codes, ordinances and technical specifications through various duties that include, but are not limited to the following: Inspects mechanical, electrical, plumbing or structural systems to ensure they comply with building codes and local ordinances. Provides written feedback related to the findings. Performs record keeping activities, maintains daily logs, records/maintains photographs taken during inspections and issues violation notices and stop-work orders under supervision of senior technical staff. Monitors construction sites periodically to ensure overall compliance with codes. Meets with general public, contractors, technical professionals and businesses to respond to inquiries and technical problems. Researches and evaluates plans, specifications and drawings. Prepares and submits various technical reports. Performs other duties as assigned.
The position routinely requires lifting of moderately heavy items, such as computers or records boxes (up to 40 pounds) and/or very long periods of walking on rough surfaces on a routine basis.
This is a Houston Public Works position at the Tier III Level.
MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Requires a high school diploma/GED, and up to 18 months of education or training in the area of inspection to be performed.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Two years of journey level experience related to the area of inspection to be performed are required.
MINIMUM LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
Required a valid Texas driver’s license and compliance with the City of Houston’s policy on driving (AP 2-2).
Preference will be given to applicants with valid ICC Commercial or Residential building inspector certification.
**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6**.
SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED: None
However, the department may administer a skills assessment evaluation.
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION: Yes
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate’s qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.
Pay Grade 18
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.
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Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.
All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.
Company: City of Houston, TX – 3.8
Company Location: Houston, TX