Building Inspector 1

City Of Chattanooga Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 5 days ago

Summary Benefits Supplemental Questions

  • THIS POSITION IS BEING RE-POSTED TO SUPPLEMENT THE CURRENT APPLICANT POOL. IF YOU PREVIOUSLY APPLIED, YOU DO NOT NEED TO RE-APPLY*

This is a non-exempt position.

Incumbents in this classification are responsible for conducting inspections of commercial and residential buildings to ensure compliance with relevant building inspection codes. Duties include conducting inspections; interpreting and enforcing applicable codes and preparing related reports and paperwork. Works under limited supervision.

SERIES LEVEL:

The Building Inspector 1 is the first level of a three level building inspection series.

Examples of Duties:ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

(The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.)

Performs field inspections of "vertical" construction work, buildings and premises for conformance with applicable codes, established specifications and approved construction plans.

Inspects construction alteration, demolition, use and occupancy of buildings and premises to verify structural strength, stability, sanitation, adequate lighting, ventilation and safety to life and property from fire and other hazards.

Investigates complaints relating to zoning; issues correction notices and stop work notices, follows up on abatement orders, issues court citations or takes other actions as appropriate.

Provides information and technical assistance concerning code requirements; discusses problem areas with property owners and contractors; recommends solutions to problems and responds to questions or complaints concerning code violations.

Interprets and enforces the provisions of applicable federal, state and local codes, laws, rules, regulations, specifications, standards, policies and procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.

Coordinates inspection activities with other departments, property owners, contractors, other inspectors or other individuals.

Inspects soil conditions for footings and slabs; checks footings and slabs for size, reinforcement, vapor barrier, perimeter insulation and cleanliness; checks foundations for structural integrity; inspects ventilation of crawl space; inspects framing and checks for structural stability.

Issues certificates of occupancy when construction work is completed and meets all codes.

Issues court citations for violation of ordinances.

Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, logs, inspection reports, investigation reports, violation reports, certificates of occupancy or other documents.

Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, flood certificates, engineer certificates, architectural drawings, construction drawings, zoning maps, flood maps, specifications, manuals, code books, ordinances, standards, reference materials or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.

Review residential and commercial construction documents to ensure compliance with applicable permitting requirements.

Enters inspection results and findings in applicable databases.

Uses, carries and answers their cell phone for business purposes as determined by the assigned job duties and the department head.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Five (5) years of any combination of relevant education, training or experience sufficient to perform the essential duties of the job will be considered.

An example of relevant education includes completion of a trade apprenticeship or training in a skilled trade area with emphasis in "vertical" building construction. An example of relevant experience includes building construction work.

LICENSING AND CERTIFICATIONS:

Valid Tennessee Driver's License;

Special Police Commission Certification;

Building Inspector Certification within one year of appointment.

Supplemental Information:KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of applicable ordinances, codes and laws related to building construction, mechanical, electrical and/or plumbing systems; materials, methods and techniques used in building construction, mechanical, electrical and/or plumbing systems; and customer service principles.

Skill in conducting inspections of residential and commercial buildings to ensure compliance with applicable building codes; using computers and related software applications; preparing reports, notices and/or field notes; reading and interpreting construction drawings and specifications; recognizing faulty construction and equipment or hazardous conditions; providing customer service and communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Positions in this class typically require climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions and intense noises.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Safety Sensitive: N

Department of Transportation - CDL: N

Child Sensitive: N

All employment offers are made at the beginning salary unless otherwise authorized.

All employees must maintain Tennessee residency from the date of hire.

Only applicants who provide a valid email address will be notified when the position has been filled.

The City of Chattanooga, Tennessee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
19-00062 DG


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