City Of Seattle, WA Seattle , WA 98113
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The Department of Construction and Inspections is recruiting to fill a Pressure Systems Inspector to conduct first inspections, recurring inspections, accident investigations, complaint investigations, and license inspections for the City of Seattle.
This position inspects new installations of boilers and pressure vessels, recurring inspections, conducts accident investigations, conducts complaint investigations, and conducts license inspections in accordance with prescribed codes and policies for the City of Seattle. You will work independently and be self motivated to schedule daily inspections, resolve violations, and to work towards voluntary compliance with customers. The Pressure Systems Inspector is responsible to use good, sound, reporting techniques which include the use of inspection reports, computer programs, email, and voicemail. Ability to successfully use software such as MS Word, Excel, and the internet to conduct research.
Inspect existing boilers, pressure vessel and pressure systems for continuing certification.
Determine the type of test to be performed.
Perform installation permit inspections to ensure proper installation and operation of newly-installed boilers, pressure systems for ensuring compliance with existing codes and laws.
Perform repair inspections to evaluate proposed method of repair, qualifications of welder and written procedures and to monitor repair work.
Plan and schedule inspections and the processing of permits and monthly inspection reports.
Conduct investigations of failures, accidents and explosions of boilers, pressure vessels and pressure systems, determine causes and recommend policies and procedures to prevent reoccurrence.
Meet with customers on their respective job sites. Customers typically include property owners, renters, contractors, vendors, and insurance investigators/inspectors. The Pressure Systems Inspector needs to be able to work collaboratively with a wide variety of staff, citizens, and other stakeholders towards successful outcomes
Requires one year of experience performing increasingly responsible and complex pressure systems and boiler inspection work.
The required inspection experience must have included a substantial amount of time inspecting boilers in operation and using Seattle's Boiler Code and related Mechanical and Energy Codes.
Insurance Inspection experience.
Good attendance with reliable and punctual work ethic.
Code Shop experience working with testing laboratories.
Solid understanding of the various methods of Non-Destructive examination and fabricating processes.
Familiarity with the following codes is preferred:
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Boiler and Pressure Vessel Construction Codes
National Board Inspection Code
American Petroleum Institute (API) Codes
International Building Code
International Mechanical Code
International Fuel Gas Code
Washington State Boiler Code
City of Seattle Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
Inspector Commission from the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors as an In-service Inspector.
Current State of Washington driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility.
A pre-employment physical is required.
Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including a pre-employment physical, a driving abstract, and a background check of conviction and arrest records in compliance with Seattle's Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17. Applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information.
Additional Information:The Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections is a proud participant in the Race and Social Justice Initiative, a citywide effort to realize the vision of racial equity.
We require a strong commitment to customer service and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences; people of color, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.