Senior Building Inspector - Plumbing & Mechanical

City Of Hayward, CA Hayward , CA 94542

Posted 2 weeks ago

Description

COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022. Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: City of Hayward COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy

DEADLINE TO APPLY: First review scheduled for Monday, February 20, 2023; Open Until Filled

DEFINITION

Inspects plans of buildings and construction for compliance with building codes, laws and ordinances, particularly those involving plumbing, heating, ventilation, refrigeration and mechanical codes; trains and instructs other inspectors on plumbing-mechanical inspections and provides working lead assistance to other inspectors as required.

Essential Duties

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

Performs skilled inspection work in enforcing compliance with the City's building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and energy codes plus other related local and state ordinances.

Assists the general public contractors, architects and engineers by interpreting and giving detailed explanation of requirements and application of building, plumbing, mechanical and electrical codes and related local and state ordinances.

Makes joint field inspections with Building Inspector during construction of buildings to ensure compliance with applicable laws and ordinances and assists on difficult field inspection problems.

Trains and provides working lead assistance in specialty to Building Inspectors in the performance of their duties, reviews output and quality of work performed, and provides and evaluation of same to management.

Keep records and reports of inspections.

Review applications for building permit, helps applicant fill in required permit data and sees that all required documents and data are included.

Checks plumbing, heating ventilation, refrigeration and mechanical construction for compliance with codes.

Check permits to assure that all fees have been paid for fixtures gas lines, plumbing and mechanical installations.

Reviews and approves plans of industrial and commercial building to insure compliance with plumbing-mechanical codes or ordinances.

May consult with designers or builders regarding requirements in plumbing-mechanical plans.

Inspects major commercial and industrial construction for conformance with plumbing-mechanical codes.

Orders corrections and improvements whenever necessary and follows up on rejected work to see that corrections are made.

Prepares correspondence regarding inspections and code requirements.

Reviews complex plumbing-mechanical inspection work.

May issue permits and prepare office copies of documents for processing and filing.

Reviews complex plumbing and mechanical inspection work.

Meets and confers with Building Official and Assistant Building Official regarding various pertinent matters.

JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

  • Building, housing, plumbing, mechanical and electrical codes with specialized knowledge of materials and standards to be applied in plumbing-mechanical construction.

Ability to:

  • Effectively train and provide working lead assistance to subordinate personnel.

  • Read and interpret building plans and specifications and to enforce their application.

  • Prepare clear and concise written reports.

  • Deal effectively and tactfully with fellow employees, the general public, architects and engineers.

  • Research and study the various building, housing, plumbing, mechanical and electrical codes, laws and ordinances.

  • Perform moderate to heavy amounts of paperwork.

  • Perform the physical aspects to a field inspection.

Minimum Qualifications

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

Experience: Four (4) years of experience as a journey level plumber preferably including one (1) year in a supervisory capacity.

OR

Two (2) years plumbing/mechanical inspection experience involving major commercial or industrial installations.

Education: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.

Licenses and Certificates:

Ability to possess upon employment a valid Class III California Driver's License.

International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO) Certification as a plumbing-mechanical and/or combination inspector is highly desirable, but not required.

Supplemental Information

PROBATIONARY PERIOD: One (1) Year

SELECTION PROCEDURE

COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022. Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: City of Hayward COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy

Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application and responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire which fully describe the nature of their professional experience and qualifications. The rating of the supplemental questions may determine application status and/or rank on the eligible list. Applications submitted without all required materials will not be considered.

Based on the information provided, employment applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications. Those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, written examination and/or supplemental questionnaires reviewed by subject matter experts.

The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department derived from any of the exam processes mentioned above. Actual hire depends on success in the departmental selection process.

Candidates under final consideration for employment with the City should expect to undergo an employment background/reference check that may include, but is not limited to: employment history verification, medical evaluation, confirmation of educational credentials and degrees, licenses including driver's license, registrations, certificates, and other credentials as part of the appointment process. Some positions, depending on the nature of the work, also require a credit check and a review of Summary Criminal History obtained from the State Department of Justice through Live Scan Fingerprinting.

Applicants will be notified electronically via Government Jobs as to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receive email notice from Neogov/Government Jobs and the City of Hayward.

The City of Hayward reserves the right to modify the selection process as necessary to conform to administrative or business necessity.

APPLICATIONS

Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov under the Current Vacancies tab or at www.GovernmentJobs.com. Paper applications can be obtained by visiting the Human Resources Department at Hayward City Hall located at 777 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow at least one (1) hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. Our on-line application system is provided by Government Jobs. If you have problems while applying online, please contact the Government Jobs Help Desk at (855) 524-5627.

The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Benefits Overview

This summary provides a brief overview of the benefits available to regular full-time City employees. As indicated in the 2020 Benefit Summary, some employee groups have different benefits based upon negotiated agreements. Depending on employee group, some of these benefits may include:

  • Your choice of CalPERS Medical Plan (with generous employer contribution)

  • CalPERS Defined Benefit Retirement Plan (2.5% at 55 for Classic CalPERS members | 2.0% at 62 for New CalPERS members | 3.0% at 50 for Classic Safety members | 2.7% at 57 for New Safety Members)

  • Dental Insurance (plans available through Dental Dental or United Concordia)

  • Vision Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Disability Insurance

  • Paid Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Health and Wellness Reimbursement

  • Professional Development Reimbursement

  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan (employee paid)

  • Other Employee Paid benefits include Aflac, LegalShield, etc.

To view a summary of the benefits the City offers, please click here.

01

Please be sure to answer the supplemental questions thoroughly and accurately. Applicants are responsible for clearly, completely, and accurately identifying their qualifications. Your responses to the questions must be supported by both the work experience listed on your application as well as your resume. The rating of the supplemental questions may determine your application status and/or rank on the eligible list. Responses should be sufficiently detailed to assist in evaluating your qualifications for this position. Writing 'see resume' or 'N/A' is not a sufficient response. I have read and understand the statement above concerning submission of supplemental questionnaire responses.

  • Yes

  • No

02

Do you have at least four (4) years of experience as a journey level plumber?

  • Yes

  • No

03

Do you possess at least two (2) years plumbing/mechanical inspection experience involving major commercial or industrial installations?

  • Yes

  • No

04

Do you have one year of supervisory experience?

  • Yes

  • No

05

Do you possess a High School diploma or G.E.D.?

  • Yes

  • No

06

Do you currently possess an International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO) as a plumbing-mechanical and/or combination inspector?

  • Yes

  • No

07

Upon employment, you must possess a valid Class III California Driver's License. Do you understand this requirement and accept this condition of employment?

  • Yes

  • No

08

Please describe your experience reviewing inspection work and ensuring compliance.

09

Please describe your experience in providing detailed explanations or interpretations of requirements to the general public, architects, engineers etc.

10

Please tell us about your experience reviewing and approving plans of industrial and commercial building to ensure compliance with plumbing-mechanical codes or ordinances.

Required Question

Agency City of Hayward

Address 777 B Street

Hayward, California, 94541

Phone 510-583-4500

Website http://www.hayward-ca.gov


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