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Building Inspector at SuperbTech, Inc.

Building Inspector

SuperbTech, Inc. Antelope Valley, CA Full Time
$56.00 - $59.45/Hour
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Our Governmental Entity Client has tremendous Contract opportunities requiring certifications with ICC. The tenure for these positions are anticipated to be long term. ICC Certifications must be current!

The following tasks are essential for this position. Incumbents in this classification may not perform all of these tasks, or may perform similar related tasks not listed here.

  1. Assures prompt review of systems and plans for proposed building construction or alteration and the timely inspection of all structures being built to obtain compliance with applicable state, federal and local laws, codes, and ordinances dealing with the construction of new buildings and the alteration and safety of existing buildings.
  2. Reviews and suggests revisions of the Municipal Codes to the Building Official to maintain building regulations that are up-to-date and conform to all federal, state, and local requirements.
  3. Effectively plans, schedules, and controls the utilization of time by Building and Safety Inspectors to reduce the amount of time spent in the office and maximize the time conducting field inspections. Assures the timely and productive scheduling of inspections.
  4. Provides informed and skilled technical assistance and advice to architects, engineers, contractors, and homeowners on matters pertaining to building plans, zoning regulations, construction methods, materials, procedures, and building codes.
  5. Inspects residential, commercial, and industrial buildings and structures to determine compliance with the structural, energy, accessibility, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical codes and approved plans and calculations.
  6. Identifies and enforces a variety of codes, ordinances, and standards for conformance with approved construction plans and specifications.
  7. Inspects workmanship and materials in building construction for conformance with plans and specifications, and inspects potentially substandard or dangerous buildings.
  8. Generates monthly reports for the Building Official regarding building inspection work activities and workload, and maintains various work records related to the development of such reports.
  9. Ensures the quality of the work of building inspection staff by making spot-checks of the staff in the field, reviewing and evaluating workload and staff assignments, and coordinating training of building inspection staff to assure the staff keeps abreast of changing technology in the building construction industry.
  10. Plans and directs Permit Center activities, ensuring proper coordination with development services division managers for the appropriate level of Permit Technician staffing among each division.
  11. Develops and monitors standards and service levels to maintain responsive customer service. Allocates staff and resources according to priorities and best practices to ensure good customer service. Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; recommends appropriate service and staffing levels in the Building Safety Division.
  12. Responds to and resolves complaints from citizens including investigations to determine responsibility for the problem and methods of resolving the problem
  13. Selects, trains, motivates and evaluates professional, technical and clerical personnel, provides and/or assures professional and ongoing training for technical staff; works with employees to correct deficiencies; recommends and implements appropriate.
  14. Develops policies and procedures designed to improve plan checking and building inspections such as streamlined permit issuance procedures or plan checking aids such as checklists and application forms.
  15. Performs the more difficult and complex building inspections to assure construction practices conform to all applicable state and local ordinances, codes, and regulations.
  16. Studies new materials and methods of building construction to keep abreast of modern development. Maintains a current and thorough working knowledge of relevant building codes and standards, and is able to correctly interpret and apply them.
  17. Studies best practices in the organization and operations of municipal building departments and reports on same to the Building Official.
  18. Works with Building and Safety Inspectors/Combination Inspectors to check and analyze new building construction plans and building alteration plans in a timely manner to assure compliance with applicable codes and policies. Identifies needed corrections. Assures that deficiencies identified in plans are promptly followed up and corrected. Issues building permits to those plans meeting applicable codes and policies.
  19. Leads and participates in the work of Building and Safety Inspectors/Combination Inspectors including determining work procedures, assigning duties, training, assisting in solving work problems, enforcing City regulations and policies, and promoting work efficiency.
  20. Maintains a current and thorough working knowledge of the fire codes and standards, and is able to correctly interpret and apply them.
  21. Performs other related duties as assigned.

***Please note: These positions are UPCOMING for the following locations:

  • Santa Clarita
  • Calabasas
  • Whittier
  • Antelope Valley
  • LA Puente
  • LA County

SS# 3197

Knowledge of:

  • Pertinent federal, state and local building codes, ordinances and regulations pertaining to building construction, including the California Building Codes;
  • Building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and fire codes and ordinances.
  • Senior Building Inspector and Permits Center Supervisor
  • Principles and techniques of building inspection and building materials.
  • Accepted safety standards and modern methods of building construction.
  • Principles and practices of supervision.
  • Stages of construction in which possible violations and defects may be observed and corrected.
  • Likely defects and faults in construction.

Skill and Ability to:

  • Assign work, lead, train and supervise employees.
  • Evaluate work performance based upon inspection or review of completed work product.
  • Analyze the flow of work for maximum effectiveness.
  • Prepare clear and concise written reports.
  • Deal tactfully and effectively with fellow employees, the general public, architects, developers and engineers.
  • Research and study the various building, housing, plumbing, mechanical electrical and fire codes, laws and ordinances with emphasis on building regulations.
  • Communicate effectively in both verbal and written form.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with contractors, supervisors, fellow employees, architects, engineers, and the public.
  • Read and interpret building construction plans, specifications, blueprints, and comparing them with construction and progress.
  • Detect poor workmanship, inferior material, and structural construction hazards.
  • Interpret and apply building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and fire codes.

Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license. Possession of a Building Inspection Certificate issued by the International Code Council (ICC) is desirable .

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