Job Details
Title Building Inspector Series I-V
Company Augusta-Richmond County
Location Augusta, GA
Description

Augusta, Georgia is currently recruiting for Building Inspectors in the following three areas:

  • Electrical
  • Building
  • Plumbing/Mechanical


Building Inspectors are responsible for conducting on-site inspections of commercial and residential buildings to ensure work meets code requirements within the guidelines of International and National Codes and relevant state and Augusta Richmond County codes. Reports to the Building Official or other designated person and works with contractors, engineers, fire and health department officials, homeowners, and the pubic to ensure code compliance.

Requirements
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Conducts on-site inspections of commercial and residential buildings to ensure work meets code requirements within the guidelines of International and National Codes and relevant state and Augusta Richmond County codes. Notifies contractors, engineers, architects, subcontractors, and property owners of code violations and discuss remedies for deficiencies.
  • Issues warnings and correction notices, stop work orders, and initiates legal proceedings against violators. Represents department in Municipal Court proceedings as required.
  • Reviews plans for new construction, modifications and renovations, and advises contractors/owners of changes required for code compliance, proper work technique, and safety.
  • Checks to ensure contractors are state-licensed, have obtained the proper permits, and made inspections.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Education:  High school diploma or GED

Licensing:  Possession of a valid driver's license with good driving history.  If State license is other than Georgia or South Carolina, applicant must obtain a license in Georgia or South Carolina within 30 days of employment. *This position requires driving a county vehicle* 

Hiring grade is based on experience and certifications as outlined below. All applicants will be considered for grade 15. A higher entry level salary grade could be warranted depending on years of experience and ICC certifications.

Building Inspector I (Grade 15)

Certification: Possess or have ability to obtain ICC Certification for inspections within 12 months of hire date or promotion
Experience: Three (3) years of experience in construction that may include building, electrical, mechanical, or plumbing
 
Building Inspector II (Grade 16)

Certification: Two (2) ICC certifications are required
Experience: Five (5) years of experience in construction that may include building, electrical, mechanical, or plumbing

Building Inspector III (Grade 17)

Certification: Three (3) ICC certifications are required
Experience: Seven (7) years of experience in construction that may include building, electrical, mechanical, or plumbing

Building Inspector IV (Grade 18)

Certification: Four (4) ICC certifications are required
Experience: Nine (9) years of experience in construction that may include building, electrical, mechanical, or plumbing

Building Inspector V (Grade 19)

Certification: Five (5) ICC certifications are required
Experience: Eleven (11) years of experience in construction that may include building, electrical, mechanical, or plumbing
OTHER:
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Considerable knowledge of the International and National Codes, State and Augusta Richmond County codes.
  • Proficiency in reviewing and interpreting plans, technical specifications, drawings, and diagrams.
  • Mastery of operating required testing instruments, computer, two-way radio, camera, and standard office equipment.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.

OTHER:
This position does require staff call up in an emergency situation.
 
PERFORMANCE APTITUDES:
  • Data Utilization:  Requires the ability to evaluate, audit, deduce, and/or assess data using established criteria. Includes exercising discretion in determining actual or probable consequences and in referencing such evaluation to identify and select alternatives.
  • Human Interaction:  Requires the ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others regarding the application of procedures and standards to specific situations.
  • Equipment:  Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.
  • Verbal:  Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and/or advisory data and information.
  • Math:  Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; ability to calculate decimals and percentages; may include ability to perform mathematical operations with fractions; may include ability to compute discount, interest, and ratios; may include ability to calculate surface areas, volumes, weights, and measures.
  • Functional Reasoning:  Requires the ability to apply principles of influence systems, such as motivation, incentive, and leadership, and to exercise independent judgment to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to resolve problems.
  • Situational Reasoning:  Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving the evaluation of information against sensory, judgmental, or subjective criteria, as opposed to that which is clearly measurable or verifiable.
  • Physical Abilities:  Tasks require the ability to exert moderate, though not constant physical effort, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and prolonged standing, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (12-20 pounds).
  • Sensory Requirements:  Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, depth, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
  • Environmental Factors:  Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, , temperature and noise extremes, hazardous materials, unsafe structures, heights, confined spaces, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, bright/dim lights, and toxic agents.
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The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.

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Date Posted 9/25/2019
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