Building Inspector I, II or III

City of Monroe   Monroe, NC   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on January 9, 2022

BUILDING INSPECTOR I, II OR III – The City of Monroe is seeking a Building Inspector Level I, II or III to perform skilled technical work inspecting residential and commercial buildings for compliance with City ordinances and state building codes. Responsible for Level I, II or III inspections of building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical and fuel gas codes. Requires general knowledge of all types of building construction materials and methods, stages of construction when possible violations and defects may be most easily observed and corrected, and State building and related codes, laws, and ordinances. Must possess the ability to detect poor workmanship, inferior materials, and hazards of fire and collapse. Must have the ability to read and interpret plans, specifications, and blueprints accurately and to compare them with construction in process. Requires the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with building owners, contractors, and the general public, and use firmness and tact in enforcing ordinances and codes. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and a minimum of less than two (2) years of experience in building, mechanical, plumbing, and/or electrical construction trade, engineering or architecture. Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of North Carolina. Level I Probationary Certificates in Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanical and Building as required by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualifications Board or the ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment. Ability to obtain Level I Standard Certificates in Building, Plumbing, Electrical, and Mechanical as required by the North Carolina Officials Qualifications Board within two (2) years of employment. Standard Certificates at Level II or III in building, mechanical, electrical and plumbing fields as required by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board is required for a Building Inspector II or III position. Salary grade 14; minimum starting salary at $41,954 for a Building Inspector I; Salary grade 16; minimum starting salary at $46,259 for a Building Inspector II; Salary grade 18; minimum starting salary at $51,002 for a Building Inspector III.

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