Building Inspector I/II

Other
Full-time
City of Escondido
9/23/2019
tenriquez@escondido.org
7608396361

If you want to join a hard-working team that shares a commitment to keep the City of Escondido safe, clean and efficiently run, consider a career with the City of Escondido. We have an opening for the position of Building Inspector I/II in our Community Development Department/Building Division. For a complete listing of job duties and qualifications, please refer to the corresponding job description, which can be obtained from the Human Resources Department or downloaded from the City's website.

Under regular supervision (Building Inspector I) or general supervision (Building Inspector II), inspects building construction or alteration work for compliance with the provisions of building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and zoning codes; assists the public at the permit counter and over the telephone regarding the interpretation of Building Codes and Ordinances; and provides plan check services for minor projects.

Distinguishing Characteristics
Building Inspector I – This is the entry level class in the Building Inspector series. Positions in this class have prior experience in construction inspection or general construction experience and a working knowledge of building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and Title-24 accessibility and energy requirements.  This level is not expected to function with the same amount of work knowledge or skill level as positions allocated to the Building Inspector II level.  Building Inspector I's exercise less independent discretion and judgment in matters related to work procedures and methods.  Incumbents in this class are expected to learn the counter, office and field operations of the division under the direction of a Development Tech for counter activities and a Building Inspector II or Senior Building Inspector for field operations.   Incumbents initially appointed to Building Inspector I level may progress to Building Inspector II after successfully completing one year (12 months) as a Building Inspector I with the City of Escondido, and achieving the qualifications and department requirements established for progression.

Building Inspector II – This is the journey level class in the Building Inspector series.  Positions at this level require construction inspection experience or construction experience as a journeyman, including a thorough knowledge of building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and Title-24 accessibility and energy requirements.  Positions at this level require demonstrated ability to perform responsible building inspections and plan checks. Positions in this class series are flexibly staffed and positions at the Building Inspector II level are normally filled by advancement from the Building Inspector I level. Positions at this level require one year of experience comparable to a Building Inspector I with the City of Escondido, or two years of experience in construction inspection or construction experience as a journeyman. Possess Certification as a Building or Combination Inspector from the International Code Conference or similarly recognized organization.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Building Inspector I/II
Education/Training:
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Certificate from or enrollment in a Construction Inspection Program from a Community College or university is desirable.

Building Inspector I
Experience:

One year (full-time equivalent) of experience in construction inspection or general construction experience.

Building Inspector II
Experience:


Two years (full-time equivalent) of experience in construction inspection or construction experience as a journeyman, or one year of experience as a Building Inspector I with the City of Escondido.

License and Other Requirements
Building Inspector I:
Certification by the International Code Conference or similarly recognized organization as a Combination Inspector or Building Inspector is required within two years of employment.
Possession of a valid California Class C Driver's License.

Building Inspector II:
Possession of Combination Inspector or Building Inspector certification is required.
Possession of a valid California Class C Driver's License.

TO VIEW FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THIS POSITION, OR TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT https://www.escondido.org/

201 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025
760-839-4643
personnel@escondido.org