Building Inspector- Plano, TX
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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONA WORLD LEADER IN TESTING, INSPECTION & CERTIFICATION SERVICES
Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.
Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.
This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Perform a full range of inspection and evaluation of residential and non residential buildings and structures (which may include complex structural and non-structural components, including plumbing, mechanical, electrical and fire protection systems) for compliance with the appropriate codes, other applicable regulations, and approved plans and specifications.
Assist and advise the general public in matters relating to residential and commercial construction and code requirements.
Investigates complaints and make inspections of existing buildings to determine if hazardous or illegal conditions exist relating to residential and commercial buildings and their use.
Prepare written reports; maintains records; issues notices to correct code violations and testify in court regarding violations.
Read, research, and objectively explain and interpret code requirements along with other laws pertaining to regulation of buildings, and to tactfully communicate, orally and in writing, with the general public, while maintaining effective relationships.
Independently recognize, evaluate and properly resolve unique problems or situations requiring the exercise of good judgment.
Assist construction industry representatives and general public with permit needs.
Perform various office and other duties as assigned; conduct business license reviews.
Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of education or experience normally equivalent to; Education: A high school diploma or equivalent, preferably supplemented by additional training in building inspection, structural engineering, or a related field. An Associate Degree in engineering, architecture, building inspection, or related field a plus. Experience: at least two (2) years experience as a building inspector.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES,AND SKILLS:
Must possess and maintain I.C.B.O. Building Inspector certification.
Certifications as a plumbing, mechanical, and/or electrical inspector is highly desirable.
Must have a valid driver's license.
Knowledge of construction regulations as applicable.
Working Conditions: Works primarily in an outdoor environment which includes construction/project sites and requires moving about safely; climbing ladders, walking on uneven surfaces; stooping, crawling, working in difficult weather conditions (hot & cold), working in confined areas; and working around various construction equipment. Office duties include sitting for periods of time.
Characteristics: Self-confident and multi-tasking. A planner and implementer. Organized and self-starting. Team oriented.
Performance Measures: Provide high quality and code compliant inspection services in a professional and timely manner
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