Plumbing/gas Inspector I (1320)

General Description Benefits Supplemental Questions
"Building code inspector" or "inspector" means any of those employees of local governments or state agencies with building construction regulation responsibility who themselves conduct inspections of building construction, erection, repair, addition, or alteration projects that require permitting indicating compliance with plumbing, gas, fire prevention, energy, accessibility, and other construction codes as required by state law or municipal or county ordinance.
Essential Job Functions:Essential functions are fundamental job duties. They do not include marginal tasks which are also performed but are incidental to the primary functions. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position, nor does every position allocated to the class necessarily perform every duty listed. Personal characteristics required of all employees such as honesty, industry, sobriety and the ability to get along with others, are presumed qualities and may not be listed specifically.
Inspects plumbing/gas installation and repairs for conformity with plumbing and gas codes;
Checks plumbing/gas installation for conformity with approved plans;
Checks waste lines to see that joints are tight and drains are properly trapped and vented;
Checks to ensure correct pipe size, connects, trap seals, cleanouts, and the use of approved materials, devices, fixtures and equipment;
Investigates complaints involving violations of codes or illegal practices;
Signs slips if work is approved and leaves rejection or violation notices if disapproved;
Inspects commercial facilities;
Prepares reports of inspection performed covering conditions found, action taken and recommendations made for further action;
Discusses plumbing and gas installation with contractors, property owners and other interested parties;
Checks sources to insure that persons doing plumbing work are properly licensed;
Interprets policies and procedures for adherence to and application of the Development Services Center Customer Service Standards as well as other program guidelines as established at the time of employment or modified thereafter
Prepares and/or maintains reports, files and written correspondence;
Performs routine plumbing inspections as required;
Answers phone calls;
Meets with contractors and design professional to discuss plumbing and gas issues;
Ensures plumbing and gas installations are in compliance with minimum floodplain regulations;
Performs related duties as required.
All employees may have a role in the County's disaster preparation and/or disaster recovery efforts, as may be designated in the County Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS: Must be able to operate a motor vehicle to visit job sites;
requires walking, stooping, bending and climbing to make inspections; requires moderate lifting up to 45 pounds.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Work indoors and outdoors, frequently inspects building in process and at construction sites.
KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles, practices and methods of plumbing trades.
ABILITY TO: Understand and interpret adopted codes relating to gas and plumbing construction; enforce regulations with firmness and tact; establish and maintain working relationship with contractors, employees and public; communicate using speaking, hearing and vision skills.
SKILLS: Use of standard testing devices of the plumbing and gas trades; use of a computer and related software applications.
Minimum Qualifications:ATTENTION:
We do not accept resumes; therefore, RESUMES should not be submitted. To be considered, please complete the online application and upload your educational documentation (diploma, transcripts, etc.) and/or applicable certifications which are stated below in the minimum qualifications for the position. Failure to do so will result in your application being rejected.
Graduation from high school or GED.
1. Must hold a valid State of Florida Standard Plumbing Inspector Certificate ; or,
Meets eligibility requirements according to the following criteria:
a. Is at least 18 years of age; and
b. Demonstrates 5 years combined experience in the field of plumbing construction or plumbing code inspection; or
c. Demonstrates a combination of postsecondary education in the field of construction and experience which totals 4 years, with at least 1 year of such experience in plumbing construction or plumbing code inspection; or
d. Demonstrates a combination of technical education in the field of construction or a related field and experience which totals 4 years, with at least 1 year of such total being experience in plumbing construction, plumbing code inspection, or plumbing plans review; or
e. Currently holds a standard certificate as issued by the board and satisfactorily completed a code inspector or plans examiner training program of not less than 200 hours in plumbing code inspection.
2. Must obtain a valid State of Florida Provisional Plumbing Inspector Certificate within six (6) months and a valid State of Florida Standard Plumbing Inspector Certificate within three (3) years of hiring date or before expiration of Provisional Plumbing Inspector Certificate, whichever comes first.
LICENSE: Applicant must have a valid Florida Driver's License at the date of hire and shall maintain said license while employed in this position.
Certificates shall be maintained as required by Florida law. (Chapter 468.F.S.)
Supplemental Information:
Applicants must have at least the minimum educational documentation and/or certifications (requested within the job description) uploaded with their application to be eligible for consideration. Documentation may be uploaded at the time of application, scanned and emailed, faxed, or hand-delivered.
Without proper documentation, your application will not be considered. If you have previously applied, you may log into your saved account to view your documents currently on file. Other than this announcement, no further notification will be sent.
NOTE: The information given on your application will be evaluated against the minimum qualifications of the job description. After all applications are evaluated, your name will be placed on the employment list and sent to appropriate hiring authority for consideration.
The online application and complete job descriptions can be viewed at Complete job descriptions may also be obtained at the Human Resources office located at 6495 Caroline Street, Suite H Milton, FL 32570.
Candidates may be asked to demonstrate knowledge and skills related to the position during the interview process.
A Drug Free Workplace/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER /Veteran's Preference will be given in accordance with Florida Statutes.

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