Building Inspector 2 (2788-29) – E Court St, Cincinnati, OH

@Hamilton County, Ohio posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description

Building Inspector 2 (2788-29)- 2 Vacancies

Deadline to Apply:

Open Until Filled

Work Location:

Planning and Development

138 East Court Street

Cincinnati, OH 45202

Work Hours:

80 Hours Bi-Weekly

Starting Salary:

$25.63 an hour

Highly Competitive Employee

Benefits Package

and Generous Paid Time Off

We serve the residents of Hamilton County in more ways than you may realize! We make a difference in your everyday life with road maintenance, economic development, emergency response, public safety, services for our children and our families within the community, and more!
In the Planning and Development

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e are
responsible for ensuring safe, responsible development and redevelopment while building partnerships to create and implement visionary plans.
In this role you will inspect commercial and residential construction and renovation projects to ensure compliance with building codes and requirements.

Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification):

5 years experience as a construction contractor or supervisor for buildings or structures
or 10 years experience as a skilled trades person from work subject to inspection under a model building code
1 year vocational or technical education may be substituted for one [1] year of experience and 2 years college level coursework or equivalent
Demonstration of a thorough knowledge of Ohio Building or Model Building Code of a national model code organization, County building codes, construction methods and materials
Advanced knowledge of commercial construction and residential plans and inspection techniques
Basic knowledge of public relations and computer applications/systems
valid driver’s license issued by the state of residency
Must possess a Building Inspector and a Residential Building Official or Residential Building Inspector certification of competency as issued by the Ohio Board of Building Standards
In lieu of possession of Building Inspector and a Residential Building Official or Residential Building Inspector certificates, upon hiring, incumbents in this classification must sign an agreement to obtain these certificates within two years of employment.

Job Duties (Summary):

Enforces the Ohio Building Code, the Ohio Mechanical Code and County building codes and ensures work is completed in accordance with approved plans and specifications; inspects commercial construction and renovation and performs on-site inspections of construction and structure building activities (e.g., inspects soil, structure, fire safety factors, footings, framing, insulation, ventilation, etc.); utilizes tools and equipment during inspection process; identifies violations and issues citations; condemns property; makes courtesy inspections.
Operates personal computer to enter collected data and information to applicable computer applications and to produce documents and worksheets; prepares reports reflecting inspection results, problems encountered and other relevant information; maintains files reflecting data regarding building and complaints; responds to and attempts to resolve citizen questions and complaints; consults with owners and contractors to discuss violations and provide technical advice regarding complying with code regulatory requirements.
Attends hearings and provides expert testimony; attends meetings and seminars; participates in teams and committees; monitors and ensures application of changes in building code, and construction methods and materials.
Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.
Performs duties of co-workers as workload dictates

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