CONSTRUCTION CODE INSPECTOR Job Opening ID#510351CITY OF KANSAS CITY, MO
Construction Code Inspector
(Job Opening ID #510351)
Several full-time positions available with KCMO’s City Planning & Development Department, Inspections Divisions, 414 East12th St.Normal Work Days/Hours:Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.Conducts field inspections during various stages of construction to ensure code compliance. Evaluates/analyzes a wide variety of structural, mechanical, electrical, sprinkler, plumbing installations for code compliance. Inspects/monitors use of construction materials. Reviews/analyzes architectural/engineering plans, shop drawings, research reports, special inspection reports, other technical data to determine whether an installation is code-compliant or for the issuance of permits. Applies engineering principles and practices to examine/analyze wood structures, simple steel/masonry structures. Prepares clear, concise, consistent reports noting specific code violations and items inspected. Reviews/interprets building codes per modern construction methods and engineering practices. Performs electrical and structural load calculations, plumbing calculations and analyses of soil conditions. Negotiates construction sites at all stages of construction, uneven terrain, including excavations and ditches. Performs related duties as assigned. Must demonstrate knowledge of the materials, methods and practices involved in the construction trade standards, inspection practices, testing devices and corrective measures applicable to municipal codes; legal aspects of inspection; basic computer operation.REQUIRESan accredited Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, fire science, construction technology or construction management; OR high school graduation and 4 years of acceptable codes inspection or construction trade experience; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Various certifications required within 18 months of hire. Must possess a valid state-issued driver’s license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City.Salary Range:$18.83-$29.15/hour.Applicationsaccepted until positions filled.Apply online at www.kcmo.gov/careers. EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.