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POSITION TITLE
BUILDING AND ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR
 
DEPARTMENT 
BUILDING 

SALARY RANGE
$32.56/hour


REPORTS TO
BUILDING COMMISSIONER

FLSA STATUS
NON-EXEMPT

CLASSIFICATION NO.
AFSCME

JOB SUMMARY:

The Building and Electrical Inspector will perform both building and electrical inspections on residential and commercial buildings.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

The following list of essential job functions is not exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Perform inspections at various sites of new and existing construction, for alteration and repairs
  • Ensure code and ordinance compliance of general building and electrical codes; identify violations
  • Process Certificates of Occupancy
  • Maintain and submit inspection records; issue violation letters and citations
  • Review plans and prepare permit documentation for residential and commercial projects
  • Provide information and assistance to the general public related to building codes and National Electrical Codes
  • Investigate complaints and respond to requests related to building and property maintenance
  • Adhere to safety and attendance policies
  • Enters inspection results electronically in the field from a mobile device
  • Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to communicate and problem solve effectively; interact in a courteous manner with staff and the general public
  • Must be able to read and interpret construction documents and site drawings
  • Knowledge of building code inspections, plan examinations and experience in constructions and or renovation of commercial and or residential units
  • Must be able to prepare clear and concise reports and correspondence utilizing information technology with Microsoft Office, mobile applications and proprietary software
  • Work independently, meet deadlines and follow up when necessary
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality
  • Ideal candidate will feel comfortable with technology and capable of entering inspection results on a mobile device

QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must possess Electrical Safety Inspector Certificate from The State of Ohio
  • Must possess OBBS Building Inspector Certification and Residential Building Inspector Certificate
  • Must be able to climb and kneel. Must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License and acceptable driving record
  • Additional OBBS Certifications are encouraged
  • Will be required to complete public records training

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENTS: 

 The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  The work environment characteristics are those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee has the ability to work safely; standing, walking, use hands and fingers, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and walk on uneven or slippery surfaces. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Repetitive use of computer keyboard. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet in the office and moderate to loud in the field.

Interested individuals are requested to submit an application, which can be found at www.northroyalton.org or at City of North Royalton, 14600 State Road, North Royalton, Ohio 44133. Applications can be submitted in person at City Hall, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or emailed to hr@northroyalton.org.

APPLICATION

An Equal Opportunity Employer