Help build a better, safer future for business and residents in one of the largest, most diverse counties in the U.S. The County of San Bernardino Land Use Services Department is looking for Building Inspectors I and II to join a dynamic team dedicated to outstanding service, innovation, and teamwork.
Building Inspector I is the trainee class in the series and works under training conditions while acquiring the necessary knowledge and skills necessary in the examination of structures for compliance with model building codes, ordinances, and regulations to qualify for promotion to Building Inspector II.
Building Inspectors II are responsible for the enforcement of building standards to protect the public’s health, safety, and property. Building Inspectors enforce compliance with codes, ordinances, and regulations concerning building, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, energy, and disabled access. Inspections include a variety of residential, commercial, and industrial projects under construction, including new, altered, repaired, and completed structures.
Building Inspector I :
Option 1: Two (2) years of full-time work experience in construction where building permits and abiding by model building codes was mandated AND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
a). Fifteen (15) semester or twenty-three (23) quarter units of completed college coursework in building construction/inspection technology or a closely related field.
b). Possession of ICC certification (or equivalent) in the Uniform Building Code in one of the following building inspector certificates: Plumbing, Electrical, or Mechanical.
c.) Possession of ICC certification (or equivalent) as a Combination Building Inspector.
Option 2: Thirty (30) semester or forty-five (45) quarter units of completed college coursework in building construction/inspection technology or a closely related field.
Option 3: Four (4) years of full-time work experience in construction where building permits and abiding by model building codes was mandated.
Building Inspector II:
Experience: One (1) year experience in a public Building and Safety agency as a combination building inspector where the primary duty is inspecting building, mechanical, plumbing and electrical projects for compliance with nationally recognized model codes and applicable state and federal regulations, and with the authority to issue notices of correction and violation.
Two (2) years of experience complying with public agencies on approved plans in a construction trade or closely related.
Certification: Current possession of an inspection certificate for any of the building trades (i.e., building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical) obtained from the International Code Council (ICC) or other equivalent and recognized credentialing organization.
For more details, please review the announcements at www.sbcounty.gov/jobs.
Application can be made on-line – apply ASAP – open until 4/16/21 at 5 PM.
(909) 387-8304 – EEO/ADA