Jacobs Building Inspector, Stonecrest, GA in Lithonia, Georgia

As a Building Inspector your responsibilities are to inspect buildings and building systems at various stages of construction, alteration and repair for compliance with applicable state and local codes as well as conformance with project conditions; visit premises and provide information and assistance to owners, developers and departments or divisions of the City to gain conformance to codes and report findings.

Our Building Inspectors:

• Perform field inspections of residential and commercial buildings during various stages of construction and remodeling; ensures that structures are being constructed in accordance with approved plans and specifications and in compliance with applicable state and local laws, ordinances, and codes (including, but not limited to, building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and energy codes) to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the public

• Conduct periodic field inspections before and during construction, remodeling, or repair; check the safety of construction and installation practices; inspect the quality of materials and methods of construction for footings and foundations, excavations, wood framing, concrete work, steel erection, lathing, plastering, tile work, masonry, electrical, plumbing, and other construction work; make final inspections to clear permits

• Interpret codes and regulations; review, research, and communicate results in determining applicable codes/ordinances; explain required inspections, construction requirements and construction and repair methods and materials to owners, architects, engineers, contractors, and the public; advise owners on matters related to building permits; investigate and resolve building and related complaints

• May assist with reviewing plans and specifications

• Maintain a variety of files and records related to areas of assignment including permit binders, records of inspections made and actions taken, and plans; input and retrieve information from computer databases; prepare reports, correspondence, and a variety of other written materials as requested

• Perform other similar duties as assigned

• Certification by the International Code Council (ICC) in at least one Residential or Commercial Inspector specialty area; if this certification is not held, must become certified no later than one (1) year from date of hire (ICC certification is a condition of continued employment)

• High School Diploma or GED

• Four (4) years of experience in building construction

• Experience with code application in construction, remodeling, or repair

• Experience with the following: building codes and regulations applicable to commercial and residential inspection work: methods and regulations pertinent to mechanical inspection; materials, methods, and regulations pertinent to plumbing inspection; zoning regulations; site drainage and grading; sign code; and the fire code as it applies to building construction

• Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

• Possess a valid state driver’s license with a clean driving record with no major infractions

Job: *Quality Assurance and Quality Control

Title: Building Inspector, Stonecrest, GA

Location: US GEORGIA-Lithonia

Requisition ID: 18000401