Building Inspector

Description :

Building Inspector: Edgecombe County is accepting applications for a full-time Building Inspector. This position is responsible for inspecting permit-issued sites to ensure residential and commercial structures are in compliance with NC Building Codes and County Ordinances. This position reports to the Director of Planning, Inspections & E-911 Addressing.

Essential duties include: Performing inspections of residential, commercial and industrial structures for compliance with the North Carolina building, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical codes; enforcing minimum housing and FEMA/flood plain and other ordinances; responding to citizen complaints; notifying citizens and contractors of minimum housing code regulations; reviewing architectural plans and calculating permit fees; approving certificates of occupancy; issuing stop work orders when necessary and checking and verifying contractor license numbers.

Education: High School diploma or GED and extensive experience working with local building code enforcement including electrical, plumbing, building, and mechanical inspections, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements: Minimum level I standard certifications in building, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical trades required. Must achieve Level II standard certifications in building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical within 2 years of hire.

A valid North Carolina driver’s license, pre-employment drug testing and background check are required.

Salary Range: $34,233 - $56,201 negotiable based on experience and certifications. Compensation includes excellent benefits that totally over $11,000 annually.

Deadline for applying: Open until filled

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Deadline for Applying : Open until filled