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Johnson County Human Resources Combination Inspector/Senior Combination Inspector in IOWA CITY, Iowa

Combination Inspector/Senior Combination InspectorJohnson County Planning, Development and Sustainability (PDS) Department seeks to fill a Building Inspector position to inspect buildings, electrical components, mechanical systems, plumbing systems and conduct building plan review to determine compliance with County building codes. The position will be filled at either the Combination Inspector or Senior Combination Inspector level dependent on the qualifications of the selected candidate.Salary$58,614.40 - $74,568.00 AnnuallyLocationIowa City, IAJob TypeFull-timeDepartmentPlanning, Development and SustainabilityJob Number00617Closing7/10/2022 11:59 PM CentralDESCRIPTIONBENEFITSDefinition and DutiesUnder general supervision, inspects buildings, electrical components, mechanical systems, plumbing and conducts building plan review to determine compliance with County building codes.Knowledge of and Ability toAreas of inspection including building, electrical, mechanical, and plumbingMaterials, methods, and practices used in building constructionBasic safe work practicesEnglish language to include grammar, spelling, punctuation, and sentence structureAbility to:Represent Johnson County and perform duties in a professional, responsible and trustworthy mannerMake decisions requiring the use of technical judgment and discretionLearn to read and interpret plans, specifications, and blueprints of ordinary complexity quickly and accuratelyEnforce and interpret regulations firmly, consistently, and tactfullyLearn to recognize faulty construction or hazardous conditions likely to result in collapse or failure of supporting walls, foundations, or structures and appraising for quality of condition and physical deteriorationKeep accurate records and prepare reportsCommunicate effectively both verbally and in writingEstablish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, engineers, architects, property owners, supervisors, co-workers, and members of the publicDemonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing biasPerform mathematical functions in order to review building compliance issues with standardsOperate a personal computer for the purposes of data entry, word processing, permit tracking, email, and InternetOperate common office equipment such as calculator, fax machine, photocopier, multi-line telephone, computer projector, and printerHandle moderate levels of stress, meet deadlines and solve problems appropriate to the positionWithstand environmental and seasonal conditions such as dirt and dust, extreme temperatures, noise and vibration, fumes, odors, rain/snow, and humidity while in the fieldHave clarity of speech and hearing which permits effective communicationHave sufficient vision which permits production and review of a wide variety of materials in both electronic and hardcopy formsHave sufficient manual dexterity to make handwritten notations and which permits moderate use of a keyboard and mouseStand, sit, walk, bend, squat, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, twist, crouch, and crawlStand and walk frequently, sometimes on uneven and unstable surfaces such as construction sites, roadway or ditch embankmentsPush, pull, lift and/or carry up to 50 poundsHave sufficient personal mobility to perform field work at various work-sitesOccasionally work evenings and weekends as neededMinimum Education, Training and Experience and Special RequirementsCombination InspectorEducation and Experience: High school graduate or equivalent and three (3) years experience in the construction trades or inspection areas required. Must have a working knowledge of all areas of inspection including building, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing, with expertise in one (1) or more of the four (4) areas. Associates degree in a construction related field preferred. Electrical experience preferred.Special requirements:Must obtain certification with t