Senior Building Inspector
Prince George County Department of Community Development and Code Compliance is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Building Inspector. This position will be responsible for inspecting building structures and systems to insure compliance with applicable building codes including electrical, property maintenance; mechanical and plumbing/gas; preparing written reports and maintaining appropriate records and files.
Thorough knowledge of all types of building construction materials and methods, and of stages of construction when possible violations and defects may be most easily observed and corrected; thorough knowledge of State building and related codes and laws and ordinances; ability to detect poor workmanship, inferior materials, and hazards of fire and collapse; ability to read and interpret plans, specifications and blueprints accurately and to compare them with construction in process; ability to contact building owners, contractors and the public and effect satisfactory working relationships; firmness and tact in enforcing building codes; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.
High school diploma or GED; five years of experience in construction trades and two years of experience as a building inspector; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Possession of certification from the Virginia Board of Housing and Community Development as a Combination Inspector or a minimum of four certifications in building, plumbing, mechanical and electrical inspections. Possession of or ability to obtain Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector certification.