City of Farmington
  • 18-Feb-2021 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Building Inspection
  • Farmington, NM, USA
  • 22.0340 - 34.2806
  • Hourly
  • Regular-Full Time

Full Benefits


JOB OPENING

CITY OF FARMINGTON

JOB POSITION #31 Building Inspector

NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 1

DEPARTMENT: Community Works/Building Inspection

WORK LOCATION: Annex

TYPE OF POSITION: Regular, Full-Time

PAY GRADE: L

HIRING RANGE: $22.0340 - $34.2806/ Hourly

DAYS WORKED: Monday-Friday

HOURS WORKED: 8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.

APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED: Open Until Filled

JOB DUTIES

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Responsible for administering and enforcing the International Building Code, International Residential Code, and other related codes, and regulations including the New Mexico Building Code, State of New Mexico Construction Industries Division Rules, New Mexico Construction Industries Licensing Act, Federal Accessibility Requirements, International Energy Conservation Code, and the Existing Building Code.

Using excellent customer service skills, establishes and maintains effective working relationships with business and property owners, builders, contractors, architects, engineers, other city employees, officials, and all members of the general public. Assist other city employees, including Code and Zoning Compliance Officers, with understanding building code issues.

Receives the public at the front counter and answers questions; responds to inquiries.

Must be able to read and understand building construction blueprints. Performs the duties of plans examiner in both commercial and residential categories. Must communicate deficiencies to homeowners, contractors, and design professionals.

Assists in administering the permitting function, including application processing, fee assessment and collection, issuing work orders, and permit issuance. Issue street cut permits.

Must have a general working knowledge of the review and approval purviews of other city divisions and departments, including those relating to fire, planning, zoning, and engineering requirements.

Inspect buildings prior to any change of occupancy related to new business start-ups. Inspects damaged and dilapidated buildings for life safety issues. Process and issue mobile home parking permits.

Performs inspections of footings, foundations, framing, insulation, lathing, and completion of building projects by issuing building finals and certificates of occupancy.

Maintains records of building and inspection activity, and completes related reports. Issues correction notices, stop work orders, certificates and permits as appropriate.

Assists in researching problems and complaints regarding commercial and residential buildings, building construction and code compliance.

Assists the Chief Building Official in resolving complex and sensitive customer service issues, either personally, by telephone or in writing.

Maintains records and documents of customer service issues and resolutions.

Attend code review meetings and trainings locally and statewide. Maintain and obtain ICC certifications.

Operates a motor vehicle to assist in carrying out the business of the department and the City.

Attendance at work is an essential function of this position.

This position reports directly to the Chief Building Official.

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Assist the Chief Building Official in reviewing new and alternate building materials.

May serve as a member of various staff committees as assigned.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position is subject to the City of Farmington's Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Program which includes: pre-employment testing, post-accident testing, reasonable suspicion testing, return to duty testing, and follow-up testing.

Valid driver's license or ability to obtain one upon hire, with acceptable driving record for the past three years.

Extensive background checks are required.

High School diploma or equivalent required. Minimum of three (3) years of foreman level experience in the general construction trade. Thorough knowledge of the International Building Code, International Residential Code, related building codes, and general building construction required. Graduation from an Associate's program highly desirable. ICC certifications, especially in commercial plan review, are highly desirable.

Affidavits from employers as to the authenticity of any employment as required by the General Construction Bureau.

Must be certified as a building inspector by the State of New Mexico Construction Industries Division before employment as a building inspector.

Must pass a written examination administered by the State of New Mexico Construction Industries Division.

The General Construction Bureau of the Construction Industries Division reserves the right to deny the issuance of a certificate as a building inspector for reasonable and just cause on its own motion.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Must obtain certification as a building inspector by the International Code Conference of Building Officials within one year of hire date.

As required in Section 60-13-8B of the New Mexico Construction Industries Licensing Act, must surrender any contractor's license or certificate of competence issued by the Construction Industries Division to be held in inactive status as a condition of employment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand or sit; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must be able to climb ladders or scaffold, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

Work is performed in both indoor and outdoor settings.

Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, or airborne particles. The employee must be able to work safely in inclement weather conditions and various conditions pertinent with job-site construction.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet in the office, and moderate to loud in the field.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F/D/V.

City of Farmington
  • Apply Now

  • * Fields Are Required

    What is your full name?

    How can we contact you?

  • Sign Up For Job Alerts!

  • Follow Jobs:
  • Follow Our Jobs On Facebook
  • Share This Page
  • Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email
.
Create an Account Sign In Logo Government Community Doing Business Services How Do I