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Building Inspector I, II, III

Organization: Aiken County
Date Posted: 11/21/2019
Country: United States
Primary Category: Planning/GIS
Salary: $39,663.50 yearly
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: High School / GED
Experience Requirement: 3-5 years

Description & Details

Job Duties


Under occasional supervision, inspects building construction and renovations for compliance with applicable building (structural, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and accessibility) and related codes and ordinances. Provides technical interpretation of codes and regulations as needed. Prepares and maintains all required documentation. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Building Official.

Performs routine-to-complex inspections of commercial and residential building construction and renovations and mobile home installations for compliance with applicable building codes (structural, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, accessibility) and related codes and ordinances.

Prepares inspection reports; prepares and issues notices of correction and stop work orders as necessary.

Inspects and evaluates old homes for possible rehabilitation, and writes related specifications and cost estimates.

Meets with contractors, engineers, architects, property owners and others to discuss inspection permitting procedures and issues.

Issues building permits, development permits, moving permits, and power permits, and registers mobile homes.

Assists in interpreting building codes.

Follows up on each case to verify corrections have been made to comply with codes.

Reviews building plans and diagrams prior to inspections for compliance with all applicable codes and regulations.

Receives and responds to public inquiries, concerns and complaints regarding assigned cases and general department procedures.

Assists the Building Official with special projects as assigned.

Maintains assigned vehicles and equipment.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, computer manuals, codes / laws / regulations, various trade publications and reference texts, architectural drawings, maps, directories, technical manuals, safety manuals, etc.

Job Qualifications


Two to five years of experience in building inspection or construction, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Must possess or obtain specified, varying certifications issued by the International Code Congress and the State.

Must possess a valid state driver's license.

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