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Employer: Sedgwick County
Department: MABCD
Job Title: MABCD - Building Inspector II - Plumbing
Salary: $17.508 Hourly

Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.

Job Description:

Usual working days/hours: 7:30-4:30

Location of work: 271 W. 3rd Street

Job Objectives:
This is a skilled inspection and technical work obtaining compliance with laws governing plumbing and building installations. The position also ensures and maintains compliance with City and County Codes and State regulations governing building trades and construction. Reviews plans and subsequently inspects buildings on-site in the course of construction, alteration or repair. Determines whether plans, workmanship and materials conform with existing code requirements. Makes independent decisions regarding conformance with applicable codes. Typically responsible for one of two major areas of assignment (1) Plan Review and (2) Complex Commercial/Residential.

Essential Job Functions:
Examines plans submitted to MABCD and ensure compliance with all applicable code requirements (e.g., structural safety, fire hazards, exits, and other regulations as governed by Code Enforcement). Works directly with City and County Fire Marshall to determine compliance with all applicable fire safety codes. May handle complicated commercial and/or residential cases; receives inquiries from persons involved professionally in the construction and trades industry as well as the general public; attempts to resolve problems and/or provide interpretation of all applicable codes requirements. Inspects buildings in the course of constructions, alteration, and repair for compliance with all applicable plumbing codes. Ensures compliance with plan design as previously submitted and approved. Conducts final inspections of construction projects to check overall conformity; takes appropriate steps to correct violations where necessary as it relates to plumbing. Communicates extensively with contractors in making corrections to ensure conformity with regulations and approved plans; provides information and interpretation to the general public on matters relating to plumbing regulations. Performs related work as required. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies: Knowledge of approved methods, materials and techniques of construction, trades, and code enforcement. .Knowledge of codes and regulations and laws relating to building construction and zoning. Ability to determine and/or identify unacceptable construction, materials, and/or trade practices and to recommend effective corrective measures, plans and blueprints. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, contractors, architects, and the general public and to tactfully explain codes and regulations .Ability to present ideas effectively, both orally and in writing. This class specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.

Job Standards:
High School diploma or equivalent.Four to five years journeyman or masters level experience in the plumbing or trades and or construction industry or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must obtain residential and commercial inspector certifications of single trade or building inspector level within 12 months of hire date. Valid State of KS Driver’s License. Certification by ICBO or ICC in an inspection capacity.

Testing/Screening Requested:
Must have a valid Kansas Driver's License. Must pass the KBI background check. Must pass the Drug and Alcohol test and urine screen.

Hard hat, Laptop computer, Cellphone with camera, Copier, fax, scanner equipment.

Work Environment:
Field work, outdoors/indoors. May be exposed to extreme conditions, such as cold, rain, snow, sleet, and heat. May be exposed to construction debris, mud and dirt.

This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.
Sedgwick County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.
Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.
Immediate family and family of the employee’s spouse shall be considered husband, wife, son, step-son, son-in-law, daughter, step-daughter, daughter-in law, brother, step-brother, brother-in law, sister, step-sister, sister-in-law, mother, step-mother, mother-in law, father, step-father, father-in-law, grandchildren, grandparents and grandparents-in-law.


Vacancy Number: 20009850

Open Date: 12/21/2016 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 2/21/2017 11:59:59 PM