INSPECTOR I (MECHANICAL)
|Date Opened||8/23/2013 12:01:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||9/6/2013 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$35,838.00 - $56,888.00/year|
|Job Type||Open Recruitment|
Hillsborough County Government is looking for new members to join our team who are aligned with our core values of commitment to excellence; stellar customer service; and embracing diversity, transparency, and accountability. Our employees enjoy careers that are professionally and personally rewarding and that provide fair and reliable compensation.
Hillsborough County Government consists of many independent agencies with over 9,000 combined employees. We provide a wide range of municipal services to the citizens of
Learn more about Hillsborough County or read on to learn more about this exciting opportunity to join our team
Performs entry-level technical work inspecting building construction or the installation of plumbing, electrical, or gas systems or mechanical equipment for compliance with state and county codes, laws and ordinances.
- Inspects mechanical equipment for compliance with state and county codes, laws and ordinances.
- Issues notice of non-compliance where work is not in compliance with the Florida Building Codes and Hillsborough County Construction Ordinance.
- Inspects all work upon completion and signs permit giving final approval.
- Makes routine and periodic mechanical inspections of assigned area to check for violations and hazardous conditions.
- Investigates complaints of defective building and trade installations and reports findings and recommendations to appropriate staff.
- Inputs and retrieves data in researching violations and scheduling mechanical inspections.
- Explains and interprets applicable codes and regulations to contractors and property owners.
- Performs other related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
- Working knowledge of State and local codes and laws governing building construction or mechanical, electrical, gas or plumbing system construction and installation.
- Working knowledge of inspection methods and procedures.
- Working knowledge of OSHA construction site safety requirements.
- Some knowledge of applicable County and office policies and procedures.
- Ability to read and interpret plans diagrams, blueprints, and specifications.
- Ability to work effectively with others.
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Ability to prepare reports and maintain records.
- Ability to work outside in a subtropical climate in adverse weather conditions.
- Ability to bend, stoop, kneel or crouch in confined spaces.
- Ability to use a computer and related software.
- Ability to maintain current certifications.
- Ability to properly and safely operate a motor vehicle.
Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate; and
Successful completion of a State of
Possession of a valid Driver License
Five years of technical experience in a mechanical field; and
Possession of a valid Driver License.
Possession of a Standard Mechanical License issued by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations under Chapter 468 of the Florida Statutes as an Inspector; and
Possession of a valid Driver License.
APPOINTING AUTHORITY REQUIRES
Persons hired based on experience or through the approved vocational training to obtain a current Provisional License issued by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation under Chapter 468 of the Florida Statutes within the probationary period and obtain a standard llicense within one year of obtaining the provisional license.
Employees to maintain the continuing education, as required by the state.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Preference will ONLY be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation to support entitlement to preference MUST be provided at the time of application.
DRUG-FREE WORK PLACE: The employers of
NOTE: Depending on the agency of employment, individuals hired may be required to review
NOTE: Employees are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters affecting the County. They are required to work in their normal job duties or other activities within their skills and capabilities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with existing rules and procedures.
EXAMINATION: Applicants will be competitively rated on the basis of their training and experience.