City of Fort Lauderdale Jobs – SENIOR BUILDING INSPECTOR

Website City of Fort Lauderdale

Job Description:

The Senior Building Inspector inspects new and existing building installations in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings for compliance with the Florida Building Code (FBC), High Velocity Hurricane Zone (HVHZ), safety standards, laws, ordinances and other County, State and Federal regulations and performs plan reviews as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists planning, organizing and directing a coordinated building inspection program
  • Inspects alteration and repair jobs; checks structural elements
  • Electronically prepares reports and maintains inspection records of work performed and properly enters inspection data, including documents and images using provided hardware and software systems and equipment
  • May inspect buildings and other structures, land use and land or building development or modification for structural conformance and compliance with zoning rules and regulations
  • Performs related work as required
  • Inspects new and existing building permitted installations (and enforcement) in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings and personal structures within the city limits to ensure adherence to the FBC, High Velocity Hurricane Zone (HVHZ), safety standards, laws and ordinances
  • Occasionally reviews building plans and specifications of proposed structural installations in detail for conformity with the FBC, City Code of Ordinances and other applicable rules and regulations
  • Confers with architects, engineers, general contractors, attorneys, property owners and others regarding plans review, building inspection, building materials and practices and code enforcement matters

Qualification & Experience:

  • Must be certified by the Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCAIB) as a Standard Plans Examiner (Structural/Building) and as a Standard Inspector (Structural/Building) OR be a Florida Registered Architect or Florida Licensed Professional Engineer in the discipline requested. (Required certifications and license must be kept current to continue employment in this class)
  • Possess or be able to obtain a valid State of Florida driver’s license within 30 days of hire
  • Have graduated from a standard high school or vocational school or possess a G.E.D. certificate from a recognized issuing agency. Or qualifying work experience may be substituted for the High School or equivalent education requirement on a year-for-year basis

Job Details:

Company: City of Fort Lauderdale

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Orlando, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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