West Coast Code Consultants, Inc.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WC-3 is seeking motivated individuals to fill multiple building inspector positions. We are currently hiring Building Inspector I and Building Inspector II for service from our Lynnwood, Washington Regional Office. These positions will be filled based on experience and credentialling.

  • Building Inspector I is an entry-level inspection position. It’s expected that the ideal candidate has some knowledge of construction regulations; preferred one (1) year or more, and either has obtained ICC certifications or will quickly obtain additional credentials.
  • Building Inspector II is a mid-level inspection position. It’s expected that the ideal candidate has knowledge of construction regulations; preferred two (2) years or more, and has obtained at least (1) ICC certifications and will quickly obtain additional credentials.

Position duties includes enforcement of construction-based regulations involving blueprint reading, framing, plumbing, mechanical systems and performing field inspections of residential and commercial construction projects enforcement of construction-based laws and regulations. Writing hardcopy and electronic inspection reports for field inspections. Communicating with city/county building departments and with the public. This position requires initiative, integrity, and an ability to seek out guidance to obtain knowledge and identify training needs. Ability and drive to study construction regulations. Training is ongoing and progressive.

ESSENTIAL CREDENTIALS, EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: 

Required: High school diploma or GED; AND

  •  Inspector I or Inspector II have combined education or experience in: construction; building inspection; building plan review; or similar experience; OR
  • Enrolled in or completed Associate Degree or technical certificate in engineering, fire protection, building construction, construction management or related field; OR
  • Equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required.

Inspector I or Inspector II have demonstrated knowledge of construction and regulations; and have and or can obtain ICC Credentials, either IRC/IBC Building within 6 months.

  • Preferred: Credentialed through ICC/ICBO/IAPMO.
  • Preferred at least one (1) ICC/IBC Certification. Preferred: either IRC Building or IBC Building.
  • Preferred at least 3 ICC/IAPMO certifications: residential or commercial inspector (i.e. Building, Mechanical, Plumbing).

Preferred: experience performing building inspections or construction quality assurance, or construction management. Proficient blueprint reading, Bluebeam, regulatory knowledge.

Required demonstrated knowledge of electronic media and Microsoft Office Suite.

Must have valid driver’s license and good driving history.

REQUIREMENTS:

Field Inspections

  • Be able to read plans and other construction documents presented in hardcopy or electronic media.
  • Complete field inspections, both on commercial and residence projects for all phases of construction.
  • Write inspection reports, both paper copies and electronically with lab tops and tablets.
  • Communicate deficiencies with owners and builders. Be able to navigate code books.
  • Communicate with permit techs, other inspectors, and building officials for jurisdictions. Need to be adaptable to adapt to and enforce jurisdiction requirements, such as record keeping, reporting, and communicating.

Physical Demands:

  • Most work will be outdoors in the elements. Work will take place in all extremes of weather.
  • Must be able to lift, climb, jump, crawl. Tall heights are often required. Job sites are often dangerous with many hazards. Special attention and care is required.
  • Job requires the ability to drive and maintain a good driving history.
  • May be asked to help with reviewing construction plans for code compliance.
  • Obtain and update industry-based credentials, state and local licenses and certifications as needed.
  • Make special efforts to promote good will in the office.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

SALARY: $25 – $38 / Hourly – Depends upon experience

TRADITIONAL BENEFITS:

  • Medical Insurance Plans
  • Dental & Vision Reimbursement
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Voluntary Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with 6% Employer Matching
  • Discretionary 401(k) Profit Sharing Contribution
  • Discretionary Bonus Program

WORK-LIFE BENEFITS:

  • 15 Days Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 8 Full-Day Paid Holidays
  • 2 Half-Day Paid Holidays
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Health & Wellness Reimbursement
  • Flexible Work Schedules when Feasible
  • Business Casual Dress Environment
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