West Coast Code Consultants, Inc.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

West Coast Code Consultants, Inc. (WC³) is currently seeking an experienced Commercial Building Inspector (II) with a minimum of three (3) to five (5) years experience in performing field inspections of residential and commercial projects to ensure compliance with adopted building codes and construction standards in California. Assistance with potential industrial construction projects may sometimes be required. Candidates must be comfortable in all aspects of construction and will be required to write inspection reports for field inspection, as well as communicate with city building departments and with the public.

This position will report to, and receive support from, management based in our San Ramon Corporate Office.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Perform all necessary duties of a certified Building Inspector to determine code compliance adopted by various jurisdictions.
  • Year-round field inspection work on both private and prevailing wage projects.
  • Perform evaluations of complex buildings, multi-family dwellings, schools, and structures at various stages of construction for compliance with approved plans, specifications, jurisdictional codes, ordinances, and other regulations.
  • Comprehensive code knowledge is required to inspect architectural, structural, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing aspects of construction.
  • Ability to read plans and other construction documents. Be able to navigate code books. May be asked to help with reviewing construction plans for code compliance.
  • Write inspection reports, both paper copies and electronically with laptops and tablets.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the public (homeowners, property owners, engineers, architects, etc.) to answer questions that may arise and communicate deficiencies. with owners and builders.
  • Communicate with permit techs, other inspectors, and building officials for jurisdictions. Need to be adaptable to jurisdiction requirements of reporting and communicating.
  • May require physical exertion during on-site inspections such as walking, sitting, standing, and the ability to lift and move up to 25 pounds. Most work will be performed outdoors in the elements.
  • Make special efforts to promote goodwill in the office and perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Basic knowledge of electronics and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • The job requires the ability to drive.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Obtain and update state and local licenses and certifications as needed.
  • Preferred – At least eight (8) ICC certifications and be a certified combination inspector for both commercial and residential in the Building, Mechanical, Plumbing, and Electrical disciplines.
  • Preferred – A minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of experience performing building inspections. (Certifications may be substituted for relevant experience.)
  • Continual, ongoing training and additional achievement of ICC certifications are expected to take place.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

SALARY:

  • Competitive Salary with Prevailing Wages Paid for Inspection Work
  • Depends on Experience

TRADITIONAL BENEFITS:

  • Medical Insurance Plans
  • Dental & Vision Reimbursement
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • 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

West Coast Code Consultants, Inc. (WC³) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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