Job Opportunity – Commercial Building Inspector | City of Bridgeton

Commercial Building Inspector

  • Type: Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$27.31 – $34.86 per hour
  • Posted Date:06/14/2016

The City of Bridgeton is accepting applications for the position of Commercial Building Inspector. Essential duties and responsibilities include: performing field inspections of residential and/or commercial buildings during various stages of construction and remodeling; ensuring that structures are being constructed in accordance with approved plans and specifications, and in compliance with applicable state and local laws, City ordinances, and codes (including but not limited to building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, energy, and zoning codes) to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the public.

The successful applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent and possess a certification as a Master Code Professional (MCP), a Certified Building Official (CBO), or a Commercial Combination Inspector by the International Code Council with five or more years of experience in the Commercial Building inspection field.  Salary range is $27.31 – $34.86 per hour depending on qualifications and experience plus an excellent benefit package.  Resumes must be accompanied by a completed Application for Employment form and Release of Information Agreement, which can be obtained at the Information Desk at the Bridgeton Government Center or online at  Applications will be received until position is filled.  The City of Bridgeton is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Applications should be presented to:

Public Works Department
City of Bridgeton
12355 Natural Bridge Road
Bridgeton, MO 63044

Job Opportunity – Plan Review Engineer II | St. Charles County



Starting Salary:       $ 48,063 through $59,622 per year.

This is a full-time, 40 hour per week position which includes a full range of benefits including Paid Time Off, Extended Medical Leave, Holidays, Employee health, dental, life, disability, retirement and tuition assistance programs.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Reviews construction plans for residential and commercial building projects to determine compliance with ICC, NEC, FEMA and other applicable codes and state statutes.  Assists Building Director, Building Manager and Building Inspectors as needed regarding plan review matters.  Assists the public in acquiring building permits.  Answers building code questions in person and by telephone. Provides information regarding code requirements for other County departments and the general public.  Notifies permit applicants regarding needed changes for code compliance. Conducts preliminary plan review meetings with developer, architects and engineers.  Consults with architects, builders and developers regarding plan review process and offers appropriate plan changes to meet code requirements.  Reviews paper or electronic plans and specifications for approval of building permits. Imputs plan review information into computer system software, CitizenServe.  Maintains current knowledge of construction standards, applicable codes, plan review process and building permit process.   Calculates construction area to estimate project cost and establish permit fees.  Analyzes project scope and establishes building inspections required for project.  Ensures compliance with guidelines. Participates in on-going training as needed.  Attends training seminars.  Performs Blasting monitoring process for local quarries.   Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:  Requires B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Building Technology or related field with five years of construction code enforcement and plan review experience.  Any combination of related experience and education providing equivalent knowledge, skills and ability will be considered. Requires ICC Plans Examiner Certification or Architect/Engineer License and FEMA flood property retrofitting certification. Requires the ability to read, draft and interpret complicated plans, specifications, and estimates to review construction and site plans and recognize deviations from County codes or accepted engineering practices.   Ability to effectively interact with staff, elected and appointed officials, engineers, contractors, developers and the general public.   Ability to learn and operate a variety of computer software programs such as word processing, email and architectural CAD drafting and/or BlueBeam Revue Software. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

TO APPLY: All applications must be submitted only through our Self-Service Website at We do not accept faxed, e-mailed or print applications. For your convenience, if needed, terminals are available on site at the HR Dept., 201 N. Second St., Room 519, St. Charles, MO  63301  Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

To assure consideration, applications must be received by May 25, 2016

St. Charles County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  St. Charles County is a drug and alcohol free work place. A pre-employment drug screen is required for all positions.

Job Opportunity – Multi-Discipline Inspector | City of University City


Department of Community Development

 Pay Range: $43,476 – 55,484, Paid on a bi-weekly basis

Full-time position



Nature of Work

This skilled inspection positon works at ensuring compliance with the various municipal codes including building, mechanical, fire, energy conservation, property maintenance, electrical, plumbing, and other municipal regulations.

Work is performed both in the office and in the field, between 8am and 5pm Monday through Friday and involves considerable contact with the public and other persons engaged in building construction or property maintenance activities.  Work may also involve the preparation of permits, reports, and records on findings.  Work assignments and instructions are received orally or in writing from a supervisor.  Employees proceed with their assignments with almost complete independence except in cases of prolonged or very difficult enforcement problems for which they may receive assistance from a supervisor.  Performance is reviewed normally by review of operating reports and records; and through conferences with contractors, builders, or property owners contacted in this work.

Examples of Work/essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe following duties are normal for this classification. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Performs on site inspections
  • Determines if construction, maintenance or upkeep is in compliance with appropriate codes
  • Checks quality of materials and workmanship
  • Investigates all complaints including but not limited to work without a permit, illegal occupancy, and hazardous conditions
  • May conduct evening inspections to assure compliance with code requirements
  • Confers with owners, agents, tenants, contractors, and others on matters relating to the appropriate code requirements being enforced
  • Maintains active department files on all work
  • Prepares, reports, and accumulates data for court hearings if corrective measures are not taken
  • Testifies in municipal court, if required
  • Prepares and records daily activities
  • Compiles records on community development hours
  • Serves as liaison between administrative staff and public
  • Explains codes and policies of University City to those with questions
    • Issues commercial occupancy permits
    • Issues certificates of occupancy on new construction
    • Maintains records involving all city elevators
    • Assesses damage from fires/natural phenomena occurring in the city and may prepare related reports
    • Performs plan review as needed
    • Conducts vacant building inspections and maintains associated records
    • Performs other work as required or assigned

    Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in related field is preferred
    • At least three years building experience as engineer, architect, building inspector, construction trade journeyman, contractor, or equivalent
    • International Code Council certifications are preferred


    Required Experience and Training

    • Graduation from high school, preferably supplemented by additional education
    • Prior experience with code enforcement
    • Prior experience with customer service preferred
    • Proficiency with computers, including Microsoft Word and Excel or comparable software programs preferred
    • Positive customer-service attitude, initiative, innovation, creative-problem solving skills, and ability to work independently
    • Good oral and written communication skills including good phone etiquette
    • Good driving record and a valid driver’s license
    • Must obtain ICC certification as a Building Inspector (B1) within the twelve months of employment


    Performance Measures

    • Variations between inspectors doing the same job
    • Inspections completed as scheduled
    • Percent absenteeism
    • Effective customer service
    • Percent tardiness
    • Number of inspections completed per day
    • Professional certification
    • Completion of contact hours in subjects furthering professional development and education
    • Number of errors in reports
    • Number of legitimate complaints received
    • Prompt 1-3 day response time to all inquiries from supervisor or general public
    • Prompt 1-2 day reply to all telephone calls


    Physical /Visual Activities or Demands

    • Sitting, talking, hearing, walking (including up and down stairs), reaching, stooping, bending, lifting, and standing for extended periods of time
    • Ability to climb ladders and crawl in tight spaces such as attics and crawl spaces
    • Ability to endure extreme climate changes
    • Concentrated mental and visual attention with normal hand-eye coordination
    • Regularly moving/lifting of items up to 100 lbs.



    • Telephone, computers desk / tablet, copy machine, printers, scanner, digital camera, personal vehicle


    Physical /Visual Activities or Demands

    • Hearing, walking, reaching, stooping, bending, climbing and lifting.
    • Concentrated mental and visual attention with normal hand-eye coordination.
    • Clarity of vision at 20 inches-corrected or uncorrected.
    • Occasional moving of items up to 80lbs.
    • Ability to work inside and outside in all weather conditions.
    • Ability to work from aerial lifts and raised platforms/ladders.


    TO APPLY:  Interested applicants should complete an application and drop it off at the City of University City Human Resources Department, 6801 Delmar Blvd. University City, MO 63130. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Employment applications can also be downloaded from the City’s website No faxes accepted.  No Phone Calls please



    The City of University City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  The City of University City is a drug and alcohol free work place.  A pre-employment physical is required for this position.


Job Opportunity – Part-Time / Seasonal Code Enforcement Officer | City of O’Fallon, MO

sponsor_small_banner_5066_564241f309fd3City of O’Fallon
100 North Main Street
O’Fallon, MO 63366

Employment Opportunity
Job Title Part-time Code Enforcement Officer(s)-(Inspector 1)
Department Building and Code Enforcement Division
Posting Date 03/10/2016
Closing Date 03/26/2016
Starting Salary Grade 14, Step 1 $20.30 per hour
Exempt/Non-exempt Non-Exempt
Status Part-time

This part-time position is responsible for the enforcement of city codes and ordinances and to maintain compliance with City codes/ordinances and to address citizen concerns relating to public nuisance and zoning related issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Conducts and coordinates all code enforcement activity, addressing public nuisance violations (recorded through both field observation and citizen/council member complaint). Provides all
    necessary follow-up including appearance in Municipal Court for unresolved violations.
  • Maintains compliance with the ordinances relating to derelict cars, grass and weed control, rubbish control, signs, fences and zoning with regard to proper placement/installation and  maintenance
  • Conducts on-site inspections of existing institutional, industrial, commercial and residential properties to verify compliance with city ordinances and property maintenance standards.
  • Inspects existing structures for health and life safety minimum standards.
  • Assists external and internal customers, city residents, , and others in the interpretation and application of relevant codes and ordinances.
  • Conducts field investigations; inspects properties for violations; contacts property owner to resolve violations; issues and posts warning notices; schedules and performs follow-up
    activities to gain compliance.
  • Receives and responds to citizen complaints and reports from other agencies and departments regarding alleged violations; interviews complainant and witnesses; conducts investigations
    and provides recommendations for resolutions
  • Conducts enforcement of illegal signage that is placed in the City on the weekends.
  • Locates vacant residencies and businesses; secures buildings with proper materials; posts property as appropriate; checks vacant buildings for transient activity, graffiti, and vandalism; researches bank ownership.
  • Patrols assigned areas to identify and evaluate ordinance violations.
  • Prepares a variety of written reports, memoranda and
  • Prepares evidence in support of legal action taken by the city; appears and testifies in court as needed.
  • Performs related duties.

Additional Knowledge Required

  • Knowledge of relevant zoning, nuisance abatement, property maintenance, building, and health and safety codes.
  • Knowledge of municipal code enforcement principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of computers and job related software programs.
  • Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions.
  • Skill in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

Minimum Education, Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/ internship or having had
    a similar position for one to two years.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Missouri for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain the appropriate state certification for the type of inspection(s) conducted including Property Maintenance Inspectors Certificate.
  • Knowledge and level of competency related to Microsoft office programs, database entry and mobile devices.
  • Ability to obtain Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) clearance through local jurisdiction.

Contact Information
Online employment applications can be accessed on the City Website at

The City of O’Fallon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify

Job Opportunity – Building Safety Inspector | City of Wentzville

wentzville_logo_REGISTEREDBuilding Safety Inspector

SALARY: $21.55 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 02/19/16
CLOSING DATE: 03/04/16 11:59 PM
Inspects new buildings and other City projects pursuant to both local and federal regulations, ensuring
proper code compliance and safe conditions.  Evaluates properties and construction zones to facilitate the
safety of both life and property.
Essential Job Duties
• Inspect and monitor new and existing residences and construction zones for compliance with building
codes, specifications, and safety standards.
• Inspect building utilities installations (i.e., HVAC, electrical, and plumbing) for workmanship and code
• Inspect sewer lateral connections for code compliance and safety.
• Issue permits for construction, relocation, occupancy, and demolition in a timely manner.
• Evaluate properties for code compliance, including cleanliness, garbage removal, insect and rodent
• Issue violations notices, stop work orders, and field correction notices.
• Meet with owners and authorities to explain regulations and recommend strategies for compliance.
• Review all plans, blueprints, site layouts, construction methods, and specifications for code compliance
and safety regulations.
• Ensure proper lot drainage and erosion control by monitoring silt fence during building process and
ensuring all city yard and driveway ordinances are followed.
• Investigate complaints submitted by building departments and concerned citizens.
Ancillary Job Duties
• Receive phone calls from trade professionals regarding codes and city ordinances, and provide direct
answers or refer to appropriate department.
• Attend professional seminars and product shows.
• Obtain continuing education units to renew certifications and obtain new ones.
• Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications
Education, experience and training that are required or desirable in order to effectively perform the job at
the time of hire.  An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.
Additional requirements and/or substitutions may be requested and require the approval of HR
• High school diploma or equivalent required.  Two­year college degree in construction management,
architectural technology, or similar preferred.
• Minimum of 1 year construction industry and/or code enforcement experience.  3 years or more related
experience preferred.
• ICC Residential Building Inspector Certification required within 12 months of employment.
• Valid driver’s license.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
May be representative, but not all­inclusive, of those knowledge, skills and abilities commonly associatedwith this position.
• Background and/or experience in the construction field is essential.
• Ability to reference ICC residential codes.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and basic office
• Ability to operate office equipment such as copier, fax, telephone system, and computer.
• Clear verbal communication skills and ability to give and follow written and oral instructions.
• Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work as well as concentrate on multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to work independently and make responsible decisions.
• Ability to use good judgment and think quickly and rationally in difficult or stressful situations.

Work Environment
Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the duties of this
• General office conditions.
• External job sites, including outdoor work areas.
• Exposed to occasional loud noises, including construction equipment and tools.
Physical Abilities
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.
• Must be able to sit for moderate periods of time.
• Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.
• Must have clarity of vision and the ability to adjust focus.
• Must have three­dimensional vision and the ability to judge distance and spatial relationships.
• Must have the ability to identify and distinguish colors.
• Must be able to routinely stand and walk at job sites.
• Must be capable of driving to and from job sites.
• Regular attendance is a necessary and essential job duty

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