Job Opportunity | Mechanical Equipment Inspection Supervisor | St. Louis City, MO

Mechanical Equipment Inspection Supervisor (

Department: Building Commissioner


  • Minimum: $49,244.00
  • Maximum: $77,142.00

Normal entry salary is $49,244

Position Specifications

This is a supervisory position responsible for planning and directing the City’s mechanical code enforcement activities. Duties include assigning and reviewing the work of mechanical inspectors, reviewing plans for new installation and repairs to ensure compliance with City codes, reviewing inspection reports, and writing reports on inspection activities. Responds to phone inquiries for mechanical installations; make periodic checks on mechanical inspectors’ work sites; resolve problems between inspectors and contractors regarding the interpretation of mechanical codes; prepares Service Ratings for mechanical inspectors and acts on behalf of the manager in their absence.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Mechanical Equipment Inspection Supervisor

Minimum Qualifications

An Associate’s degree or completion of a two-year training program in HVAC ; plus five years of mechanical code enforcement and/or inspection experience; OR, an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

License:  Must possess and maintain a valid Missouri driver’s license while employed by the City of St. Louis.  

Documentation of academic credentials, and proof of completion of a bona fide apprenticeship program registered with the Department of Labor and journeyman status (if applicable) must be submitted upon request.

When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your education, training and experience relating to this position. Your employment experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your experience and training evaluation. Applicants will only receive credit for their experience, training and education as shown on the application. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

VETERAN’S PREFERENCE POINTS:  To be eligible for veteran’s preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request. The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation.

CITY RESIDENTS PREFERENCE POINTS: City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points.  City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points.

Scoring Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%
  • Service Rating: Pass/Fail

Residency Requirement: Saint Louis City residency is generally required within 120 days after a working test period is completed. Proof of residency will be requested.

Job Opportunity | Building Safety Inspector | Wentzville, MO

Job Details

Job Location Wentzville – Wentzville, MO

Position Type Full Time

Salary Range $25.45 – $27.63 Hourly

Job Shift Day


The City of Wentzville is seeking candidates interested in joining our Community Development team. Wentzville is one of the fastest-growing communities in the state. Come grow with us!

The Building Safety Inspector’s typical duties include performing multi-disciplined inspections of new and existing residential buildings and other City projects under local and federal regulations, ensuring proper code compliance and safe conditions. This position will also evaluate properties and construction zones to facilitate the safety of both life and property.

The City of Wentzville is committed to being an employer of choice, offering prosperous and meaningful career opportunities and flexibility. The City offers excellent benefits, including health, vision, dental, employer-paid life insurance, long-term disability, a retirement pension, 13 paid holidays, 2 floating holidays, vacation time, sick time, tuition reimbursement, an employee assistance program, a discounted recreation center membership, and much more. 


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.

  • Associate or Technical degree required.
  • High school diploma along with related professional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. 
  • Two years of construction industry and/or code enforcement experience are required. 
  • ICC Residential Building Inspector Certification preferred, or ability to obtain within twelve months of employment required.
  • Valid driver’s license is required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities – This may be representative, but not all-inclusive, of those knowledge, skills, and abilities commonly associated with this position.

  • Proficiency in the use of basic business software (word processing, spreadsheets, email, presentations) and basic office equipment.
  • Knowledge of the applicable codes, ordinances, and regulations regarding the building industry; knowledge of methods, materials, and workmanship standards governing the installation and modification of plumbing, gas, electrical and mechanical systems; knowledge of current developments in the building industry.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with supervisors, subordinates, co-workers, and customers by telephone, in writing, and in person.
  • Ability to assess structural damage following a fire in order to determine if it is significant enough to pose a life safety threat.
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize routine and robust tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to concentrate on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently under moderate supervision and make responsible decisions.
  • Ability to work under established processes and solve problems within defined parameters.  
  • Ability to use good judgment and think quickly and rationally in difficult or stressful situations.
  • Ability to provide exceptional service to internal and external customers. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential job duty. Job requires being reliable, responsible and dependable.

Apply here: Building Safety Inspector (

Job Opportunity | Building Inspector | City of Olivette, MO




JOB SUMMARY:   This position is responsible for assisting in the application and enforcement oof all applicable property maintenance, building, construction and zoning codes and regulations as adopted by the City of Olivette. 

This position reports to the Director of Planning and Community Development.  This is a full-time, 40 hour per week, position with benefits including vacation, holidays, health, dental, life, long-term disability, pension and tuition assistance programs. 

SALARY: $46,147


  • Code Enforcement – patrols, investigates and responds to structures within the City’s limits to monitor violations of maintenance codes.
  • Zoning administration – assists in the review and compliance of all structures with the City’s zoning regulations.
  • Permit Review – primarily reviews residential permit applications for construction, right-of-way usage, grading and stormwater management for compliance with all applicable Codes as adopted by the City Of Olivette.  Assists the Building Inspector II in the review of non-residential permit applications.
  • Inspections – primarily conducts residential inspections, including occupancy, to ensure that all phases of construction, alteration and repair adhere to plans, specifications and compliance with City codes.  Assists the Building Inspector II in non-residential inspections.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent AND a minimum of 3-5 years in construction trades or related field.
  • Knowledge of building and construction, including ability to read, understand and interpret construction plans.  Must have an understanding of common methods of construction.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, professional certifications through the International Code Council (ICC) as:
  • Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector (within 6 months of employment)
  • Residential Plans Examiner or Residential Building Inspector (within 18 months of employment)
  • Must have the ability to learn building related codes and ordinances adopted and enforced by the City, including currently adopted Building Codes and Zoning Ordinances.  Must also have the ability to Interpret and apply pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations.
  • Must have the ability to organize and process high volumes of work, often with many interruptions and competing deadlines.
  • Must have the ability to be resourceful and have initiative to perform with minimum supervision.
  • A valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record.


This is a very physical position, which requires a substantial amount of mobility in carrying out the essential duties of the position.  Continual walking, climbing, lifting, stooping and bending are required in the performance of duties related to inspections, both interior and exterior.

Must be able to access all locations/areas throughout the City, including inside houses, basements, crawl spaces, garages, roofs, etc.  Must be able to climb and walk on all types of terrain, including grass, rock, mud, concrete, brush/weeds, trees, inclines, etc., and be able to tolerate all kinds of weather, including rain, heat and cold temperatures.

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and carry up to 30 lbs.

TO APPLY:  Please submit resume AND cover letter to Denise Mandle, Human Resources Administrator at [email protected] or mail to Olivette City Center, ATTN:  Human Resources, 1140 Dielman Road, Olivette, MO 63132.   For additional information please contact Human Resources at 314-983-5231.



Job Opportunity | Building Commissioner | City of Frontenac, MO

Building Commissioner – City of  Frontenac

The Building Commissioner is responsible for the daily operations of the building department. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of supervisory experience and ICC certification as a building inspector, plans examiner and building official. A degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Urban Planning or a related field or equivalent experience and experience with planning and zoning administration are desirable. Strong written and oral communication skills focused on delivering superior customer services are necessary to consult with construction professionals, convey compliance concerns and recommendations and compose reports. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills are essential to developing positive intergovernmental and private sector relationships and leading the Building Department

The annual salary for the Building Commissioner will be commensurate with experience.  The comprehensive compensation package includes excellent benefits (pension, health, dental, and life insurance, paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave, etc.), flexibility to meet personal and family needs and use a city vehicle or travel reimbursement. This position provides job growth opportunities, with support for continuing education and training.

Please promptly submit a resume and cover letter to Shari Cooper ([email protected]) 10555 Clayton Road, Frontenac, MO  63131.  The position will remain open until filled.

Job Opportunity | Building Inspector | Platte City, MO

City of Platte City

Employment Opportunity


$42,000 to $61,000 annually

Initial salary based on qualifications and experience

Platte City is seeking a part-time or intern Building Inspector to serve the Platte City Community.  The Building Inspector must work collaboratively with city staff, contractors, property owners, utility providers and other agencies to ensure compliance with the adopted building codes and regulations of the City (International Building Code, 2018 Edition). This customer-engaging role requires excellent communication skills and a problem-solving mindset to ensure building inspections are completed in a timely and courteous manner. Responsibilities include review of permit applications, issuance of permits, building inspections and code compliance activities.

Successful applicants must have a combination of experience and education that would provide working knowledge of construction plan review, general construction practices, building trades, and code compliance or a related field. ICC certification preferred. Candidates must also have the ability to follow directions, communicate effectively and maintain cooperative working relationships with the public, contractors and city staff.  Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function in the performance of this role.

Applicants must have a valid driver’s license. Selected applicants must pass background investigation and substance abuse screening and be physically capable of performing required duties. 

Benefit packages include health, dental, vision and life insurance, long term disability insurance; Missouri LAGERS retirement and a matching deferred compensation plan. 

 Applications and Resumes can be submitted by

Email, Online (, Mail or In-Person:

 City of Platte City, Attn: Human Resources 400 Main Street, Platte City, MO 64079

[email protected]

The City of Platte City is an organization that strives to embrace the spirit of inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility. We are an equal-opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and barrier free environment in which all individuals have access to the City’s facilities. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

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