Job Opportunity | CSM Professional II, Building Inspector | University of Missouri Columbia

CSM Professional II, Building Inspector

University of Missouri Columbia, Campus Facilities, Planning Design and Construction (PD&C) provides services to improve the physical environment in support of MU’s institutional mission and vision, managing all efforts in the design and construction of new structures, renovation and repair project s and infrastructure development. Project Management guides colleagues through the planning and design process ensuring facility design needs and campus standards are met. Design Services serves as our in-house design team providing cost effective means for delivering small and medium size projects. Construction Management leads the construction activities of private contractors and consultants during the construction phase of building, renovation, and infrastructure projects.

University of Missouri System, Facilities Planning & Development (FPD) provides leadership in the planning, design, and construction of facilities to maximize resources and minimize risk for the university. FPD also serves as the University’s building code authority (AHJ), providing building inspection program policies and procedures, oversight of campus code services, and the services of third-party building inspection and special inspection agencies

This position works with MU PD&C and the UM AHJ in providing professional code services related to on- site inspections and plan reviews at the Columbia campus.

Key Responsibilities

Serving as the Owner’s Authorized Agent, perform building inspections for University maintenance, repair, and construction projects in complex commercial buildings, per the University’s adopted codes and Design Guidelines. Prepare building inspection reports, and discuss findings with the Owner, Consultant’s design team, General Contractor, and other responsible parties. Respond to questions regarding inspection report items and other code inquiries. Maintain report records database and other file record keeping.  Assist other staff with code duties: permit preparation and issuance, building inspections, record keeping, and other duties as necessary.   


High school diploma or equivalent and vocational training in Construction trades field or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Required: ICC Building Inspector, ICC Mechanical Inspector, or an Electrical Inspector certification, or be willing to obtain one of these certifications at the Commercial level within 6 months of hire.
Possession of a valid insurable driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

Two years verifiable experience in performing inspections on commercial construction projects.
Familiarity with Storm Water Pollution Prevention Programs and Best Management Practices.

Preferred: ICC Combination Inspector Certification (any combination of two of the following three: Commercial Building Inspector, Commercial Mechanical Inspector, or Commercial Electrical Inspector certification).

Starting pay shall be commensurate with applicant experience and certification level.

Possession of a valid insurable driver’s license.For additional information and to apply, see Job Opening ID# 43247 online at