BUILDING INSPECTOR - Development & Design Department: We are seeking a Building Codes Inspector to join our team and build a career with us!  The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, technically skilled, and strong interpersonal skills in tactfully dealing with contractors, the public, and coworkers.  Position will be responsible for reviewing plans, site inspections on new and existing construction, and working with contractors, engineers, and architects in code interpretation and compliance while enforcing compliance of the NC Building Codes and local City Codes & ordinances.

We are looking for a minimum of at least one Level II or III Standard Inspection Certificate (issued in NC) in building, electrical, plumbing or mechanical and ability to obtain all other Level II Certificates within two years of employment.

Position requires strong attention to detail, thorough knowledge of construction law & Codes, and ability to ensure compliance while fostering positive relationships. Physical elements of the work include (but not limited to) climbing, balancing, kneeling, stooping, crawling, and lifting of 20 lbs., pushing, oral communication and working inside as well as in the outdoor elements.  Minimum requirements include high school diploma or GED, experience in the inspection specialties and construction trades, and possession of a valid NC Driver’s License is required with a good driving record.

Salary range is $ 42,760 – 64,141, starting salary will depend on experience.

Open until filled. 



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