SPECIALTY COMBINATION INSPECTOR
City of Oakland
Application Deadline: Friday, July 13, 2018 at 11:59 pm
Salary: $82,888-$101,753 Annually
Are you interested in providing an essential service to the citizens of Oakland, performing critical building inspections, and ensuring the health and safety of the Oakland community? The Planning & Building Department seeks experienced self-driven individuals, who are team players, thrive in a challenging environment and are passionate about working in public service.
Under direction, the Specialty Combination Inspector reviews plans, evidence and reports; issues permits; conducts combination inspections on new and existing residential and commercial buildings and properties; enforces compliance with plumbing, mechanical, electrical and building codes and regulations/ordinances; performs specialty inspections on new and existing commercial and industrial buildings in one of the following areas: plumbing/mechanical, electrical or building; and performs related duties as assigned.
Minimum requirements include equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade and 2 years of recent full-time, journey level experience in the plumbing, electrical, mechanical, or carpentry trade and completion of a recognized apprenticeship program in one or more of these disciplines (5 years of varied recent, full-time, journey-level experience in the plumbing, electrical, mechanical or carpentry trade may be substituted for the apprenticeship program); OR 2 years of recent full-time experience as a Combination Dwelling Inspector; OR 1 year of experience as a Combination Inspector in a position comparable to that of the City of Oakland or one year of experience as a Specialty Inspector in the City of Oakland; OR a Bachelor's degree in civil, structural, mechanical or electrical engineering or architecture from an accredited college or university may be substituted for all experience requirements.
One certification as an Inspector related to assigned job functions from a nationally or state recognized agency ((IAPMO) International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, (ICC) International Code Council or (IAEI) International Association of Electrical Inspectors) must be obtained within 12 months of appointment to this position, unless the appointee is otherwise exempted based on California Building Standards Code 18949.28. The Specialty Combination Inspector is required to maintain valid inspector certification throughout his or her employment with the City of Oakland. Failure to maintain this certificate may result in dismissal from employment.
Individuals who are appointed to this position will be required to maintain a valid California Driver's License throughout the tenure of employment OR demonstrate the ability to travel to various locations in a timely manner as required in the performance of duties.
Located between the San Francisco Bay and the California coastal mountains, and just north of Silicon Valley, Oakland is a thriving and vibrant community of 420,000 people with a lively urban-suburban mix that includes a dense downtown, a range of residential neighborhoods, a large stock of historic homes and buildings, two lakes and the Oakland waterfront. Oakland was recently featured in Forbes Magazine's 2016 list of "America's Fastest Growing Cities." The City of Oakland has a rich history and expanding local economy. It is also has one of the nation's most diverse cultures, including residents speaking nearly 125 different languages and dialects. Its moderate Bay Area climate, combined with a wide variety of arts, entertainment, recreational and educational amenities, make Oakland a thriving city that offers a great place to begin and grow your career.
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