BUILDING CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR 3
- Plans Examiner
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 37
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Building Construction Inspectors perform a variety of building construction inspections and contract administration work requiring a broad knowledge of construction principles and practices of all phases of construction including plumbing, heating, electrical, structural design, air conditioning and landscaping.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position is with the State Public Works Division in Carson City, Nevada. Under the direction of the Building Official and in cooperation with State Public Works project managers, this position is responsible for the examination of plans and building inspections. The incumbent will perform duties at journey level for all disciplines of construction for buildings and structures on State of Nevada owned property. The incumbent will be performing plans reviews based in the Carson City office primarily and perform site inspections as needed; will ensure compliance with construction documents and all applicable codes; and will perform plan review and inspections for plumbing, mechanical, electrical, accessibility, structural design, building, and landscaping. Access to Nevada Department of Corrections and Nevada Military areas will require separate background checks at no cost to the applicant. This position has a travel requirement of up to 50%.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Graduation from high school or equivalent education, current certification as a Commercial Building Inspector in at least one building construction trade (e.g., plumbing, electrical, building and mechanical) and two years of building construction inspection experience which included plumbing, electrical, building and mechanical areas and required the review and interpretation of building codes, architectural drawings and specifications to ensure compliance with contract documents; OR one year of experience as a Building Construction Inspector II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
Certification as a Plans Examiner is required at the time of appointment.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Do you have experience with complex plans review for commercially designed and constructed facilities? Please describe including where the experience was gained.
2) Must be able to travel up to 50% for this position. Can you meet this requirement?