Building Inspector - Inspections - Tulsa County

Tulsa County District 3 Commissioner
Job Description
 Building Inspector - Inspections
Location: 633 West 3rd Street, Tulsa, OK
Openings: 1
Job Definition: Under general direction, inspects structures to ensure compliance with the adopted building and zoning codes and ordinances, and verifies mechanical and plumbing inspection activities by performing the following duties.
Job Grade: 60
Description: Perform on site structural, mechanical, and plumbing inspections of buildings while under construction, repair, and alteration. Inspect footings and foundations, framing, and completion to ensure compliance with regulations pertaining to structural soundness, proper materials, safety hazards, and zoning. Participate with office personnel in the issuance of building permits. Investigate complaints of zoning violations and assist in the prosecution of such cases. Confer with contractors, workmen, and others pertaining to problems. Correspond with contractors pertaining to the inspection program. Interpret International Codes, commercial building and one and two family building codes. Examine commercial and residential blueprints. Advise adjacent municipalities on establishing inspection programs. Check zoning clearance permits periodically and clears with Zoning Board of Adjustment. Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Skills: Skill in the application of principles of construction inspection; in the application of principles of supervision. Knowledge of materials, methods, and techniques used in all major types of building construction; of possible defects and faults in building construction; of corrective measures; of the building code and regulations pertaining to building construction; of departmental policies and procedures. Ability to read and interpret plans, specifications, and blueprints quickly and accurately and to compare them with construction in progress; to enforce regulations with firmness, tact, and impartiality; to establish and maintain effective relationships with contractor, property owners, and the public; to plan, organize and control the work of others; to organize and present facts and opinions clearly and concisely.
Education / Experience: Education equivalent to graduation from a standard four year high school and ten (10) years of experience in the building, plumbing or construction industry.
Licenses/Certificates: Valid Oklahoma operator License. Current Oklahoma Construction Industries Board Building, Plumbing and Mechanical Inspector License or obtainment of a two year provisional license until valid Inspector's license can be secured.
Salary Range: $2,829.10 per month
Work Schedule: 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday thru Friday
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