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SENIOR PLUMBING INSPECTOR / PLUMBING INSPECTOR

Company: City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY The Building Services Division at the Development Services Department is seeking a Plumbing Inspector / Senior Plumbing Inspector.The City of Fort Lauderdale employees possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers. PLUMBING INSPECTOR: STARTING SALARY $32.85 Hourly / $68,326.96 AnnuallyThis is inspection work of new and existing plumbing installations in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings for compliance with the Florida Building Code, safety standards, laws and ordinances and other County, State and Federal regulations.They are responsible for inspecting new and existing structural installations in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings for compliance with the Florida Building Code, safety standards, local laws, local ordinances and other County, State and Federal regulations.Work is subject to periodic checks and inspections, reports are reviewed, and complaints investigated by a supervisor. SENIOR PLUMBING INSPECTOR: STARTING SALARY $36.47 hour / $75,858.64 AnnuallyInspects new and existing plumbing installations in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings for compliance with the Florida Building Code, safety standards, laws and ordinances. Reviews building plans and specifications of proposed plumbing installations in detail for compliance with the Florida Building Code, City Code of Ordinances and other applicable rules and regulations effective in the City prior to the issuance of building permits.=========================================================================NOTE: The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description.This job classification is included within the bargaining unit represented by Teamsters Local Union 769 and therefore is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769."In accordance with Article 24 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769, for posting purposes this open-competitive job posting shall be considered as a simultaneous internal and external posting (it is open to both internal City employees and external applicants)." Additionally, this job classification is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769.The City offers a wide variety of benefits to their employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary. Beginning January 1, 2021, the City offers participation in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) which will require a 3% contribution from employees. Anyone hired after Jan 1, 2021 will be automatically enrolled in FRS.The City of Fort Lauderdale is AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO) AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. All applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender (including identity or expression), marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or any other protected classification as defined by applicable law (except as limited by Personnel Rules, Collective Bargaining Agreements, or bona fide occupational qualifications).In compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the City of Fort Lauderdale is committed to providing a safe, quality-oriented and productive work environment consistent with the standards of the community in which it serves. Alcohol and drug abuse poses a threat to the health and safety of City's community builders and to the security of the City's equipment and facilities. For these reasons, the City is committed to the elimination of drug and alcohol use and abuse in the workplace.Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects qualified individuals with disabilities from employment discrimination. Under the ADA, a person has a disability if he has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity. The physical demands described within the job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job . In compliance with the ADA, the City of Fort Lauderdale will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. This description is subject to modification as the needs and requirements of the position change.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position.

  • Inspects new and existing plumbing permitted installations in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings within the city limits to ensure adherence to the Florida Building Code, safety standards, local laws and ordinances
  • Confers with architects, engineers, general contractors, attorneys, property owners and others regarding inspections, building materials and practices and code enforcement matters
  • Inspects alteration and repair jobs involving plumbing systems
  • Investigates complaints relating to plumbing systems in construction, repair and alterations including interviewing property owners, tenants and complainants to determine nature of violations and recommending corrective measures
  • Enters sites under construction, which may involve climbing, crawling or accessing areas where limited space is available
  • Electronically prepares reports and maintains inspection records of work performed and properly enters inspection data, including documents and images using provided hardware and software systems and equipment
  • Answers inquiries regarding building code requirements as they relate to plumbing systems
  • Performs related work as required JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS AS A PLUMBING INSPECTOR:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent. Qualifying work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
  • Must have five (5) years construction experience in the plumbing discipline in a supervisory capacity or
  • Must have five (5) years construction experience in the plumbing discipline and five (5) years as an active State Certified Plumbing Inspector (Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCAIB), or
  • Must be certified by DBPR-FBPE as an Engineer in the discipline requested and having practiced for at least three (3) years, or
  • Must be a certified Master Plumber, or
  • Must be a certified Journeyman Plumber for not less than five (5) years
  • Possess a Florida driver's license with an acceptable driving record, or be able to obtain one by date of hire. MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS AS SENIOR PLUMBING INSPECTOR:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent. Qualifying work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
  • Must have five (5) years construction experience in the plumbing discipline in a supervisory capacity or
  • Must have five (5) years construction experience in the plumbing discipline and five (5) years as an active State Certified Plumbing Inspector (Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCAIB),) or
  • Must be certified by DBPR-FBPE as an Engineer in the discipline requested and having practiced for at least three (3) years, or
  • Must be a certified Master Plumber, or
  • Must be a certified Journeyman Plumber for not less than five (5) years, and
  • Must be certified by the State of Florida, BCAIB, as a Plumbing Plans Examiner with two (2) years' experience as a BCAIB Certified Plumbing Inspector
  • Possess a Florida driver's license with an acceptable driving record, or be able to obtain one by date of hire. Special Requirements: Non-Essential Employees will not be required to work during a declared emergency but may be required to work in some capacity after the declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine when the employee will be required to work.NOTE: Required certifications must be kept current to continue employment in this class. HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants may be required to take a medical examination and/or pass a drug screening prior to appointment.An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form (J204) at time of application. PLUMBING INSPECTOR SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Established Date: 11/18/2018 Revised Date: N/AManagement Category: N/A Classification Level: AdvancedFLSA: Non-Exempt EEO Code: 1 - Official/AdministratorJob Code: TM090 Pay Grade: TG10 SENIOR PLUMBING INSPECTOR SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Established Date: 11/18/2018 Revised Date: N/AManagement Category: N/A Classification Level: AdvancedFLSA: Non-Exempt EEO Code: 1 - Official/AdministratorJob Code: TM118 Pay Grade: TG11Closing Date/Time: 5/17/2022 11:59 PM Eastern

Keywords: City of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Fort Lauderdale , SENIOR PLUMBING INSPECTOR / PLUMBING INSPECTOR, Professions , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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