Building Construction Inspector – LAX Terminal
Under general supervision, inspects building construction, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical installations; performs plan check, inspection and testing of new airport terminal construction.
Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To:
Examines plans, blueprints and specifications for commercial buildings and structures; and performs field inspections to determine compliance with applicable codes and laws relating to new and existing construction.
Inspects complex structural systems comprised of various building materials including but not limited to concrete, masonry, steel, timber, glass, and composite construction.
Inspects complex and special occupancies, various types of construction, life safety features such as fire and smoke protection systems, means of egress and accessibility. Inspects structural, architectural, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, green building, and energy building components.
Utilizes current technology in the normal course and scope of daily duties, including but not limited to inspections software; field hardware such as hand-held computer devices; communications software and devices;
Utilizes current standard office software applications to prepare reports.
RECOMMENDED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
5-10 or more years of experience as a journey-level, lead person or superintendent in building construction work; or three years of building inspection experience for a public agency; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities.
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of: current codes, laws, ordinances, rules and regulations pertaining to building construction; standard practices, current methods and materials used in building construction; principles and techniques of inspection work; current office software applications such as Microsoft Office Outlook, Word and Excel
Ability to: read and interpret construction blueprints, plans and specifications; understand and make building construction computations; perform effective inspections; recognize construction practices which do not conform to code standards, acceptable practices, and/or proposed plans; organize and present thoughts and ideas tactfully, courteously and effectively in written and oral form; keep required records in an organized manner.
SPECIAL MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Possession and retention of a valid California Class "C" Driver's License is a condition of continued employment in this classification.
International Code Council (ICC) Certification for electrical, mechanical, commercial or a ICC Certification as a Combination Inspector.