Building Inspector I

City of Gresham

May 9, 2022

Gresham, OR


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Job Summary: The City of Gresham's Building Division is expanding their team to support the growing business needs of the Gresham Community and surrounding areas. The Building Inspector I is responsible primarily for performing residential inspections, but responsibilities may also include residential plan review. We are looking for individuals who want to be part of a collaborative team environment, understand the value of quality customer service, and strive to utilize their knowledge to ensure the safety of the public in residential structures in the Gresham Community.

Job Responsibilities: As a Building Inspector 1, you will perform inspections and review plans of residential buildings for compliance with State of Oregon residential specialty codes and other applicable state and city ordinances. This will be done while providing technical assistance to customers in the office and in the field. Your excellent interpersonal and communication skills will be used to interact with contractors, builders, architects, homeowners and the general public by answering questions concerning the application, interpretation and intent of codes, related procedures and how to achieve code compliance. You will be asked to read and interpret construction blueprints to ensure compliance with approved plans and specifications. Issuing minor plumbing, mechanical, structural and electrical permits over the counter will be typical tasks in this role. Collaborating with appropriate staff and routing plans as needed will be involved. As a Building Inspector 1, you will organize, prepare, and maintain accurate records

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Two years of college coursework in a Building Inspection Technology Program -OR- Two years of trade/technical coursework -OR- Four years of experience in one or more areas of building construction
  • Licenses, Certificates, and Other Requirements- required at time of hire: Valid Driver's License (must have a good driving record based on our driving matrix) Oregon Inspector Certification (OIC) Oregon Residential Structural Inspector (CAS) or ICC Residential Building Inspector (ICC-B1) and ICC Residential Mechanical Inspector (ICC-M1) Oregon Residential Plans Examiner (CAX) or ICC Residential Plans Examiner (ICC-R3)

Compensation: $64,737.00 - $82,716.00 Annually

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