Plumbing Inspector

City of Beaverton

October 11, 2021

12725 SW Millikan Way, Beaverton, Oregon


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Job Summary:

Inspect residential and commercial buildings for compliance with all plumbing codes, ordinances, standards, rules, and regulations. Check design, construction and quality of materials, and location of plumbing systems. Review multi-family residential, commercial, and industrial plumbing plans and specifications.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Inspect and regulate installations of plumbing systems in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings.
  • Check the design, construction, and location of systems for compliance with state and municipal plumbing regulations and related standards.
  • Read and interpret construction plans in conjunction with actual construction.
  • Interpret product listings and installation requirements.
  • Interpret and apply plumbing statutes to the inspection.
  • Consult and advise builders of plumbing code requirements needed to pass inspection.
  • Meet with staff, general contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, and other customers to explain code requirements and resolve conflicts and problems.
  • Answer technical questions from the public regarding city, State, and applicable local requirements of the plumbing code.
  • Coordinate with other divisions and governmental agencies on final project acceptance.
  • Write inspection reports.
  • Keep accurate inspection records.
  • Enter inspection results into computer system.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED One year of experience as a plumbing inspector, or an equivalent combination of education and experience enabling the incumbent to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Ability to pass reference checks and satisfy the requirements of a background check.

Licensing and Special Requirements:

  • Valid driver's license and the ability to meet the city's driving standards.
  • State of Oregon Inspector certification.
  • State of Oregon journeyman plumber’s license.
  • State of Oregon A-level Plumbing Inspector certification.
  • State of Oregon Residential Dwelling Plumbing Inspector certification.
  • State of Oregon Medical Gas Inspector certification with 12 months of hire.
  • The city will consider combination of education and experience which are assets to successful performance of the job.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • State of Oregon Post Earthquake Damage Inspector registration

Compensation: $32.47 - $43.50 Hourly

How to Apply:

To view the complete job posting and apply, go to the City of Beaverton's career pages here:

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