Building Inspector

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Date: Jun 28, 2024

Location: Polk County, Florida, US

Company: Bureau Veritas

A WORLD LEADER IN TESTING, INSPECTION & CERTIFICATION SERVICES
 

Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.


Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.


This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.


City: Polk County

State: FL

 

We are seeking the immediate hire of a Building Inspector for Polk County, Florida.

 

The person in the role will work under the direction of the Florida Business Unit Manager and is subject to annual performance evaluations. The Inspector will perform technical inspections to enforce compliance with building codes, regulations, and ordinances.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides exemplary customer service to all individuals by demonstrating a willingness to be attentive, understanding, and responsive, fair, courteous, as well as respectful, and to actively participate in maintaining a positive customer service environment
  • Inspects commercial, industrial and residential buildings during various stages of construction and remodeling to ensure compliance with applicable codes, ordinances, and regulations. Inspections include foundation, concrete, steel, masonry, wood construction, framing, plastering, plumbing, heating and electrical installations and a large variety of other complex and routine building system elements. Depending on specific assignment, inspectors may also issue notices for violation upon failed inspections and may be responsible for approving the issuance of building permits.
  • Examines plans and specifications of new construction, additions and alterations to residential, commercial and industrial buildings to determine compliance with the provisions of applicable construction codes, ordinances and regulations.
  • Responds to code related questions from developers, builders, contractors, and/or property owners.
  • Confers with architects, contractors, builders and the public in the field and office; explain and interpret building requirements and restrictions
  • Reads, researches, and objectively explains and interprets building code requirements along with other laws pertaining to regulation of buildings, and tactfully communicate, orally and in writing, with staff and/or clients, while maintaining effective relationships
  • Maintains files and reports regarding inspection and/or plan review activities and findings
  • Attends and participates in meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of building inspection
  • Performs related duties and responsibilities as required

 

Requirements:
We will consider any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for this job.

  • Minimum education required: High school graduate or GED. An Associate's degree is preferred (not required).
  • Valid Florida Driver's license.
  • Florida State Standard Inspector License for Building as well as Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP).
  • Knowledge of the Florida Building Code.
  • Knowledge of general office equipment- copier/fax/scanner, phone.
  • Must be able to understand and follow instructions.
  • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment
  • High energy level and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Basic knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, document and database software (MS Office, Excel, Access, Adobe Acrobat). Knowledge of Building Permitting and Plan Review software is preferred.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to work outdoors and will be exposed to dust and noise.
  • The employee will need to sit, stand, walk, or climb for long periods of time.
  • The employee will need to be able to see details of objects and distinguish between colors and shapes.
  • The employee will need to coordinate movement of several parts of the body, such as arms and legs, while the body is moving.
  • The employee must be able to hear sounds, recognize the difference between sounds, and determine from which direction a sound came.
  • At times, it might be necessary to bend, stretch, twist, or reach out.
  • The employee will be required to always remain alert.

 

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

 

At Bureau Veritas, we are dedicated to ensuring employees receive fair and competitive pay, accompanied by comprehensive health and wellness benefits. Here's a breakdown of what we provide:

  • The starting wage range for this role commences at $40/hour, which is subject to potential increases that are contingent on factors like experience, education, licenses, or certifications.
  • Eligibility for benefits starts from your first day of employment and includes:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • Company-matched Retirement plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Company Holidays
  • Life Insurance and AD&D coverage
  • Short-Term Disability (STD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD)
  • Optional life and pet insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program and Total Wellbeing Lifestyle Programs
  • Tuition Assistance and/or Professional Development
  • Employee Discounts

 

This information is transparently provided in adherence to several state and local Equal Pay and Pay Transparency Laws.

 

Join us at Bureau Veritas, where your well-being and professional growth are our top priorities.

If you are an individual with a disability and you would like us to assist you with searching the Careers Page site for employment opportunities and/or assistance with completing your profile and application, please contact us at 1-888-357-7020 or email us with your request to NorthAmericaTA@bureauveritas.com
 

We are happy to assist you and encourage you to consider Bureau Veritas for your next great career opportunity!

 

If you would like additional information regarding Bureau Veritas' federal obligations in regards to equal employment opportunity, please click the link below:

https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters

 

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