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Building Inspector Senior - City of Chandler

Applications Accepted As Of: Jan 18 2023
Date of Closing: Feb 5 2023

The City of Chandler Development Services Department is currently seeking qualified individuals interested in joining our team as a Building Inspector Senior. This is a full-time, non-exempt position with benefits. This position will work a Monday – Friday 6:00-2:30 schedule.  

City of Chandler

Chandler, the fourth largest City in Arizona, is located in one of the fastest growing innovation and technology centers in the nation. Chandler is a vibrant, diverse, fiscally responsible community with a supportive business climate that attracts global industry leaders, exciting startups, talented workers and their families. In addition to being a great place to live, play and work our local hotels, resorts, golf courses, restaurants and ample shopping opportunities make Chandler one of Arizona's great vacation spots.

Who we are:

The City of Chandler Development Services team, consisting of 83 positions, provides sound land use planning strategies, responsible design development standards, and high quality, safety compliant infrastructure in all areas of Development Services, including planning, GIS, building safety, development engineering, telecommunications and utility franchise, City fiber, transportation engineering, and customer service and permits.  

 We are a progressive and innovative team that partners with the development community, contractors, other departments, and citizens to deliver quality services in support of the City of Chandler's Mission and Values.

 Who we are looking for:

Essential Duties:

  • Inspects industrial, commercial, residential buildings including fire protection systems to ensure compliance with applicable codes and regulations during various stages of construction and remodeling.
  • Documents and suggests corrections for defects and inadequacies; identifies required corrections.
  • Reviews plans and specifications and ensures compliance with building codes; ensures that actual construction conforms to the approved plans and specifications.
  • Documents all inspections, maintains inspection records and reports; presents oral and written reports.
  • Provides customer service and consultation to the general public, architects, engineers, designers and contractors regarding building codes, inspection schedules and compliance.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalency and additional technical training.
  • Four (4) years of building inspection experience or three years’ construction work in one of the four major trades:     Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanical, or Building Construction or a related field and a minimum of one year of building inspection experience.
  • One (1) current International Code Council (ICC) Certification upon hire or promotion date; and
  • Valid Arizona Driver’s License with acceptable driving record; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.  
    Desirable Qualifications: 
  • International Code Council certifications related to Building Inspections
  • Bachelor’s degree

This is a regular full-time position, subject to a six (6) month probationary period.  A register of qualified candidates will be active for four (4) months should another position become available. 

The City of Chandler will conduct a pre-employment Department of Motor Vehicle driving record check as a condition of employment.  An offer of employment is contingent upon acceptable results.  All applicants hired will be required to be fingerprinted with successful results as a condition of continued employment.

Applicants for employment and volunteer opportunities should be aware of the City of Chandler’s policies concerning the use of drugs and alcohol.  These policies have not been altered by the passage of Proposition 207. The use of recreational marijuana is a violation of the City’s Drug Free Workplace Policy. Certain positions within the City are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test.  A positive result for drugs tested under the policy, including recreational marijuana, may be grounds for withdrawal of an offer of employment or volunteer opportunity.  The examination process may vary if determined necessary. 

Please click on the link for further information:  City of Chandler Careers

The City of Chandler is committed to Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation.