City of Chandler Salary Plan - 2012-13
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Exempt = Salaried Position
Excellence is the responsibility of everyone at the City of Chandler. We lead by
our core values in constant pursuit of excellence:
*Commitment – Dedicate oneself to consistent and excellent public service
*Innovation – Implement unique, creative and cost-effective solutions
*Communication – Communicate in a positive, honest and productive manner
*Integrity - Adherence to high ethical standards
*Diversity – Promote inclusiveness
and impartiality throughout the organization
*Personal Responsibility – Take initiative to achieve excellence and
*Respect – Demonstrate a high regard
*Teamwork – Promote cooperative efforts, open communication and trust
All City employees are expected to conduct themselves in a way consistent with the
|SENIOR BUILDING INSPECTOR
Pay Grade: 25 FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Group: Supervisory (S) Class Code: S037
Effective Date: 7/01 Revision Date: 8/03, 7/05
The primary function of this employee is to supervise and perform technical office evaluation and review of building and site plans and design and construction documents to ensure compliance with City development ordinances and building codes and to perform on-site building inspections to ensure compliance with City, state, and other applicable building codes. Additionally, this employee performs review and on-site inspections of commercial, manufacturing, and industrial structures requiring additional technical knowledge and expertise. This class of employee is differentiated from the Building Inspectors by its greater on-site responsibility and supervision of Building Inspectors and clerical employees. An employee in this class may be assigned to related duties in the City’s Planning and Development Services Department.
Essential Functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned.
Performs technical office review of building and construction plans and performs on-site building inspections for compliance with approved plans and City and other applicable building codes, including but not limited to, structural, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, fire safety, health, and other applicable codes;
Requires corrections for defects and inadequacies and requires corrections to comply with applicable City ordinances and codes;
Performs inspections of new construction, remodels, alterations, and repairs for compliance with applicable City ordinances and construction codes;
Performs inspections on buildings being demolished, moved, or damaged buildings to ensure compliance with City and other applicable building and life and safety codes;
Documents inspections, including violations, and all records including inspection reports and correspondence with affected parties on compliance efforts;
Responds to inquiries from architects, engineers, designers, contractors, and the general public on building codes, inspections, inspection schedules, and compliance;
Maintains review, inspection, and permit records and presents oral and written reports as required;
Researches new building and construction methods, materials, and codes to stay current in the field
Supervises subordinate inspection and clerical employees;
Sets work priorities, schedules, and assigns tasks to ensure efficient inspections and turnaround times;
Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures;
Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Follows City-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City’s Safety Handbook.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Principles, procedures, materials, and standard practices of building construction, including stages when inspections to detect violations and defects are most easily observed and corrected;
City and other applicable building and construction codes, including but no limited to, structural, plumbing, heating, mechanical, fire safety, health, and other applicable codes;
Structural engineering as applied to the design of buildings and use of standard, traditional, and non-traditional building materials;
City zoning, development, construction, landscape, and other applicable ordinances and codes;
Standard practices and procedures for plan, permit, and license application review, evaluation, and approval, including documentation;
Standard practices and procedures for field inspection;
Federal (OSHA) regulations and city policies regarding safe work practices and handling and disposal of hazardous materials;
Supervisory skills, employee evaluations, and training methods.
Follow written and oral instructions;
Read and interpret legal and property descriptions, ordinance and code documents, technical and instructional documents, and building plans, blueprints, and diagrams;
Relate plans, diagrams, and blueprints to projects in various stages of construction and completion;
Perform mathematical and engineering calculations relating to the review of construction plans and blueprints;
Detect and require corrections to inferior or deficient design, workmanship, materials, and other hazards in an on-site inspection;
Operate a motor vehicle;
Prepare oral and written reports and maintain review, inspection, and enforcement records and findings, documents, correspondence, and related files and records;
Operate standard office equipment, including a personal computer using program applications appropriate to assigned duties;
Communicate effectively and establish and maintain working relationships with other employees, the public, developers and builders, customers, applicants, property owners, and other interested and affected parties, including in difficult and sometimes adversarial circumstances.
The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Chief Building Inspector.
Supervises and evaluates the work of technical and clerical personnel.
High school diploma or GED equivalency and additional construction and technical training;
Three (3) years building inspection experience, including supervisory experience; and
Building inspector certification; and
Valid Arizona Driver’s License; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
Five (5) years experience.
The primary duties of this class are performed in a public building environment and outdoors and may include exposure to adverse weather conditions.
Essential Physical Abilities:
Sufficient clarity of hearing, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to discern verbal instructions and communicate with others;
Sufficient visual acuity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to comprehend written work instructions, technical documents, blueprints, and diagrams, and move through unfamiliar buildings and across rough terrain;
Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate standard office equipment and to make adjustments to equipment;
Sufficient body mobility, flexibility, and balance to perform field inspections.