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posted : 04/26/2023
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General Job Description

Under limited supervision, inspects new and existing residential projects to ensure compliance with all building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, fire and zoning codes, and all related County ordinances. Reviews all single-family residential building plans for code compliance. Completes and maintains required records.

Duties for this Position
  • Inspects each phase of construction of new and existing residential structures to monitor compliance with building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, fire and zoning codes and ordinances. Inspects such construction areas as wiring, framing, plumbing, mechanical installation, insulation, chimneys, foundation walls, tie-downs, gas lines, hook-ups, set backs, etc. Conducts final checks and performs re-inspections as required. Interprets code requirements to contractors, owners and general public as required; answers inquiries and responds to complaints. Collects engineering reports and ensures their compliance with required information. Maintains thorough and accurate records of inspections and conferences with contractors and owners regarding the inspection results and deficiencies. Patrols assigned areas to make sure that new construction is not done without permit or is within compliance of the law. Enforces all planning and zoning laws. Keeps abreast of all codes and code changes. Respond to questions and complaints for general public, contractors, co-workers, County employees, architects, engineers, property owners, municipal code officials, and County Council members related to code, permit requirements, or the review process. Operates a County owned motor vehicle. Performs related duties as may be required.
Position Minimum Requirements
  • MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Requires a high school diploma supplemented by one (1) to two (2) years of experience in building inspection, construction, etc. or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess ICC certifications as per required by the State of South Carolina LLR Law. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.