Spanish Fork City
  • 27-Jun-2018 to 22-Jul-2018 (MST)
  • Spanish Fork, UT, USA
  • $20.34 - $30.50
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

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Position:        Building Inspector I                                                                              Effective Date:  June 21, 2018

Department:  Community Development 


Under the general supervision of the Chief Building Official, performs technical duties to insure compliance with State adopted building codes, the City Construction and Development Standards and the Zoning Ordinance. 


Inspects residential structures for compliance with the State adopted building codes, performs plan review for residential building for compliance with all State adopted building codes, the City Construction and Development Standards and City Zoning Ordinance.  Consults with architects, engineers, contractors, developers, and other permit applicants to assist them in understanding the code requirements.  Prepares permits to be issued.  Reviews site plans to verify proper setbacks, geotechnical and architectural requirements. 

Inspects residential structures for all required inspections, ranging from footings to final. Investigates procedures to discover flaws, defects and hazardous conditions.  Knowledge of principles, practices and materials used in building construction in order to perform a combination of inspections involving building, mechanical, plumbing and electrical codes is needed.  Inspects damaged structures to determine if the structure is safe to occupy after fire, earthquake, wind, damage, etc.; informs owners to correct unsafe conditions.  Inspects new businesses prior to permitting occupancy.  Assists Engineering Division in final sidewalk, water meter and pressurized irrigation meter inspections. 

Sends letters to the property owners of violations of State adopted building codes, City Construction and Development Standards or City Zoning Ordinance.  Exhibits skill in written communication.  Prepares and maintains records of all plans, inspections, correction notices, letters and reports prepared in connection with the Building Inspection Division. 

Interacts with public via face to face meetings, phone calls, email and other electronic formats.  Exhibits skill in written communications.  Operates a computer and its various programs including Microsoft Office. 

Manages numerous tasks with frequent interruptions.  Performs miscellaneous carpentry jobs.  Performs related duties as assigned. 

Must be able to meet attendance and punctuality requirements for this position. Must abide by all City policies and procedures. Deals appropriately with people in situations that may, at times, become confrontational, stressful or uncomfortable. Must work well with others and be a team player. 

Applicants will be required to submit to a criminal background check and drug test. 


  1. Education and Experience: Graduation from high school and two (2) years of experience in general construction or similar fields, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  1. Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Working knowledge of building construction in all phases including framing, plumbing, mechanical and electrical. Working knowledge of State adopted building code requirements; some knowledge of the Zoning Ordinance. Skill in making statistical computations. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, contractors, and the public; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to read blueprints; ability to work in uncomfortable environment for extended periods of time. 
  1. Special Requirements: Must be an ICC Combination Residential Certified Inspector and be licensed with the State of Utah. 
  1. Have a valid Utah Driver's License.


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