PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Public Health, Facility Licensing and Investigations Section this class is accountable for supervising a staff engaged in conducting plan reviews and inspections of facilities for compliance with construction, fire safety and other applicable codes and regulations.
Receives general direction from a Public Health Services Manager or other official of higher grade.
Supervises Building and Fire Safety Inspectors and other staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans unit work; establishes and maintains unit procedures; develops or makes recommendations on development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence; conducts inspections necessary to fulfill statutory and regulatory mandates and project close outs; assists in evaluation of applications for federal assistance in construction of medical facilities; assists in annual revision of Connecticut State Plan for hospital and other medical facilities construction; compiles and maintains survey data on all medical facilities throughout the state concerning type, building conditions, bed capacity, services rendered, population served, case loads and related information through field trips, published statistics, licensing records and vital statistics; oversees periodic inspections of projects in process to determine conformity with plans and specification, overall progress and amount of federal grant payment due; recommends partial payment of federal grants during construction; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures, state and federal laws, statutes, regulations and codes; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of building design, construction and systems; some knowledge of engineering principles concerning waste disposal, plumbing and other sanitary requirements of hospitals; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to inspect facilities and interpret codes; considerable ability to review plans and specifications relative to code compliance; ability to utilize computer software; supervisory ability.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Seven (7) years of experience in building design, engineering, construction or inspection including some experience in reviewing plans and specifications for code compliance.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training in architecture, architectural, mechanical, civil, structural or electrical engineering or building construction may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
1. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
1. The classification of Public Health Fire Safety and Construction Unit Supervisor is assigned to Salary Group ES 26a.
2. Employees shall proceed through that salary group and then shall proceed to the maximum salary of Salary Group ES 27.
3. The Job Code is identified as Salary Plan EE in CORE-CT.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
This replaces the existing title of and specification for the class of Health Services Fire Safety and Construction Unit Supervisor in Salary Group ES 26 approved effective July 4, 2008. (2013 SCOPE Review)