In the Office of the State Fire Marshal, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in the certification and inspection program for demolition contractors and licensure and inspection program for crane operations and registration.
Works under the general supervision of the State Fire Marshal or other administrative employee of higher grade.
Supervises clerical staff or other lower employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
DEMOLITION: Conducts field inspections of demolition sites to ensure conformance with state codes; checks for certification; provides technical assistance to local officials and assists them in enforcing demolition codes; investigates complaints; gathers information and writes reports; testifies at hearings and in court; performs related duties as required. CRANE OPERATIONS: Administers crane operation licensing program; reviews applications; administers written examination; conducts and evaluates practical examination for crane operators; serves as administrative staff to Crane Board; inspects work sites for crane operator licenses; investigates, along with federal OSHA agents, accidents involving a crane where there is bodily injury or substantial monetary damage; gathers information and writes reports; testifies at hearings and in court; assigns and reviews work of clerical staff; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of mechanical and explosive demolition procedures; considerable knowledge of crane operations and maintenance; considerable knowledge of relevant state laws and regulations; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Five (5) years of experience as a supervisor for a large demolition company OR as a certified Class A demolition contractor including extensive experience in crane operations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
A crane operator's license may be substituted for the experience in crane operations only.
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.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Demolition and Crane Operations Inspector in Salary Group AR 24 approved effective October 1, 1987. (2012 SCOPE Review)