|Date Opened||12/26/2019 12:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$58,233* - $84,095/year *(New hires to state service start at the minimum of the salary range)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||1/9/2020 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut Department of Administrative Services (DAS)– Division of Real Estate and Construction Services/Office of the State Building Inspector is responsible for development and administration of the State Building Code and assists local building officials, design professionals, contractors and the public with building code related questions.
The Office of the State Building Inspector also performs plan review and inspections to insure code compliance for construction of State owned buildings. The Department of Administrative Services (DAS) - Division of Real Estate and Construction Services/Office of the State Building Inspector currently has one (1) Construction Services Building Official vacancy.
All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application. (Note: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position. State employees currently holding the above title or those who have previously attained permanent status in this class may apply for a lateral transfer. Questions about these required documents or any other phase of this recruitment should be directed to the hiring agency's human resources office: Elena Vazquez, email@example.com.
In the Department of Administrative Services, Office of the State Building Inspector this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in assuring proper application of the state building, plumbing, mechanical and electrical codes, adopted referenced standards and applicable state and federal statutes.
This position will be responsible for:
Considerable knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply building construction standards, building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical codes, adopted national referenced standards, standard tests for construction materials and fire rating and applicable state and federal statutes; considerable knowledge of and ability to review complex building plans and specifications for large scale building projects; knowledge of basic engineering and architectural principles, practices and methods of building design and construction; knowledge of inspection practices; knowledge of building materials and equipment; knowledge of adverse weather and seismic effects on buildings; considerable oral and written communication skills; interpersonal skills; ability to prepare and present technical material during training programs and public speaking engagements; ability to present concepts graphically; ability to utilize computer software.
Six (6) years of experience in building code compliance plan review and inspection of building construction.
This may have involved working within a specific area of the building trades such as electrical, mechanical, structural, etc.
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in the inspection and review of plans and specifications for building code compliance on large-scale building projects.
Note: Large-scale building projects will be interpreted as buildings exceeding 12,000 square feet in size and more than one story in height not including apartment buildings and single family residences.
College training in architecture, civil or mechanical engineering or a related field 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.
The successful candidate will possess:
Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical ability and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as be able to perform the duties.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some risk of injury or physical harm from exposure to building construction sites and other building site environments, and a moderate degree of discomfort from exposure to year-round weather conditions.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.