BUILDING INSPECTOR

Recruitment #20-T2-0093

Job Description

This position is with the Department of Building & Development Code Enforcement Division. Duties include conducting all assigned building inspections in a manner that exhibits professionalism, in accordance with Title 36 of the Code of Virginia, under the authority the Loudoun County Building Official. Applicants must have a thorough knowledge of materials, methods and practices involved in contracting, installing and maintaining building systems and components of buildings, structures and equipment as defined in the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, as well as, the ability to interpret construction plans and documents; exercise diplomacy and tact in enforcing the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code; the ability to maintain effective working relationships with owners, architects and contractors. This position requires the ability to conduct visual and physical inspections; ability to climb ladders and stairs, maneuver in crawl spaces and through construction debris.

Job Requirements

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a High School diploma and at least four (4) years of related experience.

Special Requirements

Must become certified by the State Board of Housing and Community Development as a Building Inspector within the timeframe stated in State guidelines from the time of employment and maintain the required certifications in accordance with Virginia Certification Standards. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license in accordance with Loudoun County Human Resources policy.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Valid driver’s license, driving record and criminal background check required.