ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Conducts field inspections of permitted construction and verifies projects are code compliant.
- Maintains accurate records of inspection activities utilizing the department computer system, files and databases.
- Investigates allegations of unpermitted work, building, code violations, or unlicensed activity and issues violation notices as appropriate.
- Reviews approved plans and specifications for inspection purposes and ensures that all field work being inspected matches reviewed drawings.
- Assists contractors and general public with inquires and issues that may arise.
- Knowledge of heating, cooling, ventilation, venting and other mechanical systems installation.
- Knowledge of gas systems installation.
- Knowledge of general building design and construction.
- Knowledge of national, state and local mechanical codes, laws and regulations.
- Knowledge of testing devices and effective corrective measures.
- Skill in climbing ladders and scaffolds to perform appropriate inspections.
- Skill in providing good customer service.
- Skill in reading and interpreting blueprints.
- Skill in the use of a variety of office equipment including personal computers and related software.
- Skill in the use of construction equipment and tools.
- Skills in the practice of modern mechanical construction.
- Ability to effectively document corrective measures.
- Ability to read and accurately interpret plans and specifications.
- Ability to communicate effectively as well as to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, contractors, and the general public.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED and a minimum of five (5) years experience as a mechanical inspector, mechanical contractor, engineer, or competent mechanic in charge of mechanical construction. Certified by the International Code Council. Must possess Journeyman Mechanical License or be certified as a Mechanical Inspector by the State of Florida Department of Professional Regulation in accordance with Florida Statutes Chapter 468 or the ability to obtain within twenty-four (24) months of appointment. Valid State of Florida driver's license is required, or the ability to obtain one upon employment. A valid Florida driver’s license is required; a valid driver’s license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized upon application; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver’s license within 30 days from day of appointment.
Last revision date: May 2009