Building/NP Inspector Job at City of Milpitas, CA, Milpitas, CA

  • City of Milpitas, CA
  • Milpitas, CA

Job Description

Salary : $108,955.25 - $132,435.70 Annually Location : Milpitas, CA Job Type: Full-Time Job Number: 2024-00007 Department: Building Safety and Housing Opening Date: 04/09/2024 Definition This recruitment is Open Until Filled, and may close at any time without notice. For consideration, apply immediately. Applications are screened on a regular basis. The City of Milpitas is recruiting for an experienced Building Inspector. The ideal candidate will be well versed in all aspects of building inspections, including possessing the ability to determine compliance with California Building Code and pertinent provisions of County health and municipal ordinances. Additionally, the ideal candidate will provide exceptional customer service, have excellent attention to detail, great organizational skills, and possess the ability to interact with a wide variety of personalities with tact and a spirit of collaboration. For the full job description, please visit: Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Complete and maintain a variety of records on a computer, prepare reports, documentation, and correspondence. Conduct inspections to determine compliance with California Building Code and pertinent provisions of County health and environmental ordinances. Create and revise housing rehabilitation project work estimates; participate in contractor's bid process and bid review. Oversee and monitor rehabilitation projects to ensure that work is properly performed and to ensure that no substandard materials are used in accordance with HUD requirements. Confer with developers, contractors, architects, engineers, and the general public. Inspect foundation, cement, framing, plastering, and a large variety of other complex and routine structural building system elements such as studs, joists, rafter spacing, and other structural member factors. Examine grade, quality, and treatment of lumber, cement, lath, wire, and composition. Inspect air conditioning, plumbing, and routine electrical systems. Assure proper and safe installations of routine electrical systems. Perform field review of plans and specifications. Apply proper inspection techniques to examine the quality of work and materials and detect deviations from plans, regulations, and standard construction practices. Perform related duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Building related codes and ordinances enforceable by the City, specifically the California Building Code and Milpitas Municipal Code. Principles and techniques of building inspection work. Construction contracts and requirements. HUD regulations related to housing rehabilitation. Lead-based paint. A variety of zoning, general land use, and related City codes. Building and related codes including zoning ordinances and other City codes and regulations. Accepted safety standards and methods of building construction. Ability to: Advise on standards of construction methods and requirements. Prepare and revise project cost estimates and reports. Make arithmetical computations rapidly and accurately. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with homeowners, developers, contractors, architects, engineers, and the general public. Apply City codes and policies regarding zoning and other regulations to field situations. Work independently without supervision. Enforce necessary regulations with firmness and tact. Use Windows, Excel, and Word computer programs. Keep abreast of current construction standards, codes, and regulations.


Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Three years of responsible experience in the journey level trades or as a contractor in a variety of building construction activities, including some experiences as a building inspector. Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. License or Certificate Possession of or ability to obtain and maintain an appropriate, valid California Driver's license. Certification as a Building, Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical by the ICC or equivalent is required. Supplemental Information


Receives general supervision from the Senior Building Inspector. May exercise technical or functional supervision over new building inspection staff.


Pre-employment Physical and drug screen is required prior to final offer letter. Essential duties require the following physical abilities and work environment: Typically, work is performed at construction sites and in an office environment; Exposure to outdoor elements; Extensive use of the telephone and radio, repetitive keyboarding on a computer; Ability to walk on uneven ground; reach (including overhead), squat, bend, lift, crawl, and, climb; Push, pull, and carry up to 50 pounds; Drive daily to various locations within and outside the City of Milpitas; Ability to work safely in a hard-hat construction zone is essential; Exposure to construction-related chemicals and products; May be required to crawl in confined spaces.


Incumbents in this position are required to file a Conflict of Interest Statement upon assuming office, annually, and upon leaving office, in accordance with Resolution No. 8833. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Milpitas will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the Human Resources Department. The City of Milpitas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Membership in CalPERS (2% at 60 or 2% at 62 with three year average salary). City of Milpitas employees do not participate in Social Security, but do contribute to Medicare. ProTech members participate both in CalPERS, and the LIUNA pension fund. The current cost of the LIUNA pension fund is $1.39/hour.


Choice of CalPERS Medical Plans. City pays coverage up to the Kaiser rate (currently $2,228.36/mo. for family). Employees who waive health coverage are eligible to receive $125 per month in lieu of medical plan coverage with proof of other coverage.


Employees are eligible upon CalPERS retirement from the City to receive up to 100% retiree medical coverage (currently based on the Kaiser health rate), based on years of service.


City provides full family coverage for Delta Dental and MES Vision at no cost to the employee.


City provides $50,000 term policy. Supplemental employee-paid life insurance is available up to $500,000, based on carrier acceptance.


City provides a Short-Term Disability plan similar to State Disability Insurance (SDI) coverage. Employees do not participate in SDI. Long-Term Disability coverage of 60% of base salary up to $1,500 per month is available after a 60-day waiting period. Additional buy-up options for LTD are available up to $6,000 per month.


City contributes $75 per month on the employee's behalf.


Hourly employees earn 11-31 days of vacation based on years of service.


Employees receive 12 paid holidays and one (1) floating holiday per year.


Employees earn 12 days annually.


Employees are eligible to receive up to $1,400 per fiscal year in tuition reimbursement.


Employees are offered free access to City-sponsored sports and fitness programs. The City also offers a flexible spending benefits plan, employee assistance program, and other voluntary insurance. Contact Human Resources (HR) at 408-586-3090 or for more information on employee benefits. #J-18808-Ljbffr

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Hourly pay, Holiday work, Full time, Temporary work, For contractors, Immediate start, Outdoor, Flexible hours,

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