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Building Codes Inspector

Charleston County

Charleston County

North Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Responsible for inspections of new and renovated structures and the enforcement of local, state and federal regulations for commercial and residential construction. Particular emphasis will be placed on residential and commercial construction experience and multiple disciplines. The selected candidate may make plan review decisions and/ or construction-site inspections to ensure compliance, and must have the ability to deal effectively with individuals involved in the construction field is a must.

HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $23.10 - $30.27 (Salary Commensurate with experience)


Duties and Responsibilities

Preference may be given to those with more than one certification or a combination of experience and education, experience as a plan reviewer or code inspector, PE (Professional Engineer), or AIA (Architect). You must possess or obtain SCBCC certifications in residential and commercial plan review or inspections and pass the NIMS (National Incident Management System) 100 & 700 tests within the six month probationary period and then obtain certification as a multi-discipline plan reviewer or inspector also within one year of employment. Must have the ability to effectively utilize personal computers and software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and other job related software. Must communicate effectively in oral and written form. Ability to manage and prioritize routine, specialized and complex assignments and problems utilizing knowledge acquired through education, training and experience. Must be able to adapt to a changing and continually improving environment.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Position requires a high school diploma, (or GED)

Minimum Qualification - Five (5) or more years' experience as a licensed contractor or possess one or more current SC Building Code Council (SCBCC) certifications under SC Building Codes Council as a plans reviewer, codes inspector, or equivalent education and experience. Must have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain a South Carolina driver's license upon acceptance of the position.