Lake County is seeking a full-time Building / Electrical Inspector for the Lake County Building Inspections Department. Qualified applicants will be team-oriented, dependable, motivated, and must possess good communication and decision-making skills; have experience performing residential plan reviews and conducting commercial and residential building inspections.
Computer skills are necessary along with the ability to operate various software programs including but not limited to: MS Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe, FIS, etc. Applicants must be able to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing with a diverse group of people – homeowners, contractors, project managers, architects, and engineers. Certification Requirements: At a minimum, State of Ohio Certifications: Commercial Building Inspector (BI), Residential Building Official (RBO), and Electrical Safety Inspector (ESI). Building Official (BO) certification is desirable. Valid State of Ohio Driver’s license required.
Duties and Responsibilities under the direction of the Chief Building Official: Perform commercial and residential field inspections as well as residential plan reviews. Read and interpret plans, specifications, and blueprints quickly and accurately. Consult with building owners, contractors and the public. Enforce regulations with tact and good judgment. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, the general public and other employees. Provide prompt, courteous professional service and communication. Provide correct information regarding applicable building codes and referenced standards, required permits, and inspections. Assist the public in understanding the approval, permitting and inspection process.
Qualified candidates should send resumes to: Mr. Jerry Flanik, Lake County Building Department, 27 Woodland Rd, Painesville OH. 44077
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