Plumbing Inspector

$32.47 - $43.50 hourly
  • City of Beaverton
  • 12725 Southwest Millikan Way, Beaverton, Oregon, USA
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full time Utilities

Job Description

The Position

Inspect residential and commercial buildings for compliance with all plumbing codes, ordinances, standards, rules, and regulations. Check design, construction and quality of materials, and location of plumbing systems. Review multi-family residential, commercial, and industrial plumbing plans and specifications.  

This is a non-exempt, SEIU-classified position. This position requires direct face-to-face support. There is one vacancy.

This posting will be open until filled. Applications will be reviewed continuously as they are received. 

Please note: Experience and skills will be reviewed via the main application submission only. Resumes or cover letters are not accepted in place of completed application forms.  


  • High School diploma or GED
    • If you meet the years of experience requirement and do not have a high school diploma or GED, please contact Human Resources at 503-526-2200. The city also encourages you to contact a local community college or review criteria online for obtaining a GED at
  • 1 year of experience as a plumbing inspector, or an equivalent combination of education and experience enabling the incumbent to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Ability to pass reference checks and satisfy the requirements of a background check. 

The city will consider combination of education and experience which are assets to successful performance of the job.


Licensing and Special Requirements:

  • Valid driver's license and the ability to meet the city's driving standards.
  • State of Oregon Inspector certification.
  • State of Oregon journeyman plumber’s license.
  • State of Oregon A-level Plumbing Inspector certification.
  • State of Oregon Residential Dwelling Plumbing Inspector certification.
  • State of Oregon Medical Gas Inspector certification.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • State of Oregon Post Earthquake Damage Inspector registration

Beaverton is a diverse city, boasting a large population of qualified persons, including women, veterans, Black, Indigenous and people of color, persons with disabilities, generational groups, persons who speak many languages and are of diverse national origins.
It is widely stated—and supported by studies—that candidates, especially women, are less likely to apply for a job unless they believe they meet 100% of the hiring criteria. The city’s talent acquisition goals include hiring the candidate who is best able to meet the performance objectives of the role. We therefore encourage persons with non-traditional skill sets and experiences to apply, even if you believe you do not meet 100% of the qualifications and hiring criteria described.