Building Inspector

$34.09 - $45.68 hourly
  • City of Beaverton
  • 12725 Southwest Millikan Way, Beaverton, OR, USA
  • Nov 14, 2022
Full time Building & Zoning

Job Description

The City of Beaverton is seeking a qualified Building Inspector to inspect all levels of residential, commercial, and industrial installations for compliance with all building, fire, mechanical, manufactured dwelling standards and code requirements. This position reviews materials, construction, designs, plans, and specifications, and communicates code requirements to the public.

This is a non-exempt, SEIU-classified position. There is one vacancy.
To apply: Please complete your work history and answer the supplemental questions in the application form. A resume and cover letter are not required and may not be reviewed. 
This position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, approximately every two weeks.

Minimum qualifications

  • Associate degree in building inspection technology or a related field, and
  • Three years' experience in building inspection; or
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience enabling the incumbent to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Ability to pass a reference check, degree verification, background check, and drug screen. 

Licensing and special requirements:  
License and certifications are required at time of hire unless other arrangements have been approved. 

  • Valid driver's license and the ability to meet the city's driving standards
  • State of Oregon A-level Building Inspector or ICC* Commercial Building Inspector certifications
  • State of Oregon A-Level Mechanical Inspector or ICC* Mechanical Inspector certification
  • State of Oregon Residential Inspector or ICC* Residential Building Inspector certification
  • State of Oregon Inspector certification
  • State of Oregon Post Earthquake Damage Inspector registration

* International Code Council (ICC) certification is a nationally recognized certification adopted in the State of Oregon OAR’s as an approved equivalent certification. All ICC certified individuals require an Oregon Inspector Certification (OIC) in addition to their ICC certifications to be considered for employment in the State of Oregon. 

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, and persons who speak many languages and are of diverse national origins.
Studies have shown that some candidates, especially women, are unlikely to apply for a job if they don’t 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.
The City of Beaverton is committed to supporting a culture of accountability, equity and inclusion for all, especially marginalized groups. We pledge to continue the ongoing, difficult and essential work needed to address institutional racism and historical inequities in all forms.