Mechanical Inspector/Plans Examiner - Homestead, FL
MTC, SAFEbuilt company is currently seeking a talented,
experienced Mechanical Inspector/Plans Examiner to join their team
in Homestead, FL. This position offers great opportunity for a
dynamic, motivated self-starter to work on a variety of
assignments. You'll be a member of our highly respected building
department team with a full complement of resources to support you
and exciting projects to keep you challenged. Employees in this
class are responsible for making technical field inspections of
heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, refrigeration, and
automatic fire suppression systems in residential, commercial, and
industrial establishments under active building permits.
* Responsibilities include inspecting and testing mechanical
installations in progress and upon completion
* Advising contractors on changes required to assure code
compliance, engaging in periodic surveillance of assigned area to
detect violations, and performing inspections of existing
commercial businesses for Certificates of Use and Occupancy.
* Related office duties include providing information to
contractors and the public, and assisting in the resolution of
* Conducts field inspections of air-conditioning and heating
systems, insulation, pressure and process piping, refrigeration,
cooling towers, pneumatic tube conveyors, medical gases, industrial
and commercial ventilating systems, commercial kitchen exhaust
systems, spray booths, fire sprinkler systems, and similar
equipment and mechanical systems.
* Performs acceptance tests for mechanical systems including
exhaust and supply fan operation, discharge test for automatic fire
suppression systems, and other test procedures.
* Provides recommendations and suggestions to contractors
regarding changes necessary to assure compliance with the South
Florida Building Code.
* Performs inspections on existing commercial businesses such as
industrial food handlers, taverns, night clubs, restaurants, auto
repair facilities, manufacturing plants and warehouses for
Certificates of Use and Occupancy.
* Verifies fire integrity of building construction for fire
rated shafts, partitions and ceilings. Conducts routine and
periodic patrols and inspections of assigned area to detect code
* Organizes inspection route schedule and maintains accurate
records of inspections.
* Answers telephone calls from contractors and the public;
offers information and clarification; assists in resolving
conflicts between contractors and the public.
* Approves qualifications for homeowners permits.
* Considerable knowledge of the materials, methods, and
practices used in building construction, electrical, plumbing, or
mechanical installation, and observes during stages in construction
possible defects and violations that must be corrected. *
Considerable knowledge of possible defects and flaws in mechanical
systems or installation, building construction, electrical,
plumbing, and of effective corrective measures. * Considerable
knowledge of the codes and regulations governing building
construction, electrical, plumbing, or mechanical installations,
alteration, and repair, and environmental protection. * Ability to
read and interpret construction plans, specifications, and
blueprints, and to recognize deviations from such plans in the
construction process. * Ability to explain, interpret, and enforce
codes and regulations firmly, tactfully, and impartially. * Ability
to maintain composure in stressful situations. * Ability to use
* Florida Standard Inspector Mechanical License required *
Certified as a Mechanical Inspector by the Miami Dade County Board
of Rules and Appeals * Valid driver's license with good driving
COMPENSATION: SAFEbuilt pays competitive wages and has a strong
benefit offering including company vehicle.
More About SAFEbuilt: The fastest growing provider of privatized
community development solutions in the country, SAFEbuilt partners
with over 1000 communities of all shapes and sizes throughout the
country for the efficient delivery of privatized community
development solutions including: building department services,
community and transportation planning & zoning and community
improvement services. Learn more at: http://safebuilt.com/
With Growth Comes Opportunity! Our culture is positive and
energetic as we empower people to do what they do best. SAFEbuilt
employs over 1000 highly qualified and motivated individuals who
share the common Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Service,
Teamwork and Improvement. We offer a strong salary and benefits
package to reward ability, certification levels, and work
experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, and
disability insurances, paid holidays, paid time off, paid training,
new certification bonuses, a matching 401K Plan, and more.
SAFEbuilt is an equal opportunity employer and considers
qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color,
creed, religion, national origin, gender identity, gender
expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected
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