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Mechanical Inspector

Company: SAFEbuilt
Location: Homestead
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

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.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

* 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 disagreements.

* 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 violations.

* 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.

SKILLS:

* 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 personal computers.

SPECIAL LICENSE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION:

* 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 record

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 factor.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at jobs@safebuilt.com or you may call us directly on 970-292-2000.

Keywords: SAFEbuilt, Homestead , Mechanical Inspector, Other , Homestead, Florida

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