Plumbing Inspector 1 Portage County (20062679)

Plumbing Inspector 1 Portage County (20062679)

Department of Administrative Services, State of Ohio | Kent, OH, 44243, US
Salary Range:$32,000 – $58,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted a month ago

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About Us:

The Mission of the Ohio Department of Commerce is promoting prosperity by protecting what matters most.

What we do:

The division of Industrial Compliance and its associated boards ensure Ohioans are safe in public buildings such as businesses, educational institutions and municipal buildings. This includes drafting and applying the Ohio Building Code; conducting appeal hearings; issuing variances to code requirements; licensing commercial contractors; inspecting boilers, elevators and bedding; and regulating ski tramways. The division has responsibility for portions of the Manufactured Homes Program, and licenses installers and parks. The division also oversees Ohio's minimum wage, prevailing wage and minor labor law programs.

Our Guiding Principles:

In striving for excellence in service, we will:

* Listen first
* Act with a sense of urgency
* Honor diversity
* Foster inclusiveness
* Value collaboration
* Inspire innovation
* Be transparent
* Be accountable
* Celebrate success

What You'll Do:

The selected candidate must successfully pass examination for Plumbing and Medical Gas Inspector certificate within 12 mos. of hire date.

* Receives training by assisting in field inspections of plumbing & drainage installations in public & commercial buildings to ensure compliance with approved plans;
* Coordinates inspections with building & plumbing inspectors during course of building construction when needed;
* Provides consultative services to local health officials concerning code requirements & safety practices;
* Informs owner &/or contractor of violations of plumbing codes & standards on their structures or approved plans;
* Recommends options to meet requirements & offers assistance to alleviate problems as non-certified Plumbing Inspector.
* Learns to review construction documents approved by the Bureau for new construction, alterations or changes of occupancy to existing facilities;
* Ensures construction documents comply with plumbing codes & all phases of construction follow approved specifications & plans.
* Consults periodically with building owners, architects, contractors & local officials concerning violations found at construction sites or at existing buildings.
* Completes inspection reports electronically (e.g. monthly, expense, activity, vehicle);
* Maintain files of records & information related to plumbing inspections (e.g. annual inspection; licensing & certification);
* Operates motor vehicle to travel throughout the state to learn to inspect buildings.

What's in it for you:

At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our Total Rewards website! Our benefits package includes:

Medical Coverage

* Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are offered through the available Ohio Med plans.

Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance

* Dental, vision, and basic life insurance premiums are free after completed eligibility period. Length of eligibility period is dependent on union representation.

Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance

* Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave
* 11 paid holidays per year
* Childbirth/Adoption leave

Employee Development Funds

* The State of Ohio offers a variety of educational and professional development funding that varies based on whether you are a union-exempt employee or a union-represented employee.

Ohio Public Employees Retirement System

* OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees. The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement. The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee's salary. Visit the OPERS website for more information.

Deferred Compensation

* The Ohio Deferred Compensation program is a 457(b) voluntary retirement savings plan. Visit the Ohio Deferred Compensation website for more information.

Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a Model Employer of Individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws.

7 yrs. Practical plumbing exp. to include skill & training in matters relating to sanitary regulations concerning plumbing work per section 3703.04 of revised code; valid driver's license

Please note: an agility assessment will be conducted to ensure capability to endure hazardous elements of this position