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Building Code Inspector I


Reviews University plans for compliance with safety codes and standards.  Performs construction inspections to insure compliance with adopted safety codes and standards for construction projects as directed by the supervisor.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Performs in depth safety plan reviews for all new construction and renovation projects for facilities associated with the University.
  • Prepares written reports approving or rejecting construction plans in accordance with the adopted codes.
  • May represent the department in their area of expertise to various groups such as architects and or engineers, contractors or subcontractors.
  • Makes decisions as to code interpretations in their area of expertise.
  • Performs on site construction inspections to ensure compliance with adopted codes, approved plans and specifications.
  • Approves installation of materials and methods for compliance with adopted codes.
  • Records inspection results in permit tracking software
  • Records plan review comments in permit tracking software

Education and Experience

High school and five (5) years of experience in inspection or the construction trades.  Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Licensure and Certification

Licensed as a building, plumbing, mechanical, or electrical inspector and as a building plumbing, mechanical or electrical plans reviewer by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.


This position does not typically have supervisory responsibility.

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