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Current Open Job Postings

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Building Official / Plans Examiner / Inspector for Hood River, OR - Clair Company, Inc.
Monthly Salary - DOE and Certifications
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

We are seeking a combination inspector / plans examiner for the Hood River office. Please click here for full details.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Millie Hicks or David Flemings
Phone Number: 541.758.1302
Contact Email: mhicks@claircompany.com

 

Combination Inspector / Plans Examiner (Building/Mechanical) - Clair Company, Inc.
Monthly Salary - DOE and Certifications
Closing Date: ASAP / Open Until Filled

We are seeking a combination inspector / plans examiner for the Hood River office. Please click here for full details.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Millie Hicks or David Flemings
Phone Number: 541.758.1302
Contact Email: mhicks@claircompany.com

 

Building Inspector / Plans Examiner II - City of Oregon City
Monthly Salary - High $6,916.00 / Low $5,021.00
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

The position requires the equivalent to an Associates Degree in a building or engineering science plus four years of construction or inspection experience in Structural and Mechanical inspections and plan reviews.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Alisa Heathman
Phone Number: 503.496.1575
Contact Email: aheathman@orcity.org

 

Plans Examiner - Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services
Monthly Salary - High $5,809.00 / Low $3,973.00
Closing Date: August 4, 2017

For a PDF of the job description and how to apply, please click here.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Shane Sumption
Phone Number: 503.378.2105
Contact Email: DCBS.Recruiting@oregon.gov

 

Building Code Specialist - Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services
Monthly Salary - High $7,021.00 / Low $4,803.00
Closing Date: July 27, 2017

For a PDF of the job description and how to apply, please click here.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Tina Brown
Phone Number: 503.378.3200
Contact Email: DCBS.Recruiting@oregon.gov

 

Building Inspection Instructor - Chemeketa Community College, Polk Center
Monthly Salary - High $6,511.00 / Low $3,968.00
Closing Date: July 31, 2017

POSITION SUMMARY: Teaches assigned classes in building inspection following approved course outline; prepares and develops materials for assigned classes; provides students and college with course syllabi, recommends textbooks and other instructional material and/or equipment, and provides leadership and direction for the program.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a 100 percent, 180-day academic position. Assignment is typically from mid-September through mid-June. It is located at the Polk Center in Dallas, Oregon. Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associates Degree in Building Inspection or related field from an accredited institution -OR- 1-year certificate in Building Inspection Technology (or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire) -AND- 5 (five) years experience in inspection, plan review, and/or building design -AND- Current State of Oregon certification as A-level Building Inspector and A- level Mechanical Inspector. -OR- International Code Council (ICC) certified as Building Inspector (B1, B2) and Mechanical Inspector (M1, M2). (Those having current ICC certification must obtain current State of Oregon certification within 6 months after date of employment)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: State of Oregon A- Level Plans Examiner and/or ICC certified Plans Examiner (B3, R3, M3) Experience teaching Building Inspection courses at a college. Current State of Oregon certification as Fire & Life Safety Plans Examiner or ICC equivalent Building Official Experience Building Official Certification Bachelor's Degree or higher in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field Announcement and application can be accessed through this link: https://tinyurl.com/y7bvfmy8 If you have questions, please contact Glen Miller.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Glen Miller
Phone Number: 503.399.6520
Contact Email: glen.miller@chemeketa.edu

 

Building Code Academy Instructor - Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services
Monthly Salary - High $7,021.00 / Low $4,803.00
Closing Date: July 31, 2017

For a PDF of the job description and how to apply, please click here.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Tina Brown
Phone Number: 503.378.3200
Contact Email: DCBS.Recruiting@oregon.gov

 

Building Inspector/Plans Examiner III - City of Bend
Monthly Salary - High $6,900.40 / Low $5,406.27
Closing Date: July 28, 2017

For a PDF of the job description and how to apply, please click here.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Anita Bothwell
Phone Number: 541.617.4521
Contact Email: abothwell@bendoregon.gov

 

Building Inspector/Assistant Planner - City of Silverton
Monthly Salary - High $5,435.72 / Low $4,260.53
Closing Date: July 28, 2017, 3pm

The City of Silverton is seeking a Building Inspector/Assistant Planner to perform residential or commercial plan review and/or inspections, according to state approved certification levels. The position assists with the review and processing of building permit and land use applications, and in the administration of standard operating policies and procedures, including covering the front counter. The incumbent is under the supervision of the Community Development Director and the lead of the Building Official.

Essential Job Functions (see job description for a complete list)

  • Performs building plan review and on-site inspections of residential dwellings, manufactured dwelling installations and accessory structures for compliance with all codes and Conditions of Approval.
  • Provides technical interpretations of code issues, and communicates with contractors to anticipate and resolve on-site issues.
  • Provides information on land use applications as appropriate to architects, engineers, developers, contractors, owners, community groups and interested persons.
  • Investigates unsafe conditions, code violations, and compliance with zoning code violators to suggest corrective action for compliance.
  • Recommends and files enforcement action with the State compliance division.

Education & Experience A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities required for this position would be:

  • Two year degree or college coursework in a Building Technology program, or currently enrolled in a credited program or trade/technical coursework, or the ability to obtain within 12 months of hire.
  • Four years experience in one or more areas of building construction trades
  • Valid Oregon Driver's License in good standing, or ability to obtain within three (3) months of hire date.
  • Must be certified in accordance with OAR 918-098. Oregon Inspector Certification is required. Any combination of Oregon Building Codes Division (BCD) issued certifications or other BCD recognized certification path that qualifies an incumbent to legally perform the following: *Residential Building Plan reviews, *Residential Building Inspections, *Manufactured Dwelling Installation Inspections, *OIC (Oregon Inspectors Certification) and Residential Inspector certification for either Mechanical or Plumbing inspections, or ability to obtain within 12 months.

For a full job description and information on how to apply please visit www.silverton.or.us/jobs. Address inquiries to Dianne Hunt at dhunt@silverton.or.us

For a Word doc of the job description and how to apply, please click here.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Dianne Hunt
Phone Number: 503.874.2204
Contact Email: dhunt@silverton.or.us

 

Structural/Mechanical Inspector - Clackamas County
Monthly Salary - High $6,789.45 / Low $5,379.81
Closing Date: July 17, 2017

Clackamas County is currently looking to fill a limited-term Structural/Mechanical Inspector position within the Building Codes Division. The Building Codes Division is in the Department of Transportation and Development is responsible for administering the State of Oregon building and related codes, and Clackamas County ordinances and regulations. The Structural/Mechanical Inspector inspects building projects and mechanical systems of unlimited size, type and complexity; inspections are performed on new projects as well as additions and alterations to existing buildings. Duties also include the investigation of code violations and special inspection assignments when required.

Note: This position is a limited-term position expected to end not more than two years from the candidates' date of hire. Limited-term assignments cannot exceed two years. For detailed information and to apply online please visit www.clackamas.us/des/jobs.html Click on the "Job Seekers" tab to complete the online application. JO# 104226. This Job Posting closes at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Monday, July 17, 2017

Contact Name for Additional Information: James Callahan
Phone Number: 503.742.5493
Contact Email: jcallahan@clackamas.us

 

Plans Examiner II - City of Tualatin
Yearly Salary - High $74,796 / Low $59,030
Closing Date: Open Until Filled, First Review July 10, 2017

If you have experience in the construction field or if you have served as a Building Inspector or Plans Examiner in another city or county, consider this opportunity. Be part of a team driven to serve the public, intent on assisting our customers with integrity and fairness. Technical skills are essential but more importantly we seek those with a blue collar attitude that know the value of good communication and collaboration with those they work with and serve. If you're looking to make a difference in a thriving community, be part of an innovative and dynamic team of professionals, and be valued for your creative problem-solving skills, we'd love to meet you! If you desire a work environment that is flexible and cooperative, where you have a voice and can contribute to the quality and safety of structures in your community then we want to hear from you! The Building Division operates as a collaborative team led by the Building Official. Building Inspectors play a critical role in guiding the success of Tualatin's development by providing professional project inspections and plan reviews. They are often seen as the face of the City and may be the only experience our customers have with City staff. The ideal candidate will be dedicated to achieving both code compliance and a quality customer experience. They should possess high energy, good communication skills, sincerely enjoy plan review and inspection work, and desire the opportunity to grow in their profession. Join our other highly qualified and motivated employees who share our city's common core values of integrity, respect, customer service, teamwork and problem solving. These positions will remain open until filled, first review of applications on 7/10/17. For more information and to apply, visit http://agency.governmentjobs.com/tualatinor/default.cfm

For a PDF of the job description and how to apply, please click here.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Debra Bullard
Phone Number: 503.691.3022
Contact Email: dbullard@tualatin.gov

 

Building Official - City of McMinnville
Monthly Salary - High $7,948.00 / Low $6,224.00
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

The City of McMinnville is seeking a talented and experienced leader to fill the position of Building Official within the Planning & Building Department. This is a unique opportunity for a talented leader to develop and expand the Building Division, and the City's building code program, as the community continues to grow. The Building Official will play a key role in helping shape a growing community, and will be instrumental in enhancing a full-service building codes program that meets the high standards set by City leaders and community members. For additional information on this recruitment, please go to the City's website at www.mcminnvilleoregon.gov or contact Erica Thomas at 503.434.2328 or at erica.thomas@mcminnvilleoregon.gov. The City of McMinnville is an equal opportunity employer.

For a PDF of the job description and how to apply, please click here.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Erica Thomas
Phone Number: 503.434.2328
Contact Email: erica.thomas@mcminnvilleoregon.gov

  
Permit Technician/Assistant Planner - City of Phoenix, OR
Monthly Salary - High $3,907.00 / Low $3,062.00
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

The City of Phoenix, located in the heart of the beautiful Rogue Valley in Southern Oregon, is seeking a person to be the first point of contact for almost all development-related services in the City. First impressions are important, and the person filling this position must demonstrate exceptional customer service skills and a can-do attitude in a small jurisdiction where all employees wear multiple hats. The position reports to the Planning Director and provides support to a contract Building Official. The position requires general knowledge of Oregon land use, an understanding of state building codes and permitting, preparation of meeting agendas and public notices, taking and transcribing meeting minutes, strong computer and writing skills and the ability to multi-task. The position also fields citizen complaints, researches possible code violations, and works with Code Enforcement Officer to assess and resolve violations.

The ideal candidate will have a proven history demonstrating strong interpersonal and customer service skill; one year experience in building permit processing, urban planning or equivalent experience; the ability to read and interpret Building and Site plans; a basic knowledge of land use principles, plans, regulations, and laws including notification, adoption, and amendment; and the ability to use personal computers and standard office software.

Salary range is $3,062-3,907 per month, DOQ. Please submit a cover letter and resume no later than June 15 to: evan.mackenzie@phoenixoregon.gov

For more details about the position, please visit: http://www.phoenixoregon.gov/buildingplanning/page/permit-tech-assistant-planner Evan MacKenzie Planning Director City of Phoenix 112 W 2nd Street PO Box 330 Phoenix, OR 97535 541-535-2050 X316

Contact Name for Additional Information: Evan MacKenzie
Phone Number: 541-535-2050 x316
Contact Email: evan.mackenzie@phoenixoregon.gov

 

Permit Technician - Douglas County
Hourly Salary - High $23.01/ Low $16.75
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Building Department
Full Time Position / Position works 40 hours per week, includes excellent full-family benefit package, PERS/OPSRP retirement and availability of deferred compensation retirement savings.


This position coordinates the building permit application process between the public and County departments.  Position provides information to the public related to department procedures, reviews construction plans and specifications for compliance to appropriate state and local building and planning codes and ordinances; issues building permits, receives and answers public questions.  Position also performs inspection duties when necessary.

Essential Functions:  Represent the department to the public, other departments and agencies.  Interpret to public and other departments or divisions information requiring a thorough knowledge of departmental policies and procedures, statutory authority in order to provide assistance, exchange information and solve problems.  Receive questions and provide information regarding permits, specialty codes and compliance procedures with to architects, engineers, builders and the public.  Coordinate permit application process, determine fees and permits required; compute fees and issue permits.  Examine and evaluate plan submittal documents for completeness.  Participate in department budget process; reconcile accounts with Management & Finance printouts; code invoices for payment.  Develop procedures, policies, materials, forms, filing and other support systems for efficient office operations; responsible for workflow and communication coordination.  Process and maintain confidential documents including personnel, payroll and medical records; assist with department recruitments.  Type, design and compose correspondence, forms, graphics and reports using computerized equipment.  Research, compile and summarize information for a variety of reports, to address, resolve issues or problems. Assume responsibility for unit computer systems and equipment, database development and maintenance.  Provide clerical support as needed; coordinate incoming/outgoing information, paper flow, calendars and travel arrangements; assist in coordinating and scheduling.  This position requires regular and consistent attendance.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Four years code or zoning administration, plan review or building inspection, architectural or engineering experience/training OR an Associate's degree plus two years work related experience OR any combination of education, experience or training.  At time of appointment, must possess valid Oregon driver's license.

Successful applicant will need to become a certified ICC permit technician within a year of hire.

In addition to the above requirements, applications will receive further evaluation based on considerable knowledge of general office practices and procedures; considerable knowledge of recordkeeping and reporting; considerable knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles; considerable knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database software capabilities; considerable knowledge of database development, statistical data collection, research techniques and procedures.  Skill in report writing and composing correspondence; typing accurately; processing information using automated equipment; budget preparation; collecting and analyzing data.  Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms; utilize problem identification and resolution techniques; remain calm and use good judgment during confrontational or high pressure situations; maintain confidentiality; plan and organize office operations, including developing office systems, policies and procedures; establish and maintain records, reports and statistical data; make decisions independently in accordance with established policies and procedures, establish new policies when applicable, and use initiative and judgment in completing tasks and responsibilities; represent department in a variety of settings; courteously meet and deal effectively with other employees, other agency representatives and the public;  multitask in a hectic office environment.

Work is performed in an office environment and is generally sedentary requiring bending, color identification, gripping with hands and fingers, hearing voice conversations, keyboarding, occasionally lifting up to 30 pounds, pulling, pushing, reaching, sitting, standing, twisting and walking.

While not part of the initial applicant screening, successful candidates for this position may be required to pass a criminal history background prior to receiving an offer of employment, or as part of a contingent offer of employment.

DRIVING RECORD:  Applicants selected for interview will be required to bring to the interview a  Court Print driving history obtained from the DMV.  Please allow 5-7 days for delivery; longer for out-of-state.

DOUGLAS COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

For a PDF of the job description and how to apply, please click here.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Bill Clemens
Phone Number: 541.440.4287
Contact Email: wrclemen@co.douglas.or.us

  

Electrical Inspector I/II  - City of Hillsboro
Monthly Salary - High $7,840.00 / Low $5,508.25
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Do you love red tape? Neither do we. We're looking for a collaborative, relationship-driven electrical professional with a track record of delivering world class customer service to join our team as an Electrical Inspector. If you're looking to make a difference in a thriving community, be part of an innovative and dynamic team of professionals, and be valued for your creative problem-solving skills, we'd love to meet you!

For a PDF of the job description and how to apply, please click here.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Human Resources
Phone Number: 503.681.6455
Contact Email: HumanResources@hillsboro-oregon.gov

 
Electrical Inspector A Level - Northwest Code Professionals
 Monthly Salary - High $6,000.00 / Low $5,100.00
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Overview:

Tired of the red tape? Or are you tired of working with the tools, not working 40 hours a week all year, but still enjoy this trade and getting consistent pay? Consider joining our team of inspectors in beautiful Southern Oregon, Josephine and Jackson County areas. Northwest Code Professionals is seeking A-Level electrical inspectors:  one full time position in Southern Oregon, and one part-time position, 2-3 days per week location varies, call for details. (Hourly Wage DOE) Both positions require an A-Level Electrical Certifications, as well as Oregon Inspector Certification (O.I.C.). The SRI Certification is required to be obtained within 30 days of hire. Other certifications for Oregon Building Codes is a plus. Salaries range between $5,100-$6,000 per month. Full time position comes with attractive benefits package. For Further Information, contact: Don Meier, Chief Electrical Inspector: Don@thebldgdept.com or Jack Applegate, Manager: Jack@nwcodepros.com Northwest Code Professionals

Contact Name for Additional Information: Don Meier
Phone Number: 800.358.8034
Contact Email: don@thebldgdept.com

  
Engineer/Structural Plans Examiner - Clair Company
 Salary - Depends on Experience & Qualifications
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Seeking structural plans examiner/PE throughout our Oregon locations. Please see announcement details, visit our website, or give us a call!

For a PDF of the job description and information on how to apply, please click here.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Human Resources
Phone Number: 800.383.8855
Contact Email: info@claircompany.com

  

Electrical Inspector II - Linn County Planning & Building
Yearly Salary - High: $72,324.00 / Low: $56,676.00
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

GENERAL JOB DUTIES: 

Conducts inspections of electrical installations; Performs plan review and field inspections of building construction for conformance with County Codes, the Oregon Structural Specialty Code (OSSC), and other specialty codes and ordinances; Meets with contractors, engineers, architects and the public to discuss related building code questions and issues; Works under the supervision of the Building Official.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform field inspections consistent with Oregon Specialty Codes, the NEC, and related County Codes, in a manner that assures compliance and safety.
  • Complete inspection forms, maintain activity log, and prepare correspondence and correction notices.
  • Investigate alleged violations and complaints, check for hazardous conditions, and make official reports.
  • Provide the public with information regarding the specialty code and other codes where qualified.
  • Advise the public on how to achieve code compliance.
  • Assist staff with additional duties as necessary.
  • Maintain regular and predictable work attendance.
  • Develop and maintain effective, harmonious and reasonable work relationships with others.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Considerable knowledge of all types of electrical installations, materials and methods; of building construction, materials, and methods; and of the various points of construction where defects may be most readily observed and corrected.  Ability to read plans and specifications and to relate them to construction in progress; ability to read and interpret applicable electrical and building codes; ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with contractors, the general public, and other county employees; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Graduation from a senior high school and a minimum of one year of experience as an inspector in a jurisdiction recognized by a model code group, or satisfactory equivalent combination of experience, education and training which demonstrates ability to perform the work described. Minimum Qualifications: OIC, Oregon Supervising Electrician’s License, A and C level Electrical Inspector Certifications, One other A Level, and two C Level Inspector Certifications; Additional Certifications preferred; Possession of a valid Oregon driver’s license and evidence of a good driving record required. 

COMPENSATION:  Salary range is $56,676 – $72,324 per year (DOQ) plus excellent benefit package, including comprehensive health insurance and County paid PERS.  Salary is based on a 7.5 hour work day.

CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED 

HOW TO APPLY:  Submit a completed and signed Linn County Employment Application Form, along with a resume and cover letter, to Robert Wheeldon, Director, Linn County Planning and Building Department, PO Box 100, Albany, OR 97321; FAX: 541-926-2060.  Application forms may be obtained, along with the complete job classification, at the Linn County Web Page at http://www.co.linn.or.us or by calling 541-967-3816.  Application forms can also be obtained at the Oregon Employment Division in Albany.

Linn County Is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Contact Name for Additional Information: Suzanne Larson
Phone Number: 541.967.3816 ext 2367
Contact Email: sularson@co.linn.or.us

               

Building Inspector/Planner - Wahkiakum County
Monthly Salary - High: $4,599.38 / Low: $3,871.52
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Introduction:
Wahkiakum Building and Planning has a vacancy for a Building Inspector/ Planner effective immediately. Certification as an International Building Code or Residential Code Inspector preferred, training provided if necessary. 

Manage and administer all building code regulations and land development regulations:

  • Enforce all Building, Mechanical, and Plumbing Code.
  • Review all proposed development for consistency with Critical Areas Ordinance; Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance; Shoreline Management Master Program; Subdivision Ordinance; Short Subdivision Ordinance; and SEPA Ordinance.

Additional Job Duties:

  • Works closely with Public Works Department.
  • Supply staff support to the Wahkiakum County Planning Commission.
  • ADA compliance officer
  • County occupational safety officer.

Provides Customer Service by:

  • Courteously and professionally handle phone calls.
  • Courteously and professionally working with the general public.

Maintains Professional and Technical Knowledge by:

  • Attending appropriate educational classes offered by the County, State, and technical organizations.
  • Establishing personal networks.

Achieves Financial Objectives by:

  • Generate and Administer Housing and Community Development Budget.
  • Presents budget issues to Supervisor.

Job Skills:

  • Knowledge of county adopted building regulations, land use regulations, and comprehensive plan.
  • Ability to communicate factual information clearly to a variety of audiences with different levels of knowledge of the field.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with co-workers, other agencies, and the public.
  • Knowledge of office practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of Excel Spreadsheet and Microsoft Word
  • Ability to operate general office equipment as required to accomplish the work assigned
  • Ability to maintain records, to assemble and organize data and prepare reports

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Three years of increasing responsibility in the public or private sector in the field of land use and / or development regulations.
  • Certification as an International Building Code or Residential Code inspector.

Classification:

  • AFSCME Union employee, 89.5 hours a month.
  • AFSCME Union pay class 9; hourly pay range between: $22.34 - 23.93 per hour.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Chuck Beyer
Phone Number: 360.795.3301
Email: beyerc@co.wahkiakum.wa.us