Combination Building Inspector - Northshore, IL

Combination Building Inspector
SAFEbuilt is currently seeking a talented, experienced Building Inspector to support their Northshore, IL Office. This position offers great opportunity for dynamic, motivated self-starters 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.
Performs daily field inspections of residential, commercial and public facility construction projects.
Interacts with the public and explains technical information to both technically and non-technically trained individuals.
Reviews residential and commercial plans and engineering calculations for building components to insure compliance with applicable codes.
Provides recommendations regarding interpretations of City, State, Federal, and Construction standards, as well as local ordinances.
Maintains accurate records to document inspections, test results, and additional details pertaining to inspections.
Maintains computer logs of inspection reports, entering inspection results into permitting software.
Perform other related duties as required.
Strong knowledge of WA Building Codes
Extensive knowledge of local building codes and current construction procedures/technology
5+ yrs. experience with Interpretation of codes in the field providing code compliant solutions
Must possess the ability to positively interact with the other staff members, the general public, contractors, governmental entities, and other clientele
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Good time management, organization, and attention to detail skills
Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative and a considerable amount of independent judgment
Candidate must be able to handle multiple projects in a fast paced atmosphere
Candidate must stay familiar and up to date with different editions of the International Building Codes.
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office.
ICC Residential Building Inspector Certification required
ICC Inspector Certifications in multiple trades preferred
Valid driver's license with good driving record
COMPENSATION: Strong Salary and Benefits Offering
SAFEbuilt Company Overview:
For over 25 years, SAFEbuilt has been dedicated to improving people's lives by helping create vibrant, thriving communities on the rise. One of the fastest growing providers of privatized community development solutions in the country, SAFEbuilt has seen a 40% increase in municipal contracts and employee growth over the past two years running. SAFEbuilt partners with over 500 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! We empower our employees to be their best and to make a difference where they live and work. Our culture is positive and energetic as we empower people to do what they do best. SAFEbuilt employs highly qualified and motivated individuals who share the common Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Service, Teamwork and Improvement.

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