Building Inspector or Sr.

County of Los Alamos, NM

JOB TITLE: Building Inspector and Sr. Building Inspector
JOB CODE: 184, 183
DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Community Development
SUPERVISOR: Building Safety Manager
SALARY RANGES: Building Inspector-$22.52 to $33.20
Sr. Building Inspector- $ 24.82 to $36.60

Position Summary:
Under general supervision of the Building Safety Manager, reviews building applications and plans, and performs skilled field inspection work to assure compliance with established codes, laws and regulations. Maintains confidentiality of privileged information.

Minimum Qualifications:
•High School Diploma or GED.
•Three years’ experience in construction at journeyman and/or foreman level or in building inspection.
•Must possess or have ability to obtain within first sixty days of employment and must maintain a valid New Mexico Class D driver’s license.
•Must possess, or have ability to obtain within four months of employment and maintain Certification as a Building Inspector by the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department, Construction Industries Division (C.I.D.).
•Must possess, or have ability to obtain and maintain certification by International Code Council (I.C.C.) as a residential and commercial building inspector within one year of employment.
•Successful completion of the pre-employment physical exam prior to commencing work.

Additional Minimum Qualifications for Sr. Building Inspector:
• Additional three years’ experience as a building inspector.
•Two years of supervisory or lead experience across all years of job-related experience.
• Must possess and maintain certification as an ICC Building Plans Examiner.
• Must possess and maintain one of the ICC certifications from the list below:
Residential Plans Examiner;
Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner;
Certified Building Official; or,
Other acceptable ICC certifications as submitted.

Preferred Qualifications:
•Associates Degree from an accredited college or university in Building Technology or related field.
•Multiple certifications: Plumbing, Mechanical Inspector, Electrical Inspector.
•Experience as a plans examiner or reviewer.

How to Apply

Application Deadline
Apply on-line at the Los Alamos County website

Job Details

Job Function
Other Entry to Mid-Level
Position Type
Full Time

County of Los Alamos


1000 Central Ave
Los Alamos, NM 87544-4056
United States

Form of Government
County Council-Administrator/Manager