September 7, 2023
Las Vegas, NV
Job Type



The Clark County Building Department is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the Building Inspector I/II position in the Engineering/Structural Inspection Group and the Field Inspection Group.

Structural Inspection : The Building Inspector I/II (Structural) will monitor, analyze, and provide guidance of the special inspection activities on a wide array of medium sized to large complex projects. The Building Inspector I/II (Structural) will be charged with monitoring the quality assurance inspectors performing inspection of soils, concrete, structural steel, welding, masonry, fire stopping, wood, and permit scope.

Field Inspection : The Building Inspector I/II is an entry level inspection position. This position performs plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and building inspections of new and existing residential and light commercial projects. Inspections are conducted to ensure compliance with reviewed plans, and locally adopted codes and standards. This position will have OJT training in inspection procedures and in-depth code training to facilitate further certifications.

Building Inspector I: $27.29 - $42.28 Hourly
Building Inspector II:
$29.44 - $45.66 Hourly
The Building Inspector I is a training underfill position, upon successful completion of the training program the successful candidate will be non-competitively promoted to Building Inspector II.

This examination will establish an Open Competitive Eligibility list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months at either level or may be extended as needed by Human Resources.

Human Resources reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to the selection process.

Clark County Building Department is dedicated to providing construction and development customers with state-of-the-art permit management, plan review and inspections services for residential and commercial construction. The Building Department is responsible for ensuring public safety through the effective enforcement of development and construction standards which include issuance of permits, plan reviews, inspection services for conformity to the State of Nevada and the adopted Model Codes. As part of Clark County, the Building Department is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect, and accountability. As the famed Las Vegas Strip sits at the heart of Clark County featuring unparalleled attractions like dancing fountains, a replica of the renowned Eiffel Tower, and some of the world's largest and most beautiful resorts, the Building Department is an integral part of the building industry and economic growth within Clark County.

Building Inspector I - Equivalent to two (2) years of college course work in construction inspection or technology, pre-engineering or a field related to the work or completion of a recognized apprenticeship in a recognized trade AND two (2) years of full-time journey-level experience in the specified trade area. Must possess a valid ICC or other national recognized certification by the department in one of the following: commercial building inspector, commercial electrical inspector, commercial mechanical inspector, commercial plumbing inspector, commercial inspector, residential inspector or special inspector. Professional level experience and/or education that has provided the skills and knowledge necessary to perform all job functions at this level may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Building Inspector II - In addition to the above: One (1) year of full-time experience in the inspection and enforcement of building codes. Must possess a valid ICC or other national recognized certification by the department in one of the following: commercial building inspector, commercial electrical inspector, combination inspector, commercial mechanical inspector, commercial plumbing inspector, commercial inspector , residential mechanical inspector, residential inspector or special inspector.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.

Licensing and Certification: Must possess a valid Nevada Class C driver's license at time of appointment. At the Building Inspector I and II level, must possess a valid ICC or other national recognized certification by the department in one of the following: commercial building inspector, commercial inspector, commercial electrical inspector, commercial mechanical inspector, commercial plumbing inspector, residential building inspector, residential electrical inspector, residential plumbing inspector, residential mechanical inspector, residential inspector or special inspector.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.
Inspects new and existing industrial, commercial and/or residential properties, and/or other building and construction for conformance to codes, regulations, plans, specifications and standards; depending upon level of certification and expertise, may perform several types of inspections on one facility at one time. Drives a personal or County motor vehicle to inspect sites and attend meetings. Confers with and provides information to developers, engineers, architects, property owners and others regarding code requirements and alternatives and County policies and procedures wherever possible, resolves complaints and problems. Investigates complaints of existing buildings to determine appropriate usage and if hazardous or life safety conditions exist. Reviews plans and specifications for buildings and related construction involving installation, remodeling, replacement and repair for use in performance of inspections. Documents and maintains accurate records of inspections, actions taken and regulatory efforts; prepares written reports and correspondence and issues notices to correct code violations. Works with District Attorney staff to prepare cases of violations; testifies in court as required. Oversees and provides quality assurance inspections for all contract inspection work performed for the County may oversee a specified program area. Develops and maintains knowledge of construction technology, methods and materials; updates code knowledge through regular training sessions. Develops and conducts training programs for less experienced inspectors in area(s) of expertise. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Uses a variety of standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work.
Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment and drive a motor vehicle in order to attend meetings and inspect properties; strength and stamina to inspect various residential, commercial or industrial properties or other facilities which may include standing for extended periods of time, stooping, kneeling and walking on uneven terrain at construction sites, climbing ladders, scaffolding and stairs; strength to lift and carry up to 30 pounds; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

Come Make a Difference and Join the Clark County Family where we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Flexible Schedules including 4/10 options
  • More Money in Your Pocket
    • 100% Employer Paid Defined Benefit Retirement
    • No Social Security Deduction
    • No State Income Taxes

Two Employer Sponsored Health Plans Offered - Choice of PPO or EPO (hybrid of HMO)

  • Medical - Employer pays 90% of premium
    • Pharmacy Benefits (30, 90-day retail or mail order fills)
    • 24/7 Telephone Advice Nurse - no employee cost
    • Teledoc, Doctoroo, and Dispatch Health

Retiree insurance - eligible after 5 years of service Dental Vision Life Insurance - Employer Paid AD&D - Employer Paid Long Term Disability - Employer Paid Generous Leave Accruals that include:

  • 13Paid Holidays includinga Floating Birthday Holiday
  • Paid Vacation Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave

Other leave options

  • Catastrophic Leave
  • Parental Leave - Up to 90 days

Wide Variety of Voluntary Benefits that include

  • Guardian - Accident, Cancer, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, and Short-Term Disability Insurance.
  • Trustmark - Permanent Life Insurance benefits and long-term care.
  • Sunlife Financial - Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance, AD&D, and long-term disability insurance
  • TASC - Flexible Spending Account - FSA & Dependent Day Care Debit Card Available
  • Morgan Stanley - Deferred Compensation Plan

Employee Assistance Program Onsite Fitness Center - $12/month*Benefits vary and are subject to change depending on assignment, hiring organization and bargaining unit.

Closing Date/Time: 9/19/2023 5:01 PM Pacific

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