The City of Lancaster is seeking a motivated Commercial Code Official to join its team of professionals. This is an excellent opportunity to become a key member of our highly qualified, collaborative, and motivated team of professionals. You’ll have a full complement of resources to support you and exciting projects to keep you challenged. 

Salary: $50,000.00 – $100,000.00 Annually
Location: Lancaster, PA
Job Type: Full-time
Department: Community Planning & Economic Development Job Number: 2473

Examples Of Essential Duties

– Review building plans and related documents for compliance with applicable codes and ordinance requirements for commercial, industrial, and residential buildings.

– Perform field inspections of commercial, industrial and residential construction projects.

– Interacts with the public and explains technical information to both technically and non-technically trained individuals.

– 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.

– Issue citations to prosecute actors for failure to adhere to the Construction related ordinances of the city and attends court to present evidence for violations.

Typical Qualifications

Education:

– High School diploma or G.E.D. required

– Bachelor’s Degree in architecture, engineering, or related field preferred.

Licenses and Certifications:

– Possession of a current, valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 

– Minimum of 4 in any of the following ICC or PA UCC Certifications – Comm. Building Insp., Comm. Electric Insp., Comm. Mechanical Insp., Comm. Plumbing Insp., Comm. Energy Insp., Accessibility Insp./Plans Examiner, Comm. Building Plans Examiner, Comm. Electrical Plans Examiner, Comm. Mechanical Plans Examiner, Comm. Plumbing Plans Examiner, Comm. Energy Plans Examiner

– Ability to obtain additional commercial or residential ICC certifications in conformance to a job performance plan developed by the Bureau Chief.

Career Ladder:

1)  Commercial Code Official 1

Licenses and Certifications:

– Possession of a current, valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 

– Minimum of 4 in any of the following ICC or PA UCC Certifications – Comm. Building Insp., Comm. Electric Insp., Comm. Mechanical Insp., Comm. Plumbing Insp., Comm. Energy Insp., Accessibility Insp./Plans Examiner, Comm. Building Plans Examiner, Comm. Electrical Plans Examiner, Comm. Mechanical Plans Examiner, Comm. Plumbing Plans Examiner, Comm. Energy Plans Examiner

– Ability to obtain additional commercial or residential ICC certifications in conformance to a job performance plan developed by the Bureau Chief.

2) Commercial Code Official 2

Licenses and Certifications:

– Possession of a current, valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 

– 8 or more in any of the following ICC or PA UCC Certifications – Comm. Building Insp., Comm. Electric Insp., Comm. Mechanical Insp., Comm. Plumbing Insp., Comm. Energy Insp., Accessibility Insp./Plans Examiner, Comm. Building Plans Examiner, Comm. Electrical Plans Examiner, Comm. Mechanical Plans Examiner, Comm. Plumbing Plans Examiner, Comm. Energy Plans Examiner

– Ability to obtain additional commercial or residential ICC certifications in conformance to a job performance plan developed by the Bureau Chief.

Environmental Conditions

– Exposed to inclement weather and extreme temperatures, including long periods of walking, and standing outdoors.

– Works outdoors and indoors with, or without, heat and/or air conditioning.

– Exposure to noise conditions on construction sites.

– Subject to working on uneven terrain in various soil conditions.

– Job requires walking, squatting, bending, kneeling, reaching, climbing, crawling for up to eight (8) hours a day, frequently in unfavorable weather conditions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

– Extensive knowledge of codes & standards and current construction procedures/technology.

– Ability to read and comprehend technical manuals, specifications and blueprints related to construction and building systems.

– Ability to interpret, analyze and explain the provisions, scope, and parameters of codes and related ordinances.

– Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

– 3+ years’ experience with interpretation of codes and providing code compliant solutions.

– Ability to safely operate a vehicle on private and public streets in all weather conditions.

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