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Building Inspector, Town of Mount Pleasant

Position Category: Engineering

Job Duties:
  • Inspects electrical, plumbing, gas and mechanical systems and construction quality at regular intervals during the construction process including renovation or repair of buildings for compliance with codes and applicable regulations as well as zoning and flood plain regulations. Consults with the public, contractors, subcontractors and owners in all phases of building construction or renovation.
  • Assists citizens with complaints or requests for information involving zoning, construction or inspection issues; performs permitting duties when necessary. Maintains records of all phases of inspections including related correspondence and inspection results. Prepares detailed and accurate project reports and regular department or special reports as required; observes conditions and issues notices of correction and related violations. Conducts visual surveys of the Town in order to identify any unauthorized construction, renovation or repair activity.
  • Performs field damage assessment inspections in response to natural disasters as part of the Town’s response team. Maintains certification and license requirements through continuing education programs. Maintains International Code Council (ICC) and state continuing education requirements to stay abreast of current regulations, techniques and practices. Performs other related assigned duties.

  • High School diploma and two years prior work experience.
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Licensure with the South Carolina Building Codes Council as a Combination Inspector. New, unlicensed employees will be required to register with the South Carolina Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation as a Provisional Inspector immediately after hire and must complete full licensure as indicated above within the provisional period. Initial six month probation.

Pay Info:
Hourly Position, $24.14/hour

How to apply:
Please visit the Town's website to review the full job description and to apply online. 

The Town of Mount Pleasant is an Equal Opportunity Employer.