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Rehabilitation/Inspection Specialist

Location : Ocala
Job Type : Regular
Reference Code : 11359078
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

  1. Performs evaluation of the structural condition of buildings, including building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC and gas systems.

  2. Performs work write-ups on rehabilitation and demolition projects and coordinates bid proposals with the Purchasing Department.

  3. Project management to include monitoring job progress, conducting inspections of work performed, correcting problems, checking for eligibility of contractor payment requests, and submitting contractor requests for payment. Maintains continual communication with contractors concerning the project.

  4. Maintains files relating to projects to include; taking thorough before and after pictures of projects, structural evaluations, work write-up estimates, contractor evaluations and placing information into computer software system.

  5. Daily scheduling of inspections.

  6. Document licensing of workers on job site to ensure every one is licensed by the state.

  7. Research in codes concerning deficiencies found during inspections.

  8. Works with occupants of houses undergoing rehabilitation, contractors, architects and engineers, as well as the general public; answers project questions and solves problems dealing with all phases of construction. Regularly deals with customers who are not familiar with construction-related issues. Behaves in a professional, respectful manner at all times.

Required Qualifications :
High school or GED.

Must have a minimum of five years experience as a building inspector, engineer, architect, contractor; or as a superintendent, foreman or competent mechanic in charge of construction. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 Must possess a valid Driver's License and a driving record acceptable to the  employers' insurance carrier.
 Must be certified and licensed by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation as a one and two-family dwelling inspector per Florida State Statute 468 Part XII.
 A "provisional" certification and license one and two-family dwelling inspector (which is good for one year from date of issuance) can be accepted while the employee obtains the standard certificates and licenses.
 Failure to obtain the standard certifications and licenses within the two year period from date of issuance and to maintain the certification and license will be grounds for termination per Florida State Statute Chapter 468 Part XII.
 Employee will be expected to obtain standard certification as a one and two family dwelling inspector as soon as practical. Training will also be necessary in lead-based paint mitigation and Blueprint for Safety techniques.

 Knowledge of building, construction and rehabilitation principles and design standards, including knowledge or interior and exterior finishes. Knowledge of codes related to fire, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, real estate and zoning. Knowledge of regulations governing programming. Ability to inspect properties, apply codes, recognize non-compliance and make suggestions for improvements needed to meet program guidelines. Ability to read and interpret technical material and building codes. Ability to accurately take onsite measurements, perform mathematical calculations, track project budget and record data. Ability to perform mathematical calculations such as square footage, roof pitch, floor area, window area, and site perimeter.

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