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A highly talented Building Inspector with huge experience in inspecting buildings and structures at various stages of construction, alteration and repair; and to enforce Uniform Building Code and related codes and laws.
Summary of Qualifications
More than twelve years experience.
Great knowledge of uniform building and applicable state codes.
Remarkable knowledge of principles of building inspection and plan examining.
Excellent knowledge of building tools and materials and methods of building construction.
In-depth knowledge of safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the work, including driving habits.
Great knowledge of operation and programs of a personal computer.
Excellent ability to provide information to the general public regarding building inspection and code enforcement.
Proven ability to deal courteously, but firmly, and communicate effectively with a variety of individuals contacted in the course of work including resolving conflicts and problems.
Exceptional ability to apply technical knowledge and follow proper inspection techniques to examine workmanship and materials, and detect deviations from plans, regulations and standard construction practices; advise on standard construction methods and requirements.
Deep ability to read and interpret building plans, specifications and building codes; make mathematical computations rapidly and accurately.
Uncommon ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
Great efficiency at operating a personal computer.
Profound knowledge of principles and practices of office management, supervision and training.
Exceptional ability to organize work, set priorities and exercise sound, independent judgment within established guidelines.
Great ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Proven ability to oversee and train subordinate staff as assigned.
Demonstrated ability to inspect various types of residential, commercial and industrial buildings.
Remarkable ability to investigate zoning, code and other complaints in a timely and tactful manner.
Uncommon ability to detect deviations from plans, specifications and standard installation practices.
Excellent ability to used computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, e-mail and database software in performing work assignments.
New York City, Civil Service Department, NY 2000 - Present
Make field inspections of industrial, commercial and residential buildings during various stages of construction and remodeling; inspect foundation, cement, framing, plastering, plumbing, heating and electrical installations.
Perform field review of plans and specifications; perform office plan check of residential structures and commercial/industrial projects as assigned.
Receive and respond to complaints regarding substandard dwellings or structures, zoning violations, debris, unsanitary conditions, abandoned or inoperative vehicles, over grown vegetation, and other zoning and municipal code violations.
Ascertain conformance with Uniform Building Code and pertinent provisions of State and County ordinances; investigate possible violations; photograph evidence; contact responsible persons and compose letters; issues notices of violation, infraction, and/or misdemeanor citations for non-compliance; perform follow-up investigations to ensure that remedial action has been taken; develop and maintain accurate case files.
Provide general information to the public, development community and other government agencies; respond to difficult citizen complaints and requests for information.
Confer with architects, contractors, builders, other City departments and divisions, and the general public in the field and office.
Assure proper cleanup and installation of steps, landings, rails and other safety factors.
Issue and process building permits.
Review and compute energy calculations.
Maintain records and prepare reports.
Perform related duties as assigned.
New York City, Civil Service Department, NY 1997 - 2000
Assistant Building Inspector
Reviewed building plans and specifications submitted in connection with building permit applications.
Reviewed applications for building permits required by local ordinances.
Reported violations of the building code, zoning and plumbing ordinances and Multiple Residence Law to the Building Inspector for proper action.
Explained the requirements of the local building code, the local zoning and plumbing ordinances and the New York State Multiple Residence Law and other applicable laws to the building contractors and to the general public.
Inspected buildings and structures in the process of construction or repair for compliance with all requirements of applicable ordinances and laws.
Provided for removal of illegal or unsafe conditions and secured the necessary safeguards during construction.
Inspected existing buildings and structures to insure their conformity with safety standards.
Investigated complaints and assisted in prosecuting violations of the building code and zoning ordinances.
Maintained records of decisions made and actions taken, as required.
Prepared periodic reports, as required:
New York City, Civil Service Department, NY 1993 - 1997
Prepared engineering drawings, maps and sketches using computer aided drafting, standard drafting and GIS tools.
Conducted and assisted in preliminary reviews of construction plans and site specifications to ensure compliance with prescribed standards. Produced designs of sewers, pump stations, street construction and other public works or public utilities construction projects by collecting field data, using survey notes and interpreting drawings and sketches.
Made adjustments and corrections to drawings, plans and blueprints from 'as built' information received from construction field notes and coordinates the information between City crews and the contractors on projects.
Provided technical assistance and produced work such as utility layouts, fire flow availability, hydraulic modeling, traffic accident analysis, pavement management and asset management system studies.
Researched and analyzed information, records, codes and regulations and prepared written reports with recommendations as appropriate.
Assembled or assisted in the preparation of material lists and cost estimates; estimated labor and materials needed to complete projects, reproduced maps, plans and other documents.
Provided assistance in contract administration of projects; assisted in processing of proposals, contract bids, project change orders.
Assisted in scheduling requests, ensured proper documentation, assisted with gathering information necessary for final payments to contractors and assisted divisional personnel and the public by providing information upon request.