Plumbing Inspector - Details - Eagle Jobs

Plumbing Inspector - Details

Open for Applications Until Sunday, October 30, 2022.

Division of Occupational & Professional Licenses

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Eastern Idaho

Job Description
Are you an experienced, self-starter, and customer-focused Plumber looking for an opportunity to provide consumer protection and public safety for all Idahoans? Then we have a great opportunity for you as a Plumbing Inspector with DOPL.

This position is located in Eastern Idaho. The specific city this position will be based out of will depend upon the residence of the successful applicant. This is a full-time position with full state benefits. The anticipated work schedule is 40 hours per week, with some occasional overtime required.


We have the one of the Nation's best state retirement systems (PERSI) that offers a lifetime benefit.

Generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start
11 paid holidays per year
Excellent medical, dental and vision insurance - employee only coverage for PPO $65/month for medical and vision & $11.00/month for dental
Paid parental leave
Multiple savings plans, optional 401K, and optional 457
Basic life insurance for employee and family
Wellness programs
Ongoing training opportunities
An opportunity for student loan forgiveness
And more!
Example of Duties
Conducting inspections or reviews of activities, including determining compliance with applicable codes, regulations, and laws;
Providing technical advice and assistance in best practices and corrective actions;
Overseeing implementation of safety codes, regulations, and laws;
Conducting on-site inspections, investigating complaints, and seeking compliance with regulations and safety standards;
Assembling and preparing background information and documentation regarding noncompliance activities, code violations, safety reviews, and licensure discrepancies;
Providing technical expertise to building officials, building representatives, contractors, and the public;
Assisting management and legal staff in addressing violations and possibly testifying in court or in administrative hearings.
Physical Activities:
Walking throughout the day;
Crawling in and out of confined spaces including attics and crawl spaces;
Climbing series of stairs in multistory buildings;
Climbing ladders up to 14 feet high;
Driving a state vehicle throughout the day;
Moving building material weighing up to 50 pounds.
Minimum Qualifications
Experience: analyzing data for the purposes of making recommendations; operating a personal computer; analyzing data and preparing written reports.

Valid driver's license.

MQ Specialties:

Licensure in Idaho as a journeyman plumber, and at least five years' experience as a journeyman plumber in accordance with Idaho Code 54-2627.
Desired Certification:
Experience interpreting building diagrams, plans, and specifications.
Previous certification as a Plumbing Inspector is not required at the time of hire but may improve your standing as an applicant. Additionally, the successful candidate will be required to obtain certification through the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) within 6 months of hire
Acknowledgement: Plumbing Inspectors are prohibited from being engaged directly or indirectly, or financially interested, in any plumbing business, trade, practice, or work, or the sale of related supplies.
Supplemental Information
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Hiring managers are continuously considering applications for this position. This job announcement will be closed if the position is filled prior to the closing date.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources at (208) 334-2263.

The Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses provides consumer protection and public safety through its regulation of more than 204,000 licensees within 48 Boards and Commissions for the great State of Idaho.
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