9/18/2023 (8:00 PM EDT)
Building Code Field Inspector III
EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME | ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK
Public Protection Cabinet | Dept of Housing, Buildings and Const
Jefferson, Oldham, Trimble, Shelby, Bullitt, Meade, Hardin, Nelson, or Spencer
Are you interested in being a part of a team that is dedicated in protecting the lives and property of
The Kentucky Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction, Division of Building Code
Enforcement is responsible for reviewing plans and making inspections of new building construction
including alterations, renovations, and buildings involved in a change of occupancy (use) to ensure
compliance with adopted codes and referenced standards. This position is in the field operations
branch within the division.
- Conducts all levels of inspections of new or substantially remodeled construction, including
the most complex projects, to ensure compliance with building codes, referenced standards,
and Departmental approved construction plans. Independently inspects in assigned territory.
Consults with superintendents, construction managers, owners, and other officials concerning
- Schedules inspections and prepares new construction inspection reports.
- Researches building codes and referenced standards to develop working knowledge of
- Regularly works with local building officials, other field inspectors, and field supervisors.
- Construction industry knowledge.
- Ability to read and interpret construction documents.
- Knowledge of or the ability to develop knowledge of building codes.
- Ability to work independently.
- Analytical skills.
- Good communication skills.
- Ability to work independently.
If you are interested in a challenging, yet rewarding career, where you can make a positive difference
in your community, we would love to have you become a part of the Department of Housing,
Buildings and Construction team!
EDUCATION: High school graduate.
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Four years of experience in drafting or preparing building
construction documents or in the supervision of building construction, or hold a current certificate as
a Kentucky Level II, or Level III Certified Building Inspector and have worked under that certification
for two years or two years of experience as a state plan review or state plan inspector employed by
the Department of Housing, Building, and Construction.
Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONE
Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: NONE
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): Must possess a valid driver’s
license prior to appointment in this job classification. Must hold and maintain valid certification for
Level II (two) or Level III (three) building inspector issued by the Department of Housing, Buildings
and Construction as defined in KRS 198B.090 and 815 KAR 7:070. Must complete twelve (12),
department approved, Kentucky Inspector Certified Program Continuing Education unit credits per
year. Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of
employment in this job classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee
possesses and maintains required licensure(s), certification(s) or other credentials.
Travel will be required to perform inspections. May be exposed to hazards commonly associated with
building construction, which requires the following of safety procedures.
This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS
If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Carey Graham
at email@example.com or 502-782-0663.
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D