City of Sunnyvale – Building Inspector I

The City of Sunnyvale is seeking a Building Inspector I to provide building construction inspections. The Building Safety team works as one solution-driven, cohesive team, and encourages leadership from the ground-up (are you the next Building Inspector I to join the team?) This position is part of a 12-person building inspection team working on a variety of projects from single-family maintenance, remodel and commercial tenant improvements in existing and new buildings, new construction of large development projects of townhomes, apartments, hotels, and Class A office buildings.

Under supervision of the Chief Building Official, performs responsible technical duties related to the review of construction plans and the conduct of field inspections on structures during various stages of construction for compliance with approved plans and municipal codes; performs plan and specification reviews; issues building permits; and performs related work as assigned.

The ideal candidate will have strong technical knowledge of the building codes, is a good communicator to coworkers, contractors and other members of the public, and will be able to prepare clear, concise and comprehensive reports, correspondence and other required documents; maintain forms, records and field reports relative to inspection activities and to document findings. The Building Inspector I requires Graduation from high school or tested equivalent and two years of journey-level trades or contractor experience in a variety of building construction and inspection activities.

The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package. A complete application consists of a City application, a current (within 30 days of application) DMV Driver Record and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. The position opens Wednesday, June 26, 2019 and final filing date is Monday, July 22, 2019 at 5:00 pm. For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit: and click on JOBS.

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Salary: $36.98 – $47.20 Hourly