This is responsible technical and administrative work assisting with activities associated with the regulation of building construction, gas, mechanical and plumbing installations for Lincoln County. Activities associated with the job include ensuring compliance with the International Building Code and all applicable land use codes for new construction activities, reviewing plans for commercial properties, multi-family dwelling units and single family residences prior to and during construction. Ensuring all alteration and repair activities comply with building requirements and related regulations. Additional activities include interpreting and enforcing building, housing, mechanical, plumbing, gas and energy codes and providing property inspections and related information to homeowners, contractors, and developers. Incumbents are also responsible for assisting with compliance issues pertaining to the National Flood Insurance Program. Job responsibilities require a high school diploma supplemented with considerable experience in building construction, strong organizational, interpersonal and decision making skills, sufficient strength and agility to perform the physically demanding aspects of the job and the ability to interpret and explain governing codes and regulations. Job performance is evaluated by the Planning and Zoning Director through review of the level of compliance of building and remodeling activities with building codes and regulations, ability to interpret and apply governing regulations, organizational and decision making skills and ability to interact effectively with contractors, developers, local and regional officials, homeowners and the public.
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