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FIELD INVESTIGATOR (Plumbing Trade)

Recruitment #181206-UNCF-189

Introduction

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

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Construction Industries Board
Attn: Janis Hubbard, Administrator
2401 N. W. 23rd, STE 2F
Oklahoma City, OK  73107

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TITLE: FIELD INVESTIGATOR (Plumbing Trades)

LOCATION OF WORK:  To be determined 

Summary:
Position enforces licensing act of plumbing trade. Work with local public and private groups to coordinate and educate on topics of licensing and code standards.  Gathers information, prepares reports, and testifies at hearings on inspections and violations of the Plumbing Act.  Home-based duty station in Oklahoma (specific counties to be determined).  Extensive in-state travel with some overnight travel required.  Successful candidate must be able to pass a criminal background check.  

Typical Functions:
1. Enforces licensing act of plumbing trade by investigating licensing and code standards, receiving and investigating complaints regarding licensing and code standards, issuing necessary citations, interpreting plumbing codes and laws, preparing inspection and Notice of Violation (NOV) reports, conducting plan reviews when requested, evaluating installations by using codes and installation instructions, and preparing citations for failure to comply with NOV.
2. Works cooperatively with city inspectors, other government entities, private interests, contractors and professional clientele, such as general contractors, sub-contractors, job superintendents, engineers and architects, to offer information and education on responsibilities, role, and services of CIB.
3. Inspects and investigates construction sites to ensure compliance with all applicable licensing laws and adopted statewide construction codes.
4. Meets with other state agencies and local governments to compare and coordinate activities of mutual interest and makes oral presentations and reports to CIB Board and others.
5. Attends meetings of trade-related organizations, when requested, to advise and network with other investigators and inspectors to develop consistency in job performance.
6. Plans, organizes, and manages time and travel in relation to investigations, complaints, and inspections in assigned counties including ensuring full coverage of assigned territory.
7. Enters information into computer databases and logs, prepares reports from inspections and licensing violations to present citation for approval, then to appropriate trade hearing board, and testifies at trade hearings.
8. Prepares travel reports, activity reports, and time reports for supervisory approval.
9. Demonstrates attitude of support and cooperation to supervisor, the Administrator, and to CIB Board at all times while maintaining professional manner in dress and attitude at all times.
10. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor or Administrator.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Comprehensive knowledge of: investigative methods and techniques, state-adopted construction codes and technical standards of plumbing theories, and standards governing installation, maintenance, and repair of commercial and residential structures, and of The Oklahoma Plumbing Licensing Act and regulations.  Ability required to establish and to maintain effective working relationships with others; to follow written and oral instructions; to apply appropriate trade theories and standards to a construction job site; to reasonably interpret laws, codes, and ordinances; and to read and accurately interpret blueprints and specifications.

Minimum Qualifications
Licensure as plumbing journeyman or contractor in accordance with Oklahoma Plumbing Licensure Law and five years licensed, active experience in plumbing trade field involving commercial and residential experience. Successful candidate required to obtain both a national certification and State of Oklahoma license as a residential one and two family inspector within one year of hire and unlimited plumbing inspector within one year of hire.  Completion of 30 semester hours at accredited college or university or accredited vocational program in courses relating to the design, installation, and construction of plumbing systems desired.  Absence of:  serious violation or disciplinary action under the Oklahoma Plumbing License Act and Plumbing Industry Regulations or another jurisdiction’s plumbing licensing requirements within the last five (5) years.

The Construction Industries Board is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Construction Industries Board to not discriminate against or deny equal employment opportunity to any applicant or employee on the grounds of race, sex, color, age, national origin, genetic information, religion, or disability, so long as the disability does not render the person unable to do the work for which employed. All employees of the Construction Industries Board are “at will” employees. Applicants will not be discriminated against before or during their employment.

Conclusion

Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.



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