Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Sub-Code Inspector for The Division of Institutional Planning & Operations (IP&O) -Code Office. This position is under the general supervision of the Construction Official or other supervisory official. The Sub Code Inspector conducts inspection and compliance functions assigned statutorily by the Elevator Sub code of the NJ Uniform Construction Code for all construction and rehabilitation projects ( including high rise and hazardous structures).
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Conducts field accident investigation and ensures conformance with the elevator subcode.
Verifies materials to be used in the construction, and inspects the placement of materials to ensure that they are of the type, quality, and grade specified in the approved plans and specifications, and that they meet the necessary performance standards established in the Uniform Construction Code Regulations and the Elevator Subcode.
Prepares inspection reports noting violations, and makes recommendations concerning the assessment of penalties.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Requires a Bachelor's degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Requires five years of experience in construction project management work such as a construction manager, construction official, general contractor, architect, or engineer with field responsibilities for all levels of construction, OR as an elevator trades craftsperson.
Applicants must possess a valid High Rise and Hazardous Specialist (HHS) code enforcement license in elevator, issued by the Department of Community Affairs.
Applicants must also possess a valid Elevator Sub-Code Official license issued by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and be willing to travel, when necessary, to sites throughout New Jersey for business demands.
Knowledge of the form, content, interpretation, and application of plans and specifications.
Knowledge of the sub code requirements of projects as expressed in the approved plans and specifications.
Knowledge of the qualities, limitations, and proper use of modern building construction materials, equipment, and methods.
Knowledge of materials, supplies, equipment, and methods and standards to be observed in conducting physical inspections of work compliance with approved plans, specifications, and the Uniform Construction Code.
Knowledge of applicability of the construction code to alterations, replacements, and damages as specified in N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.6.
Knowledge of the requirements for granting exceptions or variations.
Knowledge of the regulations concerning violations notices and orders.
Knowledge of the various problems encountered by contractors in performing construction work and the respects in which deviations from plans, specifications, and standards are likely to occur.
Knowledge of the particular sub code for which the individual is responsible.
Knowledge of the basic classification to structures into class categories as defined by the building sub code adopted pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:23-3.4.
Knowledge of field inspection and controlled inspections techniques needed to ensure that the materials installed at the site are of the same strength and quality as assumed by the design calculations, and that they are installed in a manner which will achieve and preserve that strength.
Ability to organize inspection work, analyze inspection problems, and develop appropriate work methods.
Ability to read and interpret preliminary and detailed construction blueprints, plans, and specifications.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those interested or involved in the work of the program.
Ability to verify the materials installed are the same strength and quality as assumed in the design calculations.
Ability to resolve problems in the administrative or coordination of programs, plans, or projects.
Ability to ensure that the necessary information is shown on plans and conforms with the requirements of the particular sub code.
Ability to prepare correspondence in the course of official duties.
Ability to supervise the maintenance of records, reports and titles.
Ability to prepare clear reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform duties of this position. American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication.
Construction Official License issued by the NJ Department of Community Affairs.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must be able to climb ladders.
Will be required to ride atop of and work adjacent to and below moving elevator cars.
NOTE: Appointees must continue to complete the continuing education requirements to maintain their HHS license.
NOTE: Appointees must continue to complete the continuing education requirements to maintain their Sub-Code Official license.
NOTE: The eligibility requirements for a Sub-Code Official license are listed in accordance with NJAC 5:23-5.7. The ten (10) years of required experience (or substitution) is NOT in addition to the education and experience requirements needed to obtain the HHS and Sub-Code Official licenses.
Posting Number: 19ST1371
Location: College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 84152
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