Town of Vail

  • Electrical/Combination Inspector and Plans Examiner

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/5/2019 12:16 PM)
    Community Development
    Pay Range
    $26.89 - $37.11
  • Position Overview

    In Town

    Apply Today! Position will remain open until filled.

    The Town of Vail Building Department is seeking an Electrical/Combo Inspector to join their team! This position will work M-F and perform code compliance inspections for all new construction, renovation, alteration, addition and repair projects in the community.  Additionally, the position performs electrical plan reviews to ensure proper code compliance is achieved.  The position ensures that minimum health and safety standards are followed to protect resident and visitor occupants in all buildings within the Town of Vail.


    This position is perfect for someone looking to further their career into something more.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Interprets the National Electrical Code and other building codes adopted by the town to ensure intent and compliance are met.
    • Performs electrical, plumbing, mechanical, building and related inspections of commercial and residential construction projects to ensure code compliance.
    • Performs commercial and residential electrical plan reviews to verify that drawings for new construction, renovations, alterations, additions and repairs are code compliant, as needed.
    • Investigates complaints and citizen requests on construction and posts Stop Work Orders and Dangerous Building notices, as required.
    • Identifies potentially unsafe or illegal conditions at construction sites and reports findings to the Chief Building Official.
    • May schedule daily inspection requests on active building, planning, and public works permits.
    • Supports the team-driven concepts of the division and department and willingly participates in team functions, meetings and activities.
    • Serves the citizens and guests of the Town of Vail by abiding by all Town of Vail core values.
    • Performs job in accordance with all Town of Vail safety practices.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Skills / Requirements

    The ideal candidate for this position must have the ability to prepare and present documents pertaining to construction and code related issues, solid knowledge of accepted electrical and construction industry standards and procedures, ability to read and understand construction drawings and highly technical documents relating to electrical codes, building codes, construction specifications, and standards.

    Education, Experience and Certificates

    • High school diploma and a minimum of four (4) years experience in code enforcement/compliance, construction, project management, or a closely related technical field.
    • Hold and maintain a valid State of Colorado Journeyman or Master Electrician license.
    • Certification as Electrical Inspector, Plumbing Inspector and Mechanical Inspector through the International Code Council required, or ability to obtain within 18 months of hire.
    • Certification as Electrical Plans Examiner and Building Inspector through the International Code Council preferred, or ability to obtain within 30 months of hire.
    • Hold and maintain a valid State of Colorado driver’s license.

    Culture / Lifestyle / Benefits



    Year-Round Benefits (2019 Benefits Outline)


    The Town of Vail offers an excellent benefits and compensation package to our Full-time employees. This includes health and dental coverage, town-funded retirement (11% - 16%), 457 pre-tax savings plan, life/survivor insurance, tennis pass, golf pass and other ski pass/wellness benefits. 


    What’s more, the town offers many other benefits to help employees make Vail their “home” including employee housing options, home buyer/renter assistance programs, day care assistance, education reimbursements, professional development opportunities and much, much more. 


    When asked, most of our employees say that working for the Town of Vail feels like family.  Our values-based culture is nurtured by the employees’ strong desire to foster teamwork, take ownership in Vail’s future and an overall pride for serving their community.  Let’s not forget that our efforts not only benefit the community but also allow us to enjoy the spectacular amenities and culture in the Vail Valley which we call home! To find out more about our community, please visit our website and click on Vail Information.


    The Town of Vail is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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