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HELP WANTED: City of New Bedford is seeking to fill a Plumbing & Gas Fitting Inspector position


PAY: $16.70 – $22.91

Performs a variety of routine and complex technical plumbing and gas inspection work to insure that the Uniform Plumbing and other related codes and standards are met. Enforces plumbing-related codes, including the 248 CMR and International Fuel & Gas Code, and local plumbing codes such as those for fire protection sprinkler systems, fire hydrants, etc. Issues stop-work orders, correction notices and citations.

Performs onsite inspections of plumbing systems. Performs plumbing inspections of all plumbing fixtures examining for vent size, grade and size of pipe, and examines all joints for proper sealing to insure that there are no leaks, etc. Attends pre-construction meetings in order to explain inspection standards and procedures to architects, engineers, owners, contractors and developers.

Graduation from a standard senior high school or GED equivalent. Five (5) years of experience in general construction of plumbing systems or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Thorough knowledge of Uniform Plumbing codes or related general construction codes, and a thorough knowledge of plumbing and fire protection systems. A valid Massachusetts drivers license and good driving record. Operates a motor vehicle on a regular basis. Mandatory CORI (Criminal Offender Record Investigation) background check per City Council Ordinance effective May 14, 2013. This position is deemed essential personnel and must report for duty during emergency situations.

For application/complete job description, please visit HYPERLINK “http://www.newbedford-ma.gov”www.newbedford-ma.gov. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO

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