EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Develops and/or reviews specifications for 1 to 4-family residential dwellings for the purpose of rehabilitation which includes energy conservation measures and lead hazard reduction methods. Inspects contractor works-in-progress to ensure projects under construction are adhering to the General Specification Manual as well as applicable laws, specifically including the Housing Code of the City of Cleveland, ordinances, rules, and regulations relating to location, design, construction, and maintenance. Performs tests and or takes samples to determine if lead reduction and energy conservation measures are within acceptable parameters to ensure the work was performed to standard. Assesses the feasibility of building and premises for inclusion in available programs and assures project specifications and construction are completed at a level to satisfy program guidelines.
TYPICAL TASKS: Develops specifications for electrical, plumbing, heating, roofing, and all remaining areas of the dwelling. Inspects property for lead paint hazards. Monitors the work-in-progress for lead hazards. Writes specifications to ensure the lead hazard reduction methods are followed. Meets with the homeowner and contractor to review the scope of work to be performed and answers questions concerning the same. Inspects rehabilitation work-in-progress for compliance with work specifications, plans, materials, and workmanship. Maintains reports to document progress and satisfactory completion of projects. Monitors time of performance of work to ensure work is completed in accordance with the contract between homeowner and contractor. Ensures all quality control standards are adhered to during the rehabilitation process in accordance with federal, state, and city guidelines, specifically including the Housing Code of the City of Cleveland. Investigates homeowner and contractor complaints to determine validity. Resolves complaints as expeditiously as possible. Documents all contacts. Issues Stop Work Order if work performed or material installed does not conform to standards as outlined by the Division. Performs Job Close Out process to ensure all work has been performed in accordance with the terms of the contract and work specifications. Processes contractor invoice for payment. Verifies that all invoiced work is complete and meets the program standards for quality and workmanship as well as applicable statutory and/or regulatory requirements. Insures that all required documents are completed as outlined in the Rehabilitation Program. Performs other related work as required.
A High School Diploma or GED is required. An Associate's Degree in Construction Management or related field from an accredited college or university is required. Three years of full time paid experience in building or remodeling, contracting, building construction, estimation, or inspection to the local building code is required. (Substitution: One year of experience may substitute for each year of college education lacking.) Must be State certified as a Residential Building Inspector (RBI) or as an Interim RBI. Must obtain RBI before expiration of Interim RBI. Must obtain certifications as a Lead Risk Assessor and Lead Abatement Contractor within six months of the date of hire. Must maintain continuing education requirements for the State certification as well as adhere to any grant requirements. A valid State of Ohio Driver's License is required. Must own or have access to a properly registered and insured motor vehicle. Must be able to understand the requirements of the Housing Code of the City of Cleveland.