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Combination Building Inspector Virgin Islands

Company: Institute for Building Technology and Safety
Location: Palm Beach
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Existing and exciting opportunity for talented, experienced ICC-Certified Combination Building Inspectors for work located in the US Virgin Islands. This opportunity offers a great opportunity to make a real, long-term impact for the building inspection professionals in the islands. The duration of the position(s) will vary between 6 months to 18 months. 


In Sept 2017, Hurricane Maria created significant damage to the built environment stretching the capabilities of building code professionals.  This opportunity is to work with local building code professionals to provide inspection and design review services and at the same time be a Mentor and Trainer for local inspectors to give them real on-the-ground experience as well as assist them in obtaining ICC Certifications.


IBTS is seeking professional building inspectors who are self-starters to work on a variety of assignments including mentoring and training. You will be a member of our highly respected building department team with a full complement of resources to support you and exciting projects to keep you challenged.



  • Performs daily field inspections of primarily residential construction.
  • Interacts with the public and explains technical information to both technically and non-technically trained individuals.
  • Reviews residential and commercial plans and engineering calculations for building components to ensure compliance with applicable codes.
  • Maintains accurate records to document inspections, test results, and additional details pertaining to inspections.
  • Maintains computer logs of inspection reports, entering inspection results into permitting software.
  • Mentor and Train local inspectors by accompanying them onsite and prepare them to become ICC certified inspectors.

  • ICC Inspector certifications in multiple trades required.
  • 3+ years of experience with Interpretation of codes in the field providing code compliant solutions.
  • Extensive knowledge of implementing ICC building codes and current construction procedures/technology.
  • Ability to mentor and teach local inspectors so they can become more proficient with code understanding and applications.
  • Must possess the ability to positively interact with the other staff members, the public, contractors, governmental entities, and other clientele.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong time management, organization, and attention to detail skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative and a considerable amount of independent judgment.
  • Candidate must be able to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, unstructured environment.

Bring your passion, expertise, and experience to IBTS, where we appreciate and are committed to our employees. We offer outstanding benefits, growth opportunities, and work hard to maintain a culture that values our employees. 


The Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization established to provide unbiased professional building code compliance services, while enhancing the communities in which we work. At IBTS, our mission is to deliver quality services to meet the challenges of governance at all levels while enhancing public safety, economic development, and the general welfare of the community. Our services include Building and Community Development, Energy and Sustainability Services, Disaster Planning and Recovery, Quality Assurance, as well as Compliance and Risk Monitoring.


IBTS is headquartered in Ashburn, VA, with additional offices in Louisiana, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Texas, Puerto Rico, and Washington, DC.


We are committed to building a community of experts with diverse backgrounds, disciplines, and perspectives who are passionate about our mission. IBTS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer that maintains a diverse and inclusive workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or sexual orientation. This opportunity is open to Section S3 Residents.  Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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Keywords: Institute for Building Technology and Safety, Palm Beach , Combination Building Inspector Virgin Islands, Other , Palm Beach, Florida

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