National Public Safety Information Bureau


City of Kansas City Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
30+ days ago


Conducts field inspections on commercial and residential buildings during various stages of construction, remodeling, and demolition to ensure compliance with applicable codes, ordinances, and regulations. Inspects plumbing, electrical, mechanical, and structural installations and provides a detailed list of deficiencies and ensures correction of deficiencies at subsequent inspections. Utilizes plans and specifications on site to determine compliance with the provisions of applicable building code. Responds to questions from contractors and business in both the office and in the field to explain and interpret requirements and restrictions. Responds to complaints and conducts legal investigations about violation of the city ordinances, and where necessary prepares cases for city prosecutor and give testimony in court. Negotiates construction sites at all stages of construction, uneven terrain including excavations and ditches. Performs related duties and responsibilities as required. 

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled. Apply online at

 EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.


REQUIRES an accredited bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, fire science, construction technology or construction management; OR high school graduation and 4 years of acceptable codes inspection or construction trade experience; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience.

  • Must possess a valid state-issued driver’s license in accordance with City of KCMO policies.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the city.
  • Must possess certificates B1, E1, M1 and P1 as awarded by the International Code Council (ICC) within 24 months following date hired. In addition, must meet these certification requirements for those required above: (1) Obtain 1 of the required certifications within first 6 months of hire; (2) Obtain 2nd required certification within 12 months of hire; (3) Obtain 3rd required certification within 18 months of hire; and (4) Obtain 4th required certification within 24 months of hire. Inspectors assigned to the Elevator workgroup, in addition to requirements above, must also obtain Qualified/Certified Elevator Inspector (QEI/CEI) certification as awarded by NAESA International within eighteen (18) months following date hired or assigned to the workgroup. For those with exams passed prior to April 2018, the following certificates administered by the National Certification Program for Construction Code Inspectors (NCPCCI) may be substituted for the corresponding ICC certificate as shown: NCPCCI Building Inspector One- and Two-Family Dwellings-1A or ICC Residential Building Inspector-B1; NCPCCI Electrical Inspector One- and Two-Family Dwellings-2A or ICC Residential Electrical Inspector-E1; NCPCCI Mechanical Inspector One- and Two-Family Dwellings-4A or ICC Residential Mechanical Inspector-M1; NCPCCI Plumbing Inspector One- and Two-Family Dwellings-5A or ICC Residential Plumbing Inspector-P1.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 62162175
  • Location:
    Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • Position Title: BUILDING CODE INSPECTOR (Job Opening ID #515351)
  • Company Name For Job: City of Kansas City Missouri
  • Job Function: Inspector - Construction
  • Entry Level: Yes
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: None

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