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Inspector (Hoists & Rigging)
City of New York- Department of Buildings
Civil Service Title: Inspector (Hoists and Rigging) Level: 00 Title Code No: 31627 Salary: $45,162.00/$51,936.00-$65,971.00 Annual Business Title: Inspector Work Location: 280 Broadway, 5th Floor, N.Y. Division/Work Unit: Cranes & Derricks Number of Positions: 1 Job ID: 111574 Hours/Shift: 40 hours (minimum)
Job Description: The NYC Department of Buildings is responsible for ensuring the safe and lawful use of buildings and properties by enforcing the NYC Construction Codes, Energy Code and Zoning Resolution. We facilitate compliant development with integrity, efficiency and professionalism. We are committed to becoming a premier municipal building organization, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all New Yorkers and making our city safer. We are committed to improving our performance and developing procedures that are streamlined, understandable and transparent.
Under general supervision, the selected candidates will be responsible for:
* Inspecting and testing cranes, derricks, work platforms, and other hoist and rigging equipment and setups for code compliance and conformance to approved drawings.
* Performing on-site inspections and enforcing safety standards in compliance with Reference Standards, NYC Construction Codes and industrial safe work practices.
* Investigating crane, derrick, work platform and other rigging accidents and complaints.
* Serves Violations and Stop work Orders when conditions warrant.
* Appearing in court as an expert witness and assisting in the preparation of court documents.
* Conducting field checks of proper licensure of Hoist Machine Operators, Sign Hangers, and other license holders.
* Preparing monthly inspection reports for Crane & Derricks division.
* Participate in Department provided training for Hoist and rigging inspections.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
License Requirements: 1. A Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York. This license must be maintained for the duration of employment. 2. At the time of appointment to certain positions candidates may have to qualify for appointment as Special Patrolman. The Special Patrolman status must be maintained for the duration of employment in that position.
1. Five years of full-time satisfactory experience in one or a combination of the following: as a rigger handling gear and equipment in the hoisting and rigging business; as an inspector of hoists and rigging; as a licensed crane operator; or as a crane mechanic; or 2. At least three years of experience, as described in "1" above, and a combination of the following, sufficient to equal a total of five years of acceptable experience: (a) Education leading to a baccalaureate degree in Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), which will be credited on the basis of one year of acceptable experience for each 30 semester credits of this education. (b) Apprenticeship in the hoisting and rigging trade, which will be credited on the basis of six months of acceptable experience for each year of this apprenticeship experience.
Additional Information: 1. A valid New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Driver s License maintained for the duration of employment. 2. At the time of appointment, all candidates residing in New York City must apply to receive Special Patrolman Status.
Residency Requirement: New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
NOTE: ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES UNDER CONSIDERATION WILL BE CONTACTED
The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer