City of Troy Michigan
  • 28-Jul-2022 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Troy, MI, USA
  • Full Time

Inspector - Plumbing

Building Department

Starting at $60,000

Pay Range $60,000 to $83,950

Salary negotiable (within range) - based on qualifications

Excellent medical, vision, and dental coverage effective on start date

Retirement plan includes 401a and Health Savings Plan with employer contribution

Inspects residential, commercial and industrial buildings and structures to enforce conformance to ordinances, codes, and permits. Contact with builders, contractors, developers, and the public is critical to the performance of inspection activities. Employees in this class may specialize in one technical field but must be familiar with all phases of inspections and enforcement activities.


  • Review and interpret construction documents to ensure compliance with Codes applicable to specialty and City ordinances.
  • Conduct inspections to ensure adherence to approved construction documents.
  • Inspect construction, installation, and repair work.
  • Perform plan review for the specialty.
  • Observe and document work site conditions.
  • Confer with applicants to explain regulations and recommend remedial measures.
  • Issue violation notices and stop-work orders where unsafe or illegal conditions exist and conducts follow-up inspections to ensure corrections are made (when Deputized by the Building Official).
  • Monitor the City of Troy geographical area to identify construction being performed without a permit or for dangerous conditions.
  • Operate a motor vehicle; drives to/from work sites, inspection locations, City office(s) and other locations.
  • Complete and maintain daily inspection records and prepares reports.
  • Provide information to legal department regarding violations and gives testimony in court.
  • Interpret legal requirements and recommends compliance procedures.
  • Aide with the inspection and plan review quality control of the specialty.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High school graduate or GED equivalent.
  • Three (3) years of work experience as an Inspector for a municipality, county and/or the state.
  • Ten (10) years combined experience in the specialty.
  • Combined Plumbing and Mechanical Inspectors are acceptable if meets the above criteria.
  • Plumbing Inspector must also be a current registered inspector by the State of Michigan at the time of application and maintain registration.
  • Must have at the time of application, and maintain, a valid Michigan driver license with a good driving record (based on City of Troy standards).
  • As a condition of employment, the successful candidate must pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen (including marijuana).


Regularly Monday - Friday; 8:00AM - 4:30PM (may fluctuate)


Applications are available at

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The City of Troy is committed to providing equal opportunity employment to all applicants. The City of Troy will consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of race, religion, color, sex, height, weight, marital status, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal and state law.

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