Building Inspector Trainee - Decatur

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Decatur, Alabama (AL) Posted on Thu, 5 May 2022 09:09:16 GMT Competitive Salary Permanent Full Time Source: SAFEbuilt

Building Inspector Training Program


The SAFEbuilt Training Program (STP) begins with an orientation surrounding the legal aspects of what building inspectors at SAFEbuilt do on a daily basis, starting at the front counter. At the completion of the orientation, the trainee's will be assigned a mentor or Field Training Inspector. Trainees will receive on the job training on residential inspections, balancing out field experience and self-study materials. The STP program is approximately 1 year in length covering 4 modules on residential inspections (Building, Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical). At the end of the program the trainee will have attained an ICC Certified Combination Residential Inspector status and is prepared to work out of any SAFEbuilt office.


Strong desire to gain knowledge of local building codes and current construction procedures/technology

Teachable in the interpretation of codes in the field and provision of code compliant solutions

Must possess the ability to positively interact with the other staff members, the general public, contractors, governmental entities, and other clientele

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Good time management, organization, and attention to detail skills

Strong Microsoft Office Skills


Construction or trade background preferred

Certificate or Degree in studies toward a Construction Management or construction trades is a plus

COMPENSATION: Entry level hourly rate and competitive benefits package. Increase in pay upon obtaining additional certifications and at completion of 1-year program.

More About SAFEbuilt: One of the fastest growing providers of privatized community development solutions in the country, SAFEbuilt partners with over 1000 communities of all shapes and sizes throughout the country for the efficient delivery of privatized community development solutions including: building department services, community and transportation planning & zoning and community improvement services. Learn more at:

With Growth Comes Opportunity! Our culture is positive and energetic as we empower people to do what they do best. SAFEbuilt employs over 1000 highly qualified and motivated individuals who share the common Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Service, Teamwork and Improvement. We offer a strong salary and benefits package to reward ability, certification levels, and work experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurances, paid holidays, paid time off, paid training, new certification bonuses, a matching 401K Plan, and more.

SAFEbuilt is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor.

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