State of Washington Classified Job Specification
CONTRACTOR COMPLIANCE INSPECTOR 2
Makes on site and non-onsite inspections to ensure compliance with the contractor registration, plumber and electrical licensing, prevailing wage and industrial insurance laws;
Contacts non-complaint contractors and educates on licensing and registration requirements;
Trains new inspectors in enforcement and interpretation of applicable national codes and State laws and regulations;
Investigates complaints from homeowners, union, contractors or public agencies; secures written statements and other material required for documentation and determination of action.
Compiles evidence and prepare necessary documents for legal process and action;
Writes letters, prepares reports, and keeps accurate work records; testifies in court when required, and prepares cases for criminal prosecution;
Performs other work as required.
Knowledge and Abilities
Ability to: explain technical requirements to lay persons; meet and deal effectively with others; prepare clear and concise reports; explain laws and regulations of plumbing and electrical journeyman procedure requirements or laws and regulations on contractor registration requirements; lead and coordinate the work of others.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
Five years of paid experience in the building construction trades/crafts;
Two years of experience within a government jurisdiction verifying competency and licensing requirements of journey-level plumbers, electricians and contractors for compliance within state laws, regulations and national codes;
Two years of experience enforcing the Industrial Insurance laws, including auditing and investigation.
Class Specification History
New class code: (formerly 43880) effective July 1, 2007
Revised title, definition, typical work, knowledge and abilities, and desirable qualifications; adopted June 22, 2023, effective July 1, 2023.