State of Washington Classified Job Specification
CONTRACTOR COMPLIANCE INSPECTOR 1
Assists in visiting jobsites to verify registration and licensing requirements of journey level electricians, plumbers and construction and plumbing contractors.
Contacts non-compliant contractors and educates on the licensing and registration requirements;
Requests information of unregistered contractors or non-certified journey level workers; prepares reports;
Assists in investigating complaints from homeowners, union, contractors or public agencies;
Assists in writing investigative statements, preparing reports, and maintaining work records;
Performs other work as required.
Knowledge and Abilities
Knowledge of: construction practices; Washington State Apprenticeship and Journeyman Crafts Regulations; Washington State contractor, plumbing and electrical laws and regulations;
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 contractors registration requirements.
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.
Bachelor’s degree in architecture, construction management or closely related field (e.g., electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, structural engineering).
Class Specification History
Revised minimum qualifications: 7-1-96
Revised minimum qualifications: 9-13-02
New class code: (formerly 43870) effective July 1, 2007
Revised title, definition, typical work, knowledge and abilities, and desirable qualifications; adopted June 22, 2023, effective July 1, 2023.