Project Manager / Building Inspector

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Granite School District

If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Richard Tregeagle, Construction Services Manager, at (801)-558-4442 or email

Job Title  Project Manage / Building Inspector
Department  Architecture, Engineering, and    Construction
Supervisor Construction Services Manager
Salary Schedule  ESP (60)
Lane Placement  O
Contract Length  12 months (243 days)
FLSA Classification  Non-exempt
Last Review Date  February 2024

Job Summary
Responsible for monitoring new building construction for compliance with applicable building codes. Inspects large monetary projects and change orders of construction, alterations, remodeling, and repair projects for compliance with governing building codes in Granite School District as assigned by the Manager of Construction Services with the assistance of the Sr. Project Manager. Plans and designs capital outlay and maintenance projects with the Manager of Construction Services, Sr. Project Manager, Director of Architecture, Engineering, and Construction, Director of Maintenance, Maintenance Foremen, school administrators, design professionals, and contractors to ensure competent and timely completion of assigned projects.

Essential Functions
  • Works in concert with other Project Managers to monitor new building construction such that building codes are met while ensuring that best practices are maintained within budget constraints. Collaborates with designers, contractors, and others to build to plan specifications.
  • Responsible for construction project coordination as assigned by Manager of Construction Services with the assistance of the Sr. Project Manager. Monitors and provides weekly report of project status to ensure its timely completion and that contractual bid documents are met and notify director, project architect or engineer, and project contractor of any deviation from approved construction documents or building code requirements.
  • Inspects the construction, alteration, remodeling or repair of any building or structure, or the components of any building or structure for compliance with standards provided in the specific edition of the International Building Code adopted under the rules of the State of Utah Uniform Building Standards Act or amendments to the International Building Code as included in the Utah Uniform Building Standards Act.
  • Takes appropriate action where non-compliance is discovered as provided in the International Building Code and as directed by the Manager of Construction Services and Sr. Project Manager and upon notification from the contractor that deficient work has been corrected, Project Manager will re-inspect any work originally found not to be in compliance.
  • Will be assigned to serve as a member of an on-call fire alarm team.
  • Attendance, physical presence, and timeliness are required and are essential functions of this position.
Non-Essential Functions
  • Other duties as assigned*
*This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an employee assigned to this position.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of education, knowledge, and experience requirements; the machines, tools and equipment used; background; and any licenses or certifications required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Required Knowledge and Skills
  • Must display effective oral and \written communication skills along with ability to organize time and work.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of building construction and technology of building systems.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of construction procedures, and techniques, current edition of the International Building Code, International Mechanical Code, International Plumbing Code and the National Electrical Code.
  • Must understand the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act Guidelines and the National Fire Code.
  • Inspector should be familiar with construction standards and be able to read and understand construction documents prepared by architects and engineers.
  • Must be skilled in the use of computer software appropriate to processing job related reports, analyses, and other paperwork.
Required Education and Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a current Utah driver’s license.
  • Must have current International Code Council inspector certifications in any two of the following areas: Commercial Building Inspector, Commercial Mechanical Inspector, Commercial Plumbing Inspector or Commercial Electrical Inspector.
  • A four-way commercial combination certification is preferred.
    • Compensation for the two certifications that complete the combination inspector is paid by a $2,500 stipend for each certification, up to a total of $5,000. 
**Preference will be given to applicants that are skilled the use of AutoCAD and or Revit to use a as tool in designing minor projects.
It is preferred that the incumbent have two years’ prior work experience as a practicing commercial construction Project Manager with demonstrated competence.
Assigned Decision Making
As assigned by the Manager of Construction Services with the assistance of the Sr. Project Manager, responsible for proper building construction, remodeling, and repair, through observation and follow-through using a well-planned and timed inspection schedule, prompt reporting of problems, and early and frequent monitoring of compliance with inspection recommendations. Must inspect and monitor many projects at a given time while promoting on-time completion schedules. Ensures that corrections are made with minimal delay.
Incumbent has the authority to make decisions on the compliance or non-compliance to code for work performed in district buildings by independent contractors and maintenance personnel.
Interactions with Others
Works in a non-authority role with other people, calling for cooperative activities based upon ability to communicate effectively and to make careful, thorough observations. Maintains constructive relationships with contractors, maintenance personnel, local, state and federal government representatives, architects and engineers.
Supervisory Responsibility
Budget Responsibility
No direct responsibility but will work with a team as the Project Manager to help review budgets and to help control costs.
Working Environment
Incumbents of this position will regularly perform work in a standard office setting and multiple open construction sites daily. Functions of the position subject to all seasonal and weather extremes.  Constant local travel required. Tasks require a variety of physical activities involving muscular strain related to walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting, sitting, pushing, pulling and reaching.  Elements of the job pose various degrees of hazard.
Physical Requirements – Not limited to the following:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to speak and/or hear.  Frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, and crouch.  Occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel and must occasionally climb or balance.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Must be able to sit/stand for long periods of time.
  • May be required to lift or move up to 50 pounds.
Note:  The list of essential and marginal functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented in accordance with the requirements of the job.

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Granite School District

2500 South State Street , Salt Lake City, UT 84115

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