MANUFACTURED HOME INSPECTOR 2* - 11182020-12819 State of Tennessee Chattanooga

Title Manufactured Home Inspector 2* - 11182020-12819
Date 2021
Company State of Tennessee
City Chattanooga

Short Description :

For employment in some positions An employee in this class inspects manufactured homes and recreational vehicles for compliance with state and federal regulations, evaluates quality control programs of manufacturers, and investigates consumer complaints Intermediate knowledge of materials methods ,…

Full Description :

Job Information Job Information Opening Date/Time Wed 11/18/2020 12:00AM Central Time
Closing Date/Time Tue 12/01/2020 11:59PM Central Time
Salary (Monthly) $2,277.00
Salary (Annually) $27,324.00
Job Type Full-Tim
City, State Location Chattanooga, TN
Department Commerce and Insurance

LOCATION OF (1) POSITION TO BE FILLED: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND INSURANCE, FIRE PREVENTION DIVISION, HAMILTON COUNTY

Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: Education equivalent to graduation from a standard high school and experience equivalent to three years of responsible full-time building trades or related inspection work, including at least one year of manufactured home and/or recreational vehicle inspection experience; qualifying full-time experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two years. Other Requirements Necessary Special Qualifications: A valid vehicle operator's license may be required for employment in some positions.
Examination Method: Education and Experience,100%, for Preferred Service positions. Job Overview Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for manufactured home and recreational vehicle inspection work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required. ? Distinguishing Features: ,This is the working class in the Manufactured Home Inspection sub-series. An employee in this class inspects manufactured homes and recreational vehicles for compliance with state and federal regulations, evaluates quality control programs of manufacturers, and investigates consumer complaints. This class is flexibly staffed with and differs from Manufactured Home Inspector 1, in that an incumbent of the latter functions at the entry level. This class differs from Manufactured Home Inspector Supv in that an incumbent of the latter functions as a supervisor. This class also differs from the Manufactured Home Inspector Consultant in that an incumbent of the latter functions as a technical subject matter expert and does not directly supervise staff Work Activities Communicating with Persons Outside Organization:
  • Testifies before grand juries, judges, commissioners, and at trials, preliminary or departmental hearings.
  • Communicates with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources in person, in writing, by telephone, or by e-mail.
Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others:
  • Interprets a variety of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, codes, standards, and manufacturer's instructions for homeowners, manufacturers, retailers, and installers to facilitate understanding, enhance communications, and ensure compliance.
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material:
  • Inspects equipment, structures, or materials to identify defects or non-conformances at manufacturing facilities, retail facilities, and homeowner properties.
Analyzing Data or Information:
  • Analyzes Information received on non-conformance or defects identified during the inspection process to determine compliance with codes, laws rules and regulations.
  • Analyzes manufacturer's ability to follow their quality control program and build conforming homes on continual bases.
Coaching and Developing Others:
  • Trains new inspectors on the performance of job duties.
  • Provides technical assistance to staff.
Documenting/Recording Information:
  • Prepares inspection report on a daily basis.
  • Prepares leave and attendance and mileage reports to be submitted.
Getting Information:
  • Investigates information from all relevant sources (i.e. homeowners, manufacturers, retailers, and installers).
Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings:
  • Monitors installers and retailers licensure to ensure that they are valid.
  • Monitors quality assurance program of the manufacturer for compliance with approved quality control processes.
Processing Information:
  • Calculates various capacities related to structural design based on established formulas approved by engineers.
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge:
  • Remains up to date on policy changes, codes, standards, design packages and manufactures instructions through self-study in order to apply knowledge to the job.
Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others:
  • Resolves simple conflicts to maintain positive working relationships.
Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards:
  • Evaluates information identified in quality control programs and approved designs through inspection processes to determine compliance with codes, laws, rules, and regulations.
Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work:
  • Organizes and prioritizing personal workload to ensure timely and accurate completion of work.
  • Incorporates last minute and unscheduled tasks into workload to ensure timely and accurate completion of work.
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events:
  • Categorizes the importance of tasks to ensure compliance with state and federal laws, rules, regulations, and guidelines.
Performing General Physical Activities:
  • Performs physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, crawling and stooping in order to carry out inspection responsibilities.
Interacting With Computers:
  • Uses office productivity software including but not limited to word processing programs, spreadsheet programs, presentation software, web-based email programs, and instant-messaging programs in search engines.
  • Accesses databases in order to attain relevant materials such as design and specification manuals.
Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment:
  • Operates a motor vehicle in performance of job assignment.
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates:
  • Maintains an open dialogue through chain of command and peers to ensure effective and efficient communications.
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships:
  • Maintains and establishes relationships with manufacturers, retailers, installers, federal agencies, related industries and organizations to ensure open dialogue exists and facilitate coordination and unified efforts.
Scheduling Work and Activities:
  • Schedules inspection with homeowners, manufactures, retailers and installers.
Thinking Creatively:
  • Generates ideas that may improve on established processes.
Handling and Moving Objects:
  • Moves objects, materials, and fixtures in order to carry out inspections.
Competencies (KSA'S) Competencies:
  • Technical Learning
  • Self-Development
  • Written Communications
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Standing Alone
  • Problem Solving
  • Time Management
  • Conflict Management
  • Perseverance
  • Composure
Knowledge:
  • Intermediate knowledge of materials methods and the tools involved in the construction, repair, or installation of manufactured houses
  • Intermediate knowledge of the principles, techniques, and procedures used in the production and installation of manufactured homes
  • Basic knowledge of raw materials, production processes and quality control
  • Knowledge of customer service
  • Basic knowledge of computer applications
  • Basic knowledge of mathematics
Skills
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Writing
  • Active Learning
  • Active Listening
  • Speaking
  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Skill to identify measures or indicators of system performance
  • Time Management Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Monitoring
  • Operation Monitoring
Abilities
  • Written Comprehension
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs
  • Speech Clarity
  • Inductive Reasoning
  • Written Expression
  • Ability to Detect Patterns
  • Ability to keep or regain your body balance or stay upright when in an unstable position
  • Depth Perception
  • Speech Recognition
  • Problem Sensitivity
  • Ability to exert muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects
  • Auditory Attention
  • Peripheral Vision
  • Visual Color Discrimination
  • Sound Localization
Tools and Equipment Used
  • Printers
  • Copiers
  • Fax Machines
  • Tape Measurer
  • GPS
  • Computers
  • Flashlights
  • Level
  • Angle Finder
  • Pocket Penetrometer
  • Soil Test Probe
  • Water Level
  • Shovel
  • Cordless Drills
  • Hand Tools
  • Safety Equipment

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