An Assistant Inspector with the Department of Building and Safety or Housing Department assists inspectors and receives training in the inspection of buildings and structures, plumbing, heating and refrigeration, electrical installations, grading projects; or as an elevator or pressure vessel safety engineer. Assistant Inspectors may be subject to frequent review, written examinations, and supervision, and may perform regular inspector’s duties as indicated by training progress; may perform owner and property records research, data input, report generation and field data collection. Assistant Inspectors in the Housing Department may post notices of inspection at multi-family properties and distribute pertinent information regarding housing related issues to the public. Assistant Inspectors in the Department of Public Works assist inspectors and receive training in the inspection of streets, sewers, storm drains, bridges and structures, and in the administration of public works contracts and permits; and may independently make inspections of a limited scope.
Education Requirement: Successful completion of 60 semester or 90 quarter units of coursework from an accredited trade school, college or university