City of Marshalltown: Lead Grant Inspector

Construction Inspector
City of Marshalltown
Posted 5 months ago

Company: City of Marshalltown

Job Title:  Lead Grant Inspector

Location: Marshalltown, IA

Brief Job Description/Summary:

Performs risk assessments and related duties to identify lead-painted surfaces and lead paint hazards, as well as healthy home assessments, in rental and owner-occupied housing units to ensure compliance with all applicable federal guidance and laws pertaining to the HUD Lead Hazard Reduction Grant; does related work as required.

List of Job Duties:

  • Conducts on-site risk assessments of rental and owner-occupied housing units in the city to test for the presence of lead-based paint and lead-based paint dust in housing units through the use of X-ray fluorescence technology and/or dust wipe and paint sampling. Include the conducting a healthy homes assessment in conjunction with the lead assessment:
  • Identifies lead and healthy homes hazards in rental and owner-occupied housing;
  • Prepares detailed project specifications to prescribe methods of lead hazard reduction or abatement and healthy home hazard mitigations to include formulating cost estimates for the same;
  • Supervises contractor performance to ensure compliance with HUD approved lead safe work practices;
  • Conducts project inspection tours and bid-letting/bid-opening activities; 
  • Inspects and approves works in progress and work completion prior to payment of contractor;
  • Performs clearance testing of housing units after completion of lead hazard reduction/abatement activities and prepares clearance reports; 
  • Performs various clerical duties necessary to maintain an organized and efficient office;
  • Answers questions from the public concerning the Lead Hazard Reduction Grant Program;
  • Attends meetings, conferences, and workshops as requested and authorized;
  • Performs related work as required.

Required Experience and/or Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Acceptable Experience and Training

  • Graduation from high school supplemented by six to twelve months additional training in property maintenance, property management, building trades, construction or closely related fields or educational training as a required minimum; and
  • Some experience in code enforcement work with a City government, preferred, and preferably in the State of Iowa; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Required Special Qualifications

  • Possession of a valid Driver’s License issued by the State of Iowa;

Obtain required inspection certifications within 6 months of hire date – dependent on training availability

Further information/application process contact:  Application can be found at www.marshalltown-ia.gov.  Employment application should be completed electronically and sent to the City of Marshalltown Human Resource Department either by email hr@marshalltown-ia.gov or printed and sent to City of Marshalltown Attn: Human Resources, 24 N Center Street, Marshalltown, IA  50158.

Closing Date: Open until filled

Job Features

Job CategoryConstruction, Public Works, Safety

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