Job Opportunity

Building Inspector II
Sunnyvale {City of}

Date Posted:

March 2, 2018


$83,138.85 – $106,109.12 Annually


The City of Sunnyvale is seeking a Building Inspector II to provide building construction inspections. The Building Safety team works as one solution-driven, cohesive team, and encourages leadership from the ground-up (are you the next Building Inspector II to join the team?). This position is part of a 12-person building inspection team working on a variety of projects from single-family maintenance, remodel and commercial tenant improvements in existing and new buildings, new construction of large development projects of townhomes, apartments, hotels, and Class A office buildings.

Under supervision of Senior Building Inspectors and the Chief Building Official, the Building Inspector II performs responsible technical duties related to the review of construction plans and the conduct of field inspections on structures during various stages of construction for compliance with approved plans and municipal codes; performs plan and specification reviews; issues building permits; and performs related work as assigned.

The ideal candidate will have strong technical knowledge of the building codes, is a good communicator to coworkers, contractors and other members of the public, and will be able to prepare clear, concise and comprehensive reports, correspondence and other required documents; maintain forms, records and field reports relative to inspection activities and to document findings.


Requires: Graduation from high school or tested equivalent and three years of experience similar to Building Inspector I with the City of Sunnyvale.

OR: Graduation from high school or tested equivalent and one year of experience working for a public agency equivalent to a Building Inspector I with the City of Sunnyvale; AND three years of journey-level trades or contractor experience in the building construction field in one or more of the principal construction areas (Carpentry, Electrical, Mechanical, or Plumbing).

Required Certificates/Licenses at time of application:
Continued maintenance of all the following ICC Certifications: Residential Building Inspector (B1), Commercial Building Inspector (B2), Residential Electrical Inspector (E1), Residential Plumbing Inspector (P1), and Residential Mechanical Inspector (M1) and possession and continued maintenance of a valid Class C CA driver’s license and a safe driving record.

How to Apply:

The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package. A complete application consists of a City application and responses to the required supplemental questions. The position opens March 1, 2018 and final filing date is March 29, 2018 at 5:00 pm. For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit and click Jobs.

Filing Deadline:

Thursday, March 29, 2018

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