Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

Plumbing Inspector

Rapid City, SD

Job ID: 17025

Agency: Department of Labor & Regulation - Plumbing Commission

Salary: $19.70 per hour

Pay Grade: GH

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

This is a Full-Time 40 Hours Weekly position with the Department of Labor & Regulation. For more information on the Department of Labor & Regulation, please visit http://dlr.sd.gov .

Driver's License is required as this position involves extensive travel and some overnight stays will be expected. Be able to do on-site inspections, climb ladders in and out of construction site basements.

A plumbing inspector keeps the citizens of South Dakota safe by ensuring plumbing installations meet the requirements of the Uniform Plumbing Code. This position has daily contact with licensees and members of the public working under homeowner permits. Counties under covered include, but are not limited to: Pennington, Custer, Fall River, Oglala Lakota and Bennett.

Licenses and Certifications:
  • Plumber level or Plumbing Contractor level.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
  • 2 years of experience as a Plumber or Plumbing Contractor, ability to plan efficient inspection routes to minimize driving time, good time management skills, ability to effectively communicate.

Knowledge of:
  • the Uniform Plumbing Code;
  • applicable laws, rules, and local ordinances;
  • governing plumbing regulations;
  • governing plumbing installations.

Ability to:
  • thoroughly inspect another's work.
  • communicate clearly and effectively results of inspections.
  • establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public and licensees.
  • plan inspection routes to ensure inspections are performed in a timely manner while minimizing driving time.

Skill to:
  • apply the plumbing code during inspections of installations;
  • computer and keyboarding to write understandable and sufficiently detailed reports;
  • documenting discrepancies.

Additional Requirements: To be considered, attach your resume


NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.

The State of South Dakota does not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9. The State of South Dakota as an employer will be using E-Verify to complete employment eligibility verification upon hire.

The State of South Dakota offers employer paid health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation and sick leave accrual, dental, vision, and other insurance options, and retirement benefits. You can view our benefits information at https://bhr.sd.gov/job-seekers/work-for-state-government/ . This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.

Must apply online: https://sodakprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1443/lmghr/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=FDE
You must apply online, emailed resumes or submissions will not be accepted.

South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
Telephone: 605.773.3148 Email: careers@state.sd.us

"An Equal Opportunity Employer"

Plumbing Inspector