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Charles Abbott Associates (CAA) is currently interviewing for a Senior Level Building Inspector/Deputy Building Official for one of our clients in South Orange County.

Essential duties for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with the day to day operations of the permitting, building plan review and building inspections for the Building Department.

  • Assuming the duties of the Building Official in the absence of the Building Official.

  • Conducting field inspections of residential, commercial, and industrial construction projects including structural, plumbing, mechanical and electrical installations for code, standards and regulation compliance, especially for more complex projects.

  • Maintaining records such as files and reports regarding inspection and plan check activities if needed for possible legal actions.

    Investigating and responding to problems and complaints in a timely and professional manner.

    Assisting at the public counter.

    Must possess a solid understanding of the current principles, practices, methods, materials, techniques and safety standards of building construction, building inspection and structural design for commercial and residential projects.

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • 4 years of building inspection experience

  • AA degree preferably in Construction Management. For those interested in becoming a Building Official down the road, a 4 year degree will be required.

  • Candidates shall have a current California ICC/ICBO building inspector certification;

  • Valid State Driver’s license with clean driving record;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills are a must.

Desired Qualification

  • Knowledge of standard computer software experience such as Microsoft Office

  • Awareness of Permit tracking software such as Energov.

CAA offers excellent benefits including: Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, as well as a company matching 401 (k) plan. For more information about our company, please visit us at Interested candidates should email their resume now to

Hourly Rate: $38.00-$47.00.



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