Plumbing Mechanical Inspector II (Underfill Opportunities) Job at City of Phoenix – 4.2 Phoenix, AZ

Plumbing/Mechanical Inspectors II inspects and evaluates new and existing construction work which may include plumbing, heating, ventilating, cooling systems, and secondary backflow protection devices, for compliance with City Codes, special regulations, approved plans, and other requirements related to non-residential buildings. These Inspectors make decisions requiring technical discretion, sound judgment and familiarity with a variety of installation and repair problems.

Currently, there are opportunities in the Planning and Development Department to fill several positions. Consideration may be given to candidates to underfill as a Plumbing/Mechanical Inspector I. Candidates selected to underfill are promoted to the level II after two years of successful performance and achieving all certifications on the job. Candidates at both levels should apply to this recruitment.


A successful candidate will have experience in all phases of construction with an understanding of plumbing and mechanical codes.


Plumbing Mechanical Inspector II

$24.92 (minimum) – $36.63 (maximum) hourly / $51,833.60 – $76,190.40 annually

Underfill as Plumbing Mechanical Inspector I

$22.64 (minimum) -$33.25 (maximum) hourly / – $47,091.20 – $69.160.00 annually.


A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, or HSA/HDHP plan; wellness incentive of up to $720 annually; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; 401(a) and 457 plans; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement program; paid time off includes 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days and personal leave days.

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For Plumbing Mechanical Inspector II:
Two years of experience inspecting and evaluating plumbing, heating, ventilating, and cooling systems for compliance with approved plans, Phoenix Construction Code and related requirements (two years at the level of Plumbing/ Mechanical Inspector I).

For Plumbing Mechanical Inspector I (underfill):
Three years of experience as a journey-level plumber or HVAC installer skilled in new or remodeling work on commercial, industrial, or multistory residential projects or certification by a model code agency as a Plumbing Inspector or Mechanical Inspector.

Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted

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By the end of probation, must obtain required certification for either the Plumbing OR Mechanical discipline as assigned based on level hired into:


IAPMO Plumbing Inspector OR ICC Commercial Plumbing Inspector


IAPMO Mechanical Inspector OR ICC Commercial Mechanical Inspector


Recruitment closes December 6, 2021. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.


Apply online by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.


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Plumbing/Mech Insp II, JC:60420, ID# 42860, 11/15/2021, 3 mos, WES, Benefits:003, Q

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Company: City of Phoenix – 4.2

Company Location:  Phoenix, AZ

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