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Elevator Inspector
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Elevator Inspector
Elevator Inspector



Elevator Inspector


$45,516.00 - $66,528.00 Annually


Multiple Locations (as stated in job posting), OR

Job Type



Consumer & Business Services-Building Codes

Job Number



5/29/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

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We are currently recruiting for two Elevator Inspector positions. If you wish to be considered for both positions, you must submit separate applications for each.

This position will function in a "work from home" environment and will work in Multnomah and Washington counties. The location of this position will be discussed at the interview and finalized when the job offer is made.

Our mission...

To protect and serve Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate.

The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) is a progressive business regulatory state agency dedicated to the mission of protecting and serving Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate. The department administers state laws and rules governing workers' compensation, occupational safety and health, financial institutions, insurance companies and building codes. The department has consumer protection and education programs, offices, and ombudsmen to help consumers, injured workers, and businesses.

This position is with the Building Codes Division (BCD). BCD adopts and enforces the statewide building code relating to the construction, reconstruction, alteration and repair of buildings and other structures and the installation of mechanical, plumbing, and electrical devices and equipment.

This position is represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union (AFSCME).

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful candidate will inspect elevators, escalators and other mechanical devices of the elevator industry for compliance with safety standards; investigate safety issues; enforce regulations and safety standards; stop operations of unsafe installations; and provide technical information to the industry.

Obtain the complete listing of job duties by clicking here.

Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills


+ Three years as a journey-level elevator mechanic installing, repairing, and maintaining elevators or escalators;


+ Three years inspecting elevators;


+ Possession of a current American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Qualification of Elevator Inspector (QEI) or QEI Supervisor Certification.

NOTE: The successful candidate is required to obtain the state elevator inspector certification within 30 days of hire.


+ Performs duties of the position in a manner which promotes customer service including treating people with courtesy and respect

+ Follows through on promises/commitments; demonstrates promptness, flexibility and cooperative efforts in problem solving; and explains procedures/technical requirements in a tactful, clear and concise way

+ Demonstrates effective team participation by showing a willingness to assist and support others

+ Actively participates in a constructive manner to identify and resolve problems

Additional Information


+ To apply for this position, click on the "Apply" link above to fill out the online application. Only complete applications received by the posted closing date and time will be considered.

+ Be sure to answer all supplemental questions completely. The phrases "see resume" or "see application" will not substitute for a response. Failure to respond to each question in the spaces provided may result in your application being removed from consideration.

+ Resumes, cover letters, and other additional documents attached to your application will not be reviewed unless they are specifically requested in the job announcement.

+ Qualified applicants whose backgrounds most closely match the needs of the position will be invited to interview.


The successful candidate will have a valid driver's license and a satisfactory driving record. Note: Prior to an offer of employment, DCBS may request that you provide an official driving record.

Requirements of a satisfactory driving record:

A driver having a satisfactory driving record is defined as a driver who has not been convicted or forfeited bail for any of the following offenses and infractions:

+ A major traffic offense in the last 24 months (examples include reckless driving, driving under the influence of intoxicants, failing to perform the duties of a driver, criminal driving while suspended or revoked, fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, and others),

+ A felony revocation of driving privileges, or felony or misdemeanor conviction resulting in driver license suspension within the last 24 months,

+ Three or more Class B traffic violations in the last 12 months,

+ A careless driving conviction in the last 12 months,

+ A Class A moving violation in the last 12 months (Class A is the most serious level of violation, e.g. going 30 miles over the speed limit).


Employment will be contingent upon the passing of a fingerprint-based criminal background check. Conviction of a crime will not automatically disqualify an individual from being considered for employment.


+ Inspectors walk through, climb over, and crawl under structures while making inspections; involves occasional lifting and exertion for short periods

+ Travel daily by motor vehicle to inspection sites within assigned geographical areas

+ Exposed to hazardous weather conditions and building construction job sites and to hazardous locations, including extreme heights

+ Encounters occasional situations with the industry involving frustration, antagonism, and anxiety


Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. To receive preference you MUST attach appropriate documentation as outlined by the Department of Administrative Services at the following website: Veterans Resources. You may also call the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs at 1-800-692-9666.


We hire preferred workers! For more information, please visit our website: Preferred Worker Program.


The Department of Consumer & Business Services does not offer VISA sponsorships. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.


Learn more about DCBS

Understanding the State Application Process

Online Employment Application Guide

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Learn more about Oregon

For additional information you may contact us by e-mail at or by phone at 503-378-3200.

DCBS is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Committed to Workforce Diversity

Core benefits

Medical, vision and dental insurance

+ Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members

+ $5,000 in employee basic life insurance

Retirement benefits

+ Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)

+ Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs

**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.

Paid leaves and other benefits

+ Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation

+ Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments

+ 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year

+ Ten paid holidays a year

The state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.

Optional benefits

+ Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents

+ Long-term and short-term disability

+ Accidental Death and Dismemberment

+ Long-term care (self and eligible family members)

+ Flexible spending accounts

+ Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.

The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.

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