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Elevator Inspector II

Date: Jul 30, 2021

Location: WICHITA, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  MABCD

Pay:  Compensation for this position starts at $16.98 - $20.91 per hour depending upon experience and qualifications. 

Work Schedule: M - F, 7am to 4pm 


Ensures and maintains compliance with applicable regulatory guidance governing elevator (conveyance) systems and equipment. Performs inspections in the course of construction, alteration or repair and must assess all elevator (conveyance) applications in the field for code compliance and be able to communicate discrepancies to the customer and explain code requirements. Employee works alone in the field and demonstrates superb customer service.


Elevator Inspection of Residential & Commercial Systems

  • Perform inspections in the course of construction, alteration, and repair for compliance with all applicable/adopted codes and safety standards and manage and maintain records utilizing electronic devices in the field.
  • Ensures compliance with plan design as previously submitted and approved.
  • Communicate code information and/or references to validate inspection results.
  • Follows up on corrections to ensure that corrections have been satisfied.
    • Document into Hansen
      • Define deficiencies succinctly
      • Cite specific code reference
      • Give specific date for remediation if applicable
  • Monitors permits and ensures that applicable inspections are scheduled and performed.

Code enforcement and investigations:

  • Investigates complaints, reported safety issues and potential code violations.
  • Assists management and legal staff in addressing violations, gather relevant documentation and possibly testify in court or in administrative hearings.

Education and Training:

  • Maintain required certifications through continuing education.
  • Stay abreast of code changes and code adoptions.


Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent.   Five years of experience in the Electrical or Elevator Construction Industry as journeyman or master electrical certificate holder; or journeyman or master elevator mechanic certificate holder. Valid State of Kansas Driver’s License. Journeyman Electrician Certificate or Master Electrician Certificate OR Journeyman Elevator Mechanic Certificate or Master Elevator Mechanic Certificate. NCPCCI Elevator Inspector Certificate or QEI Elevator Inspector Certificate within 12 months of hire.


Preferred Qualifications: Associates Degree from Accredited College or Five years of training from an accredited Elevator Trade School. Inspection experience is highly desirable. Six or more years of experience in the Elevator Construction Industry as a master elevator mechanic. Master Elevator Mechanic Certificate. ICC Commercial Building Inspector Certificate. NCPPCI Burglar and Fire Alarm Inspector Certificate.



It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

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