Mechanical Equipment Inspector

City of New Orleans
$51,783 Per year LA 1300 Perdido St 7th floor, New Orleans, LA 70112, United States


Kind of Work

Beginning level inspectional and law enforcement work in maintaining legal requirements and safety standards relating to mechanical equipment; and related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of a valid driver's license.*
EITHER: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited or university.*  
OR:   Two (2) years of full-time experience in the installation and maintenance of boilers, refrigeration and air-conditioning systems, gas equipment, elevators or other mechanical equipment.
Some positions may require employees to use their own automobiles.  Employees who are required to use their automobiles will be paid a car allowance.
If appointed, employees must be certified by the International Code Council as a Residential Mechanical Inspector during the probationary period.  No probationary period may last longer than one (1) year.  Employees who are not certified by ICC during their probationary period will be terminated and must wait one year from the end of their probationary period or receive certification from ICC to be considered for rehire.

* Prior to appointment, the hiring agency is required to verify education and/or licenses claimed by the applicant to qualify for this classification. If selected for hire, applicants must provide original documents of their qualifying credentials to the hiring agency prior to their start date in this job classification.

Kind of Examination

A rating of training and experience, weighted 100%.  All related previous experience will be considered for qualification purposes, however credit on the rating of training and experience will only be given for experience gained within the last ten (10) years
This is an original entrance examination.
This position requires a one year probationary period. 

This position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate.