The Field Inspector Team Leader provides oversight with the daily operations of the healthy homes lead abatement activities. This role will be responsible for staff work assignments and will, perform quality assurance reviews of all healthy homes lead abatement for the department. Coordinate and monitor production goals for the assigned grant and ensure all healthy homes lead abatement performance objectives are met, program staff members are trained, and positive outcomes are achieved.
The Field Inspector Team Leader assures compliance with the scope of work within all housing rehabilitation grant programs to include the City of Milwaukee, the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Department of Health Services, and other grants received for Home Improvement.
- Oversee the daily operations and outcomes of SDC’s Healthy Homes Lead Abatement Department ensuring the team is on target to achieve program goals.
- Assign, review and evaluate work of Field Inspectors. Assist supervisor with staff, development, determining annual performance metrics, and assuring training is available (internally or externally).
- Prepares weekly field reports to monitor performance, and assign properties to field staff.
- Coordinates, and monitors production goals for the assigned grant.
- Supports field supervisor with the design of field staff training to ensure all inspection reports, scope of work and documentation is in place and in compliance with grant requirements.
- Quality review of field inspector documentation and photographs to make sure information is entered timely and accurately.
- Conduct measure appointments with Field Inspector and conduct the Quality Review of all inspection reports, the scope of work, and contractor selection process.
- Conduct a punch list walk-through a day before clearance is performed and create a punch list for the contractor.
- Conduct clearance/final inspections including exterior visual, and interior visual, ensure all the scope of work items are completed, dust wipe sampling, and write the reports within 10 days after the lab results are received.
- Assist Contractor of Pass or Fail Clearance/Inspection and communicate work deficiencies.
- Ability to communicate with internal staff, contractors, risk assessors, and customers.
- Assist in the review of customer complaints.
- Conduct Lead Risk Assessments, Healthy Homes Inspections or Lead Investigation/Risk Assessments as needed.
- Ensures all planned home improvement program activities performed are in compliance with Agency’s policies and procedures, to meet local building codes, state/federal standards, and required HUD regulations.
- Attends staff meetings, weekly department meetings, Topic Presentations, monthly QA Meetings conducted by agency, and other training conferences.
Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record, ability to identify and concisely document findings in completed home inspections. Knowledge in the use of spreadsheets and written reports using Microsoft Office. Highly organized, self-motivated and goal-oriented. Ability to resolve conflicts with clients and contractors. Strong in customer relations and communication skills with clients and contractors. Demonstrate personal accountability and integrity in all actions. Consistently meet deadlines and come prepared to offer solutions and contribute in meaningful ways.
- High School Diploma.
- Minimum of two years of progressive work experience in residential building inspections, or construction rehabilitation and remodeling. Equivalent experience in project management will be considered.
- Knowledge of construction inspections, code compliance and Lead Abatement work.
- Ability to obtain Lead Inspector, Lead Hazard Investigator, Healthy Homes Assessor, Asbestos Inspector, and Asbestos Operations and Maintenance certifications within 6 months of hire.
- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Performs site monitoring of in-progress work scopes, operation of hand operated power tools, climbing ladders etc.
- During site visits occasional of lifting of heavy objects, crouching, kneeling, crawling, ducking and squatting.
- While performing the duties and responsibilities of this position, the employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The incumbent will regularly sit, and will frequently talk and listen and use hands to finger, handle or touch. Specific vision requirements for this position include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. During the performance of his/her duties, the incumbent will regularly lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.