Investigator IV (Charleston Area) - Elevators & Amusement

State of South Carolina - Charleston County, SC2.9

Job Responsibilities
Under general supervision of the Program Manager, audits inspections by certified special inspectors and auditors of elevators to ensure utilization of inspection best practices and compliance with the elevator safety code. Performs inspections of new installations and alterations of elevators. Promotes the safest possible assembly and operation of elevators through audits of certified special inspectors and audits and inspections of state auditors on newly installed and altered elevators. Conducts physical inspections of elevators, escalators, moving walks, along with all related equipment under the division's jurisdiction. Conducts audits of inspections by special inspectors of elevators and related equipment. Inspections may involve general schedule, follow-up, complaint, accident, referral and fatality investigations. Submits written reports of new installations and alterations of elevator inspections and electronic audit inspections including detailed documentation of alleged violations and recommendations for issuance of citations. Reports audit findings and recommendations to appropriate management based on the results of routine/non-routine investigations/audits, and, at any time that issues need to be addressed by management. Conducts follow-up reviews of deficiencies noted during audits. Accurately completes and submits related logs and paperwork. Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum and Additional Requirements
A high school diploma and experience conducting investigations or performing other law enforcement duties. A bachelor's degree may be substituted for the required work experience.

Audits and inspections may be performed in dirty or uncomfortable surroundings. Considerable walking and climbing required. Extensive travel with some overnight stays. Employee may be required to drive a state vehicle and possess a valid South Carolina driver's license. Some overnight and weekend travel may be required. Employee may be required to work overtime, some holidays and weekends. Work requires extensive travel and constant contact with the public. Must be able to lift, carry a briefcase with elevator inspection tools and/or code books weighing between 10-20 lbs. Must be able to climb ladders, climb and descend amusement rides and devices, access crawl spaces such as elevators pits, climb and descend stairs, squat, kneel, stand, sit, bend, crawl and walk for extended hours. This position will specifically serve the following counties in the Low Country Region: Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Hampton, and Jasper.

Preferred Qualifications
A high school diploma and three years of experience that is directly related to the area of employment. Must be certified by NAESA. Must be certified by NAARSO within three years from the date of employment.
Additional Comments
LLR is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable employment laws. The Agency will recruit, hire, train, and promote all persons without regarding to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, religion, national origin, age, military status, disability, or history of disability that can be reasonably accommodated, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions (including, but not limited to, lactation). The Agency will base employment decisions so as to further the principle of equal employment opportunity. The Agency will ensure that promotion decisions are in accordance with the principle of equal employment opportunity by having valid requirements for promotional opportunities. Further, personnel actions will be administered without regarding to the protected characteristics as noted above.