Weights and Measures Inspector I

State of Utah

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Job Title: Weights and Measures Inspector I

Job Description:
Are you interested in working for the Department of Agriculture? Weights and measures is hiring an Inspector. If you care that the commodities bought or sold are accurately weighed or measured and properly identified then this is the position for you. Employee will provide a full range of weights and measures testing services requiring advanced training and certification to expertly utilize testing equipment and validate testing techniques. Under supervision employee will inspect LPG, CNG, gasoline pumps, scales, inspect packaged commodities and scan for accuracy of labeled presentation, and method of sale and recommend products to be removed from sale if they are not in compliance.

Principal of Duties:
As a Weight and Measures Inspector you will:

Inspect Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) motor fuel dispensers, gas pumps, scales and other weighing and measuring devices, packaged commodities for net content and label representation.
Utilize weights and measures to inspect products.
Maintains detailed inspection or investigation records, prepares reports, and attends to other related administrative requirements.
Analyze and test items. Interpret results and/or implement changes.
Issues or recommends issuance of orders, citations, sanctions, and/or warnings for infractions involving violations of federal and/or state laws, rules, and regulations.
Price verification inspections on retail wholesale goods.
Ideal Candidate:Experience with liquefied petroleum gas (LGP) and compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel dispensers and products.
Experience with liquid measuring devices for gas pumps and other devices.
Experience with testing equipment and understands the mechanics and operation of weighing and measuring devices.
Experience inspecting weights and measures of any kind.
Ability to communicate in adverse situations.
Experience with a computer program and the ability to record and keep detailed records.
This position may require you travel to other counties.

Why You Should Join Our Team:
If you care about the health and financial welfare of our Utah consumers and the business that provides an equitable market. Then working for Agriculture is the team you should join. We have family work life and great benefits. If you would like to see more about our awesome benefits please click here.

The Agency:
If you would like to read more about working for the Department of Agriculture please click here.

Typical Qualifications

Applicable laws, rules, regulations and/or policies and procedures
Operate applicable specialized equipment
Understand the mechanics and operation of weighing and measuring devices
Use basic/business math to solve problems
Read, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and/or procedures
Deal with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism
Communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing
Compose and produce reports, documents and related material
Communicate fluently in English
Speak clearly, concisely and effectively; listen to, and understand, information and ideas as presented verbally
Use automated software applications
Run, maneuver, navigate, or drive vehicles or mechanized equipment

Supplemental Information

Exposure to adverse, inclement, and varying weather conditions
Risks which require the use of special safety precautions and/or equipment, e.g., working around operating machines, working with contagious diseases or hazardous chemicals, etc.
The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion such as frequent climbing, lifting heavy objects over 50 pounds, crouching or crawling in restricted areas, defending oneself and/or others against physical attack.
Valid driver license required to drive a motor vehicle on a highway in this state per UCA53-3-202(1)(a).

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