MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Fuel Device Safety Inspector in Kansas City, Missouri

JOB OPPORTUNITY NOTICEFUEL DEVICE SAFETY INSPECTORSALARY: STARTING ANNUAL SALARY: $36,924.00Full-time, benefited positionThe Missouri Department of Agriculture, Division of Weights, Measures and Consumer Protection, Petroleum Propane Inspection Program, has a full-time benefited position available. The position will be domiciled in West Central Missouri in the following counties;Atchison, Nodaway, Worth, Harrison, Mercer, Holt, Andrew, Gentry, DeKalb, Davies, Grundy, Buchannan, Clinton, Caldwell, Livingston,Platte, Clay, Ray, Carroll, Jackson, Lafayette, Saline, Cass, Johnson, Pettis, Cooper, Moniteau, Morgan, Benton, Henry, Bates, Vernon, St Clair, Hickory, Camden, Cedar, Polk, Dallas, Laclede, Barton, Dade, Greene,Webster, Wright, Jasper, Lawrence, Christian, Douglas, Newton, McDonald, Barry, Stone, Taney, Ozark, Putnam, Sullivan, Linn, Chariton, Schuyler, Adair and Macon.The preferred domicile counties are highlighted in red. Consideration will be given to applicants living in counties that border the bolded and red highlighted counties. Applicants in other areas considered if willing to relocate.Job Description:Primarily this is technical work conducting comprehensive inspections confirming the accuracy of LP gas meters and safety inspections of anhydrous ammonia storage, dispensing, utilization and truck delivery systems in a designated area of the state. Work may occasionally involve safety and device inspections of petroleum, compressed natural gas. Work may also include the inspection of facilities located at commercial and non-commercial locations including service stations, bulk plants, marinas, airports and fuel terminals. Work also involves testing and verifying the accuracy of high or low-flow delivery truck and motor fuel dispenser meters with a volumetric prover. Will also observe the loading and unloading of fuel transportation vehicles to insure safety transfer practices are followed. Enforcement of state statutes and regulations pertinent to public safety, device accuracy and fuel quality and the investigation of complaints relating to public safety or fuel meter accuracy. Issue citations and stop sale/stop use orders relating to violations of state statutes and regulations relating to public safety, device accuracy, fuel quality or other aspects of fuel storage, dispensing and utilization systems and re-inspects systems prior to placing the device back in service. Testify in court and/or give depositions on behalf of the state as an expert witness. Prepare and submit activity, inspection and investigative reports. Receive initial and ongoing training in statutes, regulations, inspection procedures and techniques. Perform other related work as assigned. During initial training and orientation, work is performed under close supervision of a Fuel Device Safety Specialist or other designated superior; however, as the employee gains experience, the level of supervision received becomes more general, and the employee is expected to work independently within established guidelines.The applicant should have considerable knowledge of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Compressed Gas Association (CGA), American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) fire, safety and measurement standards. NIST Handbook 44. Working knowledge of LPG and NH3 storage, transportation, utilization and dispensing systems; volumetric testing methods and devices to ensure meter accuracy and system safety. Ability to effectively complete work assignments independently, while following established department and program procedures. Ability to learn, explain and enforce program specific statutes and regulations. Ability to make complex calculations and utilize established guides in reviewing safety and system requirements. Ability to respond to complaints and complete assigned investigations. Ability to prepare clear and accurate activity, inspection, investigative and administ