Construction inspectors

National Occupation Code (NOC): 2264
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Construction inspectors inspect the construction and maintenance of new and existing buildings, bridges, highways and industrial construction to ensure that specifications and building codes are observed and monitor work site safety. They are employed by federal, provincial and municipal governments, construction companies, architectural and civil engineering consulting firms or they may be self-employed.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Boiler Installation Inspector
  • Bridge And Building Inspector
  • Bridge Inspector
  • Bridge Inspector - Construction And Maintenance
  • Building Construction Inspector
  • Building Construction Inspector Foreman/woman
  • Building Inspector
  • Building Inspector - Electrical Wiring
  • Building Inspector - Structure
  • Building Safety Inspector
  • Canada Mortgage And Housing Corporation (CMHC) Inspector
  • Carpentry Inspector
  • Closed Circuit TV Sewer Inspector
  • CMHC (Canada Mortgage And Housing Corporation) Inspector
  • Compliance Inspector - Buildings
  • Construction Field Inspector
  • Construction Inspector
  • Construction Inspector And Tester
  • Construction Inspector Supervisor
  • Construction Safety Officer
  • Dam Construction Inspector
  • Ditch Construction Inspector
  • Electrical Energy Installation Inspector
  • Electrical Inspector - Construction
  • Electrical Installation Inspector
  • Electrical Safety Inspector
  • Electrical Wiring Inspector - Construction
  • Flood Damage Inspector - Construction Sites
  • Highway Construction Inspector
  • Highway Construction Inspector Foreman/woman
  • Home Construction Inspector
  • Home Inspector
  • Housing Construction Inspector
  • Housing Rehabilitation Inspector
  • Industrial Construction Safety Inspector
  • Industrial Electric Installation Inspector
  • Irrigation Inspector - Construction
  • Maintenance Inspector - Construction
  • Masonry Inspector
  • Mine Construction Inspector
  • Mine Inspector, Construction
  • Pipeline Construction Inspector
  • Pipeline Construction Inspector Foreman/woman
  • Pipeline Inspector Foreman/woman
  • Plumbing Inspector
  • Pre-stressed Concrete Inspector
  • Public Works Inspector - Construction
  • Refinery Equipment Inspector
  • Reinforced Concrete Inspector
  • Road Construction Inspector
  • Road Grading Inspector
  • Road Paving Inspector
  • Safety Officer - Construction
  • Sand And Gravel Inspector - Construction
  • Sewer Construction Inspector
  • Soil Inspector - Construction
  • Structural Ironwork Inspector
  • Structural Steel Inspector
  • Tunnel Construction Inspector
  • Waterworks Construction Inspector
  • Wiring Inspector - Domestic Installation
  • Wiring Inspector - Industrial Installation
  • Bridge Inspector
  • Building Construction Inspector
  • Construction Inspector
  • Highway Construction Inspector
  • Home Inspector
  • Housing Construction Inspector
  • Mine Inspector, Construction
  • Plumbing Inspector
  • Pre-stressed Concrete Inspector
  • Safety Officer - Construction
  • Building Inspector

Job Duties for Construction inspectors

  • Examine plans, drawings, and site layouts for new buildings, building renovations and other proposed structures
  • Inspect construction of buildings, bridges, dams, highways and other types of building and engineering construction for conformance to drawings, specifications, building codes or other applicable ordinances
  • Inspect and test electrical or plumbing installations in buildings to ensure compliance with municipal, provincial and federal regulations
  • Inspect steel framework, concrete forms, reinforcing steel mesh and rods, concrete or pre-stressed concrete to ensure quality standards and to verify conformance to specifications and building codes
  • Inspect construction of sewer systems and pipelines
  • Inspect construction sites to ensure that safe working conditions are maintained
  • Inspect existing buildings to identify and report on structural defects, fire hazards and other threats to safety
  • Inspect new or resale homes on behalf of clients and assess and provide reports on the physical condition of property
  • Plan, design, develop, implement, and evaluate workplace activities to ensure that workers comply with company policies and government safety regulations.

Working Conditions for Construction inspectors

Work takes place on construction sites, where safety measures and equipment should be adhered to in order to prevent potential injury.

Required Skills for Construction inspectors

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  • Advising
  • Attention to Detail
  • Billing
  • Building Design
  • Calibration
  • Casting
  • Checklists
  • Civil Engineering
  • Composition
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Construction Quality Control
  • Coordinating
  • Customer Service
  • Decision Making
  • Decision-Making
  • Drawing
  • Driving
  • Earthworks
  • Empowerment
  • Enforcement
  • English Language
  • Environmental Technology
  • Fabrication
  • Forming
  • Infrastructure
  • Innovation
  • Installation
  • Instrumentation
  • Interpersonal
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Investigation
  • Law Enforcement
  • Legislation
  • Lumber
  • Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Microsoft Office
  • Mobility
  • Office Suite
  • Orator
  • Organization
  • Planning
  • Plumbing
  • Plumbing Codes
  • Presentations
  • Problem Solving
  • Procurement
  • Productivity Software
  • Public Speaking
  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality Control
  • Requisition
  • Residential Construction
  • Restoration
  • Secondary Education
  • Sheet Metal
  • Spreadsheets
  • Teamwork
  • Test Equipment
  • Time Constraints
  • Time Management
  • Ventilation
  • Visual Inspections
  • Welding
  • Work Independently
  • Workmanship
  • Writing
  • Written Communication

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