Job Description Template: Building Inspector

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Building Inspector Job Description

Full-Time | Hybrid/Onsite | Location

$52,521–$62,102 (Suggested salary range for this role per Payscale)

Why [Company]?

Introduce your organization in 3–5 sentences. This is the perfect place to explain what you do and why your company is a great place to work! For example, here's our bio:

Our mission is simple: we want to set people free to do meaningful work. People love our software—and it turns out that people love working here, too. BambooHR has been recognized as a "Best Company to Work For," and we're proud of our team for creating software that makes an impact in the lives of HR pros and employees all over the world.

About Your Role

As a Building Inspector on our team, you will ensure every commercial and residential building project in our municipality provides a safe environment for everyone who enters. Successful candidates will have a deep knowledge of local building codes and regulations and a passion for public safety.

Your key responsibilities will include reviewing construction plans to ensure structures adhere to fire codes, structural safety standards, accessibility requirements, and more. You will manage complex documentation responsibilities, including documenting violations and updating records as solutions are implemented.

What You'll Do

  • Conduct thorough inspections of new and existing buildings to ensure they meet all relevant building codes and safety regulations.
  • Collaborate with construction teams to guide and enforce compliance throughout each project phase.
  • Use your knowledge of construction processes to oversee quality control, from foundational work to project completion.
  • Proactively solve problems to address and mitigate potential safety issues before they escalate.
  • Maintain detailed records of inspections, reports, and compliance measures, providing reliable information and guidance.
  • Mentor junior staff to foster a culture of continuous learning and adherence to best practices in building safety and regulatory compliance.

What You'll Need to Get the Job Done

  • A bachelor's degree in civil engineering, architecture, construction management, or a closely related field
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in building inspection or construction management, with a proven track record of adherence to safety and quality standards
  • Comprehensive knowledge of building codes, safety regulations, and legal requirements
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen eye for detail
  • Strong communication skills to communicate effectively with all project stakeholders
  • Proficiency in relevant software and technology tools for inspection and reporting

What Will Make Us Really Love You

  • Certification as a building inspector from a recognized authority
  • Experience with green building practices and sustainability standards
  • A natural ability to mentor and develop talent within our organization
  • Demonstrated ability to innovate and improve inspection processes for efficiency and effectiveness

What You'll Love About Us

Describe your company's benefits, culture, work environment, and anything else that makes your organization stand out. For example:

Our company's mission and values are rooted in integrity and guide every aspect of our organization, from how we serve our community to how we interact as a team. As we've grown throughout the years, our employees remain at the heart of our success. To show our appreciation, we offer a generous compensation package that includes the following:

  • Retirement: 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Healthcare: Medical, dental, vision, and mental wellness coverage
  • Life insurance: Group life insurance through our partner
  • Charitable giving: Donation matching to a charity of your choice
  • Time off: Flexible PTO policy with floating holidays
  • Career development: Professional development reimbursement program
  • Family care: Parental leave for all new parents

More About Our Company

Add your equal employment opportunity (EEO) statement, a note about required background checks, and other things a candidate may want to know before applying.

We're committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all candidates, without discrimination based on race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Following the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new hires must verify their identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

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