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"Construction and Building Inspector"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Inspect structures using engineering skills to determine structural soundness and compliance with specifications, building codes, and other regulations. Inspections may be general in nature or may be limited to a specific area, such as electrical systems or plumbing.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Construction and Building Inspector"

1) Use survey instruments, metering devices, tape measures, and test equipment, such as concrete strength measurers, to perform inspections.

2) Inspect bridges, dams, highways, buildings, wiring, plumbing, electrical circuits, sewers, heating systems, and foundations during and after construction for structural quality, general safety and conformance to specifications and codes.

 

3) Maintain daily logs and supplement inspection records with photographs.

4) Review and interpret plans, blueprints, site layouts, specifications, and construction methods to ensure compliance to legal requirements and safety regulations.

5) Inspect and monitor construction sites to ensure adherence to safety standards, building codes, and specifications.

 

6) Measure dimensions and verify level, alignment, and elevation of structures and fixtures to ensure compliance to building plans and codes.

7) Issue violation notices and stop-work orders, conferring with owners, violators, and authorities to explain regulations and recommend rectifications.

8) Issue permits for construction, relocation, demolition and occupancy.

9) Approve and sign plans that meet required specifications.

10) Compute estimates of work completed or of needed renovations or upgrades, and approve payment for contractors.

11) Monitor installation of plumbing, wiring, equipment, and appliances to ensure that installation is performed properly and is in compliance with applicable regulations.

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12) Examine lifting and conveying devices, such as elevators, escalators, moving sidewalks, lifts and hoists, inclined railways, ski lifts, and amusement rides to ensure safety and proper functioning.

13) Train, direct and supervise other construction inspectors.

14) Evaluate premises for cleanliness, including proper garbage disposal and lack of vermin infestation.

Job Description for "Construction and Building Inspector" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Construction and Building Inspector"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  C-R-I        SOC:  47-4011.00


 

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