Building Inspector

This position is responsible for reviewing and approving construction drawings on all types of buildings, particularly Part 3 for Ontario Building Code compliance and performing required mandated inspections of buildings or alterations, including testing and inspecting plumbing installations during and/or after installation to ensure compliance with the Ontario Building Code, municipal bylaws and other government regulations on all buildings greater than 600 square meters or exceeding 3 storeys. Other responsibilities include recording, monitoring and resolving outstanding building-related field issues; assisting with Property Standards Orders and Orders to Comply under the Ontario Building Code, investigating and resolving owner and business enquiries and complaints; monitoring progress of development in accordance with governing agreements; responding to emergency calls and “troubleshooting” with developers, consultants, owners and/or the public; preparing documents and attending court as required; issuing building permits; liaising with builder/developers, owners and the general public; providing assistance to the Bylaw Enforcement Officer on Property Standards issues. Must be qualified and registered with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing for all categories.

Credentials: Graduate of a three-year Community College Diploma Program in Architectural, Construction or Civil Engineering Technology. Qualified with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing in the following categories: House, Large Buildings, Complex Buildings, Detection, Lighting and Power, Fire Protection, Building Structural, Building Services, HVAC House and Legal Processes, Plumbing/All Buildings, Cross Connection Control Specialist Certified (or in the process) preferred. Accredited (or in the process) with the Architectural Association of Ontario (AATO) as an Accredited Architectural Technologist (AAT) and/or Accredited (or in the process) with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) as a Certified Engineering Technician or Technologist (CET) and/or Accredited (or in the process) with the Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA) as a Certified Building Code Official (CBCO). Progressive and extensive experience in construction and ability to read construction drawings relating to all buildings particularly buildings greater than 600 square metres, or exceeding 3 storeys and those falling under Building Code 3.2.6 (high buildings). Class “G” Driver’s Licence in good standing with own vehicle to use on corporate business.

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