Construction and Building Inspectors

Construction and Building Inspectors

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.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Independence * Analytical Thinking * Self Control * Initiative * Persistence * Stress Tolerance * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Inspect bridges, dams, highways, buildings, wiring, plumbing, electrical circuits, sewers, heating systems, or foundations during and after construction for structural quality, general safety, or conformance to specifications and codes. * Inspect facilities or installations to determine their environmental impact. * Measure dimensions and verify level, alignment, or elevation of structures or fixtures to ensure compliance to building plans and codes.


Government, Finance & Insurance, Professional Scientific & Technical Services,

Job Family Construction and Extraction

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