The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!
This is building inspectional and regulatory work at the full working level. An employee of this class inspects large or complex residential, commercial and industrial construction, repairs or alterations to ensure compliance with Building and Zoning by-laws and B.C. Building Code. Field work involves inspecting construction to ensure that design, material, workmanship and safety features meet or exceed standards and conform to approved plans and specifications. Duties also include assisting in training of subordinate Building Inspectors, performing plan checking tasks on a temporary basis. The work is distinguished from that of the Building Inspector 1 and 2 classes by the wider and more complex range of construction projects assigned and by the greater independence of action and judgement permitted in performing inspectional tasks. Inspects large or complex residential, commercial and industrial projects as frequently as necessary during the course of construction, alterations and repairs to determine conformity with approved plans and applicable sections of Building, Zoning and Sign by-laws, and the B.C. Building Code and other regulations. Performs ancillary inspectional functions detailed in the Building Inspector 1 and 2 class specifications as required. Surveys fire damaged buildings prior to repair. Performs related work as required.
Qualifications include graduation from an Institute of Technology with a Diploma in Building Technology and considerable experience as a Building Technologist and/or Building Inspector 2; OR an equivalent combination of training and experience. Thorough knowledge of by-laws, acts and regulations related to the work. Thorough knowledge of standard practices, methods, materials, tools and equipment used in building construction. Ability to interpret by laws, regulations, plans and specifications quickly and accurately. Ability to recognize faulty construction or hazardous conditions pertaining to structural stability of buildings. Ability to understand, interpret and enforce regulations impartially and tactfully. Ability to operate office equipment and computer applications (e.g. Word, Excel, Geographic Information System, Energov Permitting and Land Management System). Successful completion of the Building Officials Association of BC (BOABC) Level 3 Exam(s) and a Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia is required.
The closing date for this competition has been extended until position is filled.
New applications are welcome!
Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.
Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
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