Building Inspector – Minor Structures – City of Coquitlam



 

One of BC’s Top Employers, the City of Coquitlam is the sixth-largest city in BC, home to more than 150,000 residents. Our municipality continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems. Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.

 

You will inspect various types of building construction as well as repairs/alterations and examine plans to ensure building code compliance. This will involve providing technical information and assistance to property owners, engineers, architects and municipal staff. You will be relied on to read/interpret plans, recognize non-compliant construction and identify required changes.

 

The successful candidate will have a thorough knowledge of construction practices, methods, materials, tools and equipment used in building construction, including by-laws, acts, codes, standards and regulations related to building construction. Ability to read and interpret plans, specifications and related material, recognize technical requirements and suggest changes and corrections as required. Deal effectively with owners, contractors, tradesmen, engineers, architects and others while exercising sound judgment and tactfulness when explaining and firmly enforcing regulations, by-laws and ordinances. Ability to work independently and to assume responsibility for technical decisions and prepare and present evidence in court as required, reports and correspondence, and maintain records related to the work.

 

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Closing Date:  5 p.m. March 25, 2020