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Construction inspectors inspect the construction and maintenance of new and existing buildings, bridges, highways and industrial construction to ensure that specifications and building codes are observed and monitor work site safety. They are employed by federal, provincial and municipal governments, construction companies, architectural and civil engineering consulting firms or they may be self-employed.
bridge inspector, building construction inspector, construction inspector, highway construction inspector, home inspector, housing construction inspector, mine inspector, construction, plumbing inspector, pre-stressed concrete inspector, safety officer – construction.
- Examine plans, drawings, and site layouts for new buildings, building renovations and other proposed structures
- Inspect construction of buildings, bridges, dams, highways and other types of building and engineering construction for conformance to drawings, specifications, building codes or other applicable ordinances
- Inspect and test electrical or plumbing installations in buildings to ensure compliance with municipal, provincial and federal regulations
- Inspect steel framework, concrete forms, reinforcing steel mesh and rods, concrete or pre-stressed concrete to ensure quality standards and to verify conformance to specifications and building codes
- Inspect construction of sewer systems and pipelines
- Inspect construction sites to ensure that safe working conditions are maintained
- Inspect existing buildings to identify and report on structural defects, fire hazards and other threats to safety
- Inspect new or resale homes on behalf of clients and assess and provide reports on the physical condition of property.
Outlook & Prospects for Construction Inspectors in Mauricie Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Mauricie Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2012-11-14|
For the 2012-2014 period, job opportunities in the Mauricie region are expected to be fair for this occupation.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Apr 07 - Apr 11, 2014
- The Gexel call centre in Trois-Rivières wishes to add another 40-some employees to its current 130 workers (available in French only)
- By the summer, thirty-some people should be working at the new Desjardins call centre in Trois-Rivières (available in French only)
- Built for $5M, the RécréOFUN amusement park and the Pas-à-pas day-care centre will be open by November in Trois-Rivières, creating approximately 40 jobs (available in French only)
- On August 7, a new wave of approximately 40 layoffs will be taking place at the Rio Tinto Alcan aluminum smelter in Shawinigan, reducing the number of employees to around 80 (available in French only)
- A new $6M rest area in the Sainte-Marthe-du-Cap area of Trois-Rivières will create over a hundred jobs during and after construction (available in French only)
- The Cargair flying school will be moving to Trois-Rivières on April 1st (available in French only)
- The Centre de santé et des Services sociaux de l'Énergie, in Shawinigan, is eliminating 15 of the 40 positions at the Centre Parents-Enfants (available in French only)
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