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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.
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- 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 Jul 14 - Jul 18, 2014
- Lac-Édouard's historic sanatorium will be given a second lease on life, with a large-scale strawberry production, and some 10 people that may work there next year (available in French only)
- Built for $600,000 in Trois-Rivières, a Harvey's restaurant was inaugurated on July 6: it will employ 35 workers (available in French only)
- Three Coopératives Jeunesse de services in the Centre-de-la-Mauricie will provide work to 39 young people this summer (available in French only)
- Close to 620 jobs will be created or maintained, thanks to the Ministère des Transports du Québec's investment of $81.6M in Mauricie roads for the 2014-2016 period (available in French only)
- Trois-Rivières' Kruger should fill at least 80 positions left vacant by retirees within five years, and the next wave of retirements is scheduled for 2015. The plant is partnering with Cégep de Trois-Rivières to offer a one-year study program starting in 2014. (available in French only)
- In Trois-Rivières, Librairie Morin and Café Morgane will be closing their doors by the end of July, and 37 employees will be out of work (available in French only)
- Fifteen young persons will have summer jobs in eight of the ten Mékinac RCMs, as part of the Desjardins Jeunes au travail project, led by Carrefour Jeunesse Emploi Mékinac (available in French only)
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