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Construction Inspectors  (NOC 2264)
Moncton--Richibucto Region
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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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Construction inspectors perform some or all of the following duties:
  • 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.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Moncton, Bouctouche, Dieppe, Richibucto, Riverview, Sackville, Shediac, McEwen, Salisbury

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Outlook & Prospects for Construction Inspectors in Moncton--Richibucto 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

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Table on the employment potential for Construction Inspectors in Moncton--Richibucto Region as well as in the rest of the New Brunswick.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Moncton--Richibucto Region N/A N/A

Local Labour Market News

Week of Jul 14 - Jul 18, 2014
  • Toronto-based GuestLogix, makers of hand-held devices to process payments on airline flights, has opened a lab in Moncton which will focus on the research and development of new projects. The company currently has 12 staff in Moncton and hopes to expand to 35 in two years.
  • The Pizza Delight in Shediac, which was destroyed by fire in January, will reopen in December 2014 under a co-brand: Pizza Delight and Scores
  • Maritime-Ontario Freight Lines Ltd. is expanding its operations in Moncton with the construction of an $18.5M transportation hub. The expansion is expected to create jobs for office administrators and truck drivers.
  • Boutique Take Two, a consignment fashion boutique, has opened in Moncton. They will be hiring an employee to work daytime hours in the fall.
  • Dieppe-based CE3 Electronics Inc., manufacturers of electronic devices such as recorders, GPS and lighting, will add 25 full-time jobs to its workforce over the next three years
Week of Jun 23 - Jun 27, 2014 Week of Jun 16 - Jun 20, 2014
  • The Foyer Saint-Antoine nursing home in Kent County will add 30 beds as part of a $9.2M expansion. Construction is expected to begin in the summer of 2015.
  • Piatto Pizzeria & Enoteca, an authentic Neapolitan pizzeria, has opened on Maine Street in Moncton
Week of Jun 09 - Jun 13, 2014
  • A three-year, $14M bridge construction project has been announced in Saint-Louis-de-Kent. The tender for a single contract will be opened later this month. Preconstruction work, with a budget of $1M, is set to begin this summer.
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