Summary Construction Inspector in Canada
Find key facts and figures about working as a construction inspector. The following information is applicable to all Construction inspectors (NOC 22233).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
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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College or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of 2 or more years, or experience working in a supervisory occupation.
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Median wage in Canada
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The job prospects vary across Canada depending on the province or territory.
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- Examine plans, drawings and site layouts
- Provide information/training to employers, employees and general public
- Inspect construction of building and engineering construction
- Plan, design, develop, implement, and evaluate safety programs
- Ensure compliance to drawings, specifications and building codes
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