Job Details: Senior Building Inspector

Job Details
Open Date Nov 22 2022 - 02:28:00 PM Close Date Dec 07 2022 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Senior Building Inspector Posting Type Non-Union
Posting Status Active Position Length Permanent Full-time
Department Group Building Services Hours per Week 35
Department Building & Municipal Law Enforcement Services Openings 1
Education College Diploma Experience 3 years
Location Town Hall Competition 22-203P
Salary Range $83,310.20 - $102,097.99
Union Position No


The Opportunity

Reporting directly to the Supervisor, Inspections/Deputy Chief Building Official, this role is responsible for conducting site investigations and inspections of large and complex buildings, structures, and related systems. As the Senior Building Inspector, you will perform the following duties, including but not limited to:

  • Conduct inspections of buildings, structures, related building systems, private sewage systems, on-site construction and conditions, as assigned, for Part 9 and/or Part 3 buildings, for compliance with the BCA, OBC, Town By-laws and Town policies and procedures, ensuring materials and methods of construction meet approved standards and practices, while adhering to mandated timeframes for conducting inspections, in accordance with the BCA and OBC. Instruct owners, contractors, designers, architects, and engineers of deficiencies and required changes
  • Communicate with applicants and design professionals with respect to identified OBC deficiencies.
  • Mentor/coach Building Inspectors and provide technical knowledge assistance and knowledge transfer.
  • Research new and existing construction systems, techniques and products, and assesses them for conformity to existing standards and regulations


The Ideal Candidate

We are seeking an enthusiastic professional with a post-secondary degree/diploma or certificate in Architectural or Civil Engineering. Our ideal candidate has a minimum of three (3) years’ related experience in the construction industry and/or municipal government directly engaged in the building permit process. A Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing qualifications in General Legal, On-Site Sewage, Complex Buildings, and Building Structural certifications are required.

The successful candidate has experience reading and interpreting plans, specifications and data sheets pertaining to architectural and structural design for compliance with the Ontario Building Code and other applicable standards.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated knowledge of sound construction practices and design. We are seeking an individual with superior verbal and written communication skills, a demonstrated ability to communicate with clients and members of the public tactfully and convincingly, and excellent organizational skills.

The successful candidate for Senior Building Inspector will be required to work on-site.

This position offers a salary range of $83,310.20 - $102,097.99 plus a competitive benefit package.

Satisfactory passing of a criminal record check and proof of qualifications will be required of any successful candidate(s) for this position.

New employees who commence employment on or after November 15, 2021 are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as a condition of employment. Being fully vaccinated is determined as the status of having received the full series of approved vaccines (both doses of a two dose vaccine series, one dose of a single dose vaccine series) and any additional doses required and approved by Health Canada and having satisfied the full post vaccination period required to ensure vaccination efficacy. The Town of Caledon reserves the right to request proof of vaccination at any time. Acceptable proof includes an Ontario Ministry of Health COVID-19 vaccine receipt which you can obtain through the Provincial portal, or other government-issued vaccine passport or certification.  The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

The Town is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace.  If your application requires accommodation, please contact People Services at (905) 584-2272 Ext. 4738.