Senior Building Inspector

building & property engineering
Posted On: Feb 22, 2021
Closing Date: Mar 10, 2021
Senior Building Inspector
The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury is looking for an energetic, highly motivated and organized professional to make a significant contribution to the Development and Engineering Services Department, Building Division.
Reporting to the Chief Building Official, the Senior Building Inspector’s primary responsibility will be to review and process applications for compliance with the Ontario Building Code and applicable legislation, issue building permits and inspect residential, commercial, institutional, industrial and agricultural structures to ensure compliance of construction with approved plans, Ontario Building Code and referenced standards. Additionally, this position will be responsible for conducting mandatory inspections to ensure adequacy of life safety, structural requirements, plumbing, and On-Site Sewage Systems, HVAC systems in new and renovated buildings. The Senior Building Inspector will investigate complaints relating to Building Code non-compliance, examine plans and specifications for compliance and obtain required government agencies’ approvals prior to permit issuance. In addition, you will calculate building permit fees and applicable charges and deposits, issue building permits for projects regulated under the Ontario Building Code and Town Bylaws. This role will also be responsible for maintaining accurate reports, give evidence in court, perform plan reviews for permit applications, provide verbal assistance and advice in the field, at the counter, and on the telephone to tradespersons, homeowners, contractors, architects, engineers and the public on regulations and building permit processes. In addition, you will be required to co-ordinate and monitor the work of, and provide technical guidance to Building Inspectors and other department staff
The successful candidate will possess post-secondary diploma in architecture, engineering or a related discipline. Preference will be given to candidates who are qualified as referenced in Division C Section in a category of qualifications set out in Column 2 Table, 2012 Building Code. Candidates will have completed General Legal Processes for CBO, House, Small Buildings, Large Buildings, Complex Buildings, Plumbing All Buildings, Building Services, Building Structural and On-Site Sewage Systems. Designation or eligible for designation as a Certified Building Code Official is desirable (CBCO). Applicants must possess a minimum of seven years experience in plans review, inspection of building construction, HVAC, plumbing and sewage systems. Candidates must possess strong communication skills and be able to effectively, professionally and courteously work with all levels of staff, contractors and the general public, be productive in a team environment, possess strong conflict resolution skills, and have demonstrated proficiency with information technology. In addition, you must have a valid class ‘G’ driver’s license in good standing.
The position offers a salary range of $72,784 to $90,980 (2020 rates) plus a competitive benefit package.
To explore this challenging opportunity further, we invite qualified applicants to forward their resume and covering letter in confidence, quoting File Number 2021-SB02 by March 10 2021 to:
Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury, Human Resources Department,
125 Simcoe Road, P.O. Box 251, Bradford, Ontario L3Z 2A8
Fax: 905 775-8633 or email
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, and will only be used for candidate selection.
The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations will be provided throughout the recruitment, hiring and employment process in accordance with the AODA and the Ontario Human Rights Code.