BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Building Inspector 2
Regular Full Time

The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in BC, home to more than 150,000 residents. Our municipality continues to grow through greenfield and infill development, innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems.  Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.

The City of Coquitlam is seeking a permanent full-time Building Inspector 2 to join their busy Building Permits division within the Planning & Development department. This inspectional and regulatory work involves monitoring of industrial, institutional, commercial and residential building construction, repair and alterations to ensure compliance with a variety of codes, standards and regulations.  This position will be responsible for a wide variety of complex construction projects, requiring an individual to use considerable independence of judgment and action when interpreting and applying building and zoning by-laws, the British Columbia (B.C.) Building Code and regulations to resolve the more complex issues and files and ensuring compliance.  Along with monitoring projects, you will discuss and advise on construction, alteration and repair matters with various external contacts, and provide orientation, guidance, instruction and mentoring to Building Inspectors.   

The successful applicant will have completion of a diploma in Building Technology from a recognized post-secondary institution plus considerable related experience, preferably as a Senior Plan Checker or Building Inspector; BOABC Level 3 certification preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A BC Driver License and BOABC Level 2 Certification are required.

In addition to a CUPE hourly rate of $41.29 - $48.78, a comprehensive benefits package, and a compressed work week, you can anticipate a lively, fast-paced environment, plus opportunities for personal and professional growth. We invite you to submit a résumé and covering letter, along with a valid driver’s abstract.

Please apply online by 5 p.m. February 27, 2019 at
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected
for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Location: Coquitlam, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Building Technology/Inspection
Posted: January 30, 2019, 9:09 am
Expires: February 27, 2019, 5:00 pm