BC Local Government Job Posting Service

The City of Richmond is a diverse and dynamic community in pursuit of our vision
to be the most appealing, livable and well-managed community in Canada.


People l Excellence l Leadership l Team l Innovation

Imagine a career with the City of Richmond, a dynamic environment for growth and continuous improvement, fostered by our collective strengths and creativity. We are a vibrant, diverse cosmopolitan city, supported by a strong economy and recognized as leaders in innovation and service delivery excellence. The City of Richmond is committed to be the most appealing, livable, well-managed community in Canada, a goal that is only made possible by developing our most valuable asset – our people. This is a great opportunity to join our team and shape our community.

Plumbing & Gas Inspector 1

Regular Full Time
Job ID: 2019224
$38.02 to $44.87 per hour

The City of Richmond is currently looking to hire a Regular Full Time Plumbing & Gas Inspector 1 position to join our Building Approvals team. This is a technical and regulatory assessment role, requiring sound knowledge of the design, installation and operation of plumbing, gas and sewer systems, as to evaluate their compliance to adopted regulations, codes, standards and City bylaws.   The position reports to the Supervisor, Plumbing and Gas Inspections and requires considerable independence and judgment when making technical and regulatory decisions, while consistently interpreting the wide ranging scope of requirements applicable to all building classes and project complexities throughout the City.

Examples of key work activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate special plumbing, gas and/or sewer projects, as well as the Cross Connection Control Program and the examination of plumbing plans.
  • Provide onsite inspections of all plumbing, gas, water, and drainage installations in the City of Richmond.
  • Deal with contractors and public with regards to plumbing, gas, water, and drainage inspections and issues arising from these inspections.
  • Research existing plans and records, and review plans prior to inspection.
  • Maintain accurate computer and paper records and files for future reference of all plumbing & gas inspections.
  • Support the development of new inspectors (as a function of experience).

Position Requirements:
Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent, supplemented by completion of a recognized apprenticeship in plumbing. Possession of a valid BC Class B Gas Fitter Certificate of Qualification and a minimum of five (5) years of work experience as a journeyman plumber and gas fitter are required. Experience working in a municipal environment is considered an asset.

If you think this is a good fit for you, we invite you to apply today!

The City of Richmond uses an applicant tracking system for candidates wishing to view and apply for available career opportunities. For further details regarding this specific career opportunity, please visit our website at Applicants will be required to upload a current resume and provide any supporting documentation relevant to the position (Word format). This position is open until filled.

The City of Richmond is an inclusive employer committed to employment equity objectives and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. No telephone inquiries please.
This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Location: Richmond, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Plumbing/Pipefitting/Gas/Steam
Posted: July 23, 2019, 9:31 am
Expires: September 30, 2019, 4:30 pm