Job for the future Construction Inspectors

Average hourly wage

$30.61

Job description

These individuals inspect the construction and maintenance of buildings, bridges, roads, and factories. They ensure compliance with specifications and building codes. They ensure the safety of construction sites.

Personality profiles (RIASEC)

Realistic
People with this profile prefer carrying out concrete tasks and being physically involved in what they do.
Investigative
People with this profile prefer relying on theoretical knowledge before acting. They like observation, analysis and problem solving.
Conventional
People with this profile prefer specific, well-defined tasks. They like to respect the order of things and follow established rules.

Main tasks

  • Examine plans and layouts for new or renovated buildings.
  • Inspect construction and engineering work to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, and building codes.
  • Inspect various structures (electrical installations, plumbing, steel structures, concrete forms, etc.).
  • Inspect sewer lines and pipelines.
  • Inspect construction sites and ensure compliance with safety standards.
  • Detect and note any defects that may affect safety.
  • Inspect homes and provide reports on the physical condition of the property.

Formation

Most training programs are offered in French only.

College

DCS in architectural Technology This hyperlink will open in a new window.

Code : 221A0

Placement rate: 59.1%

38.7% of graduates pursue further studies

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DCS in building Systems Technology This hyperlink will open in a new window.

Code : 221C0

Placement rate: 63.5%

34.6% of graduates pursue further studies

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DCS in civil Engineering Technology This hyperlink will open in a new window.

Code : 221B0

Placement rate: 48.5%

48.9% of graduates pursue further studies

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ACS in estimation en construction This hyperlink will open in a new window.

Code : EEC25

Placement rate: 73.9%

4.3% of graduates pursue further studies

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Targeted regions

Last update: February 14, 2024

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