Building inspector

The Corporation of the Township of Tay based in Victoria Harbour, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Building inspector who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Full time job. The shift timings include Day, Evening and Morning.

Employer Name: The Corporation of the Township of Tay
Position: Building inspector
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $36.72 to $42.96 hourly for 35 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Victoria Harbour, ON

Type of Inspection: New and existing buildings, Industrial construction

Job Description

  • The candidate must inspect building and engineering construction.
  • The candidate will be responsible for inspecting existing buildings for structural defects and potential fire hazards.
  • The candidate must inspect and report on the condition of new or resale homes.
  • The candidate will be required to examine plans, drawings, and site layouts.
  • The candidate will be expected to enforce steel and concrete installation codes.
  • The candidate will be expected to ensure that drawings, specifications, and building codes are followed.
  • The candidate must ensure that electrical and plumbing installations comply with government regulations.
  • The candidate will be expected to provide employers, employees, and the general public with information and training.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate should have a certificate or diploma in Other trades or equivalent experience in Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician, Engineering-related Technologies, Other, and Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of experience in a related industry.
  • The candidate must be certified by a provincial or territorial organisation and have completed a Fall Arrest Protection Training Course.
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate should be organised and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should be accurate.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral and written communication.
  • The candidate should have good judgemental skills
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should have clean driving record with no at-fault accidents or traffic citations.
  • The candidate should be subjected to a thorough criminal background check.

Own Tools/Equipment

  • The candidate must have their own steel-toed safety boots.

Work Site Environment

  •  The candidate must be willing to work long hours in an outdoor environment.
  • The candidate must be able to work in dusty, hot, and cold/refrigerated conditions.
  • The candidate must be able to work at heights.

Transportation/Travel Information

  • The employer will provide vehicle to the selected candidate.
  • The candidate should have valid driver’s licence.
  • The candidate should be willing to travel regularly.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand eye coordination.
  • The candidate must be able to distinguish between colours.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in sitting, standing, and walking positions.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in standing position for extended periods.
  • The candidate must finished the work with in the given time line.


  • Health, long-term and other benefits will be provided to the selected candidate.
  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidate will receive Health care plan, Disability benefits, Dental plan, Vision care benefits and Paramedical services coverage.
  • Under Long Term Benefits, the selected candidate will receive Group insurance benefits, Life insurance and Pension plan.
  • In addition to the health and long-term benefits mentioned above, the selected candidate will receive free parking, employer-paid learning or training, paid time off (volunteering or personal days), team building opportunities, and travel insurance.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]


Please include the following while sending the application

  • Cover letter
  • Proof of the requested certifications
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