Building Inspector

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Date: Jul 20, 2024

Location: Ventura County, California, US

Company: Bureau Veritas


Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

City: [[Ventura County]] 

State: [[CA]]


**Job Title: Building Inspector**

**Position Overview: **

Bureau Veritas is a global leader in Testing, Inspection, and Certification services, helping clients to manage risk and enhance their performance in the fields of quality, health and safety, environment, and social responsibility.



Guaranteeing quality, ensuring health and safety, mitigating risks, and improving performance as well as environmental protection and social responsibility… This is what Bureau Veritas is about, truly believing that it contributes to bettering society.


Blending performance & integrity, with ambition & humility, responsibility & openness, we are proud that our people leave a mark on what they do.


We respect our people and believe in our talents.


We empower them to leave their mark, working as a team for the benefit of our 400,000 clients across 140 countries.


We believe that leaving a mark is a true challenge and opportunity for every one of us, a sign of trust and impact, a bond with the future, a proof of growth and development.


Being part of the Bureau Veritas family is more than just working, it’s being convinced that you will leave your mark…. in shaping a world of trust.


Join our dynamic team as a Building Inspector where you'll play a vital role in ensuring the safety, compliance, and quality of construction projects within our communities. As a meticulous and detail-oriented professional, you will conduct thorough inspections of buildings and structures at various stages of construction, renovation, or alteration, ensuring adherence to local building codes, regulations, and standards. Your keen eye for detail and commitment to excellence will contribute to the overall safety and integrity of our built environment.


**Key Responsibilities: **

1. Conduct comprehensive inspections of residential, commercial, and industrial properties to verify compliance with building codes, zoning regulations, and other applicable standards.

2. Review building plans, blueprints, and specifications to assess compliance with regulatory requirements and identify potential issues or discrepancies and make arithmetic calculations rapidly and accurately.

3. Perform on-site inspections during different phases of construction to evaluate structural integrity, electrical, plumbing, HVAC systems, energy & green code, accessibility and overall safety measures.

4. Document inspection findings accurately and thoroughly, including any violations, deficiencies, or areas of non-compliance, and prepare detailed reports for stakeholders.

5. Collaborate with architects, engineers, contractors, and other stakeholders to address compliance issues, provide guidance on corrective actions, and ensure timely resolution of issues.

6. Respond to inquiries from property owners, contractors, and the public regarding building codes, regulations, and inspection processes.

7. Stay informed about changes in building codes, regulations, and industry best practices, and participate in training and professional development activities to maintain current knowledge and skills.

8. Assist in the enforcement of building codes and regulations by issuing citations, stop-work orders, or other enforcement actions, as necessary.

9. Provide guidance and support to colleagues and junior staff members and assist in the training of new inspectors as needed.

10. Represent the department and interact professionally with internal and external stakeholders, fostering positive and cooperative working relationships and promoting a culture of compliance and safety.

11. Issue permits for work to be performed.

12. Assist in the checking of building plans (upon obtaining ICC plan examiner certification)

13. Perform assigned duties within the supported agency’s guidance, culture, and approach.

14. Other duties as assigned.




- Any combination equivalent to the experience and education that could likely provide the

required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the

knowledge and abilities would be equivalent to graduation from high school and previous

experience in building inspection, construction trades, construction management, or related field preferred.

- Certification as a building inspector or ability to obtain certification within a specified timeframe.

ICC Certifications potentially to include:

- ICC Residential Building, ICC Commercial Building, ICC Residential Combination, ICC Commercial   Combination, ICC Residential Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing, ICC Commercial Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing, et al.

- Knowledge of local, state, and national building codes, regulations, and standards.

- Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, with the ability to identify problems, evaluate options, and implement effective solutions.

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact professionally with a diverse range of stakeholders.

- Proficiency in using computer software and technology for documentation, reporting, and communication purposes.

- Valid driver's license and ability to travel independently to various job sites as needed.


Bureau Veritas North America Total Compensation:

"At Bureau Veritas, we are dedicated to ensuring our employees receive fair and competitive pay, accompanied by comprehensive health and wellness benefits.

Here's a breakdown of what we provide:

The starting wage range commences at $30 per hour, subject to potential increases contingent upon factors such as experience, licenses, or certifications obtained.

Our Health and Welfare Benefits are designed to meet your needs, with eligibility starting on your first day of employment:

-Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage

-Company-matched Retirement plan

-Generous Paid Time Off and Company Holidays

-Life Insurance and AD&D coverage

-Short-Term Disability (STD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD)

-Optional life and pet insurance

-EAP and Total Wellbeing Lifestyle Programs

-Tuition Assistance and/or Professional Development

-Employee Discounts

This information is transparently provided in adherence to several state and local Equal Pay and Pay Transparency Laws.



Join us at Bureau Veritas, where your well-being and professional growth are our top priorities."


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties in a specific job.

Join our team and make a difference in shaping the future of our community through safe and compliant building practices! Apply today to become a part of our dedicated team of building inspectors.


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We are happy to assist you and encourage you to consider Bureau Veritas for your next great career opportunity!


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