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Building Inspector - Houston, TX (40261)

at Bureau Veritas

Posted: 7/29/2019
Job Reference #: 40261
Keywords: construction

Job Description

Requisition ID 40261 - Posted 04/12/2019 - Operations - United States - Texas - Permanent


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: Houston 

State: Texas




To perform technical building inspection work to enforce compliance with building codes, regulations and ordinances.



Receives supervision from the Building Inspection Supervisor and the Chief of Building and Safety



Provide exemplary customer service to all individuals by demonstrating a willingness to be attentive, understanding, responsive, fair, courteous and respectful, and to actively participate in maintaining a positive customer service environment.

Inspect commercial, industrial and residential buildings during various stages of construction and remodeling to ensure compliance with applicable codes, ordinances and regulations.

Examine plans and specifications of new construction, additions and alterations to residential, commercial and industrial buildings to determine compliance with the provisions of applicable construction codes, ordinances and regulations.

Inspect existing buildings and premises for change of use, occupancy, or compliance with applicable codes and ordinances.

Inspect foundation, concrete, steel, masonry, wood construction, framing, plastering, plumbing, heating and electrical installations and a large variety of other complex and routine building system elements.

Issue notices for violation compliance; maintain records of history of facts for possible legal actions.

Approve the issuance of building and zoning permits based on level of assigned duties.

Confer with architects, contractors, builders and the public in the field and office; explain and interpret building requirements and restrictions.

Log, route, track, and process all incoming plans; respond to code and related questions in person and on the phone.

Maintain files and reports regarding inspection and plan check activities and findings.

Attend and participate in meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of building inspection and plans examination.

Conduct inspections and review plans for seismic safety precautions and code compliance.

Work with the Neighborhood Improvement Task Force performing code enforcement work.

Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.




High School Diploma/Associates Degree (preferred)

ICC Commercial Combination certification

ICC CBO or MCP (preferred)



2-5 years’ experience as a certified inspector performing multi-code building inspections


Working Conditions:

Works primarily in an outdoor environment which includes construction/project sites and requires moving about safely; climbing ladders, walking on uneven surfaces; stooping, crawling, working in difficult weather conditions (hot and cold), working in confined areas; and working around various construction equipment.  Office duties include sitting for periods of time.

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