Becoming a Building Inspector
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Becoming a Building Inspector

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Also known as Building Certifier, Building Surveyor.
Inspects buildings to ensure compliance with laws and regulations and advises on building requirements. Registration or licensing may be required.
Training time 2 years
Average pay $83,623
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 1,900

What does a Building Inspector do?

  • assisting Construction Managers, Architects and Surveyors in planning and organisation
  • interpreting plans, regulations and codes of practice
  • preparing preliminary sketches, working drawings and specifications
  • preparing, editing and revising plans, maps, charts and drawings
  • coordinating works programs
  • inspecting work and materials for compliance with specifications, regulations and standards
  • calculating costs and estimating time scales
  • collecting data using surveying instruments and photogrammetric equipment


  • Electrical Installation Inspector

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