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SENIOR MECHANICAL INSPECTOR
POSTING NUMBER: 103883
STARTING SALARY: $89,744.20 PER ANNUM
AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Working with and reporting to the Supervisor of Inspections, individuals will assist in the coordination of work in the Inspections Section, assist in resolving complex construction/permit issues on site and in the office and provide mentorship to the inspectors.
Assists in the distribution of daily workload among the inspections group
Coordinates between inspection disciplines to ensure that complex projects are approached with a team effort
Provide field inspection support to the inspectors on complex matters
Provides leadership to the inspectors by helping to resolve complex site issues and coordinates with the Plans Examiners as necessary
Mentors the inspector to ensure a consistent application of policies and interpretation of the Ontario Building Code
Maintains accurate and comprehensive inspection and investigation records; including field notes, deficiency reports, orders and photographs.
Issues Orders to Comply, Stop Work Orders, and Orders to Uncover, Orders Not to Cover as a result of site investigations and in accordance with the legislative process.
Prepares documentation for the purposes of prosecution and testifies in court as required.
Performs detailed and comprehensive inspection of buildings and/or sites to ensure that construction is in accordance with the Ontario Building Code, plans, specifications and documents.
Identifies reports and/or tests required by professional engineers (geotechnical, structural, mechanical, fire protection) and architects, to ensure they are received at the relevant stages of construction and correctness and remedial measures are taken where reports and/or construction is deficient.
Liaises with homeowners, contractors, trades and professional designers through the construction process to ensure that required inspections are undertaken and that any violations of the Code are corrected.
Requests information and/or additional documentation from manufacturers and testing agencies for verification and ruling, to resolve uncertainty with new products or systems as it relates to intended performance, Building Code requirements and suitable site condition application.
Provides assistance to homeowners and professionals who require clarification and understanding of the purpose and intent of the Ontario Building Code as it applies to interpretation, compliance methods, and current updates.
Liaise with plans examiners to resolve design and construction issues related to the Ontario Building Code.
Respond to Occurrence Reports generated by public inquiry or initiated by Police and/or Fire Services reports, By-law Enforcement or internally
Investigate fire damage and building impact/failure accidents to determine requirement for a building permit or unsafe condition.
Be available to represent the building division on after-hours callouts.
Provides comment and input into the development of technical policies and procedures as required.
Maintains current knowledge of the Ontario Building Code and all standards referenced therein and successfully complete qualification examinations and registration as required by the Province.
Performs additional similar and related duties as assigned.
High school (Grade 12) graduation plus a three year diploma in Civil Engineering Technology, Architectural Technology or equivalent or a Certificate of Qualification in Plumbing, HVAC or Carpentry.
Over eight years of experience in building inspection.
Successful completion of the following Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing Provincial qualification examinations:
Plumbing all Buildings
Detection, Lighting and Power
Non-probationary valid Ontario Class G driver’s licence.
Ability to obtain a COB permit.
Demonstrated leadership abilities
Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service.
Sound judgment; good decision making and analytical skills.
Able to work as part of a team.
**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.
Job status: Permanent
Job Type: Union
Applications must be received by: March 15, 2021
Alternate formats will be provided upon request.
As part of the corporation’s Modernizing Job Evaluation project, this position will undergo an evaluation which may result in a change to the rate of compensation. Any changes affecting this position will be communicated as information becomes available.
If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by clicking the button above quoting reference #103883 by March 15, 2021 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A criminal record search will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.
The City is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.