Commercial Inspector

The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn't have to be true? What if our built environment - where we live, learn, play, and conduct business - carried us forward instead?

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future-join us!

Your Opportunity

We put the engine in buildings engineering. Intelligent collaboration. Innovative execution. These are the elements of buildings engineering that rev us up. With decades of experience under our belts, we're achieving remarkable results with our work in building technologies, energy, and environmental performance. Our team works with clients, registrants, and jurisdictions to ensure designs, buildings, and processes are on track for safety, performance, and sustainability.

Our team of interdisciplinary code professionals work collaboratively to assure designs comply with all requirements of the international codes. Our history with local and regional jurisdictions and tribal governments includes plan review, field inspection, and interim building official.

The Commercial Building Inspector is responsible for approving simple tenant improvements to complex commercial construction projects based on applicable codes, ordinances, and administrative directives which are enforced by our jurisdictional clients.

This involves reading, interpreting, and enforcing approved plans and specifications; working directly with developers, contractors, and owners to identify, document, and assist in resolving issues to gain compliance in all international codes; understanding construction methods and product applications; evaluating compliance based upon the specific conditions of each construction project, including the scope of work to be performed, nature of work, age of existing building, codes applicable during the original construction, and present code requirements; and maintaining field result paperwork and files

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Inspecting from approved plans, calculations, product specifications, and other project documents.
  • Communicating plan and code nonconformance issues and approvals via written correspondence and issuing utility clearances.
  • Driving to field sites and inspecting construction sites for plan and code compliance.
  • Creating and maintaining inspection records and entering results as directed by clients.
  • Advises applicants when deficiencies are discovered regarding client processes, review and inspection times, expedited reviews, and alternate review and inspection options.
  • Maintaining code knowledge through code update research and attendance at continuing education seminars and classes.
  • Assists Project Manager Assistant and department management in technical and customer problem resolutions for all projects.
  • Desired candidates prioritize customer service, integrity, and a commitment to support growth and profitability.

Your Capabilities and Credentials
  • Knowledge of:
  • IBC, IRC, IMC, IPC, IRC, IFGC, IECC, and NEC codes, ordinances, and directives, including building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and accessibility as applied to moderately complex new and existing commercial construction projects.
  • Various construction materials and methods and stages of construction.
  • Mathematical principles required to perform related technical calculations.
  • Microsoft Office at a proficient level.
  • Ability to:
  • Cooperate with internal and external Stantec clients and the public.
  • Read and accurately interpret plans and specifications.
  • Objectively interpret and consistently apply code requirements and related standards in accordance with department policies.
  • Use graphic instructions, such as blueprints, plans, schematic drawings, or other visual aids.
  • Comprehend and make inferences from written material.
  • Work safely without presenting a threat to self or others in compliance with Stantec regulations.
  • Additional Requirements:
  • Must possess the ICC Building Inspector AND at least one other ICC inspection certification in mechanical, plumbing, or electrical.
  • Driver's license with satisfactory driving record required.
  • High rise experience- including elevated post tension slab certifications from PTI.

Education and Experience

Minimum of a high school diploma and five (5) years of experience inspecting approved plans, schedules, and other data to ensure proposed construction conforms to building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical codes, ordinance, and related regulations. Other combinations of experience and education meeting the minimum requirements may be substituted.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Building Technologist/Technician

Primary Location: United States-Arizona-Tucson

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 190001F5


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