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Construction inspectors inspect the construction and maintenance of new and existing buildings, bridges, highways and industrial construction to ensure that specifications and building codes are observed and monitor work site safety. They are employed by federal, provincial and municipal governments, construction companies, architectural and civil engineering consulting firms or they may be self-employed.
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- Examine plans, drawings, and site layouts for new buildings, building renovations and other proposed structures
- Inspect construction of buildings, bridges, dams, highways and other types of building and engineering construction for conformance to drawings, specifications, building codes or other applicable ordinances
- Inspect and test electrical or plumbing installations in buildings to ensure compliance with municipal, provincial and federal regulations
- Inspect steel framework, concrete forms, reinforcing steel mesh and rods, concrete or pre-stressed concrete to ensure quality standards and to verify conformance to specifications and building codes
- Inspect construction of sewer systems and pipelines
- Inspect construction sites to ensure that safe working conditions are maintained
- Inspect existing buildings to identify and report on structural defects, fire hazards and other threats to safety
- Inspect new or resale homes on behalf of clients and assess and provide reports on the physical condition of property.
Outlook & Prospects for Construction Inspectors in Mauricie Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Mauricie Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2012-11-14|
For the 2012-2014 period, job opportunities in the Mauricie region are expected to be fair for this occupation.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Feb 24 - Feb 28, 2014
- In the Mauricie region, $2.4M will be spent on infrastructure upgrades at the Mastigouche and Saint-Maurice wildlife preserves, creating 12 direct and 10 indirect jobs. (available in French only)
- Following a $3.5M expansion, the ADF Diesel engine machining and assembly centre in Saint-Stanislas plans to create from 10 to 15 new jobs, after hiring 8 new employees in the past six months (available in French only)
- In Shawinigan, the Epsilia software design firm expects a major increase in sales that could lead to 20 new hires within three years (available in French only)
- In Shawinigan, online game developer Alchemic Dream expects to hire another twenty or so employees by the end of the year (available in French only)
- The Desjardins Youth Work Experience program will provide 12 young people from the Maskinongé RCM with a job this summer (available in French only)
- La Coop fédérée has announced that it will close its distribution centre in Trois-Rivières within 15 months and that 236 people will lose their jobs (available in French only)
- As a result of a $1,575,000 project announced on February 7 at Boiseries Leblanc of Louiseville, 11 skilled jobs will be added to the company (available in French only)
- More than 250 summer jobs are to be filled in Trois-Rivières for day camp counsellors, guides, park supervisors, grounds attendants and lifeguards (available in French only)
- Automation Mauricie, in Trois-Rivières, announced a $4.3M investment to acquire equipment and 30-some jobs will be added to the 70 existing ones (available in French only)
- Kongsberg Automotive, in Shawinigan, announced a $1.4M investment to create a centre of excellence in electronics, which will create jobs for engineers and technicians (available in French only)
- The Chocolats Favoris chocolate factory will be investing more than $500,000 in Trois-Rivières by the time it opens in the spring, creating at least 30 jobs, some of which will be summer jobs (available in French only)
- A hundred jobs will be created over the next five years in Shawinigan with the arrival of electric terminal manufacturer AddÉnergie Technologie, set to open its plant with a $21M price tag (available in French only)
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