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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 Lanaudière 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|
|Lanaudière Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2012-11-14|
For the 2012-2014 period, job opportunities in the Lanaudière region are expected to be good for this occupation.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 18 - Nov 22, 2013
- Brandon Truck Equipment in Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon is investing more than $500,000 into the design and completion of a new dump body. This project will maintain current employment levels, accounting for 21 employees. (available in French only)
- The new daycare, La Chenille, will soon be opening its doors in Saint-C¿me. This new facility will create around 10 new jobs (available in French only)
- L'Assomption's appliance manufacturer, ¿lectrolux, announced that its plant closure layoffs will begin in April 2014. This will affect 150 employees. Between 100 and 300 layoffs will then follow in May. (available in French only)
- Sports facility manufacturer Agora, of Terrebonne, will be building the seats for Qu¿bec City's new amphitheatre. This $6.3M project will generate new temporary jobs for the term of the contract. Agora currently has more than 20 people on its payroll. (available in French only)
- Cryos Technologies, an orthotics manufacturer in Joliette, has just moved into its new, more spacious location following a $2.5M investment. This expansion has allowed it to double its workforce to 44 people. (available in French only)
- The city of Repentigny will be investing $2.4M in 2014 for the construction of 6 clay tennis courts and a clubhouse at Maurice Richard park in the city's east end (available in French only)
- O'Sole Mio is investing $55M into the construction of a plant in Boisbriand to replace the current one. This new facility will create nearly 100 new jobs, adding to the 100 jobs currently in place. (available in French only)
- The Franck Majeau pharmacy in Saint-Ambroise-de-Kildare is investing $700,000 to expand its establishment and purchase an automatic bagger for pharmaceuticals. This expansion will create two new jobs, adding to the 37 already in place. (available in French only)
- Petro-Canada began construction of a new service station with two car wash bays in the east end of Repentigny. This 4,000-square-foot facility should open its doors in February 2014. (available in French only)
- A new residential condominium development is being built in Notre-Dame-des-Prairies. The completed project will include 11 buildings of 4 condominiums each, which represents a $13M investment. (available in French only)
- Agrigatte, a designer and manufacturer of snow-pushers for snow removal, is investing in the acquisition of better production equipment, which will allow the company to create six new jobs by 2016 (available in French only)
- Door plant Masonite of Berthierville has announced the gradual closure of its establishment as of January 2014. The full closure is scheduled for March 2014. Production is being transferred to Chile. (available in French only)
- Private medical clinic, Clinique Le Gardeur, has invested in recent months into the expansion of its facilities in Repentigny, which has allowed the company to create new jobs (available in French only)
- Construction works on the Larkétype urban space, a $7M project, are almost complete. This commercial building will consist of businesses, professional offices and condominiums. (available in French only)
- Commission scolaire des Samares announced the construction of a new multi-sport complex in Joliette in 2014. This $16M project, which will include three soccer fields, should open its doors in 2015. (available in French only)
- Construction on the Montcalm scientific, sports and educational complex, Centre J.C. Perreault, will start in March 2014 in Saint-Roch-de-l¿Achigan. The $15M project will include two ice rinks and a research centre for athletic performance. (available in French only)
- Following the renewal of the police officers¿ collective agreement and the projected population growth, the city of Mascouche is planning on hiring eight new police officers in 2014 (available in French only)
- The ministère de la Santé et des Services Sociaux of the Lanaudière region will be able to hire 27 new family doctors in 2014: 13 positions will be created in the south of the region, 10 in the north, and 4 are already filled. (available in French only)
- Halte Chemin du Roy, a new gas station and convenience store, recently opened its doors in Lavaltrie. This new place of business enabled the creation of 30 new jobs. (available in French only)
- Terrebonne-based Groupe Consertek LM, specializing in telecommunications networks, will be setting up a network of 8 towers that collect meteorological data in Saguenay. This project, worth more than $700,000, will enable 8 new jobs to be created. (available in French only)
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