building inspector


Building inspectors perform inspections of buildings to determine compliance with specifications for various focuses of assessment. They observe and determine the suitability of construction, quality and resistance, and general compliance with regulations.

Alternative label

  • building control officer

  • construction control officer

  • construction standards inspector

  • construction control surveyor

  • buildings inspector

  • building control surveyor

  • building services inspector

  • building standards inspector

  • asbestos inspector

  • construction services inspector

  • construction inspector

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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