Plumbing & Gas Inspector 1

City of Burnaby

Plumbing & Gas Inspector 1

Competition No.: 2019-PGI
Duration: Auxiliary / On Call
Salary: $41.29 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits.
Last Updated: 1/24/19 9:49 AM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

This is regulatory and inspectional work of a technical nature on an Auxiliary basis involving the inspection of new and existing residential, commercial, and industrial plumbing, sewer and gas installations to ensure compliance to municipal standards, codes, by-laws, and applicable Regulations and Acts.  The work involves responsibility for approving or rejecting inspected work. Incumbents of positions in this class exercise considerable independent judgment in making technical decisions and in interpreting applicable regulations to those concerned. Inspects plumbing, hydronic heating, gas, sewer and drainage installations in various stages of completion to ensure compliance with appropriate by-laws, codes, standards and regulations; inspects the fire protection water service from the property line to the main valve station within a building for compliance with applicable regulations. Approves or rejects work inspected; and enforces changes or corrections as required. Provides related technical advice, assistance, interpretation and information to owners, contractors, engineers, and architects. Prepares reports; assists with correspondence; writes objection notices; answers counter and telephone enquiries; and maintains related records. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of grade 12 and completion of plumbing trade apprenticeship, plus sound experience as a journeyman plumber and gas fitter, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Thorough knowledge of related plumbing, gas fitting, hydronic heating and sewer-connection codes and standards and by-laws.Thorough knowledge of the methods, practices, materials, tools and equipment used in the plumbing and gas trades.  Some knowledge of computer software applicable to the work performed. Ability to understand and interpret building plans and recognize requirements relating to plumbing, gas, sewer installations and drainage installations. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with owners, tradesmen, contractors and others and enforce rules and ordinances with tact and diplomacy. Ability to prepare reports, write objection notices; and maintain records related to work, and to work with minimal supervision. B.C. Certificate of Qualification in Plumbing, Class B Gas Fitter Certificate with Electrical Endorsement, Certificate of Competency as a Gas Inspector (Safety Officer), Cross Connection Control Administrator Certificate and Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia are required for this position.

This posting will remain open until the position has been filled.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.
Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Organization: City of Burnaby
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Plumbing/Pipefitting/Gas/Steam
Posted: August 1, 2019, 1:37 pm
Expires: September 30, 2019, 11:59 pm

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