Building Inspector - 2719676

  • Building Inspector Jobs in Kuwait City - 2719676

  • 0 - 3 Years
  • Kuwait City (Kuwait City)
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Job Description

Building Inspector ( KBO001217 )



The Building Inspector reports to the Public Works Operations Manager and is responsible for the inspection of structures, systems and equipment related to new construction, renovation and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) repair functions This positon ensures compliance with requisite contractual, USG, DOD, US Army, IBC, ANSI, OSHA, local regulations, codes, policies, guidelines and instructions Inspections include, but are not limited to new construction, upgrades or repairs Additionally, inspectors shall identify and report violations, and ensure repairs, rework and alterations are performed correctly Inspectors are expected to examine plans to ensure compliance, visit sites during first phase of construction to make initial inspection, and follow up with additional inspections during each phase of the project Inspectors will inspect for quality and safety of work performed and review Statements of Work (SOWs), Designs and Data Sheets prior to and during inspections Upon the completion of work, inspectors will sign off that work has satisfactorily been completed prior to scheduling a pre-final inspection with the customer


Inspects new buildings, additions to and alterations of existing buildings for compliance with the current editions of the International Building Code, International Mechanical Code, International Plumbing Code, International Fuel Gas Code, International Energy Conservation Code, International Residential Code, andor the National Electrical CodeBritish Standard

Inspects building projects to ensure construction is performed in accordance with approved plansdesign and SOW

Conducts inspections on repairs performed by O&M technicians

Reads and interprets codes, technical manuals, drawings, instructions, specifications as related to construction projects

Notifies contractor of code violations via written compliance report at the time of inspection

May check that all required special inspections are performed and reviewed for completeness and review testing data and reports for conformance to specifications

Works closely with the PWD Project Construction Managers, PMs and LPCs to schedule inspections

Follows up to verify correction of violations are made and takes appropriate action to insure compliance

Reviews plans, conceptual designs and SOWs for code compliance

Evaluates existing buildings, on a complaint basis, for hazardous conditions and initiates abatement procedures when required

Studies technical literature to keep current on applicable codes and code changes as they occur

Assist PMs in the technical writing of SOWs and the evaluation of Technical Proposals

Follows all environmental, safety, and health regulations, policies, procedures and practices; keeps work areaequipment clean and orderly

Performs other duties and assignments as required


Laptop and desktop computer systems, projector and audio equipment, building inspection measurement tools, and system testing equipment


Job assignments will involve work in and out-of-doors with exposure to extreme climatic conditions including frequent dust storms, and high temperatures


Must be able to liftpushpull 50 lbs; Work will require stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, prolonged sitting; Work in areas where a potential exist for exposure to physical, chemical, and biological agents; Personal Protective Equipment is required when applicable, Such equipment includes but is not limited to head; hand; foot; torso; respiratory; vision, and hearing protection



EducationCertifications One year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required

High school diploma and preferred studies in engineering or architecture or who have a certificate or an associates degree that includes courses in building inspection, home inspection, construction technology, and drafting CFR 1926 OSHA 30-hour construction course andor NEBOSH Trainingcertification is a plus Must possess a drivers license from the US to obtain a Kuwait drivers license Must be able to obtain a military Common Access Card (CAC)


Minimum of five (5) years experience in building inspection or the construction trades, or any equivalent combination of education and experience with firsthand knowledge of the IBC and CFR 1926 OSHA Standards, Military background and training is beneficial


Excellent English written and verbal communication skills, Competent in computer operations to include Microsoft Office; Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and Projects Must have a strong ability to work independently

Working knowledge of the International Building Code, International Mechanical Code, International Plumbing Code, International Residential Code, and the National Electrical Code British Standards; working knowledge of current construction methods, materials, tools and equipment



Primary Location Kuwait

Job Operations, Supply Chain&Logistics

Clearance Level required at Start Date NACI

Travel Yes, 10 PERCENT of the Time

Work Status Full-time

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace Vectrus is an Equal OpportunityAffirmative Action Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability EOEMinorityFemaleDisabledVeteran

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Role:Project Management


Salary:As per Industry Standards

Function:Engg. project Mgmt./site Engg./Civil Engg.

Deadline:09th Oct 2024

Company Profile

Industry Other Services (Other Services)
Company Turnover 1 - 100 Crores
Company Size 1 - 10 Employees