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MECHANICAL INSPECTOR, HVAC
POSTING NUMBER: 103509
STARTING SALARY: $81,263.00 PER ANNUM
AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Reporting to the Manager, Inspections Building this position is responsible for conducting inspections to ensure construction and installations related to heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) meet all referenced standards set by the Ontario Building Code as well as plans, specifications, documents and applicable laws and by-laws.
Maintains a portfolio of issued permits to ensure minimum service level guidelines are maintained and construction does not progress without required inspections.
Performs detailed and comprehensive inspections of buildings and/or sites to ensure that construction is in accordance with the Ontario Building Code, plans, specifications and documents.
Identifies reports and/or tests required by professional engineers (geotechnical, structural, mechanical, fire protection) and architects, to ensure they are received at the relevant stages of construction and correctness and remedial measures are taken where reports and/or construction is deficient.
Liaises with homeowners, contractors, trades and professional designers through the construction process to ensure that required inspections are undertaken and that any violations of the Code are corrected.
Requests information and/or additional documentation from manufacturers and testing agencies for verification and ruling, to resolve uncertainty with new products or systems as it relates to intended performance, Building Code requirements and suitable site condition application.
Provides assistance to homeowners and professionals who require clarification and understanding of the purpose and intent of the Ontario Building Code as it applies to interpretation, compliance methods, and current updates.
Liaise with plans examiners to resolve design and construction issues related to the Ontario Building Code.
Respond to Occurrence Reports generated by public inquiry or initiated by Police and/or Fire Services reports, By-law Enforcement or internally.
Investigate fire damage and building impact/failure accidents to determine requirement for a building permit or unsafe condition.
Maintains accurate and comprehensive “real time” inspection and investigation records; including field notes, deficiency reports, orders and photographs.
Issues Orders pursuant to the Building Code Act as a result of site investigations and in accordance with the legislative process.
Prepares documentation for the purposes of prosecution and testifies in court as required.
Provides comment and input into the development of technical policies and procedures as required.
Maintains current knowledge of the Ontario Building Code and all standards referenced therein and successfully complete qualification examinations and registration as required by the Province.
Performs additional similar and related duties as assigned.
High school (Grade 12) graduation plus an additional program of over two and up to three years in Civil Engineering Technology (Mechanical Specialization) or equivalent
Over four years, up to and including eight years of experience in HVAC system design, installation and/or inspections.
Within six (6) months from date of hire, successful completion of the following Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing Provincial qualification examinations:
HVAC – House
Within 12 months from date of hire, successful completion of the following Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing Provincial qualification examinations:
Non-probationary valid Ontario Class G driver’s licence.
Ability to obtain a City of Brampton permit.
Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) courses: Residential Heat Loss and Gain Calculations, Residential Air System Design, Small Commercial Heat Loss and Gain Calculations and Small Commercial Air System Design.
Sound judgment; good decision making and analytical skills.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and additional related software.
Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service.
Able to work independently and as part of a team.
**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.
Job status: Permanent
Job Type: Union
Applications must be received by: January 20, 2020
Alternate formats will be provided upon request.
As part of the corporation’s Modernizing Job Evaluation project, this position will undergo an evaluation which may result in a change to the rate of compensation. Any changes affecting this position will be communicated as information becomes available.
If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by clicking the button above quoting reference #103509 by January 20, 2020 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A criminal record search will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.
The City is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.