Construction Inspector/senior Construction Inspector

Municipal Corporation Oakville Halton Region

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Construction Inspector/Senior Construction Inspector


Public Works


Engineering & Construction


Construction Inspector/Senior Construction Inspector



At the Region of Halton, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Halton is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


This is a permanent full time position working 37.5 hours per week.


Halton Region is seeking an individual to fill a Construction Inspector or Senior Construction Inspector position, depending upon their education and experience.



Preferred Background:
The ideal candidate will have a diploma in Civil Engineering or equivalent from a recognized community college, along with three to ten (3-10) years of experience in construction of municipal infrastructure, including direct experience in inspection of municipal infrastructure. Applicants must be certified, or eligible to be certified as an engineering technician/technologist with OACETT.  Knowledge and understanding of Ontario Provincial Standards (OPS), American Water Works Association Standards (AWWA), Ontario’s Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), Knowledge of backflow prevention and cross connection control is required. Must be familiar with Health & Safety Regulations especially related to construction, and possess the ability to interpret and apply design standards and contract documents, drawings & specifications.  Strong customer service skills and the ability to demonstrate effective time management skills are required along with a commitment to quality and compliance. Familiarity with AutoCAD is an asset.  An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.


Working Conditions:

Daily travel will be required; incumbent must provide their own transportation. The incumbent will be required to provide a copy of their driver’s license by their first day of employment. Construction inspection requires availability to work seasonal overtime hours.



  • Performs detailed field inspections of water, wastewater and road construction projects to ensure assets and the materials and methods used during construction comply with all related permits, regulations, standards and contract documents, drawings & specifications.
  • Creates and maintains accurate and detailed project records for financial and technical purposes (e.g. daily diary, progress payment certificates and as-constructed drawings).
  • Performs, arranges and/or witnesses quality assurance and quality control testing of linear water, wastewater and road assets and related construction materials.
  • Coordinates project activities (e.g., shutdowns, road closures and testing) between the Region and the contractor to maintain water quality, minimize service disruptions to the public, and ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Provides technical support to the Regional Project Manager, consultants and contractors regarding construction methods and staging (i.e., sequencing of events) as well as resolution for design issues arising through construction.
  • Creates and maintains professional relationships with Regional staff, Local Municipal staff, consultants, contractors, emergency services (i.e. fire), Councilors, Regulatory Authorities and the public.
  • Communicates in a professional and courteous manner with residents and businesses regarding project information, mitigating impacts and resolving issues related to construction. 
  • Operates various technical equipment to complete utility locates, undertake backflow testing, take measurements and complete materials testing.
  • Supports the capital delivery program through rotations into Development Inspection, Surveying & Geotechnical Material Testing.
  • Demonstrates independent problem solving and draws upon construction experience to resolve or recommend the best approach to technical challenges.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.




November 12, 2018

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Halton Region is pleased to accommodate applicants who have a disability.  Please inform Human Resource Services at 905-825-6000 ext. 7700 if you require a disability related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process.


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