Inspector Jobs in District of Columbia

Ensure structures meet building codes, zoning regulations, and contract specifications. Inspectors examine construction worksites frequently to confirm that they continue to meet legal and contractual requirements. If a project fails to meet these guidelines, inspectors issue a violation notice or stop-work order. They record their findings in daily logs (including photos) and periodic written reports.

Inspectors usually work alone, although they occasionally work in teams for especially large or complex projects. They do, however, need strong interpersonal skills because they continually communicate with clients, superintendents, and other important personnel. Inspectors must also have a strong understanding of building plans, specifications documents, drawings, and design criteria, as they are responsible for reviewing and approving blueprints for proposed ventures.

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Construction Inspector

  • Precision Systems, Inc.
  • Washington, DC
  • 7 days ago
management and inspection, signal and street lighting design, traffic analysis and reporting, crash analysis and countermeasure design, software development, data management, and more....

Civil / Construction Inspectors

  • Washington, DC
  • 17 days ago
Kumi Construction Management Corp. is seeking highly motivated Civil / Construction Inspectors to provided services in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia....
We are currently seeking Construction Inspectors to provide project support in our construction management division for the Mid-Atlantic office....

Senior Construction Inspector HV722

  • Century Engineering
  • Washington, DC
  • 27 days ago
Century Engineering is seeking a responsible candidate for the position of Senior Construction Inspector to work on a variety of interesting projects in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area....

Construction Inspector - Atc

  • Energy Jobline
  • Washington, DC
  • 30+ days ago
Job Profile Are you an aspiring Construction Inspector, who is looking for an opportunity to advance your career? We are looking for a Construction Inspector, to understand and comply with the......

Construction Inspector

  • STV Group, Incorporated
  • Washington, DC
  • 45+ days ago
STV is a leading, award-winning professional firm offering engineering, architectural, planning, and environmental and construction management services....

Construction Inspector - 2978

  • STV
  • Washington, DC
  • 60+ days ago
STV is a leading, award-winning professional firm offering engineering, architectural, planning, and environmental and construction management services....

Demographic Data for District of Columbia

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Salary for Inspector Jobs in District of Columbia

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Inspectors in District of Columbia offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (30.7%)
  • High School or GED (23.2%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (17.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (12.6%)
  • Master's Degree (11.2%)
  • Some College (2.6%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.9%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Inspectors in District of Columbia
  • 4-6 years (40.9%)
  • 1-2 years (13.6%)
  • 2-4 years (13.6%)
  • 10+ years (9.1%)
  • 6-8 years (9.1%)
  • Less than 1 year (9.1%)
  • 8-10 years (4.5%)

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