Inspector Jobs in Illinois

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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Building Inspector - South Holland, IL

  • SAFEbuilt
  • South Holland, IL
  • 9 hours ago
Combination Building Inspector - South Holland, IL SAFEbuilt is currently seeking a talented, experienced Residential/Commercial Building Inspector to join our team....

Combination Building Inspector

  • Safebuilt
  • North Chicago, IL
  • 3 days ago
Combination Building Inspector - North Chicago, IL SAFEbuilt is currently seeking a talented, Combination Building Inspector to join our team....

Senior Construction Inspector

  • Parsons Brinckerhoff
  • Chicago, IL
  • 11 days ago
Candidates should have experience in Civil, Electrical, Structural, Mechanical, and general construction projects. Fluency in OSHA construction safety requirements and risk management is required....

Railroad Public Projects Construction Inspector (Remote, P/T-Temp)

  • Michael Baker International
  • Chicago, IL
  • 14 days ago
DESCRIPTION Michael Baker is seeking a talentedRailroad Inspector with a specialization in public projects,to help make a difference in our Rail and Transit Specialty Practice....
Remote Work

Combination Building Inspector - Glendale Heights

  • SAFEbuilt
  • Glendale Heights, IL
  • 30+ days ago
Combination Building Inspector - Glendale Heights, IL SAFEbuilt is currently seeking a talented, experienced Building Inspector to support their Glendale Heights, Illinois office....

Construction Inspector

  • TranSystems Corporation
  • Schaumburg, IL
  • 45+ days ago
Overview We are excited to share that TranSystems has been recognized as a top 100 design firm by Engineering News-Record in 2021. For more than 50 years, TranSystems has committed to a mission of...

Construction Inspector

  • Stantec Inc.
  • Ohio, IL
  • 60+ days ago
Education: Successful completion of Associate's Degree in Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Technology or Construction Management is preferred....

Building Inspector

  • City of Rock Island
  • Rock Island, IL
  • 60+ days ago
This is responsible for building inspection work ensuring compliance with appropriate City codes and ordinances. Work involves review of plans and specifications for commercial and residential...

Combination Building Inspector - North Chicago, IL

  • SAFEbuilt
  • North Chicago, IL
  • 60+ days ago
Combination Building Inspector - North Chicago, IL SAFEbuilt is currently seeking a talented, Combination Building Inspector to join our team....

Field Construction Inspector - Rail (Part Time)

  • Jacobs Engineering Group
  • Chicago, IL
  • 90+ days ago
Observe field construction efforts, construction sequencing and scheduling as well as attending/coordinating railroad pre-construction meetings....

Construction Inspectors

  • STV Group, Incorporated
  • Chicago, IL
  • 90+ days ago
construction projects....

Construction Inspectors - 2917

  • STV
  • Chicago, IL
  • 90+ days ago
construction projects....

Building Inspector - South Chicago Area

  • SAFEbuilt
  • Chicago, IL
  • 90+ days ago
Combination Building Inspector - South Chicago Area SAFEbuilt is currently seeking a talented, experienced Residential/Commercial Building Inspector to join our team....

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Salary for Inspector Jobs in Illinois

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Highest Education Level

Inspectors in Illinois 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%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.9%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Inspectors in Illinois
  • 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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