Inspector Jobs in Minnesota

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

  • WSB
  • Saint Cloud, MN
  • 9 hours ago
What You Will Bring: We are looking for individuals experienced in: Municipal, heavy civil roadway and bridge construction inspection who want to better themselves and want to be challenged. 1+ years...

Construction Inspector/Observer

  • Excel Engineering
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • 6 days ago
Apply Job Type Contract Description Excel Engineering, Inc. is seeking a team-oriented, highly motivated individual for a Construction Inspector/Observer-I position for our power utility client....

Senior Construction Inspector

  • Parsons Brinckerhoff
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • 7 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....

Building Inspector

  • Minnesota City Jobs
  • Coon Rapids, MN
  • 11 days ago
Looking for your next inspections challenge? Come join the dynamic team from the City Coon Rapids! The City is seeking a candidate to conduct plan review and inspection services. Responsibilities...

Building Inspector ll

  • Minnesota City Jobs
  • West Saint Paul, MN
  • 16 days ago
Job Summary: Completes plan reviews, building, plumbing and mechanical inspection activities for residential construction and assists with commercial and industrial plans. Enforces the code...

Plans Examiner - Residential

  • City of Rochester
  • Rochester, MN
  • 17 days ago
*ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Education and Experience An Associate's degree in Architectural Technology, Building Construction Technology, Construction Management, Engineering or closely related field from...

Construction Inspector, Seasonal (Minneapolis, MN)

  • Centerpoint Energy
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • 18 days ago
Center Point Energy is looking for a Seasonal Construction Inspector to join our Minnesota GasTeam, located in Minneapolis, MN....

Road Construction Inspector - Transportation Generalist Senior

  • State of Minnesota
  • Detroit Lakes, MN
  • 22 days ago
Some examples of work for this position are listed below but not limited to the following: **Function: Contract Administration (Roadway and/or Bridge Construction)** + Assists the Chief Inspector on...

Building Inspector

  • League Minnesota Cities
  • Saint Paul, MN
  • 23 days ago
Building Inspector Salary $33.71 - $48.87 Hourly Location Woodbury Job Type FT Department Not Applicable Job Number Woodbury Closing 8/14/2022 11:59 PM Central DESCRIPTION BENEFITS Job Posting Applications...

Building Inspector

  • Minnesota City Jobs
  • Woodbury, MN
  • 29 days ago
Applications will be reviewed as they are received and position will remain open until filled with a deadline date of August 14, 2022 General Duties: The primary objective of this position is to...

Plans Examiner

  • City of Rochester
  • Rochester, MN
  • 60+ days ago
*ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Education and Experience An Associate's degree in Architectural Technology, Building Construction Technology, Construction Management, Engineering or closely related field from...

Building Inspector - $1000 Hiring Incentive

  • Meeker County
  • Litchfield, MN
  • 90+ days ago
LICENSING REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents in this class typically require: Full Certified Minnesota Building Inspector is preferred....

Construction Inspector

  • Bloom Companies Llc
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • 90+ days ago
REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management 0 - 3 years of experience Working knowledge of computer programs and tools related to construction Familiarity with Minnesota...

Building Inspector

  • City of Hastings
  • Hastings, MN
  • 90+ days ago
Provide technical assistance, and training, and act as a resource to inspectors outside of their specialty to assure compliance on final inspections....

Temporary Building Inspector

  • City of Hastings
  • Hastings, MN
  • 90+ days ago
This position will remain open until filled The duration of the position will be a minimum of 6 months and may lead to a permanent hire Summary This temporary (part- or full-time) position is...

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Salary for Inspector Jobs in Minnesota

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Highest Education Level

Inspectors in Minnesota 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 Minnesota
  • 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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