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Technical Services Inspector

  • Full Time
  • Kenora
  • 2023-02-19

Website Bimose Tribal Council

Reporting to the Sr. Engineer the Technical Services Inspector will be responsible for overseeing Bimose Tribal Council’s Technical Services housing initiatives and community planning projects. They will carry out inspections and reporting on all types of buildings and structures to ensure that all construction is carried out in accordance with the requirements of the Building Code Act, the Ontario Building Code, and other applicable law.

As the Technical Services Inspector, you will:

  • Monitor projects by attending project meetings and carrying out site inspections.
  • Prepare reports identifying potential or real problems, provide recommendations and advise the Sr. Engineer on action to take in event of delays, cost overruns, or other difficulties.
  • Read and interpret drawings, specifications, and other technical documents.
  • Respond to related inquiries received from various customers, including designers, contractors, and the public.
  • Prepare information for files, reports, and inspection records in both electronic and manual formats with respect to matters relative to the section.
  • Investigate building-related complaints and make recommendations.
  • Qualify and maintain qualifications as referred in Division C Section 3.1.4., of the Ontario Building Code or provincial equivalent; and attend appropriate courses and seminars to keep knowledge current.
  • Work in coordination with other staff, departments, and external agencies.
  • Present a professional, positive, knowledgeable and conscientious image to the public at all times.

You and Your Experience:

  • Certified Engineering/Architectural Inspector and/or have post-secondary education related to building design or construction.
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years directly related work experience, First Nation experience is an asset.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the requirements of the Building Code Act, the Ontario Building Code, and any other applicable law as they apply to all buildings in general, and more specifically, to architectural and structural systems.
  • Must be qualified as referenced in Division C Section 3.1.4., of the Ontario Building Code or provincial equivalent.
  • Designation or eligibility for designation as a Certified Building Code Official is an asset.
  • Familiar with Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP), Physical Condition Reporting (PCR), and Progress reporting for CMHC on reserve inspections.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel.

About Bimose:

Bimose was federally incorporated in December 1987.  The name Bimose comes from the Anishinaabe word “to walk” and was given to them by an elder as a reminder to “always walk with all our Member First Nations”. This is reflected in their vision statement.  Their office serves as a sacred location as well. The building is a sacred lodge, and through elder direction and teachings is kept by the Executive Director.

Vision Statement

We walk to strengthen our Anishinaabe way, and our goal is to build a better, stronger, healthier life for the Anishinaabeg

Mission Statement

Bimose Tribal Council strives to provide our member communities with responsible, relevant, and quality advisory & professional services and program delivery.

We fully support our Anishinaabe governments in their quest to enhance the quality of life of the Anishinaabeg.

We endeavor to integrate our culture and tradition into all of our activities and to be an open, transparent, and innovative organization.

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