This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Reporting to the Chief Building Official (CBO), the Plumbing Building Official (PBO) serves as one of a team of territorial regulatory officials responsible for design and delivery of compliance programming to the National Building Code of Canada, National Plumbing Code of Canada and other codes or standards pursuant to the Nunavut Building Code Act. The PBO participates as a team member with responsibility for permitting and compliance monitoring of every new building project in Nunavut. This position will work independently and as a team member under the supervision of the CBO. Buildings include those used for assembly, institutional, residential, commercial, mercantile and industrial occupancy and range from simple to complex in size and design. As a regulatory authority, the PBO is responsible for confirming that construction complies with regulations, codes and standards.
The ideal candidate is a certified, licensed or qualified Plumbing Building Official as recognized in one or more Canadian province(s) or territories and has a minimum of four (4) years’ experience in an inspection or a regulatory capacity. A degree in mechanical engineering, certificate or diploma in mechanical engineering technician or technologist, Journeyman with a red seal plumbing trade, certificate of qualification in the plumbing trade issued under the “Apprenticeship, Trade and Occupations Certifications Act” and experience working in a rural, remote or northern communities will be considered assets.
A valid class 5 driver’s license with a clean driver’s abstract are also required for this position.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in Inuktitut/Inuinnaqtun is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.