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Commercial Building Inspector

Commercial Building Inspector

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Are you seeking an organization that provides competitive salary and benefits, as well as incentives to obtain and maintain professional certifications and licenses?


Are you interested in an opportunity to work on technically rewarding high rise commercial and mixed-use buildings, working alongside leaders in the field of building inspection and engineering?


Are you interested in the potential for long-term growth opportunity in a young and vibrant city working on some of the most challenging and professionally rewarding construction projects being built today?


The Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS) has all of that and more!


We are now hiring in the Richmond, VA area.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package based on IBTS’ idea that attracting the best talent is how we maintain our excellence.


Our benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Certification & License Incentives (Training costs, Exam/Renewal fees, and Incentive Bonus)
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
  • Rich Health Insurance Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, and FSA)
  • 401k with Employer Matching

Other potential benefits:

  • Access to a Company Vehicle 
  • Temporary Housing Allowance with Relocation




IBTS is currently accepting applications for Commercial Building Inspectors. IBTS has an immediate need for experienced inspectors to work on multi-year,  technically rewarding high rise commercial and mixed use construction projects for multiple clients.  




  • Perform field inspection of structures and infrastructure during various stages of construction to ascertain compliance with the approved plans, specifications, product manufacturers’ instructions and applicable construction codes.
  • Provide information relating to construction codes; assist architects, engineers, contractors and others in interpreting code requirements.
  • Prepare and maintain forms, records, and reports relative to inspection activities.
  • Work effctively in a team environment or independently.
  • Review plans for code compliance.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • ICC certification as a Combination Inspector or certification in at least two of the following disciplines: Building, Mechanical, Electrical or Plumbing; equivalent state certifications and/or registration as a licensed engineer will be considered.
  • Five (5) years of experience in the engineering, inspection, construction, or building trades.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of building codes during the inspection process and report on compliance of complex construction projects.
  • Possession and maintenance of a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.



Bring your passion, expertise, and experience to IBTS, where we appreciate and are committed to our employees. We offer outstanding benefits, growth opportunities and work hard to maintain a culture that values our employees. 


The Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that was established to provide unbiased professional building code compliance services, while enhancing the communities in which we work. At IBTS, our mission is to deliver quality services to meet the challenges of governance at all levels while enhancing public safety, economic development, and the general welfare of the community. Our services include Building and Community Development, Energy and Sustainability Services, Disaster Planning and Recovery, Quality Assurance, as well as Compliance and Risk Monitoring.


IBTS is headquartered in Ashburn, VA, with additional offices in Louisiana, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Texas and Washington, DC.


We are committed to building a community of experts with diverse backgrounds, disciplines, and perspectives who are passionate about our mission. IBTS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. S3 Residence, disability, and veterans encouraged to apply.


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