Institute for Building Technology and Safety

  • Commercial Building Inspector

    Posted Date 4 months ago(5/2/2019 1:59 PM)
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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 working alongside leaders in the field of building inspection and engineering around Northern Virginia and the surrounding areas?


    Are you a retired professional interested in 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 for multiple positions and 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:

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




    IBTS is currently accepting applications for Commercial Building Inspectors (electrical experience preferred but not required). This is a Senior-level Inspector role. 


    IBTS has an immediate need for experienced inspectors to work on a multi-year public works construction project to expand the Washington DC Metrorail system into Northern Virginia. The Building Inspector will be expected to conduct commercial inspections of complex buildings including metro train stations and transportation systems.




    • Performs 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.
    • Provides information relating to construction codes; assists architects, engineers, contractors and others in interpreting code requirements.
    • Prepares and maintains forms, records, and reports relative to inspection activities.
    • Ability to work in a team environment or independently.
    • Reviews plans for code compliance.
    • May perform other related duties as required.


    • ICC certification as a Commercial Inspector in at least two of the following disciplines is required: 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.


    Company Overview

    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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