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Building Inspector - Toowoomba


The purpose of the position is to provide front line services to customers by providing expert technical advice to resolve building matters including mediating resolutions and undertaking proactive and reactive building inspections.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Trades
Classification TO6
Workplace Location Toowoomba region
Job ad reference QLD/QBCC12/19
Closing date 17-Feb-2019
Job duration Permanent Full-time
Contact person Jessica Martin
Contact details 0448 406 103

Are you working in the building industry and wanting a better work/life balance? Are you looking for a career change, in a role where you can make a difference?    

Have you considered becoming a Building Inspector? 

Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) is looking for qualified individuals holding the following qualifications and experience: 

  • A medium rise builders license
  • Able to apply contemporary building standards
  • Have high level interpersonal, consultative, negotiation and mediation skills 

The goal of the QBCC is to help Queenslander's ‘Build Better'.  We need talented people like YOU to help us achieve this goal.                                                                 

Our Work Environment 

We take pride in our outstanding working environment, where staff satisfaction is our number one priority. You will have the opportunity for future career development and to be part of a high performing and supportive team. 

Why work for us? 

  • We are passionate about what we do!
  • Engage in a friendly working environment
  • Simply jump in the car from home and head to your first inspection
  • Flexible working hours with the ability to work from home
  • Usage of company vehicle
  • Mobile phone and laptop
  • Full induction process and training provided
  • Career progression


Key outcomes/Accountabilities 

The aim of this role is to:

  • Provide expert technical advice to consumers, internal customers, stakeholders and industry groups relating to building work in the State of Queensland.
  • Manage a case load that includes, conducting reactive and proactive technical investigations, preparation of detailed reports and arranging expert assessments/determinations of technical and/or contractual matters.
  • Mediate between contractors and consumers to resolve disputes relating to building work.
  • Administer the regulatory provisions of the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Act 1991 and Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 Acts including issuing Directions to Rectify and undertaking disciplinary action against contractors. Interpret and apply the requirements of the Building Act 1975, the Building Code of Australia and associated Australian Standards.
  • Prepare technical reports and statements for disciplinary proceedings and give evidence before the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal and other Courts.
  • Contribute towards the office's operational planning activities.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to all staff of the Commission and external customers. 

Candidate attributes 

  1. A) Be eligible for a medium rise builders license with the QBCC [for example possession of Diploma of Building (CNBUI 013) or Advanced Diploma of Building (CNBUI 014) plus required expertise/skills, or the BCG03 Training Package or other forms of eligibility acceptable to QBCC. Mandatory  B) Possess a Current Driver's Licence (Motor Vehicle) Mandatory
  2. Be able to apply contemporary building standards, practices, legislation and codes within the construction industry, including demonstrated ability to supervise the performance of all building work.
  3. Have high level interpersonal, consultative, negotiation and mediation skills.
  4. Have high level investigative, analytical and problem solving skills and ability to manage cases particularly related to a highly technical environment.

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