Building Inspection

Building inspectors check the structural integrity and safety of buildings. While there are no formal education requirements, a formal training or degree program can make an applicant more desirable. Continue reading to explore education and career options related to building inspection.

Inside Building Inspection

As soon as a building is erected, a building inspector is called to verify that the newly built structure conforms to all building codes, regulations and ordinances. Structures with major flaws are condemned and destroyed because they may be dangerous. Building inspectors must be knowledgeable of construction materials and principles to be able to identify critical errors in construction. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), government agencies as well architectural and engineering service providers are major employers of those working in this field (

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