Job Title: Building Official Specialist (Plumbing)

Requisition ID: 2082 Planning

Real Estate & Economic Development Department

Building Code Services

Building Inspections Branch

Employment Type: 1 Full-time Permanent position

Work Hours: 35.00 /hours per week

Affiliation: CUPE 503 Inside/Outside

Salary Information: $73,897.46 - $86,460.92  annually (2022 rates of pay)

Location: 580 Terry Fox Drive  City: Ottawa, ON 

Job Category: Planning

Application Close: 25/03/2022




Responsible for the review, inspection and approval of the construction of plumbing systems for all buildings regulated by the Ontario Building Code.

Provides a broad range of comprehensive technical, expert, and professional, advisory service for plumbing systems for all buildings under the Ontario Building Code. This service includes specialized technical advice in the following disciplines of the Building Code (Plumbing), applicable law, agreements and development approvals



Completion of 3 year community college diploma as an Architectural, Civil, Mechanical, Fire Protection or Construction Technologist.

Minimum of 7 years of related experience in the design and construction of buildings, including a minimum of 3 years in the fields of plan examination, building inspection and enforcement of the Ontario Building Code Act and regulations



Plumbing Specialist  

A Province of Ontario Certificate of Qualification - Plumbing,


Must have successfully completed the provincially mandated examinations program administered by Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing relating to: Building Code Act and the Ontario Building Code; in the categories of qualifications that correspond to the types of buildings that will be inspected (reviews of drawings and inspection of construction), and plumbing building systems, as set out in the Ontario Building Code. Including:

a.  Legal Process for Building Officials and Designers 2012, and

b.  Plumbing All Buildings 2012


Preference to those with: Building Code Qualified (BCQ) or Certified Building Code Official (C.B.C.O.) in the Ontario Building Officials Association







We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. 

The City of Ottawa promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from women, people with disabilities, Aboriginal peoples and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.

The City of Ottawa provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation.

The City of Ottawa has a Mandatory Vaccination Policy which requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.

Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.


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