Building inspector - Salary and Career
Health and environmental agents

Building inspector - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They guide and supervise activities and works for environmental and health prevention/preservation, through surveys, inspections and technical analysis of locations, activities, works, projects and processes, aiming at compliance with environmental and health legislation, promoting health and environmental education .

How much does an Building inspector earn

A Building inspector earns between $1.216 and $4.980 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.091 and a median salary of $1.630 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 2.621 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Building inspector

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.091 25.091 523 10
1º Quartile 1.216 14.586 304 6
Median Salary 1.630 19.565 408 8
3º Quartile 3.798 45.573 949 18
Higher Salary 4.980 59.756 1.245 24

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium level technicians in administrative sciences
      • inspection, inspection and administrative coordination technicians
        • health and environmental agents

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Main workplaces

Health and environmental agents these professionals work predominantly in areas linked to agriculture, livestock, forestry, forestry, fishing, aquaculture and related services. They are formally employed and work as a team, as an environmental agent or public health agent, with permanent supervision. They carry out their work indoors, in the open or in vehicles, during the day, and may eventually work irregular hours. They can work under pressure, leading to a stressful situation and in uncomfortable positions for long periods, in the case of the environmental agent, they are sometimes exposed to intense noise, extreme temperatures and risks to physical integrity.

What does it take to work in the field of Health and environmental agents

The education to occupy these jobs/occupations ranges from high school to higher education, incomplete or complete, in various areas of knowledge such as: biology, engineering, etc., In addition to a basic qualification course of up to two hundred class hours, not being required professional experience.

Functions and activities of Building inspector

Health and environmental agents must:

  • guide the public on health and the environment;
  • autuar violators;
  • sign up offenders;
  • control documents and administrative processes;
  • autuar violadores;
  • notice offenders;
  • notice offenders;
  • argue violators;
  • inspect sites, activities and works;
  • technically analyze projects and processes;
  • manage inspection activities;
  • inspecting activities and works for environmental and health prevention/preservation;
  • trust violators;
  • argue offenders;
  • signing offenders;
  • autuar violadores;
  • autuar offenders;
  • manage enforcement activities;
  • submit offenders;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • subject to violators;
  • inspect activities and works for environmental and health prevention/preservation;
  • inspect activities and works for environmental and health prevention/preservation;
  • care offenders;

  • Activities

    • listen carefully (know how to listen);
    • demonstrate common sense;
    • elaborate technical reports;
    • seizing animals under illegal conditions;
    • legally frame the case under investigation;
    • cultivate professional ethics;
    • take measures to minimize the impacts of environmental accidents ;
    • request the issuance of a car by the police;
    • check compliance with the terms of commitment;
    • forward documents for supervision;
    • check the sanitary conditions of the place and facilities;
    • forward complaints;
    • analyze projects;
    • donate seized products;
    • control documentation flow;
    • elaborate contradict;
    • disable irregular products/by-products;
    • work as a team;
    • elaborate technical requirements;
    • formalize a proposal for an embargo, interdiction and fine;
    • demonstrate security;
    • analyze assessment resources;
    • check geographic and cartographic data;
    • master the legislation;
    • complete registration forms;
    • send material for analysis in organs competent bodies;
    • issue authorizations;
    • activate competent technical bodies;
    • issue licenses;
    • collect data and technical information;
    • check equipment and environmental and sanitary control systems;
    • provide for the destination of irregular products;
    • verify compliance with the terms of commitment;
    • monitor terms of commitment;
    • advise municipal and regional deliberative councils;
    • maintain self-control;
    • check the veracity of the complaint;
    • issue notifications;
    • embargo works;
    • stay organized;
    • demonstrate general knowledge;
    • issue official letters;
    • display sensory acuity;
    • analyze the licensing process;
    • fill in infraction notices;
    • manage time;
    • give technical guidance to interested parties;
    • demonstrate evaluative ability;
    • show patience;
    • check physical aspects of the facilities and/or site;
    • elaborate didactic material;
    • fine offenders;
    • complete administrative reports;
    • monitor the clearance of works and activities;
    • control deadlines;
    • check the existence of nutritionists in industries/hospitals;
    • request police support;
    • manage maintenance of equipment and facilities;
    • evaluate the impact of the activity;
    • gather information from the local community of the occurrence ;
    • answering emergency situations;
    • check working conditions (use of equipment, etc);
    • issue terms;
    • provide technical support to forestry police;
    • promote sanitary and environmental education;
    • nominate the trustee;
    • warn the offender;
    • monitor the release of products and equipment;
    • distribute tasks;
    • coordinate teams;
    • verify the survey documentation;
    • open processes;
    • seize irregular products/by-products;
    • seal equipment when used in irregular activities;
    • demonstrate communication skills;
    • participate in technical meetings;
    • investigate the production process from raw material until the final disposal;
    • check compliance with legal and technical requirements;
    • check for environmental and sanitary irregularities;
    • give lectures;
    • prohibit establishments and activities;
    • request documentation from the inspector;
    • have proper posture;
    • schedule work;
    • return equipment, instruments, materials and products to the owner;
    • cultivate discipline;
    • deal with stress;
    • identify with the activity;
    • collect material for analysis;
    • investigate complaints;
    • register complaints;
    • plan operations;
    • work as a team;
    • notify the offender;
    • check the administrative process information;
    • subpoena offender;
    • detain violators for referral to the competent authorities;
    • check the organoleptic characteristics of the product;
    • seize equipment/instruments/materials/products;
    • collect irregular products;
    • manage financial resources;
    • keep up to date;
    • forward documents to organs competent bodies;
    • participate in special operations (blitz);
    • promote meetings;
    • manage human and material resources;
    • demonstrate impartiality;
    • develop creativity;
    • elaborate technical opinions;
    • request a search and seizure warrant;
    • apply demolition notice;
    • fill in registration forms;
    • remain judicious;
    • demonstrate leadership;
    • set priorities;
    • check the health conditions of professionals to perform their duties;
    • promote courses and training for the qualification of institutions;
    • issue subpoenas;
    • manage conflicts;

    Sectors that hire Building inspector the most in the job market

    • general public administration
    • water collection, treatment and distribution
    • engineering services
    • cleaning in buildings and households
    • construction of water supply networks, sewage collection and related constructions
    • building construction
    • cleaning activities
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • other service activities provided mainly to companies
    • hospital care activities

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