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Senior Building Inspector
An exciting opportunity exists for an Unlimited Building Inspector (IN-U) to join the Victorian Building Authority as a Senior Building Inspector.

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Department: Victorian Building Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time or part time
Job Function: Construction
Classification: VPSG5.2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/6250
Closing Date: 26-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $114,830 - $125,735
Job Duration: N/A
File Attachment: 2023 - pd - senior building inspector.docx
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Contact: Aleks Golaboski
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Position Details

We are seeking two, experienced, proactive and enthusiastic Senior Building Inspectors (unlimited) to join our team to deliver effective building inspections on all classes of commercial and domestic buildings. 

The Senior Building Inspector would be responsible for:

  • Undertaking inspections and audits of building work across all stages of construction and occupied buildings and gathering evidence for the achievement of compliance with relevant building legislation, codes and Australian Standards, all Classes of commercial and domestic buildings, with a focus on commercial buildings above 2000m2.
  • Advanced understanding and knowledge of the Victorian Building Regulatory Framework contained in the Building Act 1993, Building Regulations 2018, National Construction Code (Volume One and Two) and relevant Australian standards and codes.
  • Strong conceptual and problem-solving skills with a proven ability to interpret and apply legislation and technical matters to analyse complex issues, identify appropriate courses of action and make sound decisions.

What you will need to be successful

As the Senior Building Inspector, you will possess experience in delivering effective proactive building inspections and audits for the achievement of compliance with relevant building legislation, codes and standards.

The Senior Building Inspector will be required to mentor other team members, provide development and shadowing opportunities and provide expert technical building advice, recommendations and support to internal and external stakeholders.

A registration as a Building Inspector Unlimited (IN-U) is a mandatory requirement.

Full-time and part-time applicants are encouraged to apply.

VBA Commitment

We value diversity and inclusion in all forms - gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We're hoping to find a broad range of experiences, and people from all backgrounds and communities to join us at the VBA.

We invite you to talk to us about any preferences or adjustments you may need to either our recruitment process or the role itself. If you identify as a person with disability, please let us know how we can provide additional support to your application. If this is you, please don't hesitate to get in touch via

We value and encourage flexibility for all, and so we support all our roles to be worked flexibly in some way, including part-time, to support a diverse, adaptive, and high-performing workforce. We encourage you to discuss flexible work options with the hiring manager during the recruitment process.

Working at the VBA - what you can expect

  • Challenging work and a continuous learning environment
  • Flexible work options including part-time, compressed work schedules, flexible start and finish times, and purchased leave options.
  • A competitive salary, 10.5% superannuation and an annual Agility Allowance

How to Apply

We require you to upload:

  • A detailed copy of your resume
  • A cover letter outlining your relevant experience and how you feel it aligns to the role.
  • Any other quals or licence if applicable

Important information

  • Only electronic applications submitted via will be accepted.
  • Candidates deemed suitable from a selection process may be considered for identical or similar vacancies within 6 months.

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