Building Inspectors examine solar-related structures using construction experience to determine structural soundness and compliance with specifications, building codes, and other regulations.
Building Inspectors with Solar Expertise usually work for a local government, inspecting solar energy systems, buildings, wiring, plumbing, electrical circuits, foundations, and any other solar power-related structure during and after construction for structural quality, general safety, and conformance to specifications and codes. Building Inspectors approve and sign plans that meet required specifications, review plans, blueprints, site layouts, specifications, and construction methods to ensure compliance with legal requirements and safety regulations. Additionally, Building Inspectors monitor the installation of plumbing, wiring, equipment, and appliances to ensure that installation complies with regulations; as well as inspect and monitor construction sites to ensure adherence to standards, codes, and specifications.
▸ Electrical Inspector with Solar Expertise
This move may require code training, licensure, and certification.
▸ Solar Project Developer
Certification, industry training, and a financial degree would support this move.
▸ Code Official with Solar Expertise
This move may require code training and certification.