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Home Inspector

The Home Inspector performs indoor and outdoor checks to minimize safety hazards and determine maintenance needs, photographing evidence and documenting what actions are ultimately taken. He/She ensures that residents are following the guidelines of their lease agreements and that building managers are complying with local and state regulations

Key Responsibilities

  • Conducts inspections on residential properties to check for compliance and assess if there are hazards or structural defects
  • Inspects and conducts basic testing of existing electrical or plumbing installations
  • Communicates with realtors, homeowners, or potential buyers to facilitate repairs and improvements.
  • Ensures residents are following their lease agreements
  • Flags specific repairs that might be needed, so homeowners can improve the property before it is sold
  • Creates detailed reports about their inspection findings and present these to homeowners
  • Inspects new or resale homes on behalf of clients, make assessments and provide reports on the physical condition of property

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Building Inspection technology, real estate, construction engineering and other related fields.
  • Proven experience as a Home/Property Inspector for more than 2 years
  • Strong knowledge of the real estate and housing market
  • Extensive technical construction expertise.
Must have working knowledge of basic home systems including plumbing, HVAC units, electrical, and security alarms

Skills needed for this role

The Home Inspector must follow established procedures and needs engineering knowledge to correctly evaluate properties. He/sHe should be able to take measurements and read and create property diagrams. He/She should be meticulous, taking into account every aspect of a property and seeking to identify all hazards for the safety of homeowners.

Career Level

1-4 Years Experienced Employee

Job Specializations

Real Estate, Engineering