Site inspector

Site inspector

Site inspectors monitor all work carried out on a construction site to ensure safety and standards are upheld.


The Role

  • Regular inspections of construction sites
  • Liaising between different departments
  • Monitoring the complete building process
  • Safeguarding the quality of work
  • Ensuring adherence to proposed plans
  • Arranging meetings
  • Predicting potential problems
  • Ensuring adherence to legislation
  • Site Inspectors work around 40 hours a week, usually between 9am and 6pm.
  • It is uncommon for overnight or weekend work to apply but could in exceptional circumstances.

Salary

  • Newly trained site inspectors can earn in the region of £20,000£30,000
  • Trained with experience site inspectors can earn in the region of £30,000£40,000
  • Senior site inspectors can earn in the region of £40,000£50,000

Salaries typically range depending on location, employer and level of responsibility.


Qualifications and Training

An Honours Degree in England; the equivalent L6 NVQ / HNC in Wales, or the Scottish equivalent, can be desirable, particularly in engineering, construction, law or health and safety. Some positions may require chartered status with a relevant body.

However, industry experience is often very important too, so entrants with other qualifications might be considered, for example: IOSH Working Safely, IOSH Managing Safely, or CITB Site Safety Plus training courses. 


Vacancies

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Find out more

For information on job roles in Scotland please visit the Skills Development Scotland website My World of Work.

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