Plans Examiner, Plumbing

City of Brampton


Reporting to the Supervisor, Plans and Permits, perform detailed plans review of various construction projects; including residential, commercial, institutional and industrial occupancies as well as standalone plumbing, with a focus on compliance with the plumbing and sewage system requirements of the Ontario Building Code and standards referenced therein.

  • Liaise with design professionals; including architects, engineers, developers, contractors, owners and approval agencies, in the completion of plans review.
  • Provide preliminary plan assessment; ensuring technical and administrative documentation meet standards and applicable law.
  • Respond to requests and inquiries for technical and procedural information.
  • Recommend corrective measures and alternatives for achieving compliance of plans and specifications that do not meet the applicable code requirements and standards.
  • Liaise with Building Inspectors to resolve design issues with permit applications and on-site construction issues.
  • Provide comment and input into the development of technical policies and procedures as required.
  • Maintain current knowledge of the Ontario Building Code and all standards referenced therein.
  • Maintain permit tracking system to ensure project status is up to date.
  • Prepare technical reports as required.
  • Perform technical research as required to evaluate applications.
  • Performs additional similar and related duties as assigned.
  • High school (Grade 12) graduation plus an additional program of over two (2) years and up to three (3) years in Civil Engineering Technology or equivalent.
  • Over four (4) years, up to and including eight (8) years of experience related to the position duties outlined above.
  • Within six (6) months from date of hire, successful completion of the following Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing Provincial qualification examinations:
  • Legal Processes
  • Plumbing – House
  • Within 12 months from date of hire, successful completion of the following Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing Provincial qualification examinations:
  • Plumbing – All Buildings
  • Plumbing Certificate of Qualification preferred.
  • Successful completion of Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing provincial qualification examinations for: On-site Sewage.


**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

TO APPLY: Please apply online, quoting file number: 102727 by December 10, 2017 at: or via and search for key words City of Brampton. If you require assistance with the application process, please contact us directly. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview with be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. We are dedicated to equal opportunity.

The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

Plans Examiner, Plumbing Brampton Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-12-10
Date Posted: 2017-11-27
Province: Ontario