Plumbing Inspector 

As a plumbing inspector,  you inspect plumbing work to make sure its complies with relevant standards and regulations.

You need a trade background in plumbing. 



  • Outdoor Work 
  • Progression from plumber 
  • Salary 

A typical day may involve:

  • inspecting work and materials for compliance with specifications, regulations and standards 

It helps to be good at:

  • managing projects 
  • communicating clearly 
  • solving problems 
  • attention to detail 

Qualifications/pathway options:

  • Cert IV Plumbing and Services 


You may be able to work in:

  • Construction
  • Infrastructure services 
  •  Government and safety 

Related Roles

  • Surveyor 

  • Building Inspector 

  • Plumber


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