Village of Bolingbrook

A Place to Grow

Under the direction of the Building Commissioner, reviews plans, and enforces Village/State Codes and ordinances through the inspection of construction in the Village.  Each Inspector may be required to be a specialist in a particular construction trade, such as plumbing, electrical, mechanical, carpentry, structural and similar technical skills. This position is represented by the AFSCME union.

Shift:                           Monday – Friday Eight (8) hour work week / may be extended due to unexpected workloads or unusual/unplanned activities.
Salary:                        $103,048.20 (effective 5/1/2024)

Examples Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Interpreting and reviewing plans to determine compliance with building and construction codes.
  • Enforcing Village codes and State regulations.
  • Inspecting and writing reports regarding compliance and non-compliance.
  • Researching and evaluating new methods of construction and products.
  • Suggesting revisions to codes as appropriate.
  • Visiting and inspecting sites under construction possibly cluttered with construction materials.
  • Performing minor repairs, such as tire changes to motor vehicles.
  • Performs other tasks as required, or as assigned, which are within the scope of the duties enumerated pertaining to the Job Descriptions per Department.


  • Two (2) years of experience as a Building Inspector, or equivalent job-related work experience/training.
  • Certification by BOCA, or a comparable organization as a qualified inspector of residential and non-residential structures.
  • Certification as a specialist, such as plumbing (State license required), electrical, HVAC, mechanical, structural, or other specialties strongly preferred.
  • Possession of appropriate licenses to certifications to perform inspections and operate equipment.
  • Possession of a valid Driver License.
  • Knowledge of construction principles & techniques, as well as building & construction codes and regulations.
  • Availability to function in the presence of unusual or erratic temperatures or lighting irregularities and adverse weather conditions both in and outdoors.
  • Ability to walk, stand, kneel, or sit for long periods of time; climb flights of stairs and ladders; and work in heavy weather gear.
  • Ability to walk long distances over rough terrain.
  • Operation of required equipment, including appropriate trade tools.
  • Computer skills strongly preferred.
  • Must be able to understand, interpret, and apply building and construction codes.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Work well under stress.
  • Possession of equivalent job-related experience and/or training strongly recommended.
  • Reside in a community (or unincorporated areas) within the State of Illinois which falls within a thirty (30) mile radius of the intersection of Briarcliff Road and North Bolingbrook Drive (Route 53) within six (6) months of the date your probationary period ends.

For more information, contact:

Scott Pascente

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