Building Certifiers inspect buildings to ensure compliance with laws and regulations and advise on building requirements. Responsibilities: Reviews and provides advice on plans to ensure they meet building codes, local ordinances, zoning regulations and contract specifications. Approves building plans that are satisfactory and issues building permits. Monitors construction sites periodically to ensure overall compliance. Inspects plumbing, electrical and other systems to verify alignment level, structure elevation and ensure that they meet the necessary code/specifications. Uses survey instruments, metering devices, and test equipment to perform inspections. Provides written documentation of findings from inspections. Issues violation notices and stop-work orders until building work is compliant. Certifies structure and plan compliance with the corresponding building regulations.