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The Building Code Profession Is Dying Out, and That's a Problem

Discussion in 'Industry News' started by mark handler, Oct 19, 2018.

  1. RickAstoria

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    That's why young new individuals should be brought in under supervision of the experienced. That is what apprenticeship is about. They gain some experienced under the supervisor/mentor. The role of mentorship and supervision must be intertwined in the process.
     
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    Well I just got licensed and am looking forward to an opportunity to be involved in this industry. So there are some people ready for their chance.
     
  4. mark handler

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    Licensed as?
     
  5. Shaun Reed

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    Licensed as a building inspector
     
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    In what state? Please reference where in the state statutes it licenses building inspectors.

    ICC certification is not a license.
     
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    I just set in a class last week for 4 days and out of 18 people 4 were taking the electrical exam but only 3 were going to use it as an inspector. What I thought was very interesting was about half the class was retired police officers doing property maintenance and taking the course to understand the basics. I took a look at the ages of the class and other than a handful most were retired or going to be within the next 10 years.
     
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    State of Alaska has home inspector licensing - they are a part of the Contractor licensing program
     
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    In the state of Michigan
     
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