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Building Equipment Inspector Salary
in Houston, Texas

$36,343 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Building Equipment Inspector is $36,343 a year and $17 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Building Equipment Inspector is between $27,544 and $43,627. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Houston, Texas.

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Job Summary

  • Examines steam-heat systems and records steam-meter readings at regular intervals to verify accuracy of meter registration and to ensure economical service to customers of steam utility company: examines steam-distribution equipment, such as meters, steam traps, safety valves, and pipes, for loose connections or other defects and makes minor repairs and adjustments.
  • Notifies inspector, chief of necessary major repairs and of changes, such as installation of additional steam-utilization equipment or repositioning of pipes which might affect metering equipment or steam rates.
  • Reads meters and compares readings with previous recordings to detect fluctuations indicative of meter or equipment defects.
  • Submits meter readings for billing purposes and reports equipment status.
  • May notify customer of equipment requiring repair.
Building Equipment Inspector Job Prevalence in Houston, Texas, United States

Job family: Construction and Building Inspectors

Job family population: 98,810

Estimated population of Building Equipment Inspector jobs: 149

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Houston, Texas

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Description: Houston ( (listen) HEW-stən) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas, fourth most populous city in the United States, as well as the sixth most populous in North America, with an estimated 2018 population of 2,325,502. Located in Southeast Texas near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, it is the seat of Harris County and the principal city of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, which is the fifth most populous metropolitan statistical area in the United States and the second most populous in Texas after the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, with a population of 6,997,384 in 2018.Comprising a total area...

Building Equipment Inspector Job Listings for Houston, Texas

Building Engineer with Stationary License SMA SMT -experience required
Jun 7
Houston, TX, USA
BG Talent
Operate, monitor, and maintain all physical plant equipment including water chillers, steam and hot ... inspection and log of a chiller and service and adjustment. · Replace belts, motor, bearings ...
Building Engineer
Apr 9
Houston, TX, USA
Bevara Building Services
Responsible for minor repairs, preventative maintenance and service requests on building equipment ... Making sure to notify tenants when inspections are planned. * Miscellaneous tasks such as garbage ...
Senior Building Engineer (3rd Shift)
Apr 12
Houston, TX, USA
Maintains the professional appearances of the property, equipment, engineering spaces, and common ... Performs inspection of building systems including fire alarms, HVAC, plumbing and electrical. Uses ...
Quality Control Inspector
May 6
Houston, TX, USA
Trilliant Surgical LLC
... building strong relationships with surgeons who want to improve patient results and practice ... Previous experience with basic inspection equipment, using hand tools, micrometers, calipers, and ...
Commercial Technology Installer
Jun 17
Houston, TX, USA
Do you enjoy operating hand/power tools and building things in your free time? If you answered YES ... Inspect equipment on a regular basis to ensure proper functioning. * Repair or replace faulty ...
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