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Construction Project Manager/ Inspector

Jacobs Engineering Group Greenville, SC
  • Posted: August 29, 2019
  • Full-Time

The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector.   Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities.  We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery.  The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client's local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Construction Project Manager, the Inspector is responsible for general construction Quality Assurance.  This individual monitors and documents work in progress, verifies conformance with construction drawings and specifications, and provides general coordination functions between the contractor, CM, and client site operations.   

Primary Responsibilities

Monitor and document daily construction activity, equipment and manpower.

Interpret construction documents and applicable codes verify conformance with contract and regulatory requirements.

Participate in construction progress meetings 

Support commissioning including oversight of contractor startup and testing activities.

Verify conformance of materials and equipment with approved shop drawings/submittals. 

Assist the CM in the resolution of field issues. 

Review Contractor RFIs and provide input to the A/E as necessary to expedite responses.

Coordinate and oversee specialized testing and inspections. 

Prepare daily construction reports and maintain accurate records of tests and inspections.

Monitor work performance and document variations from established schedules. 

Assist in the evaluation of change order proposals.

Evaluate contractor payment requisitions.

Monitor work activity for conformance with site safety requirements.

Ability to obtain a DHS (HSPD-12) security clearance is required.
5-10 years of building construction experience.  Emphasis on Quality Assurance/Quality Control in a CM Agency or GC role is desired. Supervisory and/or journeyman experience in the construction trades will also be considered.
Ability to communicate effectively with clients, building personnel, contractors and consultants.
Basic computer skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Essential Functions: 

Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting. Lifting requirements limited to 20 lbs. in the form of supplies, drawings, etc. Longest distance carried of 50 feet. Hand manipulation is required for simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Occasional need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, for supplies, as well as below the shoulder for same. No foot controls necessary. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be occasional travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.


Jacobs Engineering Group


Greenville, SC

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