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Construction Inspector

PDF ENGINEERING Chicago, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Medical, 401k, Dental

We are seeking a Construction Inspector to join our team!

Job Description

The Construction Inspector will provide third-party construction inspection services for our client’s infrastructure program. This position is responsible for daily construction inspection of infrastructure projects, status reporting, and contractor-owner coordination.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities are both routine and non-routine in nature. General duties of the position include, but are not limited, to the following:

  • Observation, inspection, and documentation of construction project as an Owner’s representative
  • Ensure compliance with design plans and specifications and permit requirements
  • Document contractor progress, maintain accurate quantity records, process payment requests, generate punch lists, and certify completion status
  • Document site activities accurately by maintaining accurate and current field books, construction reports, and as-built record drawings
  • Advocate for site safety and interface with elected officials and their staffs, as well as the general public
  • Create and track work orders for each project in the client's program database

Job Specifications

  • Good oral and written communication skills delivered with professionalism and courtesy
  • Ability to perform efficiently and work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Ability to respond proactively in a high-paced environment, with willingness to adjust and respond effectively to changes
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines set by the program leadership team
  • Proficiency with Microsoft tools, including MSWord, Outlook, and Excel

Education, Experience, and Certifications

  • Experience working in/for municipal agencies or with utility infrastructure networks
  • Experience in delivery of and/or supporting technical work (construction specifications, documentation and drawings) in a construction environment
  • Experience with simultaneously inspecting multiple projects
  • IDOT Documentation certification
  • Experience with IDOT and/or CDOT and/or ILLINOIS TOLLWAY is desired
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering with 0 to 4+ years of experience in engineering or construction related field; or
  • B.S. in Construction or Project Management with 2 to 6+ years of experience in engineering or construction related field

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

  • Work is performed primarily in an outdoor, highly urbanized environment
  • Ability to commute to/from multiple work sites
  • Candidate must have a driver’s license as well as a clean driving record

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