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Construction Inspector

Jobot Los Angeles, CA Full-Time
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Construction Inspector

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Jennifer Thomas
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Salary: $75,000 - $135,000

A bit about us:

We were established in 1986 and we're a key Engineering and Architecture support firm on several major successful municipal capital programs. Our engineerign teams and design teams coordinate critical elements of a project in the initial planning phase. We believe, if the project is not well coordinated, it will impact the overall project quality, schedule and cost. We were established to solve the challenges of designing projects involving complex, intelligent/smart building systems and infrastructure to address these challenges. We employ a staff of architects, engineers and IT and systems design professionals who work closely together to make sure that all critical elements of a project are coordinated.

We work on a variety of capital improvement projects; including transit and roadways, airports/airlines, utilities, water/wastewater, storm drainage systems, sanitary sewer and other public infrastructure buildings/facilities. We help clients in the San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, Denver, Washington D.C., Atlanta and New York with projects including the San Francisco International Airport Master Plan, the S.F. Municipal Railway and United Airlines at over seventy airports throughout the United States.

Why join us?
  • Excellent compensation
  • Full benefits package
  • Quality professionals to work with and learn from
  • Company culture of Integrity - hold themselves to a higher standard
  • Empower their employees to thrive professionally and grow within the organization


Job Details

Position:
Construction Inspector

The Construction Inspector will examine plans, inspect electrical, and other systems, verify alignment levels and elevation of structures; ensure buildings are in compliance of all local and federal regulations; while performing general physical activities for the construction of a heavy rail system in Los Angeles County.

Job Description:

The person will be responsible for inspecting all phases of construction to verify conformity with the approved plans and specifications.

The Construction Inspector will contribute to building good communications between field management, project management, procurement, suppliers, vendors, and specialty contractors.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Interpret plans, specifications, and codes and verifies contract work is performed in accordance with them.
Visit contraction sites and inspect each stage of construction up to completion.
Assist in obtaining approved designs and permits from utility companies for services to construction sites.
Monitor construction sites for safety violations. Prepares Non-Conformance Reports when work is not performed to the approved standards. Maintains daily activity logs and reports.
Review or prepare interim progress reports for contractor payments. Monitor contractor-testing activities. Prepare reports on labor, material, and equipment on-site.
Determine construction conforms to plans and specifications, if not issue Non-Conformance Reports for corrective action.
Assist in maintaining, supporting, and promoting a safe work environment while complying with the company’s safety rules, policies, and procedures.
Arrange, coordinate, and oversee technical inspections such as electrical, mechanical, landscaping, soil testing, concrete, and asphalt mixes, and reinforcing steel for conformance to specification requirements.
Coordinate Metro Test laboratory activities and compares verifications test results from the Contractor’s laboratory.

Requirements:

BA/BS in Construction Management or related field or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
A minimum of 5 - 8 years of demonstrable and verifiable experience at a high level in construction management of transit project(s).
Must have experience in building electrical and mechanical installation, structural concrete construction, and architectural finish.
Prefer experience in transit station construction inspection.
At least 5 - 7 years of experience in passenger rail or related transportation modes

Working knowledge of principles and practices of civil engineering, design and construction, engineering survey principles, trends, techniques, mathematics, and compliance processes and procedures related to federal, state, and local codes and regulations governing construction
Experience as a Building Inspector of large commercial or industrial construction projects, heavy construction projects, transportation, or transit construction projects for the appropriate disciplines including utilities, civil, architectural, structural, electrical, mechanical and trackwork
Knowledge of construction materials necessary to determine the quality and correct use in projects, and the safe working habits and regulations in relation to different phases of construction
ICC Certificate of Reinforced Concrete or Masonry
ACI Registered Contraction Inspector License, comparable Deputy Inspection License for a county or city agency
NICET certification or another alternative certification, from an acceptable nationally recognized organization, is highly desirable where applicable to Inspection of that particular trade
Cal-OSHA / OSHA 30-Hour safety certification prior to the start of work on the project

Knowledge of working in a government environment, especially Railcar/Transit.
Demonstrate the ability to independently organize and carry out assignments with minimum direction as well as the ability to function effectively as a leader of highly professional personnel
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Able to work well with others including, contractors, agency personnel and the public

Benefits:

401(k)
Dental Insurance
Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Paid Time Off
Referral Program
Relocation Assistance
Vision Insurance

Transit station construction: 5 years (Preferred)

Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
Aggressive -- competitive and growth-oriented
Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes
People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

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