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Field Construction Engineer/Inspector at Jacobs

Field Construction Engineer/Inspector

Jacobs Chicago, IL Full Time

Do you strive to create a more connected world by utilizing your skills in field construction inspection?  If so, we’d like you to consider us.  

By joining us, we'd depend on you to perform on-site QA contractor compliance and contract documentation to an approved Construction Quality Control Plan and Owner Verification Plan during Design Build Construction by the Contractor. Prepare regular status reports and maintain current and accurate record drawings. Keep Lead Field Inspector and Resident Engineer informed of progress documentation and activities of the Contractor’s QC and Independent QA efforts.

On a daily basis provide necessary documentations such as: Contractor QC and Independent QA documentation, QA checklists, daily reporting including Owner Verification (OV) daily checklists, crew size and equipment on site,all related activities, regular progress photographs.

Responsible for field construction efforts, construction sequencing, scheduling, and performance decisions. Will assure quality and uniformity of the Contractor QC and Independent QA records and of various contracts in the overall program.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other. 

What You'll Need:

  • High school diploma or GED 
  • At least 8 years related experience in construction inspection of civil/structural facility elements of design
  • Ability to read and interpret contract documents and construction plans 

Ideally You'll Also Have:

  • Bachelors degree              
  • Familiarity in the use of Ebuilder and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work day or night shifts and weekend shifts
  • Strong time management and attention to details
  • Willingness to train in OSHA, CPR and other Jacobs mandated training classes

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. 


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and [ Link removed ]

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