Construction Inspector - Water

Stantec Inc. Winston Salem , NC 27108

Posted 3 months ago

At Stantec, we approach every water and natural resource project we undertakewhether at the local, regional, or watershed level thoughtfully, and execute it with excellence across all project phases. We partner with our clients to design fit-for-purpose solutions that address their communities' unique needs throughout the water infrastructure lifecycle. Our experts lead their fields and guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. We're a place where you can apply your passion and collaborate with top talent on work that's critical to our clients, our communities, and the industry at large.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking a Construction Inspector , with 5 years of experience, to join our Water Sector in Winston-Salem, NC.

As a Construction Inspector, you will utilize your construction experience and technical knowledge of municipal infrastructure, water and wastewater facilities, and general building projects to successfully execute and manage projects, under the supervision of the Construction Manager or Project Manager, and help us build and grow our practice.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for ensuring daily contract compliance to project plans and specifications on construction projects and for documentation to support payment and project acceptance. Enforces contractor compliance to plans and specifications; Reviews contract change order costs

  • Checks final contract estimates for completeness; Determination of final contract cost

  • Serves as project inspector responsible for coordinating all assigned phases of work between project manager's office and the contractor

  • Refers construction not in compliance with plans and specifications to project manager

  • Recommends acceptance or rejection of construction materials for quantity, quality, and conformance to applicable specifications; records characteristics of materials incorporated into the project by the contractor

  • Inspects contractors' work on one or more construction projects; reviews, collates, and records data received from other inspectors

  • Read, understand, and interpret project plans and contract documents. Identify possible problems in contract documents and propose solutions or refer them to the Project Manager, Assistant Project Manager or Project Coordinator as appropriate

  • Ensure construction work is performed in accordance with the contract documents through inspection and monitoring

  • Prepare required documentation for the assigned project

  • Assist in operation of the Quality Control/Quality Compliance program for projects

  • Ensure elements of QA/QC program are complied with

  • Enter or transfer information to computers

  • Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Requires advanced knowledge of local, state and federal building codes, construction principles, techniques and procedures, occupational hazards and safety precautions.

  • Ability to effectively discuss project issues with contractor, project team and clients, including ability to resolve conflict situations.

  • Takes initiative on tasks and in coordinating with other members of the project team, obtaining and sharing necessary information.

  • Strong organizational skills and understanding of task assignment and schedule.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to solve complex problems using sound professional judgment, creativity and innovation.

  • Enjoy field work, demonstrate problem-solving abilities along with a commitment to thrive in a proactive organization where client service is priority one.

  • Proficient using a computer and Microsoft Word.

  • Ability to analyze data and prepare written reports.

  • Must be physically able to work in the field at various construction sites.

  • Good driving record is required.

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.

Education and Experience

High school diploma required. Associate or Bachelor's in Civil Engineering or related field of study is a plus.

Minimum of 5 years of experience for major projects including inspection and utility construction project experience is preferred.

Position will work in both a field and office setting. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Must be available to travel for out of town projects when needed.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Construction Inspection

Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-Winston-Salem

Organization: BC-1756 Water-US Southeast

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Sep 25, 2018, 11:46:34 AM

Req ID: 180001ON

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Construction Inspector - Water

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