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Construction inspector shall prepare daily inspection reports documenting construction progress; monitor the program compliance with plans, specifications and other contract provisions; maintain daily logs of inspection work and review discrepancies or changes. The construction inspectors shall report to the Construction Manager.
Major Roles and Responsibilities:
- Achieve and maintain full familiarity with contract plans, specifications, contractors’ schedules and plans, applicable safety regulations, and current shop and working drawings relative to assigned contract duties to be knowledgeable about the contractors’ obligations/plans/schedule
- Oversee inspections of the Metrorail tunnels and shafts being worked on during the Tunnel Grouting Program to determine the quality of workmanship and materials used, making sure these conform to the contract documents, applicable to state and federal codes and requirements.
- Observe work operations for compliance with applicable safety regulations
- Observe and recognize unsafe practices, and where appropriate, request their correction by the contractors’ on-site representative.
- Document daily construction activities on electronic and/or hardcopy reports, as instructed by the CM. Record on Daily Inspection Reports equipment, quantities of materials, as noted in the schedule of values, and change order work under respective Pending Change Order (PCO) numbers on a daily basis.
- Monitor contractors’ actual progress against scheduled progress and record on Daily Inspection Reports
- Record contractors’ job-site equipment and manpower
- Conduct Substantial Completion Inspections and Final Acceptance Inspections
- Prepare punch-lists or worklists in areas of assigned responsibility before Substantial Completion Inspections
- Monitor and record correction of construction deficiencies; and,
- Perform on-site material testing (as required)
Background and Experience Required
- A minimum of seven (7) years of demonstrable experience in construction
engineering and inspection and testing for large infrastructure projects
- A minimum of five (5) years of progressive experience in tunneling and curtain grouting.
- Ability to read and comprehend contract documents, including complex plans, specifications, and shop drawings.
- Ability to understand construction testing disciplines, such as welding, nondestructive testing, and concrete and grout sampling and testing
- Certification in general building construction, inspection, or code enforcement from the American Construction Inspector's Association or other similar association or regulatory governmental organization
- Knowledge of working in a government environment.
- Ability to pass a government background check.
- Reliable transportation.