AECOM Construction Inspector in Columbus, Ohio

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Construction Inspector

United States of America - Ohio


Job Summary

The Transportation Business Line is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Project Inspector for immediate employment in the Columbus, Ohio office. This is a part-time variable position, meaning work days and times will be determined on an as-needed basis. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in Construction Management and Inspection Services specific for highway and bridge construction for both ODOT and Local Public Agency (LPA) projects.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Work independently or as part of a team working closely with the Project Manager and Resident Engineer in reviewing and advising on all aspects of construction inspection services, including but not limited to safety input and oversight, constructability reviews, design input, scheduling/logistics input, and document interpretation

  • On-site management and inspection of various elements of construction involved with highways and bridges

  • Create daily reports along with other documentation measures to accurately document progress

  • Maintain organized, detailed and up-to-date field office files to be readily accessible by AECOM and the client

  • Administer and implement QA/QC programs

  • Assist in change order review

  • Assist in review of submittals and RFIs (request for information)

  • Attend pre-construction meetings

  • Coordinate construction activities between the Owner, Contractors and any other affected party

  • Projects likely to include all aspects of civil construction for clients such as The Ohio Department of Transportation, The Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission, County Engineers and Local Municipalities

Minimum Requirements

  • Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Technology or Construction Management or degrees that exceed these requirements, or NICET Highway Construction Level II Certification required

  • 5+ years of experience as a civil, structural, or any inter-discipline construction inspector

  • Must have experience inspecting construction operations including: reinforced concrete structures including piles, footings, retaining walls and bridges, grading/earthwork, drainage pipe and inlets, subgrade and base material courses, asphalt concrete or PCC paving, utility relocation, general highway lighting and landscaping, structural steel

  • ACI Certification required

  • OAIMA Ohio Level I Aggregate Technician Training required

  • Ohio Department of Transportation Flexible Pavement Training required

  • Ohio Department of Transportation Maintenance of Traffic Training required

  • Must be willing to obtain additional certifications, as required, to adhere to The Ohio Department of Transportation's prequalification process

  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills and be able to use MS Word and Excel software to write inspection reports and track project progress

  • Ability to work independently or lead a team

  • Ability to manage relationships with client, contractors, local inspectors & code officials, etc.

  • Must be able to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications

  • Must have basic knowledge of Quality control and quality assurance procedures

  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends as required by project schedule

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Related Engineering or Construction Technology two-year college degree

  • 10+ years of experience as a civil, structural, or any inter-discipline construction inspector

What We Offer

At AECOM, employee’s safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM’s Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


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Job Category Construction Management

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Part-time Variable

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187147BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.