AECOM Construction Inspector in San Diego, California

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Construction Inspector

United States of America - California

San Diego

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Construction Inspector for immediate employment for the San Diego, CA office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

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

  • Monitors and inspects a variety of facility construction projects and installations to ensure compliance with project documents, including major mechanical, electrical, civil, instrumentation and control, telemetry, structural concrete and masonry, heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, structural steel, piping systems, metal work and welding, painting and coating, asphalt and concrete pavement, earthwork, fittings, valves, vault structures, service installations, irrigation, landscaping and other appurtenant materials used throughout Authority construction.

  • Acts as liaison between the Authority and outside contractors on construction and improvement projects, other agency work and developer or tenant projects; meets and confers with Authority staff, representatives of utility companies, contractors, engineers, businesses and other public agencies regarding construction plans and specifications; coordinates contractor’s activities with the Authority.

  • Maintains project documentation through scheduled status reports, charts and progress of contract schedules; records and maintains record information on project drawings; incorporates change-orders; creates punch lists; submits and reviews monthly pay estimate quantities; maintains startup and checkout lists; performs preliminary review of assigned projects to identify potential problems and

  • recommend alternative solutions; records existing site conditions; attends pre-construction and in-house design review meetings.

  • Reviews and examines materials delivered to the site for installation to verify their conformance to specifications and submittals; performs and documents, using standard applicable testing procedures and forms, inspections of compliance and suitability of materials for installation and application; conducts concrete slump and soil compaction tests, paint mil thickness tests and other tests, as required.

  • Performs necessary field inspections to monitor, evaluate and document construction progress including repairs made to Authority facilities; ensures construction conforms to specifications, drawings and other contract requirements; conducts final inspections and walk-through; operates surveying equipment to verify vertical and horizontal alignment, location of structures, elevation of pipe and other utilities; verifies placement of reinforced steel, embedded items, concrete quality, placement of form work, expansion and sealant materials and welded joints.

  • Prepares daily inspector reports and periodic progress reports on construction and installation work; maintains accurate, up-to-date record drawing information to depict current status of projects; prepares test data sheets, vertical survey sheets, concrete cylinder test data sheets and various reports as needed; reviews contractor change orders and makes recommendations on same.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • 5+ years' experience.

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required.

Knowledge of:

  • Federal, state and local laws, statutes, codes and ordinances governing facility construction projects.

  • Common engineering construction methods.

  • Proper usage of construction materials and equipment.

  • Safety requirements and procedures pertaining to work practices.

  • Theories, principles and practices of engineering, electronics and mathematics, including algebra, geometry and trigonometry.

  • Asphalt paving and structural concrete practices and techniques.

  • Construction principles, methods and techniques.

  • Surveying principles, methods and techniques.

  • Compaction principles, methods and techniques.

Ability to:

  • Analyze and interpret facility construction plans and specifications.

  • Operate and use common construction and surveying tools, drafting tools, electronic locators, cameras, two-way radios, underground utility locators, concrete testing equipment, nuclear density gauges and electronic testing gauges.

  • Make quantity calculations and prepare estimates.

  • Inspect routine and difficult engineering construction.

  • Enforce and interpret regulations with firmness, tact and impartiality.

  • Record and design accurate and neat sketches during on-site field inspections.

  • Perform field tests following precise procedures and interpret observations and test results to determine acceptability.

  • Coordinate necessary work between several entities.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, staff, contractors, the public and others encountered in the course of work.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Public work construction

  • Integrity

  • Team player

What We Offer

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.

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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Construction Management

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 182360BR

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.