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Construction Inspector - Lawrence

Company: Professional Engineering Consultants
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionProfessional Engineering Consultants (PEC) was founded more than a half century ago as a full-service consulting firm providing mechanical, electrical, structural, civil, transportation, water and wastewater, land development, planning services; a broad range of field work including survey, geotechnical, construction inspection, testing, air and water balance capabilities; as well as the all the essential professions it takes to make it all come together for our public, private, and industrial clients. Headquartered in Wichita, Kansas, with additional locations in Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Colorado, our projects take us across the nation and around the world. At PEC, our employees have a passion for the communities where they work, live, and play.If you are looking for a career path that provides the opportunity for you to reach your full potential, PEC is the place to be. PEC's team culture is built on our ability to solve problems through a collaborative process. We elevate each other by aligning personal strengths to professional development. Our engineers and staff do not just sit behind desks. We work together with other teams, make site visits, take tours, meet face-to-face with the clients, establish big goals, and set out to achieve them.PEC in Lawrence, KS has a position for an Experienced Construction Inspector. This position is responsible for inspecting and reporting on virtually every phase of the civil construction process.Position Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Inspects various types of construction projects that involve civil, municipal, architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical and environmental disciplines, both new construction and renovations to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and contract specifications.
  • Reviews, interprets, and performs checks on all types of construction drawings, including, but not limited to: Infrastructure, transportation, subdivision and site plans.
  • Attends pre-bid and pre-construction meetings; responds to questions and resolves problems; makes recommendations for changes as necessary to resolve ordinance, code, contract or procedural violations.
  • Completes and maintains daily/weekly inspection reports, tracks/logs contractor pay item quantities, reviews contractor pay estimates, schedules and observes testing, conducts final inspections, prepares written punch lists, responsible for electronic file management.
  • Interpersonal Relationships: Develops and maintains cooperative and professional relationships with employees, managers, and representatives from other departments and organizations.
  • May investigate and respond to citizen complaints regarding construction sites or related ordinance violations; in rare instances may testify in court.
  • May provide materials testing (typically nuclear density testing and/or concrete field testing) in the field on projects as needed.
  • Frequently stands, walks, reaches with hands and arms, stoops, kneels, crouches or crawls, regularly climbs or balances.
  • Frequently lifts up to 25 pounds; occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds; and in rare cases lifts not more than 100 pounds. Able to carry 25 pounds over rough terrain for 100 yards.
  • Work environment frequently is in the outdoors and working in extreme heat and cold; occasionally inside buildings or other structures; occasionally working near moving mechanical parts, occasionally working in high precarious places, around fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic waste, risks electrical shock/explosives/radiation and vibration. Rarely working in wet conditions; loud noise may be experienced at times.Qualifications and Skills:
    • Five or more years of construction inspection experience preferred.
    • KDOT Inspection Experience preferred.
    • KDOT CITT and American Concrete Institure (ACI) Certifications preferred.
    • Construction: Knowledge of methods, practices and techniques of civil construction and commercial development to include project blueprints and technical schematics. Knowledge of city, state and federal codes, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to civil construction and commercial development projects. Knowledge of inspection methods for public works municipal and state DOT projects.
    • Safety: Knowledge of occupational hazards, safety precautions and safety regulations related to construction sites and uniform traffic control procedures. Knowledge of equipment inspection procedures and techniques. Knowledge of common safety rules, regulations, procedures, and practices.
    • Considerable skill in reading and interpreting construction drawings, plans, specifications and contract documents; skill in applying material testing procedures.
    • Ability to prepare, organize and maintain inspection field and office data, reports and systems.
    • Ability to perform required mathematical computations.
    • Ability to effectively interact and communicate complex technical information, orally and in writing, in a professional manner to contractors, developers, property owners, employees, consultants, other governmental agency representatives, City/State officials, general public, and Project Engineer. May occasionally deal with dissatisfied individuals.
    • Radiation Safety Training.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word) and PDF. Possess above average mathematical knowledge and ability to operate handheld calculators, tablets and computers.
    • Experience with word processing, databases, and spreadsheets.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Ability to work 50+ hours per week and weekends when necessary.
    • Applicants must be able and willing to accept out of town projects, usually within the state of Kansas.
    • Must be physically capable of moving about on construction worksites. Work is performed mostly in field settings.
    • High School Diploma or General Education Degree or higher.
    • Current / valid driver's license.Tools, Equipment and Software used:
      • Smartphone, scan/copy machine, computer (tablet or laptop) and motor vehicles.
      • Ability to operate personal computer, including Bluebeam Revu PDF technology and Microsoft office products, specifically word processing, spreadsheet, and data base software. Experience in operating tape measure, measuring wheel and tape, levels, pressure gauges, testing equipment, engineering calculator, motor vehicle, and smartphone sufficient to perform job duties.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.PM21


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