Construction Quality Inspector

Idaho Falls, Idaho
08 May 2018
17 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs has the need for a new Civil, Structural, Architectural Construction Quality Inspector to join our team in Idaho Falls, ID. The successful candidate will perform inspections of construction features including soil backfill, form alignment and placement, rebar installation, concrete placement, and structural steel erection to evaluate construction subcontractor methods, workmanship, quality, and conformance with construction specifications. Candidates will evaluate construction materials for quality and compliance with specifications, and perform related work such as data collection, report writing, record-keeping, and field and laboratory testing programs. Employees at this level typically work independently on assignments but are expected to provide daily quality reports and regularly communicate with subcontractor quality representatives and the Jacobs Construction Quality Assurance Manager.

Position Description

• Review plans, specifications, codes, shop drawings, submittals, procedures, reports, memos, status reports, subcontractor's minimum days, delay days, change order days and all correspondence between the independent testing agency, and the subcontractor.

• Inspect and oversee contractual field work which includes excavations, backfill, concrete placement, and structural steel erection.

• Interface with resident engineers

• Report contractor's daily production rates.

• Schedule work and inspection/testing phases with subcontractors' superintendent and independent test agency personnel.

• Maintain testing and inspection records submitted by the Independent Test Agency.

• Advise subcontractors of violations and recommend adjustments to operations.

• Take field measurements of pay items.

• Review and oversee placement of and inspections/tests of construction materials.

• Review lines, grades, dimensions, and elevations using standard survey and field engineering equipment. Check and verify all materials stored on and off site for payment as well as materials used in site construction against submittals and check and verify the installation of materials and equipment.

• Recommend changes to construction plans to meet field conditions or provide project cost savings.

• Maintain project records, including daily inspection reports, materials notebooks, as-built drawings, pay quantity records, and monthly estimates.

• Manage vendor data documentation and subcontractor submittals.

Position Requirements

• Thorough knowledge of construction practices, techniques, materials and equipment.

• thorough knowledge of engineering plans, specifications and drawings.

• Ability to read and interpret plans, specifications and drawings and to compare them with various aspects of construction in progress.

• Ability to detect errors in construction projects.

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subcontractors and associates.

• Ability to effect satisfactory compliance with specifications and standards.

• Ability to maintain accurate records.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to walk across long distances over potential rough terrain. The ability to climb stairs and ladders to inspect work is also required. Exposure to weather elements while in the field is expected.

Project Information

The work location for this position is approximately 55 miles from Idaho Falls.