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Construction Inspector

Company: WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff
Location: Novi
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Our Business
We are a global leader in environmental consulting - made stronger with the recent acquisition of Wood's Environment & Infrastructure business and Golder - with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 20,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change.

As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from across the globe.
This Opportunity
WSP is currently recruiting for a Construction Inspector for our Novi, Michigan office. Be involved in projects with our WSP USA Earth & Environment Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges.
This role will be overtime eligible.
Your Impact

  • Under general supervision, perform field inspections and observations for construction activities to ensure compliance with project plans, approved shop/working drawings, project documents and specifications in accordance with established procedures.
  • Prepare and submit accurate, legible, comprehensive, and complete testing and/or inspection reports daily in accordance with established quality procedures.
  • Review plans, specifications, general notes, and shop/working drawings for assigned activities prior to performing assigned duties.
  • Perform analysis or calculations to check accuracy, applicability, and reasonableness of testing data.
  • Interact with client representative (supervisors, foremen, project managers, engineers, etc.) at project site as directed by the Direct Report.
  • Under general supervision, perform routine field sampling/testing and/or laboratory testing of soil, base, aggregate, Portland cement concrete, asphaltic concrete and masonry in accordance with established procedures and the standard methods established by AASHTO, ASTM, MDOT or other agency with appropriate, properly calibrated testing equipment.
  • Maintains assigned equipment and related calibration.
  • Follows safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all projects. Performs pre-task planning prior to executing work. Report any safety issues or concerns to management. Who You Are
    Required Qualifications
    • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
    • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience or the equivalent in training and related experience.
    • ACI certification in the following areas:
      • Concrete Field-Testing Technician Grade I
      • Experience in Radiation safety and Nuclear Density Gauge operation.
      • Must successfully complete and pass WSP's Motor Vehicle screening.
      • Physical examination required to obtain medical clearance to work.
      • Reliability - must be able to arrive at designated project site prior to scheduled times.
      • Ability to prepare reports and documentation.
      • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP's health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
      • Basic knowledge of MS Word and Excel.
      • Able to work at heights. Duties will require work at heights exceeding 500 feet.
      • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
      • Able to work in variable outside conditions, including extreme heat or cold. Flexibility to work outside normal business hours as required
      • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy. Preferred Qualifications

        It is preferred that experienced technicians have and maintain one or more following certifications:
        • NICET Level I certification in Construction Materials Testing in one or more of the following categories: Asphalt, Concrete, Soils.
        • NICET Level I certification in Geotechnical in one or more of the following categories: Construction, Laboratory, Exploration, Generalist
        • ICC certification in one or more of the following categories: Reinforced Concrete, Spray-applied Fireproofing, Structural Masonry, Prestressed/Post-Tensioned Concrete, Structural Steel - Bolting, Structural Steel - Welding.
        • American Welding Society (AWS) Certified Associate Welding Inspector (CAWI)
        • American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Level II certification in more than one of the following areas: Visual Testing (VT), Magnetic Particle Testing (MT), Dye Penetrant Testing (PT), Radiographic Testing (RT), Ultrasonic Testing (UT).
        • MDOT/Michigan certifications (MCA Level 1, Aggregate Tech Level 1/Level 2, MDOT Density Technology)
        • MDOT and NTTA experience a plus #LI-MC2

Keywords: WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff, Novi , Construction Inspector, Professions , Novi, Michigan

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