Stantec Construction Inspector in North Charleston, South Carolina
We bring together the places that make communities feel like home whether it’s an urban park, a commercial plaza, or a residential neighborhood. We do this because we’re part of the community too and we care about the places where we live—just as much as you do. Join the team that truly designs with community in mind.
Our Construction Inspectors support the clients’ goals during the construction phase of a development project to ensure cost, schedule and quality standards are met for the project. In this role, you will exercise initiative and independent judgement in adapting and applying procedures to address unusual situations and to resolve issues. Your technical knowledge and team-focused approach will enhance our mission to set the standard in our field for exceptional client service and professional excellence, as we grow to better serve clients, communities and provide greater opportunities for employees.
Your Key Responsibilities
Responsible for a specific client or account
Responsible for leading the team in monitoring the progress of the project’s construction activities ensuring cost, schedule and quality standards are met.
Partners with Architects and Engineers in coordinating the planning and implementation of the project and obtaining necessary permits and licenses for timely opening of site.
Inspects and reviews projects during construction to monitor conformance with plans, specifications, and other codes and regulations.
Communicates with and makes recommendations to Project Manager, design professionals, client, owner, developer, or contractor, but does not direct the means or methods of construction.
Provides the Project Manager with updates on project progress or delays to client, design professionals, and/or contractor.
Provides oversight to evaluate plans and specifications to ensure designs are practical for construction.
Reviews requests for information, submittals, construction schedules, shop drawings and pay applications (QA/QC).
Manages deadlines, prioritizes assignments, and prepares final documentation for closeout process.
Provides oversight to the preparation of documents and the file maintenance management of project-related information including, but not limited to, correspondence, reports, and pictures.
Makes recommendations concerning staff selection, training, evaluation and discipline.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Highly skilled technical expert in all relevant areas of construction, and understanding of various design and construction methods.
Requires comprehensive and broad knowledge of local, state and federal building codes, construction principles, techniques and procedures, occupational hazards and safety precautions.
Ability to effectively discuss project issues with contractor, project team and clients, including ability to resolve conflict situations.
Excellent organizational skills and understanding of task assignment and schedule.
Superior written and verbal communication skills.
Advanced knowledge of critical path method scheduling.
Education and Experience
Technical degree/diploma/certificate or equivalent in related field; or equivalent combination of education and construction experience. Minimum of 8-10 years of experience.
Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
Job: Construction Inspection
Primary Location: United States-South Carolina-North Charleston
Organization: BC-1784 Community Development-US Southeast
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time
Job Posting: Oct 10, 2018, 8:27:13 AM
Req ID: 180001RE