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Construction Water/Wastewater and Utilities Inspector in Richmond, VA , at Gannett Fleming

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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What You Will Do

Company Overview

For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.

Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

What You Will Do

Gannett Fleming's Construction Management Group is looking for a Construction Inspector with water/wastewater and utilities infrastructure experience for a position in either Richmond, VA or Virginia Beach, VA.

  • Inspector must be able to assure compliance with federal, state and local codes and standards and contractual provisions.
  • Resolve disputes arising from interpretations of contract specifications by providing an authoritative source of information, interpretation, and decision making and thus facilitating timely completion of work-in-progress.
  • Initiate policies, procedures, and regulations necessary for efficient accomplishment of inspection operations and the effective interfacing with developers, contractors, consultants, and the general public.
  • Meet with consultant engineers, developers, contractors, state and federal agencies, and citizens to ensure proper coordination of all construction operations.
  • Ensure compliance with design plans, specifications and permit requirements.
  • Document contractor progress, maintain accurate records, process payment requests, generate punch lists and certify completion status
  • Oversee work in the field, coordinate materials, review schedules, enforce permit requirements, coordinate with municipalities, approve invoices, and review changes in work.
  • Document site activities accurately by maintaining accurate and current field books, construction reports, and as-built record drawings
  • Coordinate with City personnel, client, contractor, and project stakeholders during course of the projects
  • Advocate for site safety and coordinate with public for safety awareness
  • Perform quality assurance inspection of work activities
  • Coordinate special inspections, shutdowns, tie-ins and special assemblies
  • Responsible for contractor adherence to Technical Specifications
  • Monitor that all construction activities are being carried out in accordance with accepted safety rules, plans and procedures
  • Report deviations immediately to Stormwater CIP Manager
  • Perform MS4 inspections including dry weather screening, conveyance and structure system assessments, and stormwater management facility condition assessments.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Associates Degree in construction or technically related field preferred
  • Valid Driver’s license required
  • Experience with  water and wastewater treatment plant rehabilitation projects is required
  • Minimum 2 years experience in Field inspection required
  • Must possess OSHA 10-hour or OSHA 30-hour certification or the ability to obtain within 3 months of hire
  • Solid understanding of construction inspection services, including documentation preparation and control
  • Experience with quality assurance and quality control techniques.
  • Ability to utilize computer systems for documentation and data management equipment 
  • Ability to read and interpret plans and contract specifications
  • Skilled at applying mathematical formulas and engineering principles to determine field adjustments.
  • Ability to communicate inspection items effectively and responsibly (verbally and in writing) with internal and external customers (i.e., contractors, owners, sub consultants, designers, architects and fellow team members).
  • Ability to stand and sit as needed on project work sites, climb ladders, work at heights, and work outdoors in a wide range of weather conditions, periodic weekend and night work may be required
  • Ability to safely navigate construction work sites with uneven terrain

Life at Gannett Fleming

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status. Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.

Location: Richmond, VA

Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM

Employment Status: Full-Time

Internal Requisition ID: 2017-4542


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