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Senior Transportation Construction Inspector in Fairfax , at Gannett Fleming

Date Posted: 10/19/2017

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Job Description

Throughout our 100-year history, Gannett Fleming has been an innovator and leader on a global level, providing world-class services in engineering, consulting, design, program, and construction management. With more than 60 offices worldwide, we are consistently ranked among the nation’s most prestigious engineering firms.

Our people are our secret to Excellence Delivered As Promised! We have fostered a culture of promoting progressive thinking to tackle complex engineering challenges – transforming creative ideas into reality! We are committed to supporting your career goals by providing professional development and training and the opportunity to work with respected industry thought leaders, while at the same time encouraging a healthy work-life balance. Our benefits and perks are competitive because we want to see a smile on your face as we change the world together.

Since 1915, Gannett Fleming has played a major role in some of the most multifaceted and iconic engineering accomplishments in the world. Join us on our journey as we continue to provide thought-provoking, customized solutions to our clients, improving and sustaining communities for the next 100 years!

Responsibilities

Gannett Fleming is seeking a Senior Transportation Construction Inspector to join us in VDOT’s Northern Virginia, Culpeper and Fredericksburg Districts to inspect all phases of construction on highway construction and maintenance projects. The Inspector oversees, monitors and independently inspects routine highway construction phases for maintenance, bridge, signal installation and roadway construction projects. Measures, tests, and checks materials, methods, and installations to ensure contractor conformance with plans, specifications, and contract documents. Documents contractor progress on a daily basis, inputs data into automated software systems, and generates reports and correspondence.

  • 6 years of VDOT experience and knowledge of roadway, traffic signals, structure and bridge construction methods, materials, standards, construction symbols, and terminology.
  • Prepares and reviews daily inspector reports for preparation of entries into project diaries as a working knowledge of SiteManager, LCAMS and is able to properly document materials in the Materials Notebook as well as other test reports for materials.
  • Records or monitors recording material received showing quantities estimated to be required in quantities received, used and tested.
  • Checks materials and material documents to make sure that they have been tested or performs routine physical test and analyze sample material on the job, sends additional samples to the District, Central Office, or other testing laboratories for verification of results in coordination with the Materials Division Memorandum and Materials Engineer.
  • Maintains and reviews comprehensive project records including daily diaries, documentation of construction workforce, equipment, and materials records, inspection reports, project photos, as-built plans, pay quantity records, progress schedules, work orders and monthly payment estimates.
  • Tracks submittals and requests for information. Maintains project correspondence.
  • Understands and performs schedule reviews for project progress and schedule accuracy.
  • Conducts and documents meetings such as Preconstruction and Progress Meetings.
  • Prepares weekly and monthly reports for ongoing project progress.
  • Performs field checks of all “red-line” as-built plans to assure completeness of the plans.
  • Assist in constructability and bidability reviews
  • Monitors project budget
  • Assist in contractor’s monthly evaluations

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Job Requirements

Qualifications
  • High school graduate/GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • The ability to obtain a Virginia DOT Security Clearance
  • Construction inspection experience with a DOT or consultant inspection firm or a combination of education/training/experience in construction including design build, engineering, project management, or materials handling which demonstrates the ability to perform the work.
  • Possesses the following VDOT Materials Certifications - Asphalt Field I & II, Hydraulic Cement Concrete Field, ACI Concrete Field, Soils & Aggregate Field, Slurry Surface, Surface Treatment and Pavement Markings.
  • Other certifications: Fall protection and confined space training, Guardrail Installation, OSHA Safety, Nuclear Safety & Transportation, Work Zone Traffic Control (intermediate level) and flagger certification, DEQ Erosion & Sediment Control Inspection and DEQ Stormwater.
  • Other specialty certifications may include WACEL, ICC, NICET, NACE, and CMIT (Construction manager in training) are a plus.

Will be required to work outside normal hours to observe contractors’ progress, as well as in emergencies, inclement weather, and heavy traffic conditions. Ability to work at heights and within confined spaces. May be required to operate or work in the vicinity of devices containing radioactive materials and emitting low levels of ionizing radiation. Requires safety shoes.

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status.

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

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.