Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure currently has an opening for a Chief Construction Inspector to join our team in Dallas-Fort Worth. The applicant should be able to demonstrate an established career in Construction Engineering and Inspection, specific to vertical construction projects. The Chief Inspector must have familiarity with a broad spectrum of construction materials, methods and processes, specifically with regards to vertical construction projects such as office and industrial buildings, stadium and sport arena, hotels and hospitality facilities, and commercial/industrial/education facilities. Job responsibilities include directing the activities of Inspector(s) and Senior Inspector(s) to insure inspection and testing activities are conducted and documented and that schedules are maintained.
The successful candidate will be part of the core management team and will have significant opportunity for growth. Relocation assistance, if needed, will be provided to the successful candidate.
Under minimum supervision and directions, lead project specific construction inspection programs in accordance with established quality procedures and evaluate compliance with project plans, specifications, shop drawings and other project related documents
Monitor the Contractor’s operations to ensure compliance with contract terms, plans and specifications.
Coordinate and direct all phases and disciplines of construction inspection of projects, which are typically complicated by fast-tracked construction and significant project coordination with property owners, Developer, Construction Manager, architects, structural engineers, MEP engineers, and Contractors
Coordinate and schedule various phases of construction inspection with contractor and the Construction Manager; reviews and monitors contractors' plan of operation; and advises contractors of violations and recommends adjustments to operations
Maintain and review comprehensive project records including daily diaries, materials notebooks, as-built plans, quantity measurement records, progress schedules, work orders, and non-conformance logs
Prepare and submit accurate, legible, comprehensive and complete testing and/or inspection reports on a daily basis in accordance with established quality procedures
Review plans, specifications, general notes and shop/working drawings for assigned activities prior to performing assigned duties
Perform, supervise, report on frequency compliance and coordinate field tests on materials and completed work using standard methods established by ASTM, AASHTO or other agency with appropriate, properly calibrated testing equipment
Supervise, mentor and train less experienced inspectors on work methods
Meet with contractor's supervisors or other project leaders on assigned project sites to discuss and coordinate testing, sampling, or inspection of construction materials or construction procedures
Assign work priority tasks to assigned inspector(s)
Review material tests and completed work performed by assigned inspectors to assure compliance with requirements of established procedures
Verify adequacy of number of samples and locations at which samples are collected to assure representative distribution of sampling and testing
Perform analysis of data to verify accuracy before communication and submittal to the Project Manager and Construction Manager
Document, track and communicate of construction non-conformance
Under minimum supervision and direction, interact with clients and other site personnel provide input on appropriate resolution of issues and findings
Assist Project Manager in development of scope for construction quality inspection and testing services
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