1+ months

Construction Inspector

Somerville, MA 02143
Be involved in projects with our Project Management / Construction Management Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP has an immediate opening for a Construction Inspector, to join our management team helping oversee the $1.5 billion MBTA GLX Project in Somerville, MA, a large, complex, high profile rail/transit design/build (DB) effort.  WSP is a major partner of the Program & Construction Management (PM/CM) team overseeing the project. The successful candidate will posess demonstrated construction inspection experience, an understanding of materials sampling and testing requirements, with the versatility to monitor various elements of work simultaneously.  
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Review construction work to monitor conformance to plans and specifications.
  • Compute construction quantities and prepare reports for recommendation of payment to contractors.
  • Perform inspection of construction materials for conformity to specifications
  • Assist the resident engineer investigating and reporting construction deficiencies.
  • Maintain a daily project diary, files and test reports, as may be instructed by the resident engineer, or their designee.
  • Interface with client and the design-builder, while working with, and taking direction from the Resident Engineer, or their designee.
  • Be available to work day, night, or weekend shifts.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 3 years of  construction inspection experience, or a combination of education and multiple years general inspection experience.
  • High School Diploma
  • Be available to work day, night, or weekend shifts at locations, as assigned or directed, by the Resident Engineer.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have a valid driver's license.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associate of Science in Civil Technology, Architectural Technology, Building Technology or Construction Management.
  • Basic skills with MS WORD Suite
  • ACI or any relevant NETTCP certifications
  • E-Builder experience
This role is subject to a client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy. As such, employee may be subject to random drug/alcohol tests. A copy of the client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request. " should be included as a basic qualification.
The successful candidate will exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started? 
As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer  - Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status  
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.


Posted: 2020-10-07 Expires: 2021-03-08

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