1+ months

Senior Building Inspector

Eliot, ME 03903
Be involved in projects with our 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 is currently initiating a search for a Senior Building Inspector based in our Eliot, Maine office, and assigned to a construction field office in Portland, Maine.  As part of the Owner's Team, the  Senior Building Inspector will report to the Owner's Director of  Projects, while providing full-time inspection and documentation assistance on a multi-million dollar marine terminal expansion and renovation. The terminal serves various islands in the Casco Bay area,  and project funding is being provided from federal, state and client sources.  The construction will be procured via the Construction Manager at Risk method, and  is expected to start in early 2020, and be complete, in spring 2021.  Night and weekend work may performed at times, due to construction phasing.
The Senior Building Inspector will monitor, inspect and document various building addition/renovation and site construction activities, including utilities, demolition, traffic control and paving.  The ideal candidate may also be assigned to marine activities include pile driving, demolition, concrete decks, timber fenders, sewall repairs, and micropile installation. As part of a collaborative team, the Senior Building Inspector will also assist the Director of Projects with construction administration, such as contractor pay estimates, potential change orders and other similar activities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform daily inspection and prepare written reports
  • Coordinate and monitor materials sampling and testing
  • Monitor Buy America requirements, through review and verification of material and  equipment documentation
  • Assist with payroll reviews for conformance with the Davis Bacon Act.
  • Verify that contractor has acquired the required building permits, and that they are in compliance with the local, or state inspection requirements
  • Review and recommend contractor pay estimates, as directed
  • Identify potential change orders and assist the Director of Projects in mitigating potential impact
  • Communicate effectively with owner, construction manager and designers
  • Assist the Director of Projects with overall project administration, as instructed
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience, with 5 years vertical building construction experience, including quality assurance, quality control or inspections
  • Familiarity with Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code, or similar 
  • Hands-on experience with MS Suite software
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science/Engineering, Construction Management, or Architecture degree. Any combination of education and relevant experience will be considered.
  • ACI Level I Certification
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 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability 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? 
WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.


Posted: 2020-07-22 Expires: 2020-10-22

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