Our work changes communities for the better by sparking economic development, strengthening public health and improving lives.

Resident Construction Inspector - Mechanical


Req#: 33730BR

Date published: 17-Feb-2018

Opportunity: Experienced Hire

Business Line: Water

Business Plan: CNS

Level: 002

Primary Purpose:
The Resident Construction Inspector serves as a construction inspector typically assigned to complex construction projects; basic civil works, underground pipelines, pumping stations, and water plants. Duties may include project controls administration.

This position will have a mechanical focus to support a water treatment facility construction project in the greater Toronto metro.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Anticipates and prepares accordingly for daily and upcoming construction activities
• Performs minor drawing and specification research as directed
• Reviews and adheres to the contractor’s project schedule
• With direction interprets contract documents for QA/QC
• Calculates quantities with direction
• Performs administrative duties related to project controls in the absence of admin staff
• Inspects basic construction activities with little direction
• Documents field observations
• Resolves construction issues in the field peer-to-peer
• Observes B&V’s safety policies
• Assists in determining %-completes for pay applications

Minimum Qualifications:
All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:
High School or equivalent preferred. 2+ years of field experience desired. Construction-related discipline degree or craft apprenticeship preferred.

Preferred Competencies:
• Strong attention to detail
• Basic knowledge of plans and specifications
• Basic knowledge of tools, equipment, and instruments used in performance of job duties
• Intermediate communications skills, both written and oral
• Basic understanding of heavy construction principles
• Basic problem solving skills
• Basic knowledge of heavy-construction materials and equipment
• Basic knowledge of heavy-construction means and methods
• Basic ability to read contract drawings and knowledge of specifications
• Basic problem identification and resolution skills
• Basic knowledge of project controls software

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here and here.