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Construction Inspector I

Date: Apr 10, 2019

Location: Overland Park, KS, US, 66211

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Req Id : 313 

Job Title : Construction Inspector I  

Business Unit Sector : COR-WATER-WATER AMERICAS 

Work Location : KCP 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : Yes 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No 

Job Family

Construction Services

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Job Grade


Salary Plan

CNS: Construction Services



Job Summary

This is an entry level position that serves as a construction inspector typically assigned to less complex smaller construction projects; basic civil works, underground pipelines, pumping stations, and plants. Duties may include project controls administration.

Key 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 Black and Veatch's safety policies
  • Assists in determining %-completes for pay applications 

Management Responsibilities

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 Qualifications

  • High School or equivalent preferred 
  • 2+ years of field experience desired 
  • Construction-related discipline degree or craft apprenticeship preferred  


Preferred Skills:

  • 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 



Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical construction site environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards including atmospheric conditions.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

Job Segment: Construction, Inspection, Engineering

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