The Construction Observers represents existing municipal/governmental clients and performs observation and documentation of construction activities throughout the region.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Assist project managers with existing client relationships related to land development construction and capital improvement projects, public agency coordination, etc.
Observe construction activities and document conformance with approved construction drawings/plans, project requirements, standards, and specifications. Construction activities generally include utilities, stormwater management facilities, erosion and sedimentation controls, grading, paving, curb, sidewalk, handicapped accessibility, lighting, retaining walls, landscaping, roadway/bridge construction, and buildings.
Promptly report exceptions or deviations from approved plans, specifications, and/or construction issues to project manager, construction contractor supervisor, and/or other appropriate party
Prepare prompt and accurate daily field reports summarizing daily field operations/installations, plan deviations, and corrective actions.
Communicate on a regular basis with the project manager
Possess the ability to accurately read and understand project plans, details, and specifications and ability to convey the design intent to subcontractors and other field personnel
High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
3+ years of field experience in construction observation with a civil engineering consulting or construction management firm
1-3 years of field experience in construction and materials testing of site, roads, concrete and utility construction
PennDOT Construction Inspection Level TCI-3 or Higher and minimum 1 year of documented work experience on PennDOT Projects.
Associates or Bachelors Degree
Certifications in NICET, NECEPT, ACI, Nuclear Density Gauge Operator, etc.
40-Hour OSHA Training
First Aid Training
Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ability to obtain, record field data and compile field reports
Ability to interpret specifications, working drawings and convey intent to contractor
Possess independence and sound technical judgment
Possess effective oral and written communication skills
Demonstrates the highest degree of ethical behavior and candor
Ability to build relationships with all staff, subconsultants and clients
Confident, enthusiastic team player with a passion to work in a demanding and fast paced environment
Ability to multi-task, prioritize, stay focused, set clear milestones and execute diverse projects simultaneously
Computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, etc.
Essential Position Requirements:
Night and weekend work required
Ability to work additional and/or nonstandard hours, as required
Possess a valid drivers license
We will not sponsor applicants for work visas.
Gilmore & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Location: New Britain, Pennsylvania, US
Posted Date: 2/4/2020
Robert D Gilmore and Associates Inc