Construction Observer

Employer Name Gilmore & Associates   Address 65 E. Butler Ave
Job Type Full-time, Permanent   Address 2
Experience 2 - 5 Years   City New Britain
Education High School / GED   State Pennsylvania
  Zip Code 18901

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Job Description

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, grading, paving, curb, sidewalk, 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

Desired Qualifications:
• Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree
• Certifications in NICET, NECEPT, ACI, ICC Special Inspector, Nuclear Density Gauge Operator
• 40-Hour OSHA 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

Required Skills

Essential Qualifications:
• 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

Essential Certifications:
• ACI Grade I Field Technician Certification
• ICC Special Inspector – Reinforced Concrete Certification.

Essential Position Requirements:
• Travel required
• Night and weekend work required.
• Ability to work additional and/or nonstandard hours, as required
• Possess a valid driver’s license

Description of Benefits: Salary / Commissions / Bonuses / Other

Gilmore & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.