Construction Observer-Municipal

Employer Name Gilmore & Associates   Address 65 E Butler Ave
Job Type Full-time, Permanent   Address 2 65 E Butler Ave
Experience 0 - 2 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, erosion and sedimentation controls, grading, paving, curb, sidewalk, handicapped accessibility, lighting, retaining walls, landscaping, signage, 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 and the Construction Services 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

Required Skills


Desired Qualifications:
• Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
• Certifications in NICET, NECEPT, ACI, Nuclear Density Gauge Operator, etc.
• Trench/Ladder 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.
• Possess industry knowledge of proper installation techniques for utilities, stormwater management facilities, erosion and sedimentation controls, grading, paving, curb, sidewalk, handicapped accessibility, lighting, retaining walls, landscaping, signage, roadway/bridge construction, and buildings. (Not sure where to order this within Knowledge Skills & Abilities, but it should rank pretty high).


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Gilmore & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer