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AECOM Project Inspector in Arlington, United States

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is currently seeking a Project Inspector for a Federal Client in the DC Metro Area. This is an onsite position.

Responsibilities include but are limited to the following:

  • Leading a construction management team to deliver US General Services Administration, capital construction projects.

  • Managing, coordinating, and administering a group of projects or one major project from conceptual stages through all phases of the projects, with the assistance of the project team.

  • Responsible for overall performance of the project team and takes the lead in reporting and ensuring project completion within budget, schedule and in conformance with specifications.

  • Reviewing contracts, scope documents, and available data for the project, and establishing schedules and budgets for compliance with project scope requirements and contract obligations.

  • Taking leadership initiative in working with internal team members, and client departments including cost/scheduling, procurement, quality assurance, construction, contracts, legal, labor relations, finance, accounting and other services and departments as required to successfully manage projects.

  • Providing an integrated project team approach in working with designers, contractors and governing agencies.

  • Reviewing and commenting on design submissions, change orders, and contracts/sub-contracts, and representing the client interests to ensure control of and validate change orders are current, fair and efficiently processed.

  • Reviewing comments received from governing agencies on behalf of the client and coordinating timely resolutions.

  • Proactively monitoring critical project milestone dependencies, and tracking actions which may result in risks to critical project milestones.

  • Reviewing project key performance indicators and forecasting any modifications to schedules, cost estimates, and financial reports, and effectively reconciling risks to commitments that may exceed assigned schedules and budgets.

  • Coordinating communications, stakeholder contacts and maintaining good working relationships.

  • Monitoring and controlling contractual commitments to assure that work being performed is in accordance with the specifications and terms of the contracts.

  • Reviewing builder submittals and RFI documents, and providing field surveillance to ensure specified quality of design.

  • Conducting project coordination and client meetings as necessary to review progress and discuss upcoming work.

  • Working with stakeholders to negotiate and resolve conflicts, disputes, and potential claims on behalf of the client.


Minimum Requirements

  • HS + 6 years of relavant expeience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Experience with US Federal Government projects within the past 4 years.

  • 4 years of progressive construction quality assurance, project inspection experience that includes knowledge of project phases: planning, design, preconstruction, construction, and turnover to operations.

  • Relevant experience assisting in contact management, reviewing budgets, schedules, overseeing subcontractor performance, and working with stakeholders and governing agencies on behalf of a public-works owner.

Preferred Requirements

  • Associates degree in Construction Management, engineering, or architecture.

  • Construction Management, Engineering, or Architecture professional certifications (CCM/PMP) and/or license (RA/PE).

  • USACE Construction Quality Management (CQM)

  • OSHA 10 Certification.

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Relocation is not available for this position.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $75,000.00 - $110,000.00.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: REF31741Z

Business Line: PPM

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Construction

Work Location Model: On-Site