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AECOM Construction Inspector, Aviation in Hunt Valley, Maryland

Company Description

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Job Description

This position is expected to begin as soon as available in our Transportation Aviation Business Line. This position is available as a part-time variable on a project by project basis throughout the region where the candidate will be expected to perform full-time work for each project assigned from start until completion until new project is assigned. This includes projects located throughout the Mid-Atlantic including Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and on occasion, other surrounding states in the Eastern region.

The position involves construction inspection and management of airport projects dealing with airfield safety, standards, improvement, and expansion programs. Construction work includes construction administration and management including shop drawing review, responding to contractor questions, and construction inspection. Additional work includes environmental permitting, review of construction plans, specifications, schedules, design reports, and cost estimates to support the design team, including constructability reviews. The Aviation Engineering Group interacts with and is supported by many other in-house disciplines including Planners, Architects, Mechanical, Electrical, Structural, Civil, Environmental, Geotechnical and Special Systems Engineers in typical projects supporting our airport clients.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs construction administration and construction inspection.

  • Serve as independent lead RPR/RE on the construction phase of airport projects within the region led by our Hunt Valley, Maryland office.

  • Facilitate the construction management of the project through coordination with the Project Manager, Design Team, Contractor, and Owner.

  • Informal task supervision and mentorship of other Junior Engineers/Inspectors at the direction of the Project Manager.

  • Tracks quantities and work progress utilizing field measurements and Civil 3D.

  • Travel to airport project sites (expected 90%+ field work)

  • Conducts constructability reviews for airport projects to support design team.

  • Completes calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematics related to airport development projects including runways, taxiways, aprons, hangars, terminals, and other airport facilities.

  • Prepares and interprets construction specifications for airport development projects per FAA Advisory Circular 150/5370-10 and State requirements.

  • Prepares reports, schedules, quantity takeoffs, and cost estimates.

  • Collects and analyzes data to support design and construction phases of projects.

  • Collaborates with other airport/civil engineering, architectural, and engineering disciplines, sub-consultants, Utility companies, permitting agencies, contractors, government and regulatory agencies, and clients.

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed-upon budget and schedule.

  • Minimum Requirements

  • High School Degree and Minimum eight (8) years related experience performing the responsibilities outlined above for transportation related projects (highways, airports, rail, etc.).

  • Read, write, and communicate effectively in the English language

  • Ability to work in both an office and field (construction) environment for extended working hours

  • Ability to pass Federal background and criminal investigation checks in order to obtain Airport identification badges.

  • Ability to travel to, reside, and work at airport sites throughout the region.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Highschool Diploma plus 8 years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Valid U.S. driver's license required.

  • Due to the nature of the projects a U.S. Citizenship is required.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Advanced Experience with Microsoft Office Software

  • Experience using AutoCAD/Civil 3D design software.

  • Experience performing the responsibilities outlined above for airport related projects

Additional Information

This position does not provide Sponsorship or Relocation.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $33.00/hour - $62.00/hour.


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: J10098571

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Quality

Work Location Model: On-Site