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AECOM Construction Inspector in Savannah, Georgia

United States of America - Georgia, Savannah

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking experienced, creative, highly talented mid to senior-level Construction Inspector with heavy civil and structural construction experience relating to bridges, wall construction, roadways, railroads, ports, and marine construction type projects. This position will primarily support the Georgia Ports Authority, one of the largest fastest-growing, and largest ports in North America. While based at the AECOM Savannah office this position will service projects throughout the region


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune ’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record 's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly ® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

AECOM Transportation

  • As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. AECOM’s Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation projects that carry all of our communities into the future — safely and reliably.

  • We use our extensive knowledge in planning, designing and managing transportation systems — as well as restoring and replacing aging infrastructure — to help our public and private clients find smarter, more advanced ways to move people across cities, countries and continents.

  • Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

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

  • Onsite representative tacking of daily construction progress and in coordination with AECOM Construction Manager

  • Responsible for the inspection and reporting on all phases of the contract and assures adherence to contract plans, specifications, ancillary documents, and acceptable work practices.

  • Interpret plans, specifications, building codes, standards, and federal, state, and local legislation regulations to become thoroughly familiar with job requirements to assure compliance.

  • Reviews and investigates Change Order claims for accuracy and provides recommendations to AECOM Construction Manager and client. Participates in Change Order review meetings.

  • Participates in planning, scheduling, and timing of long-range and day-to-day construction and phases thereof.

  • Inspects all phases of the work in progress from beginning to end of the project.

  • Monitor performance of testing.

  • Inspects operations, premises, work premises, and work practices for conformance with safety rules and regulations.

  • Estimates percentage of work completed,, and makes or reviews inventories of quality and value of construction materials on hand and in place.

  • Ensures that materials incorporated into the construction work are in compliance with plans and specifications and that items requiring laboratory testing are tested before use on the project.

  • Prepares deficiency lists for items to be corrected and follows up to assure timely corrections.

  • Prepares, and submits daily inspection, and construction progress reports.

  • Maintains records of departures from original plans and specifications for the preparation of final "as built" records.

  • Reviews and checks contractor's shop drawings.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma

  • 6+ years of civil works management experience or related technical fields conducting Quality Assurance surveillance and construction project monitoring.

  • Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; many projects/clients are security sensitive.

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.

  • Valid Driver’s License and a clean driving record.

  • Ability to obtain Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)

  • Must be able to work 12-hour shifts, weekends, and holidays when needed.

  • Physically able, with or without accommodation, to work and walkin outdoor/construction site environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, noise, and moisture. Position requires often standing/walking; occasionally perform repetitive bending and stooping, operation of vehicles, climbing of stairs, keyboard/mouse operations, repetitive or fine hand movements, work alone in isolated/remote areas, and lifting less than 25 pounds; rarely working with arms above shoulder level, power gripping/squeezing (hand tools, levers, etc.), working at heights, working in an environment of heavy, moving, dangerous equipment, working in confined spaces, and lifting of 25 - 50 pounds. Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment.

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship to work in the US is not available for this opportunity

  • U.S Citizenship is a requirement for this opportunity

Preferred Qualifications

  • Heavy civil and structural construction experience projects with value>$10M

  • Reliable transportation

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Quality Assurance / Quality Controls

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 244000BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.