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AECOM Inspector V in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an industry leading Senior Civil/MEP Construction Inspector to join the SWIFT Program Management Team overseeing the delivery of a $0.5 Billion managed aquifer recharge project in Newport News, Virginia. The qualified applicant will have extensive construction industry experience overseeing construction of large water/wastewater/water reuse projects in a collaborative project delivery platform. The Ideal candidate will have the primary responsibility for monitoring and observing the quality of construction for compliance with the construction documents. On-site work activities will include excavation, soil disposal, dewatering, relocation of buried utilities, installation of pile foundations, concrete work, and installation of mechanical, electrical, and control systems.

The successful candidate will be expected to be collaborative, have a high level of initiative and motivation to deliver quality results, have strong problem-solving skills and a demonstrated ability to provide value-added solutions and maintain strong relationships.


Ideal candidate will assist in the administration of the James River project throughout construction phase and will be responsible to:

  • Provide inspection for surveillance of Civil and MEP work during construction, evaluating workmanship and monitoring daily for compliance with the construction contract documents.

  • Record construction progress though diaries, daily reports, photographs, telephone conversation logs,

  • Assist the Owners Site Representative in validating work performed in addition to meeting with the contractors on a monthly basis to determine percent completion.

  • Monitor and track ongoing field activity and providing monthly schedule updates.

  • Provide recommendations through schedule analysis of options for mitigating delays

  • Observe and report on planned critical path activities not occurring.

  • Assist in documenting schedule conflicts, delays and work disruptions that impact the schedule completion dates.

  • Track and document unplanned field construction activities.

  • Observe that non-conformance work is being corrected in accordance with written and approved instructions.

  • Review monthly schedule narrative for accuracy

  • Determine that installed work is in accordance with approved submittals.

  • Advise the Owners Site Representative of issues and resolution options available with minimal time or cost impacts.

  • Participate in internal staff meetings and weekly contractor progress meetings.

  • Record delivered materials comply with approved submittals.

  • Observe and record Contractor’s testing and QA/QC activities.

  • Observe implementation of health and safety procedures and practices.

  • Provide input to documentation for area and equipment turnovers.

  • Support development of accident reporting and other documentation.

  • Participate in punch lists, testing, and commissioning.

  • Participate in final inspection and prepare a written certification documenting the conformance of the completed construction contracts to the approved contract drawings, specifications, addenda and change orders.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School plus 8+ years or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • 10 years of experience on heavy site/civil water/wastewater treatment plant construction site

  • OSHA-30 Certified for Construction

  • Valid Driver’s License and ability to maintain one

Preferred Qualifications

  • A.A.S. Degree in Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, or Construction Management

  • Over 20 years of heavy infrastructure construction experience with projects valued over $100 million.

  • Large water/wastewater construction experience on projects with values over $100 million

  • Design-Build water/wastewater experience

  • Proficiency in WORD, EXCEL, and SharePoint, in addition to any other Document Control Systems.

  • Experience as either member of Owners Advisor or Construction Management team

  • Senior Inspection Role overseeing civil and complex MEP work

What We Offer

We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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 Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 269250BR

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.