Jacobs Field Inspector (Transportation Projects) in Bellevue, Washington

Field Inspector (Transportation Projects)


As a global leader of Program Management and Construction Management (PMCM) services with projects ranging from $1 million to programs that cost up to $10 billion, we deliver award winning total Design and/or Construction Management projects for public and private sector clients. From the pre-construction phase, through complete erection of the project, to the post-construction and commissioning, we function as an extension of our clients' goals and aspirations. Project sectors and types include: Aviation, Emergency Operations & Data Centers, Healthcare, both Higher Education and K-12, Hospitality & Entertainment, Correctional & Rehabilitation Facilities, and Research & Development Facilities.

Position Summary

The Field Inspector reports to the Lead Inspector, and is responsible for assuring compliance with all approved submittals, specifications,

standards, codes, and drawings. This position requires good communication (both verbal and written) skills, good independent decision making

capabilities, and a clear understanding of when issues need to get escalated to the Lead Inspector. This position also requires a familiarity with the

MS Office software and use of a customized version of PM Web.

Duties are as follows:

  • Generates daily inspection report for construction activities

  • Ensures compliance with the specifications, drawings and standards

  • Act as the primary source of field Quality Assurance, and monitor the Contractors Quality Control processes and QC Inspection reporting

  • and corrective actions

  • Assures that the Work conforms to Construction Documents, and initiates action to prevent, stop or correct any quality control deficiencies,

  • defective work, or deficient QC reports

  • Conducts spot surveillance of all craft disciplines (civil, structural, mechanical, and / or electrical) to assure high quality standards of

  • workmanship are maintained

  • Interacts closely with the Contractors field personnel to resolve field issues

  • Provide interface with third party QA check testing activities, and relay findings to the Contractor

  • Ensures the development and maintenance of the As-Built drawing records

  • Generates Safe Plans of Action and Safety Observation Reports, A strong sense and awareness of safety is required

  • Performs quantity calculations for payment purposes

  • Provides input for contract change orders, submittal responses, and RFI responses

  • Occasional shifting of schedule to accommodate construction schedule


  • HS as a minimum, BS degree in an engineering or construction discipline is preferred

  • 5 years of Project related Engineering or Construction Experience required.

  • 5 years of Field Quality Assurance/Control experience is preferred

  • Strong computer software skills within the Microsoft Suite of tools (specifically Excel, Word, Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat is required

Essential Functions:

Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting. Lifting requirements limited to 20 lbs. in the form of supplies, drawings, etc. Longest distance carried of 50 feet. Hand manipulation is required for simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Occasional need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, for supplies, as well as below the shoulder for same. No foot controls necessary. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be occasional travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Washington-Bellevue

Travel No

Req ID: BIA0003FX