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Jacobs Senior Field Inspector (Seasonal) in Boise, Idaho

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Our Infrastructure Highway team is experiencing exciting growth in Idaho and we have a need for a Senior Field Inspector to join our team. You’ll join our team and assist our resident engineers and project managers in completion of inspection work in accordance with projects and client specifications. You will have the ability to gather and understand technical data for purposes of generating technical reports.

Utilizing your expertise to inspect construction methods and workmanship to ensure that contractors build roadways, bridges, traffic signals and related highway structures in accordance with plans and specifications, you’ll perform work related to transportation engineering activities such as design data collection, construction record-keeping and traffic control inspection.

Typical Duties:

  • Observe and inspect ongoing construction work.

  • Review plans and specifications to ensure that work is within compliance of plans and specifications. Complete pay sheets for actual work completed.

  • Maintain daily reporting of work in progress, status of completion, and discuss construction related problems with supervisor.

  • Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.

  • Able and willing to work day or night shifts and/or flexible schedules including weekends as required to support the project requirements.

Join us and we will assist in continuing the development of your skills and exploring all that you can do across our global company, with opportunities to share your knowledge along the way.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 5+ years of experience in construction administration/inspection

  • Experience with Idaho Transportation Department’s Standard Specifications for Highway Construction

  • Knowledge of construction practices and principles

  • Intermediate mathematical skills to perform field calculations

  • Ability to gather and understand technical data for purposes of generating technical reports

  • Interpersonal skills to work with contractors and/or project teams

  • Proficient in MS Office Suites

  • Ability and willingness to travel

  • A valid State’s driver’s license and the ability to pass a motor vehicle background check

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • A technical school graduate or have a Bachelor’s of related to Engineering or Construction Management

  • Idaho Transportation Department WAQTC/IQP Certifications.

Special Notification:

This position will mostly be a seasonal assignment based in Idaho; estimation will be 6-9 months.

  • Compensation Rate: $35-45 an hour (based on experience)

  • Overtime Eligible

  • Per-diem (lodging & food): 7 days a week at $155/day = $1085/week (tax free)


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At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.