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Jacobs General Building Inspector in Kansas City, Missouri

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:

At Jacobs, we're not just building structures, we're helping our clients innovate and grow by designing, engineering, and executing the construction of their state-of-the-art facilities that are changing our world.

As a General Building Inspector, you'll schedule, coordinate, perform, daily project field inspections of all work. Document inspections and submit recommendations to client for approval or rejection of work in place. Inspection services include, but are not limited to, adherence to Construction Documents, contract requirements, and the following:

  • Review equipment, materials and workmanship.

  • Monitor labor and safety conditions.

  • Maintain inspection logs. Prepare progress and final inspection reports for each inspection. Record defects and/or omissions.

  • Report on problems encountered in the performance of the work.

  • Maintain daily logs on required corrections and post status reports.

  • Document all qualitative and quantitative differences between construction contract documents and actual work in place.

  • Provide project inspections with Fire and Life Safety or Testing Service Contractor(s).

  • Coordinate site inspections with client Environmental or Testing Service Contractor(s).

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here's what you'll need:

  • Experience on Building Projects valued at $50M or more. This can include building renovations.

  • At least 10 years experience in Quality Assurance.

  • Familiarity with Safety Regulations and Testing.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with Client team, Contractor team and Architect/Engineer design team to complete project on time.

  • Good working skills with computers and applications including PMCS systems.

  • Physical requirements include accessing all areas of buildings in a safe manner including using ladders.

  • Requires good Written and Verbal skills for face to face meetings and written reports.

Ideally you'll have:

  • 4 year degree

  • Other professional training

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

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.