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Jacobs Construction Civil Inspector in Los Angeles, California

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Your Impact:

We are looking for a Construction Civil Inspector at our Irvine/Los Angeles, CA locations to perform inspection of highway bridge work, including various highway structures such as pump stations and maintenance buildings, utility relocations, bridges, retaining walls, overhead sign structures, etc.

To ensure success in this role, you will apply your knowledge of engineering fundamentals and safety regulations to ensure the project is being constructed in full compliance with contract documents.

You will have the ability to work independently and perform duties in the construction field office. To effectively make decisions concerning work in progress and solving field and office problems. The Senior Construction Civil Inspector will work under the direction of a Senior Resident Engineer, and will assume the following functional responsibilities:

  • Perform quality validation/verification inspections to achieve compliance with contract plans and specifications on the civil work.

  • Perform quantity calculations and measurement for progress pay estimates and keep daily project records.

  • Perform labor compliance interviews. Assist with preparation, analysis and review of contract change orders.

  • Assist with the review of Critical Path Method (CPM) Schedule analysis.

  • Assist with Water Pollution Control Program (SWPPP) enforcement.

  • Promote and maintain a safe working environment.

  • Ability to communicate with the RE, Project Manager, Principal Assistant Resident Engineer, field personnel, public outreach personnel, and the construction administration staff.

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.

Your role keeps our company connected and we’ll support you with what you need to be successful.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management or civil engineering

  • 5+ years of relevant civil/structural inspection and construction management experience on highway construction projects

  • Must have a strong understanding of Caltrans Standard Plans and Standard Specifications

  • Valid California Driver’s License

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

  • Ability to walk construction site, including walking up and down slopes, climbing ladders, and walking on scaffolding and other temporary structures.

Ideally you will have:

  • Master’s degree in construction management or engineering

  • PE, Professional License in Engineering

  • Knowledge of Caltrans Construction Manual and Caltrans Bridge Construction Records Manual

  • Knowledge of construction practices, physical characteristics and properties of roadway, structures, drainage and utility systems construction materials, and the approved methods and equipment used in making physical tests of construction materials.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Typical salary range for this position is $89,100 - $139,150 and is commensurate with experience relative to the position.

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 $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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