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Jacobs Quality Assurance - Facilities in Seattle, Washington

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 team is experiencing exciting growth within our established practice, and we have a need for Construction Inspectors to join our team. You’ll inspect construction methods and workmanship to ensure that contractors build facilities and associated infrastructure in accordance with plans and specifications. You will perform work both independently on assignments and as part of a team; however, all unusual issues and questions will be referred to the Project Manager or designee.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Observe and inspect ongoing construction work is in accordance with contract documents.

  • Review plans and specifications to ensure that work is in compliant with plans and specifications.

  • Review contractors’ pay applications and recommend for approval actual work completed to the client.

  • Inspect traffic control setup and devices to ensure compliance with approved traffic control plans.

  • Ensure work is executed safely and in accordance with contractors’ approved work plans

  • Ensure work is compliant with any permit/agreement conditions.

  • Ensure work is coordinated and delivered in accordance with approved construction schedule.

  • Validate safety certifiable items are installed per contract where applicable

  • Maintain a daily report of work in progress, including photographic documentation and status of completion and upload Daily Inspection Reports daily

  • Discusses construction related issues with Project Manager/CM Team and/or client contact.

  • Performs other job responsibilities as assigned

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 3+ years of experience in buildings inspection, from in-ground infrastructure and foundations, through to finishes and handover

  • Required to have and maintain a satisfactory driving record

  • Ability to move up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans and specifications.

  • Knowledge of construction including materials, means and methods, plans and specifications, and associated safety requirements.

  • Perform calculations using algebra, trigonometry, and geometry.

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

  • Work under exposure to inclement weather conditions.

  • Ability to work independently when necessary and as part of a team.


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.