Construction Inspector (Temporary)

Hialeah, FL, United States

Join a well-established, fast-growing company recognized for providing solutions, excellence, service, and integrity. We seek dynamic individuals to support organic growth. SESI engages its employees in all aspects of its projects and encourages them to participate in design and project management functions to their full potential. SESI Consulting Engineers has been selected as one of NJBIZ’s 2020 Fifty "FASTEST GROWING" Companies! SESI Consulting Engineers , founded in 1976, is a well-established, progressive, consulting engineering firm in Pine Brook, N.J. SESI has earned an excellent reputation for providing innovative geotechnical, site/civil, and environmental engineering solutions for owners, developers, and the construction industry in the NJ, NY, CT region. SESI is currently expanding to meet the needs of existing clients. Summary Inspects and oversees construction of buildings, dams, utilities, walls, pavement, and other types of construction work to ensure that procedures and materials comply with plans and specifications by performing the following duties. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Conducts pile inspections, inspections of deep dynamic compaction process Observes compacted fills (including use of nuclear density gauges) Observes utility installation, concrete testing and rebar inspection Measures distances to verify accuracy of dimensions of structural installations and layouts Performs inspections of deep dynamic compaction process Observes and documents utility installation Conducts routine geotechnical engineering laboratory checks Conducts concrete and rebar inspection testing Verifies levels, alignment, and elevation of installations Observes work in progress to ensure that procedures are followed and materials used conform to specifications Prepares samples of materials for laboratory testing and performs the tests Examines workmanship of finished installations for conformity to standard and approves installation Interprets blueprints and specifications for Contractor and discusses deviations from specified construction procedures to ensure compliance with regulations governing construction Records quantities of materials received or used during specified periods Maintains daily logs of construction and inspection activities and completes daily progress reports Prepares sketches of construction installations Participates in environmental audits and prepare data summaries, data tables, data mapping and presentation, and preparation of environmental reports Follows blueprints, guidelines, and/or diagrams Responsible for the operation and maintenance of equipment Assists environmental engineers in the development of remediation devices Classifies soils according to standard types Examines rocks, minerals, and fossil remains to identify and determine sequence of processes affecting development of earth Applies knowledge of chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics to explain these phenomena and to help locate mineral, geothermal, and petroleum deposits and underground water resources Applies geological knowledge to engineering problems encountered in construction projects, such as dams, tunnels, and large buildings Prepares geologic reports and maps, interprets research data, and recommends further study or action Conducts or participates in environmental studies Directs drilling of exploratory borings and wells Oversees installation of monitoring wells in accordance with state and federal requirements Collects or supervises collection of soil and groundwater samples for analysis of chemical composition Determines direction of groundwater flow based on review of historical records and site specific data Performs environmental soil sampling Prepares summary and certification letters and reports Conducts pile and deep foundation inspections Inspects ground improvement Observes borings, test pits, geoprobes and cone penetrometer tests Conducts permeability testing and well monitoring Prepares project cost estimates, proposals, reports and mentors junior staff Works under general supervision with latitude for independent judgment Displays moderate skills with high level of proficiency Adheres to environmental, construction and OSHA safety policies and procedures to be in compliance with local, state, and federal environmental regulations Consults with senior peers on certain projects Identifies the potential for new projects and seeks opportunities to promote the company’s services on an ongoing basis Travels 100% of the time which may be out of state Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory responsibilities. Qualifications Ability to review and understand plans, specs, and reports including site, grading, utility, foundation, details, structural, drawings, architectural, grading, federal, state and local regulations. Preferred Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or one to four years related experience and/or training with HS Diploma or GED; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with inspection of compacted fills, footings, ground improvement, deep foundations, retaining walls, utilities, asphalt, concrete, sitework elements. 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification ACI/NICET/NJ DCA Special Inspector and Nuclear Densometer certification a plus Valid Driver’s License and possess reliable transportation to access job sites Proficient or familiarity with AutoCAD, NitroPro, MS Word, Excel, Adobe. Position requires ability to use tools such as a lump hammer, shovel, hand auger, Nuclear Density Gauge. Physical Demands While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50+ pounds. The employee is frequently required to use hands or fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Work Environment Approximately 100% of the work is conducted outdoors. Worker must be able to walk frequently on uneven hard and soft ground/terrain in all types of weather conditions to include cold, hot rain, snow, ice, etc. Employees working in the field may also be exposed to sun, wind, insects, plants, animals, etc. As a result, appropriate clothing for outdoor work, work boots, safety glasses, hard hat, safety vest is required while working in the field.

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