Construction Inspector

Pine Brook, NJ, United States

SESI Consulting Engineers has been selected as one of NJBIZ’s 2020 Fifty "FASTEST GROWING" Companies! SESI, is a well-established, progressive, consulting engineering firm in Pine Brook, N.J. We have 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. Join a well-established, fast-growing company recognized for providing solutions, excellence, service, and integrity. We seek dynamic individuals to support organic growth. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package to include Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, 401(k), Paid Time Off, Holidays, Tuition Reimbursement, professional development assistance, bonus potential, just to name a few. SUMMARY A growing, dynamic engineering firm in Pine Brook, New Jersey, is looking for an inspector to inspect and oversee 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. Field Activities Conducts pile inspections, inspections of deep dynamic compaction process Observes borings, test pits, geoprobes and cone penetrometer tests Conducts permeability testing and well monitoring Conducts pile and deep foundation inspections Inspects ground improvement Prepares sketches of construction installations Responsible for the operation and maintenance of equipment Observes utility installation Measures distances to verify accuracy of dimensions of structural installations Conducts concrete and rebar inspection testing Directs drilling of exploratory borings and wells Verifies levels, alignment, and elevation of installations Observes work to ensure that procedures are followed Examines workmanship for conformity to standard and approves installation Interprets blueprints and specifications for Contractor Adheres to environmental, construction and OSHA safety policies and procedures to be in compliance with local, state, and federal environmental regulations Travels 100% of the time. Travel may be out of state. Research and Support Activities Conducts routine geotechnical engineering laboratory checks Prepares samples of materials for laboratory testing and performs the tests Records quantities of materials received or used during specified periods Completes daily progress reports on construction and inspection activities Classifies soils according to standard types Prepares geologic reports and maps, interprets data, and recommends further action Determines direction of groundwater flow Prepares project cost estimates, proposal and reports Mentors junior staff Business Development Identifies the potential for new projects and seeks opportunities to promote the company’s services on an ongoing basis 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. Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university preferred 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. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification ACI/NICET/NJ DCA Special Inspector and Nuclear Densometer certification a plus Valid driver’s license and 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.