Senior Level Inspector

Oct 04, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
General Responsibilities:

Perform field observation, and inspection of construction materials (e.g. soils, aggregates, concrete, asphalt, and steel). Communicate with project manager, engineering technicians, client representative, contractor's representative and others as applicable regarding the construction site, project requirements, and testing, observation, and inspection requirements and results. Transport material samples with associated identifying documentation to the laboratory for further testing and analysis. Tabulate, prepare, and submit data and observation in the form of written and digital reports as work is performed for daily transmittal to the Terracon Project Manager. Maintain and clean equipment, vehicles and work areas. May assist with scheduling and dispatch of Technicians to project sites. Adhere to strict safety standards.

Essential Role and Responsibilities:

* Performs testing, observation, and inspection as directed in accordance with training and the specified procedures.

* Perform inspection on projects requiring expertise and knowledge in multiple areas of construction inspection.

* Read and interpret blueprints and construction specifications.

* Perform tests on materials to determine if work is done according to contract specifications.

* Provides clear documentation of findings and results.

* Performs basic analysis of data to verify accuracy before communication and submittal to the Project Manager.

* Communicates information to Project Manager and other PM.

* Has experience and proficiency in multiple areas of field testing and inspection.

* Trains lower level technicians

* May direct and supervise activities of other engineering technicians in the field.

* May assist with schedule and dispatch Technicians to project sites based on technician skill set, certifications, location, project, and priority.

* Coordinate pre-dispatch activities with Project, Department, and/or Office Managers.

* May interact with client and other site personnel on behalf of the Project Manager when directed

* May assist Project Manager in development of scope for testing and inspection services

* Maintains equipment operation and calibration.

* Performs advanced fieldwork and assists with project management.

* Follow safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all projects. Performs pre-task planning prior to executing work. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.

* Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.


* High school diploma or equivalent.

* Minimum 10 years of relevant experience or the equivalent in training and related experience.

* Experience with laptop computer use and Microsoft Word and Excel

* ACI certification in one or more of the following areas:

* Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade I

* Concrete Strength Testing Technician

* Certified in radiation safety and Nuclear Density Gauge operation.

* At least 2 additional preferred certifications below.


* American Welding Society (AWS) Certified Welding Inspector (CWI), or

* Structural Steel and/or nondestructive testing services: ASNT Level II

Successful completion of related internal safety certifications.

* Valid driver's license with acceptable violation history.


Certifications in one or more of the following areas:

* NICET Level III certification in Construction Materials Testing in two or more of the following categories or NICET Level IV in at least one of the following categories: Asphalt, Concrete, Soils.

* NICET Level III certification in Geotechnical in two or more of the following categories or NICET Level IV in one of the following categories: Construction, Laboratory, Exploration, Generalist

* ICC certification in two or more of the following categories: Reinforced Concrete, Spray-applied Fireproofing, Structural Masonry, Prestressed/Post-Tensioned Concrete, Structural Steel - Bolting, Structural Steel - Welding.

* American Welding Society (AWS) Senior Certified Welding Inspector (SCWI)

American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Level III certification in one or more of the following areas: Visual Testing (VT), Magnetic Particle Testing (MT), Dye Penetrant Testing (PT), Radiographic Testing (RT), Ultrasonic Testing (UT).