Company: Wood
Skills: QA / QC / Inspection
Experience: 7 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Savannah, Georgia, United States


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a Design Build Inspector 1 to join our team.

Essential Tasks and Responsibilities :
  • Observe, measure and document work performed by construction contractors
  • Prepare pay statements and maintain project diaries based on observation and measurement of work performed daily by construction contractor
  • Perform field tests on concrete (air content, slump, prepare cylinders) and asphalt (temperature) according to prescribed procedures, processes and standards
  • Support Project Manager to verify and document adherence to environmental, traffic and erosion control policies and regulations
  • Enter data and use software applications
  • Confer with Project Manager to discuss materials tests, alignment and other aspects of construction work to determine appropriate next steps

Additional Tasks and Responsibilities :
  • Provide some training in basic methods and procedures to lower level technical personnel
  • Operate computer systems and peripheral equipment
  • May observe and document routine construction operations and write routine field reports
  • May assist and observe contractor work on short and long term construction projects and interact with client, contractor or subcontractor representatives accordingly
  • May perform a variety of non-technical tasks designed to assist others in preparing for and/or conducting office, laboratory or field activities
  • May assist in other non-technical projects as appropriate
  • Abide by Safety Policies including wearing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment
  • Maintain inspector diaries
  • Maintain and document vehicle preventative maintenance and mileage reports


Skills / Qualifications

Education, Experience and Skills Required :
  • Bachelor's degree or combination of technical education, PDH's, and certification plus 3 to 7 years of industry experience
  • Experience on Georgia Department of Transportation or other State DOT's construction projects preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of subject matter and project focus
  • Ability to use test equipment in an effective and safe manner
  • Ability to understand procedural manuals and execute work orders
  • Ability to prepare reports and documentation independently
  • Attention to detail and ability to train others
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to follow directions

Physical Job Requirements :
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, climb and lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to drive large pick-up truck; ability to drive a trailer helpful
  • Ability to use hands to operate field equipment
  • Close, distance, and peripheral vision; normal auditory function
  • Must complete employment physical demonstrating ability to meet job requirements, including the ability to wear a respirator, as required

License / Certification Requirements :
  • Valid driver's license and insurable driving record
  • Must pass Health and Safety Training and Defensive Driving Courses upon hire

Machines, Tools and/or Equipment Used :
  • May use a number of different pieces of equipment, i.e. Slump Cone, Air Meter, Measuring Wheel/Tape, Thermometer, etc. Employee will be fully trained in the use of equipment necessary to accomplish their work
  • Pickup truck and/or other motor vehicle(s)
  • On occasion, office equipment such as photocopy machine and fax machine
  • Personal computer and desk top software (e.g., MSOffice)

Work Environment :
  • Will require work at remote sites around construction equipment, drilling rigs, explosives and environmental contamination
  • Overtime may be required
  • Some fieldwork may require working with hazardous materials and in hazardous conditions


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.