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Construction Observer-Municipal

at Gilmore & Associates

Posted: 2/1/2019
Job Status: Full Time
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Job Description

The Construction Observers represents existing municipal/governmental clients and performs observation and documentation of construction activities throughout the region.

                                                                         

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Assist project managers with existing client relationships related to land development construction and capital improvement projects, public agency coordination, etc.
  • Observe construction activities and document conformance with approved construction drawings/plans, project requirements, standards, and specifications. Construction activities generally include utilities, stormwater management facilities, erosion and sedimentation controls, grading, paving, curb, sidewalk, handicapped accessibility, lighting, retaining walls, landscaping, signage, roadway/bridge construction, and buildings.
  • Promptly report exceptions or deviations from approved plans, specifications, and/or construction issues to project manager, construction contractor supervisor, and/or other appropriate party
  • Prepare prompt and accurate daily field reports summarizing daily field operations/installations, plan deviations, and corrective actions.
  • Communicate on a regular basis with the project manager and the Construction Services Manager
  • Possess the ability to accurately read and understand project plans, details, and specifications and ability to convey the design intent to subcontractors and other field personnel

 

 

Essential Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
  • 3+ years of field experience in construction observation with a civil engineering consulting or construction management firm
  • 1-3 years of field experience in construction and materials testing of site, roads, concrete and utility construction

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
  • Certifications in NICET, NECEPT, ACI, Nuclear Density Gauge Operator, etc.
  • Trench/Ladder Training
  • First Aid Training

 

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to obtain, record field data and compile field reports
  • Ability to interpret specifications, working drawings and convey intent to contractor
  • Possess independence and sound technical judgment
  • Possess effective oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates the highest degree of ethical behavior and candor
  • Ability to build relationships with all staff, subconsultants and clients
  • Confident, enthusiastic team player with a passion to work in a demanding and fast paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, stay focused, set clear milestones and execute diverse projects simultaneously
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, etc.
  • Possess industry knowledge of proper installation techniques for utilities, stormwater management facilities, erosion and sedimentation controls, grading, paving, curb, sidewalk, handicapped accessibility, lighting, retaining walls, landscaping, signage, roadway/bridge construction, and buildings. (Not sure where to order this within Knowledge Skills & Abilities, but it should rank pretty high).

 

 

Essential Position Requirements:

  • Travel required
  • Night and weekend work required
  • Ability to work additional and/or nonstandard hours, as required
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

 

                                                                     Gilmore & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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