Civil Inspector Job Description

Civil Inspector Job Description

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Civil inspector provides support on various civil construction projects that may include new construction, building renovations, airfields, and civil works;.

Civil Inspector Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Previous experience in civil construction works and supervision or inspection of roadworks
Record inspections, tests, work executed
Monitor the review of the contractor’s documents/shop drawings to flag and rectify any issues which may affect the stability or function of any components or systems
Preparing daily logs and reports
Monitoring and ensuring that all civil/structural engineering aspects of the project are carried out as per inspection plan/drawings/codes and specifications
Monitor safety aspects when dealing with Civil/structural installations
Perform and or evaluate tests confirming quality requirements, civil/structural finishes and building components by conducting thorough site inspection for all civil/structural works as per approved shop drawings, specifications and method statement
Field checks placement, location and quality of civil/structural finishes, building structure components
Perform civil/structural inspections and material inspections
Ensure compliance of civil/structural l works to design requirements, specifications and project plan

Civil Inspector Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Civil Inspector

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: OSHA, ACI, NICET, CISEC/QSP, AWWA, ICC, IQP, WAQTC, CQM, USACE

Education for Civil Inspector

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the civil inspector job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Engineering, Civil Engineering, Technical, Construction, Construction Management, Architecture, Education, Associates, Engineering Technology, Surveying

Skills for Civil Inspector

Desired skills for civil inspector include:

Mathematics
Civil construction
Civil engineering
Foundations codes
Road construction standards
Bridge
Highway
Infrastructure systems
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Quality Assurance and Quality Control

Desired experience for civil inspector includes:

Must be able to read and interpret construction documents, submittals, RFI’s and change order documents
Must be able to prepare reports and meeting minutes and update construction record documents
Experience in the use of various softwares including Microsoft Office products and other PM Software is required
Ability to work in a fast paced environment and in a field office on the jobsite
Ability climb ladders and work in rough terrain is required
Ability to acquire federal security clearance is required

Civil Inspector Examples

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Civil Inspector Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a civil inspector. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for civil inspector
  • Inspects construction of and landscape improvements
  • Performs administrative tasks associated with the administering of private landscape maintenance contracts, privately constructed landscape improvements
  • Reviews, corrects, and ensures completeness of landscape plan submittals and as-built plans
  • Maintains records of inspection work
  • Undertake all site supervision and inspections when required or instructed by the Resident Engineer (RE) or the Project Engineer (PE)
  • Prepare daily report to the RE or the PE
  • Follow up and implement any site instructions made by the RE and PE
  • Prepare any site measurements and surveying checks needed by the RE or PE for pipes alignments and levels
  • Co-ordinate and co-operate with ADSSC staff during their site inspections in the presence of the RE or ARE
  • Assist the ARE and RE in the preparation of any correspondences in compliance with the contract documents
Qualifications for civil inspector
  • All required jurisdictional certificates and state requirements preferred
  • Some knowledge of construction including materials, methods, plans and specifications
  • Must be a self-starter, be organized, have good interpersonal skills and time management skills
  • Must have a P.Eng or C.E.T
  • Possess a minimum of 5 years of experience in a heavy civil/quality control construction field
  • Ideally from a nuclear, power, or a heavy civils background
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Civil Inspector Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of civil inspector. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for civil inspector
  • Prepare daily report to the RE
  • Inspecting site conditions prior to start of construction activities
  • Help prepare punch lists
  • Issue NCRs to contractors and assist in taking corrective actions and ensure that all inspection reports are accurate and in compliance with the requirements.• Ensure that all execution and inspection are carried out as per inspection plan/drawings/codes and specifications
  • Ensure compliance of architectural works to design requirements, specifications and project plan, preparing daily logs and reports
  • Provides technical interpretation of construction drawings and specification requirements in conjunction with the project manager
  • Oversees the review, tracking, and distribution of contractor submittals from site, including coordinating with appropriate design disciplines for technical reviews
  • Conducts pre-construction, weekly, monthly and special construction meetings, prepares and distributes meeting minutes
  • Conduct on site civil and roadworks construction inspections and audits on road projects in Far North QLD
  • Reviewing associated inspection records for completeness and accuracy
Qualifications for civil inspector
  • Ensures conformance to quality, performance, safety and/or code requirements
  • Civil/structural knowledge to include
  • Physically located at the project site as an extension of the PMCM team and will coordinate with the owners staff and tenants as required for for this large federal campus project
  • Experienced in international standards and specifications related to civil/structural finishes
  • Expert in QC roles
  • Cal-OSHA/OSHA 30 training certification
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Civil Inspector Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of civil inspector. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for civil inspector
  • Maintaining reporting requirements and conduct investigations if necessary
  • Formal qualifications in engineering, construction or a trade is preferred
  • Ability to demonstrate and follow safety policies and practices
  • Provide general inspection of construction activities for multiple projects, monitoring site work and installations by contractors, utility providers, per contract specifications
  • Audit projects for cost and constructability based on specified site plans and drawings
  • Assist in the preparation of bid documents and technical specifications
  • Participate in regularly scheduled staff meetings and communicate all issues of importance to management
  • Timely and accurate completion of all reports and records maintenance
  • Keep daily records of all utilities work
  • Carry out daily inspections of all utility work and sign off the relevant part of the contractor’s RFI’s in a timely manner
Qualifications for civil inspector
  • 5+ years of expeirence
  • Experience in Civil/Architectural quality assurance construction inspection
  • Intermediate or expert computer and software skills to include the use of word processing and email the basic or intermediate use of spreadsheets and electronic presentations
  • Degree/Diploma in related field with min 5-7 years’ experience in Landscape out of which 2-3 years in the UAE
  • Minimum 10 years of experience within similar projects
  • Middle East experience is essential and experience in Bahrain will be preferred
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Civil Inspector Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of civil inspector. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for civil inspector
  • Coordinates with utility agencies the relocation effects involved with highway construction
  • Prepares drawings and maps, technical reports, operates computers using work processing, mainframe and highway programs including INROADS, B-Grade, Earthwork, CADD, Traverse
  • Raise any non conformances or poor workmanship with the Utilities Coordinator in a timely manner
  • Raise any safety issues with the Safety Officer and also keep the Utilities Coordinator informed
  • Coordinate activities with the Quality Control manager daily
  • Coordinate with the general superintendent on all quality issues
  • Coordinate with the Client Quality Assurance inspector on all quality issues
  • On a daily basis monitor and record all work scope being executed and prepare a comprehensive Daily Report including photos, listing quality inspections performed, and any deficiencies
  • Understand contract documentation and inspection and testing plans for the designated Work Package
  • Ensure subcontractor prepares prompt requests for information (RFI’s) for questions that may affect the construction schedule
Qualifications for civil inspector
  • Combination of education, training, and experience to gain knowledge, skills and abilities generally equivalent to those possessed by a high school graduate
  • Demonstrated experience with utility underground construction practices, specifications and requirements, including the Underground Structures (UGS) Manual, GO128 and related industry standards
  • Must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact and collaborate with internal and external personnel
  • Must demonstrate effective resource and project planning, decision-making, team-building, and the ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovations
  • A combination of education and directly related experience equal to seven (7) years
  • Experience on major Buildings projects- Experience in 5* hotel, high end villas/High Rise Buildings/Malls (Major projects in the UAE)
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Civil Inspector Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a civil inspector. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for civil inspector
  • Operate sophisticated survey equipment such as theodites, EDM's and
  • Conduct field inspections required by the program
  • Carry out routine and ad-hoc inspections and monitoring for airfield civil assets
  • Plan and implement preventive and corrective maintenance works and refurbishment works
  • Supervise and manage maintenance contractors and work closely with operation departments for the smooth implementation of maintenance works
  • Handle fault cases including emergency works
  • Prepare and update inspection records and maintenance records
  • Assist in controlling the maintenance and refurbishment budgets
  • Perform shift duties including overnight shift as needed
  • Ensuring Works Inspectors have a working knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and bring any shortfalls observed to the attention of the person(s) concerned
Qualifications for civil inspector
  • Bachelor Degree or Diploma in relevant Engineering field
  • Minimum 5 years experience in inspection of water, wastewater, or stormwater infrastructure construction projects in urban areas
  • OSHA-10 or higher safety training certification desired
  • Ability to comprehend all construction documents, including blueprints and drawings
  • Ability to relocate approximately every 9-18 months
  • Four (4) years of experience or any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to four years of full-time employment in paraprofessional engineering or the construction trades involving responsibility for designing, surveying, materials testing, construction, drafting, and/or review development projects

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