Jul 28 Field Inspector II
Program Management - MARTA
At H.J. Russell & Company, we know that exceptional outcomes start with the right people. We believe that work should be challenging, and the challenge should be fun. We also believe that exceptional outcomes are more likely to occur with a respectful, satisfying, and empowering company. We value and respect our employees – their experience and expertise as well as their energy, passion, and diversity – and their innovative approach to work and life.
Russell is currently seeking a Field Inspector II in our Atlanta, GA office to support the Centralized Project Management Office (CPMO) in support of our client, Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) pursuit of rehabilitating, enhancing, and expanding their light and heavy rail infrastructure, bus rapid transit lanes, transit facilities and stations, and state of good repairs initiatives.
Ensures that contractors performing MARTA rapid rail and facilities projects comply with applicable building codes, regulations, contract specifications, and drawings through ongoing, regular inspections, usually in a specific area of assignment or expertise (i.e., architectural, mechanical, electrical, civil, structural, rail, etc.). Manages several projects simultaneously. May mentor and/or train lower-level field inspection staff. This position has direct responsibility for transit safety oversight and is required to comply with the training requirements identified in the Authority’s Agency Safety Plan.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – Includes the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Monitors on-site construction activities and verifies the quality of materials, workmanship, and products being provided and installed in accordance with the approved construction contract documents.
Prepare, submit, and maintain daily records of work activities, quantities used, and conditions at the job site.
Conduct inspections and site observations as required to document the quality of the work being installed.
Reports documented work quality issues to the Quality Assurance Engineer and the Resident Engineer.
Redlines contract documents as minor changes are being made in the field.
Assists with the development and implementation of project quality control plans. Recommends corrective/preventive action and implements the necessary action plan to correct deficiencies.
Works closely with the Resident Engineer and Office Engineer to understand the technical data and submittals associated with the assigned project. Assists the Resident Engineer and Office
Engineer with the technical review of project submittals and RFIs.
Provides quantity verifications for progress payments.
Reports any safety or project schedule deviations to the Project Safety Engineer and the Resident Engineer.
Ability to mentor and/or train lower-level inspection staff.
Performs work in a safe manner and actively encourages others to comply with safety rules and regulations, including wearing of personal protective devices.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Associate’s degree in engineering, Construction Management, Engineering Technology, or related discipline or 5 years of related work experience.
OSHA 30 and Authority’s Safety Compliance certifications preferred.
SAFETY – Understand and follow the work practices and standard operating procedures defined by MARTA safety guidelines and the Project Specific Safety Plan.
Use and/or wear the appropriate equipment, protective devices, or clothing that MARTA and/or the project requires.
Report health and safety concerns related to performing the duties of your job to supervisors and report any ongoing/unresolved health and safety concerns to the Project Safety Engineer and the Resident Engineer.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS – Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
REASONING ABILITY – Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment and the noise level is usually moderate.