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Jacobs Associates Construction Inspector - Entry Level (Underground) in New York, New York

25-Apr-2022 to 25-May-2022 (MST)
New York, NY, USA
Full Time

Full Benefits Program consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA, EAP, 401(k), ESOP, and stock program, 9 Paid Holidays, PTO, and Wellness Reimbursement


McMillen Jacobs Associates is a multi-disciplined firm, with self-performing design-build capability. We are experts in underground/tunneling and water resources projects and deploy this expertise to serve water, dams, energy, wastewater, transportation, aquaculture, federal, private, and regulatory clients using a wide range of delivery methods. For 75 years we have worked closely with our clients at every stage of a project assisting them with planning, permits, designs, project management, construction, and start-up.

We want our employees to make a career doing what they love to do. We encourage an entrepreneurial spirit and help our team members forge their own path within the company. We support their efforts to stay on the cutting edge of technology while fostering a great work-life balance. In addition to working hard, we also have fun. We socialize and celebrate achievements at summer picnics, holiday parties, and company outings.

Benefits: Full Benefits Program consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA or HSA, EAP, 401(k), ESOP, and company stock ownership program, 9 Paid Holidays, generous paid-time-off program, Work from home flexibility, and Health &Wellness Reimbursement

Pay Rate: DOE

Construction Inspector - Entry Level

McMillen Jacobs Associates' is looking for an Entry Level Construction Inspector in our New York office within our Construction Management Practice. The Inspector will work at the project field office or McMillen Jacobs Associates' design office in the New York City area, primarily working on highway, sewer, trenchless, and water main Resident Engineering Inspection (REI) construction projects.

The ideal candidate for this position should have experience in sewer or water pipeline construction, including open-cut trench, pit excavation and shoring; replacement and rehabilitation of pipeline ranging from 8 to 72 inches in diameter through methods such as open-cut, slip lining, pipe bursting, horizontal directional drilling, microtunneling, and cured in-place pipe lining (CIPP). Experience with trenchless methods is beneficial, however this is an entry-level position and previous field experience is not mandatory.

This position requires physical fitness necessary to make field visits and inspections of on-going construction including tunneling under various field conditions.


Review Construction Contract Documents Plans, Specifications, Geotechnical Baseline Reports and Permits requirement.

Inspect and monitor construction contractor's work and prepare daily inspection reports.

Review contractor reports.

Review and provide input into field related Submittals, Requests for Information, Plan Clarifications, geotechnical information and data, and CPM schedules.

Monitor the Contractor's receipt inspection of materials arriving on-site, monitors off-site production activities and/or any other construction activities in their area.

Monitor construction progress for compliance with Contract Documents, safety standards and agency requirements.

Utilize Agency/client Project Information Management System (PIMS) and/or other Agency/Client electronic systems for preparing Inspection Reports.


Associate Degree or bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Management Technology, Civil Engineering or Construction Management from an ABET/EAC accredited program

Required OSHA 10 Hour Construction Outreach Training Preferred or ability to obtain within 6 months

Preferred current First Aid and CPR training from a provider recognized by OSHA or ability to obtain within 6 months

Preferred current American Concrete Institute Concrete Field-Testing Technician Grade 1 or ability to receive training and certification

Knowledge of construction-related processes and industry practices

Ability to wear personal protective equipment such as a respirator; meet physical demands of the position such as walking, standing, lifting up to 40 Lbs., climbing ladders, bending, squatting, and crawling in tight spaces to safely access work sites.

Knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook. Preferred knowledge of Visio or AutoCAD

Good written, verbal communication and organizational skills


If you feel that you would be right for this position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!

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McMillen Jacobs Associates

McMillen Jacobs Associates is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.