Construction Inpector - Indianapolis

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Construction Inspector – Indianapolis, Indiana
Parsons is one of the world’s largest transportation planning, engineering, and construction firms. We have an extensive portfolio of diverse transportation projects including rail and transit, road and highway, bridge and tunnel, and aviation infrastructure. Parsons expertise encompasses all phases of transportation engineering operations - from the initial planning stage through final design, construction, and commissioning.  Parsons has the people and power to move the world.

Opportunity :

Under general supervision, performs well-defined and sometimes difficult inspection tasks, including monitoring quality control procedures. Inspects various facets of work on the construction site and performs continuous surveillance of assigned construction activities to ensure compliance with all applicable codes, standards, and specifications. Documents nonconformance and may participate in discussions to determine appropriate resolution. Inspection activities are usually concentrated in one of the following areas: soils, concrete, mechanical, or electrical. Willingness to travel and/or to relocate to field sites is expected.
Responsibilties :

Conducts and/or participates in tests to determine if work has been done in accordance with contract specifications and may include any of the following:

• Performs civil and structural tests, such as soil compaction, moisture content, aggregation, graduation, concrete slump, air entrainment, concrete compression, lines and grades surveys, bolt torques, and concrete coring.
• Performs destructive and nondestructive tests on metals and other materials through magnaflex, dye-penetrant, radiographic, tension and compression, paint thickness, and resistivity.
• Performs surveillance of underground piping to ensure tightness, bedding, and grade.
• Inspects and monitors piling installation to ensure location and bearing.
• Validates piping systems, including P&ID checks and hydraulic or other pressure tests.
• Inspects electrical installations to ensure proper grounding, circuit integrity, and adherence to statutory and customer regulations.
• Performs continuing inspection of painting and insulation to ensure thickness and coverage continuity.
• Provides general inspection on all construction labor and subcontracted tasks to ensure professional workmanship.
• Verifies equipment alignment and balancing operations.
May participate in the development of job safety practices and in the preparation of safety reports.

May participate in the development of quality control reports and procedures.
Requirements :
  • 2 year degree in a technical discipline or construction-related field, or a high school diploma and equivalent work experience, is required.
  • 3 – 5+ years of related experience on heavy construction projects.
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting blueprints and construction specifications
  • Working knowledge and familiarity of construction-related processes related to area of assignment.
  • Prefer formal certification from an independent organization, depending on type of inspection assignment.
  • INDOT experience preferred.
  • INDOT Certified Technician qualifications required or ability to obtain.
Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding and fun work experience where enthusiastic, responsible people use their energy, talent and dedication to make a difference in the world.
We provide career growth and development, a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; tuition reimbursement program; credit union membership; Employee Stock Ownership Plan and a 401(k) plan. Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.   
Founded in 1944, Parsons is an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $3 billion in 2013; it is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, professional services, and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial customers worldwide—as well as to federal, regional, and local government agencies. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, defense/security, and resources. Currently, more than 15,000 Parsons’ employees are engaged in more than 3,000 projects in 50 states and 28 countries. Collectively, our dedicated workers speak more that 80 languages and hold more than 10,800 college degrees and professional registrations. Parsons' employees continue to go anywhere in the world, meet every technical and management challenge, and persevere until the job is done. 

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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