Construction Inspector

at GHD
Location Bowie
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


Water business has an opening for a Construction Inspector whose experience is focused in the area of civil/site, treatment facility, and/or pipeline construction. As an Inspector (or Project Representative), you will be responsible for performing field verification of conformance with contract documents for large civil/site/treatment facility/pipeline projects managed from our Bowie, MD office.

Specific responsibilities in this role will include:

  • Represent GHD as the on-site primary liaison between the construction manager, Owner and the contractor throughout construction of the project
  • Provide on-site observation of construction activities including reviewing products against approved submittals for civil, piping, structural, architectural, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, and controls associated with water/wastewater facilities and/or pumping stations
  • Administer weekly onsite coordination meetings with the Contractor, Owner, and other stakeholders
  • Coordinate and oversee third-party materials testing, including but not limited to soils and concrete
  • Work with operations staff to coordinate shutdowns and other activities that affect daily plant operations
  • Maintain an on-site set of redline drawings documenting final installed materials/equipment along with any project deviations
  • Assist with contract closeout documentation
  • Assist in construction schedule reviews
  • Acquire and maintain all certificates, submittals, testing reports, operations and maintenance manuals, and other related construction correspondence
  • Utilize a web based document management system for all construction documentation including submittals, RFIs, change management, daily field reports, inspections, and any other contract documentation

For success in this position, you will possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 5-10 years of experience in construction inspection and/or construction management, with a focus in civil/site & pipeline projects
  • Familiar with the current MDE Standards and Specification for Soil Erosion & Sediment Control.
  • Familiar with various construction means and methods of pipe line identification, tracing and installation procedures
  • Experience working with multiple subcontractors and demonstrated effective communication with clients, owners and contractors
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, hardworking and able to work under minimum supervision

If you are passionate about pursuing this position, please submit your resume and cover letter via the link above.

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.


Why GHD?

Being the best we can be is in our culture.
We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.

Our commitment to you

Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business.

Who we are

We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly 'One GHD' across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents - Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with GHD's US vaccination policy and any applicable government regulations related to COVID-19. Individuals hired for GHD positions that require in-person interactions with GHD Clients, or in-person visits to, or work at, GHD Clients sites, must comply with Client imposed requirements, including, in some instances, being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. GHD complies with federal, state, and local laws with regard to accommodations related to this policy.

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