Aviation Construction Inspector II
CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE Michael Baker International's Construction Services staff supports clients by acting as their trusted on-site agent through all phases of construction, from pre-design to close-out, by providing qualified construction managers, inspectors, constructability reviewers, schedulers, estimators and safety experts. As new technologies evolve throughout the construction industry, innovative ideas are required to maintain and deliver successful construction projects. DESCRIPTION Michael Baker has an opening for an Aviation Construction Inspector to support on-going projects in Baltimore, Maryland. The primary duty of the Aviation Construction Inspector is to serve as a key member/representative of the firm's growing construction services discipline by working in construction and inspection projects local to this office and Maryland. The successful candidate will perform inspection services and testing supervision related to improvements to airport airside and landside heavy civil and paving projects. Between field assignments, this position may involve design tasks such as constructability reviews of plans for upcoming projects as well as assisting technical staff during plan preparation. Other duties include: Review plans and specifications associated with assigned work on active construction contracts. Notify project engineer or project supervisor of apparent constructability issues or errors in plans. Oversee daily operations of contractor or subcontractor personnel to ensure that work is being performed in accordance with plans and specifications. Answer basic contractor questions about plan and specification requirements. Identify contractor means and methods that are inconsistent with plans and specifications, and discuss needed changes with the contractor as well as the project engineer or project supervisor. Make measurements and observations of work being performed to ensure accurate quantities are tracked for completed work. Prepare detailed field drawings or electronic templates to support the calculations being used to justify the pay quantities. Monitor material testing needs, and/or take material tests associated with work being performed including testing concrete for yield, slump, and air content, or testing soils or aggregates for moisture and density. Understand and apply testing frequencies for various materials used. Electronically document pay quantities, material requirements, and contractor staff. Photo Document all project activities. Willingness to work as needed to satisfy project requirements (ie, nights, weekends, extended shifts, etc.). PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or GED, Associate's Degree in Construction Technology or 5+ years of aviation construction or related experience. Experience and certified in construction materials testing. Ability to pass a background check along with valid state driver's license. Good interpersonal, communication, and conceptual thinking skills. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Ability to work independently for periods of time. Attention to detail and effective decision making and organizational skills. Experience in Microsoft Office (Outlook Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Ability to prepare and maintain records, prepare reports, documents and correspondence related to the work. COMPENSATION The hourly range for this position is $26.15- $63.83 hour. This will be dependent on the experience and expertise of the incoming candidate.