Water/ Wastewater Construction Inspector

Aug 30, 2018
Feb 05, 2019
Full Time
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century. 


Dewberry is currently seeking a Construction Inspector to work on multiple municipal water and wastewater infrastructure construction projects. Current position will be based in Fairfax, VA, with projects geographically based in the mid-Atlantic region (e.g., Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Washington, D.C., etc.) 

  • Monitor contractor’s operations to ensure compliance with plans, contract terms and specifications.
  • Inspection of structural, mechanical, electrical, and site improvements work; coordinating schedules with the prime contractor and other agencies; reviewing and monitoring contractors' plan of operation; reviewing and providing technical guidance to engineer on contractor submittals and schedules; and advising contractors of violations and recommending adjustments to operations.
  • Recommending changes to construction plans to engineer in order to meet field conditions; taking field measurements of pay items and overseeing materials testing; checking equipment.
  • Maintaining and reviewing comprehensive project records including daily diaries, materials notebooks, as-built plans, pay quantity records, progress schedules, work orders, and monthly estimates.
  • Provide detailed reports for daily and/or monthly activities within 24 hours of the completed construction work.
  • Communicate effectively with project team personnel on all aspects of construction in a professional manner.
    Minimum of 5-7 years of experience, including water/wastewater infrastructure and/or treatment plant construction inspection.Associates Degree in related field desired, but not required.Relevant certifications for water- and wastewater-related construction management and inspection.Working skills in operating computer equipment and field inspection equipment.Ability to provide technical knowledge, read and interpret water and wastewater infrastructure construction drawings and contract specifications; apply mathematical formulas and engineering principles to determine field adjustments; maintain detailed records; supervise and monitor required materials testing; and communicate effectively with agency and contractor personnel.Knowledge of current state and federal environmental laws and policies related to construction.Knowledge of OSHA Construction industry safety standards preferred, but not required.Excellent written and oral communication skills.Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.



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