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  • Construction Inspector

    Job Locations US-PA-Phialdelphia
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/10/2019 11:54 AM)
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  • Overview

    What We Do 

    Burns Engineering, Inc. provides professional engineering design and project management services for transportation, facilities, and infrastructure projects. We help our clients attain their strategic goals and initiatives through successful large-scale infrastructure projects. Burns’ full-service capabilities include structural, civil, mechanical, electrical, and energy consulting engineering.

    Railroad & Transit Team


    Burns provides design and construction solutions to help maintain, improve, and expand the nation's railroad and transit infrastructure.  We have designed the implementation of critical programs across the country, and we support the renewed emphasis on a public transit-oriented lifestyle.


    Burns is currently seeking a Construction Inspector to join our Philadelphia, PA team. The current work involves night shift work and is anticipated to last for approximately one year with potential for additional assignments afterwards. The current work also involves MEP-related projects in railroad building facilities located in Center City Philadelphia.


    Why Join The Burns Team

    Recently voted a Top Workplace by philly.com, we credit our strength as an organization to our talented, driven, vibrant team. Burns is an ENR Top 500 Firm, as well as a Hot Firm by Zweig. We are industry experts, proven leaders, innovative thinkers, and team players. We put our clients' successes and best interests first, because their success is our success. We have fun at work because we love making a difference in the world. We are looking for high-energy, bright, collaborative individuals who want the opportunity to "write their own story" with us. Watch our videos and learn more about our dynamic culture at www.burns-group.com.


    Primary Responsibilities

    • Observes work in progress to ensure conformance with specifications.
    • Examines workmanship of finished installations for conformity to standards.
    • Maintains daily report of construction inspection activities.
    • Prepares sketches of construction installations that deviate from plans and incorporates changes into master plans.
    • Inspects equipment operation and material on the job site. Interprets specifications as related to materials and workmanship.
    • Assumes responsibility of administering portions of the contract, which includes preparing change orders and pay requests.
    • Responsible for quality assurance and control process and procedures.
    • Maintain official project log and documentation files.
    • Receives moderate supervision from senior-level Construction Services staff. May be assigned to work independently on a project with some complex features. 


    Minimum Requirements

    • Bachelor's (B.S.) Engineering degree from an accredited post-secondary program is preferable but not required.
    • Requires building and/or transit-related construction inspection experience.
    • Minimum five (5) years of relevant progressive experience is preferred; or the equivalent gained through relevant experience.


    For immediate consideration, apply directly via: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/inspector

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


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