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Facilities Planning & Design (Construction Inspector)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
VP for Administration, Office of Project Delivery
Date Posted:
October 12, 2018
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins October 16, 2018
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
Note: Position was previously advertised in April 2018 under position title Inspector.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Inspects project site on a daily basis to scrutinize construction activities to ensure work is executed in accordance with project plans and specifications.
  2. Ensures work is proceeding according to schedule and will meet contracted completion deadline.
  3. Recommends, responds and evaluates resolutions to technical problems in the field (jobsite).
  4. Inspects & performs oversight on all construction activities including, but not limited to, civil (site work), structural, building, electrical, mechanical, safety, hazardous material abatement, waterfront other specialty work such as athletic fields etc.
  5. Coordinates pre-construction meetings, project progress meetings and final inspections.
  6. Reviews, processes construction schedules, material, equipment and shop drawing submittals, daily progress reports, weekly payroll affidavits, requests for information, payments, change order proposals, modifications to contract, warranties & closeout documents.
  7. Coordinates and facilitates construction activities with licensed consultants, general contractors and in-house sections and University departments before, during and after construction.
  8. Reviews and interprets contract documents including working drawings, specifications, amendments (addenda), post contact documents, schedules of values, and construction schedules.
  9. Creates and maintains an electronic photo file as appropriate to each construction project.
  10. Coordinates and assembles operating manuals, training and project warranties and process complaints received on warranty items after project acceptance.
  11. Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree in Architecture, Construction management, or related field and 5 years of progressively responsible professional experience with responsibilities for construction inspection; or any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated.
  2. Considerable working knowledge of principles, practices and techniques in the area of architecture or construction inspection as demonstrated by the broad knowledge of the full range of pertinent standard and evolving concepts, principles and methodologies.
  3. Considerable working knowledge and understanding of applicable federal and state laws, rules, regulations and theories and systems associated with architecture or construction inspection.
  4. Demonstrated ability to resolve wide ranging complex problems through the use of creative reasoning and logic to accurately determine the cause of the problems and the resolution of the problems in an effective, innovative and timely manner.
  5. Demonstrated ability to interpret and present information and ideas clearly and accurately in writing, verbally and by preparation of reports and other materials.
  6. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organizations, groups, team leaders and members, and individuals.
  7. Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer and apply word processing software.
  8. For supervisory work, demonstrated ability to lead subordinates, manage work priorities and projects, and manage employee relations.
  9. Demonstrated ability to make estimates of costs and prepare material lists and building specifications.
  10. Demonstrated ability to inspect construction sites for conformity with plans and specifications.

To Apply:
Visit (cut and paste link to your browser) and search for Position Number 77086 to submit an application. You may wish to keep a copy of this advertisement which will not be available for viewing once a sufficient number of applications are received.
  1. Brenda Shin; 808-956-8601;

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