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Construction Water/Wastewater and Utilities Inspector

Construction Water/Wastewater and Utilities Inspector

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US-VA-Virginia Beach, VA
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Construction Management
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Throughout our 100 year history, Gannett Fleming has been an innovator and leader at a global level, providing world class services in engineering, consulting, design, program and construction management. With more than 60 offices worldwide, we are consistently ranked among the nation’s most prestigious engineering firms.


Our people are our secret to delivering excellence as promised! We have fostered a culture promoting progressive thinking to tackle complex engineering challenges --- transforming creative ideas into reality! We are committed to supporting your career goals by providing professional development and training, the opportunity to work with respected industry thought leaders, while at the same time encouraging a healthy work life balance.  Our benefits and perks are competitive because we want to see a smile on your face as we change the world together.


Since 1915, Gannett Fleming has played a major role in some the most multifaceted and iconic engineering accomplishments in the world. Join us in our journey as we continue to provide thought provoking, customized solutions to our clients, improving and sustaining communities for the next 100 years! 


Gannett Fleming's Construction Management Group is looking for a Construction Inspector with water/wastewater and utilities infrastructure experience for a position in either Richmond, VA or Virginia Beach, VA.

  • Inspector must be able to assure compliance with federal, state and local codes and standards and contractual provisions.
  • Resolve disputes arising from interpretations of contract specifications by providing an authoritative source of information, interpretation, and decision making and thus facilitating timely completion of work-in-progress.
  • Initiate policies, procedures, and regulations necessary for efficient accomplishment of inspection operations and the effective interfacing with developers, contractors, consultants, and the general public.
  • Meet with consultant engineers, developers, contractors, state and federal agencies, and citizens to ensure proper coordination of all construction operations.
  • Ensure compliance with design plans, specifications and permit requirements.
  • Document contractor progress, maintain accurate records, process payment requests, generate punch lists and certify completion status
  • Oversee work in the field, coordinate materials, review schedules, enforce permit requirements, coordinate with municipalities, approve invoices, and review changes in work.
  • Document site activities accurately by maintaining accurate and current field books, construction reports, and as-built record drawings
  • Coordinate with City personnel, client, contractor, and project stakeholders during course of the projects
  • Advocate for site safety and coordinate with public for safety awareness
  • Perform quality assurance inspection of work activities
  • Coordinate special inspections, shutdowns, tie-ins and special assemblies
  • Responsible for contractor adherence to Technical Specifications
  • Monitor that all construction activities are being carried out in accordance with accepted safety rules, plans and procedures
  • Report deviations immediately to Stormwater CIP Manager
  • Perform MS4 inspections including dry weather screening, conveyance and structure system assessments, and stormwater management facility condition assessments.



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Associates Degree in construction or technically related field preferred
  • Valid Driver’s license required
  • Experience with  water and wastewater treatment plant rehabilitation projects is required
  • Minimum 2 years experience in Field inspection required
  • Must possess OSHA 10-hour or OSHA 30-hour certification or the ability to obtain within 3 months of hire
  • Solid understanding of construction inspection services, including documentation preparation and control
  • Experience with quality assurance and quality control techniques.
  • Ability to utilize computer systems for documentation and data management equipment 
  • Ability to read and interpret plans and contract specifications
  • Skilled at applying mathematical formulas and engineering principles to determine field adjustments.
  • Ability to communicate inspection items effectively and responsibly (verbally and in writing) with internal and external customers (i.e., contractors, owners, sub consultants, designers, architects and fellow team members).
  • Ability to stand and sit as needed on project work sites, climb ladders, work at heights, and work outdoors in a wide range of weather conditions, periodic weekend and night work may be required
  • Ability to safely navigate construction work sites with uneven terrain

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status.


NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.


Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. 

No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.