Gannett Fleming, Inc.

  • Construction Supervisor / Construction Inspector

    Job Locations US-NY-Woodbury
    Job ID
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    Job Category
    Construction Management
    Employment Status
  • Company Overview


    For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.


    Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

    What You Will Do


    Our Construction Management Practice in Long Island NY (Woodbury, NY) is currently seeking well-qualified construction professionals with extensive electrical transmission and distribution, and substation construction supervision experience.

    Construction Supervisor / Construction Inspector:

    Direct, coordinate, inspect, monitor and document the performance of outside contractors performing construction and maintenance on LIPA facilities. Serve as principle on-site interface between contractors and various PSEGLI/LIPA operating and engineering departments, customers, municipalities and regulatory agencies. Assure project meets technical specifications and is completed within cost and schedule requirements by enforcing all of the contract’s terms and conditions. Work assignments cover all PSEGLI-LIPA service territories from Far Rockaway to Eastern Long Island. This role reports directly to the PSEG Long Island, Projects & Construction/Construction Management Field Superintendent.



    • Monitor construction progress and contractor performance through field inspections covering quantity and quality of work performed.
    • Assist in direction and evaluation of inspections and testing of materials, equipment and systems.
    • Maintain accurate records of site conditions, work performed and potential scope changes.
    • Determine value of work completed and assist Field Superintendent and Contracts Section Manager in review and approval of contractor invoices.
    • Identify and initiate corrective action to resolve issues with engineering/design, materials, procurement, construction, interdisciplinary/interdepartmental coordination, worker productivity, safety and quality items. Decisions must be made with minimum delay and are implemented within parameters established by the Field Superintendent.
    • Participate in constructability reviews with engineering and operating areas to offer cost saving suggestions during the project design phase.
    • Review and comment on bid strategy, specifications and drawings.
    • Assist with preparation of project cost estimates, detailed construction and payment schedules.
    • Assist the Field Superintendent as required in the development and implementation of the regional work plan for major capital projects including monitoring and coordinating contractor as well as PSEGLI construction activities.
    • Provide input to the regional equipment and line clearance plans
    • Coordinate engineering, material and permit requirements as required.
    • Monitor and report on any incidents, potential hazards and/or environmental concerns in order to ensure area work complies with SHE policies/regulatory requirements.
    • Manage the day to day relationship with customers/business areas in order to understand their requirements and deliver appropriate solutions, in line with PSEGLI/LIPA policies and programs.
    • Develop and maintain effective relationships with customers to promote a positive image for both PSEGLI and LIPA.  Promptly resolve customer concerns.
    • Ensure compliance with all Corporate Safety policies and procedures and OSHA rules and regulations.

    Minimum Qualifications


    Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related technical field and minimum four (4) years direct experience in electrical transmission and distribution, and substation construction.
    • Candidates without a degree, but with significant construction experience (minimum eight (8) years) will be considered.

    Knowledge Qualifications:

    • Detailed working knowledge of electric transmission and distribution, and substation construction, related civil construction, and lead/asbestos abatement.
    • Knowledge of electric system operations and procedures for submitting for line and equipment clearances on transmission and distribution facilities.
    • Knowledge of specification and contract enforcement, applicable technical standards, OSHA and other regulatory statutes.
    • Knowledge of trade agreements, procedures, techniques, work methods and standards used in the construction industry.


    Skills Qualifications:

    • Proficient in administration and document control for effective monitoring and control of contractor scope, schedule, costs, and quality in accordance with the contract.
    • Proficient in MS-Excel and MS-Word applications
    • Able to speak, read, and write in the English language
    • Able to plan, organize, and time manage work assignments to meet required objectives.
    • Possess excellent listening, speaking, and writing skills to communicate effectively with stakeholders
    • Ability to read and understand electrical specifications, drawings, details, and contracts in order to inspect contractor work.
    • Ability to investigate and solve construction problems in a timely manner with minimal dependence on others.


    Overtime and weekend work may be required by PSEG Long Island.

    Must be able to pass a drug screening and background test. 

    Life at Gannett Fleming


    At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.


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


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


    Location: Woodbury, NY
    Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    Internal Requisition ID: 2018-4773


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