Gannett Fleming

  • Construction Inspector - Roadway

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
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  • 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.


    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.

    Gannett Fleming’s Construction Services Business Line is actively seeking an experienced Roadway Construction Inspector to join our Chicago office. In this role, you will have the ability to use your transportation construction experience to support an increasingly diverse project and client portfolio.


    What You Will Do

    The successful candidate will be accountable for day to day inspection activities on roadway projects in the Greater Chicago area. Responsibilities will include, inspecting various aspects of work on the construction site and perform continuous surveillance of assigned construction activities to ensure compliance with the contract, all applicable codes, standards, and specifications. Observe and document nonconformance situations and change management events. Participate in the determination of appropriate resolution for each situation and event. Oversee contractor field activities and document the activities performed for the construction of highway and bridge projects for a variety of agencies, including Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), the Illinois Tollway, CDOT, etc. Additional responsibilities:

    • Inspect and supervise roadway construction
    • Coordinate material testing, review contractor submittals, requests for information and coordinate with the contractor
    • Perform contract documentation duties, which may include field measurements of pay items as well as daily inspection reports
    • Coordinate activities with onsite inspectors and inform Resident Engineer of construction progress and problem area progress and problem areas
    • Provide technical supervision and assistance to Resident Engineer


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering or a related discipline.
    • Professional Engineer license or the ability to obtain a license within 12 months of hire is preferred
    • At least 5 years of construction inspection or resident engineering experience working with Illinois Infrastructure agencies (IDOT, Illinois Tollway etc.)
    • Certification in IDOT Documentation of Contract Quantities (Doc Certificate)
    • ICORS Certification preferred, but not required
    • Strong computer skills and knowledge of MS Word, Excel
    • Effective communicator with the ability to proactively address potential project/contractor issues
    • Must have valid drivers license??

    Preferred Qualifications


    Life at Gannett Fleming


    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, 2,500+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.


    Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans status or other characteristics protected by law. 


    Gannett Fleming 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.


    Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
    Employment Status: Full-time
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