The Construction Inspector will review contractors' work to ensure compliance with MBTA project contracts, plans and specifications. The Construction Inspector will report to the Resident Engineer.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Review construction work to ensure conformance to plans and specifications.
Compute construction quantities and prepare reports for interim and final payments.
Review construction work of contractors and subcontractors to ensure compliance with contract documents, reporting any discrepancy to the Resident Engineer.
Perform inspections of construction materials at source and on project sites for conformity to specifications.
Assist the Resident Engineer in investigating and reporting construction and safety related problems encountered in the field.
Participate in regular safety inspection “walk downs”.
Maintain a daily project diary, files, test reports, etc. as directed by the Resident Engineer or Project Manager.
Perform load counts of material delivered to construction sites.
Obtain samples of materials to be sent to the laboratory for testing purposes.
Drive a company or personal vehicle to visit work sites and to assist at emergencies and/or events as needed.
Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or co-worker in a courteous and professional manner.
Work any and all shifts as assigned or directed.
Respond or report to work as directed by supervisory personnel for emergencies, extreme weather conditions, or any other abnormal conditions that impair service or the safety of service, twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) day per week.
Adhere to the rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment and Anti-Retaliation policies.
Perform other related duties and projects as assigned.
An Associate’s degree in Construction Management, or a related field from an accredited institution.
Two (2) years of field experience in the heavy construction industry.
Effective quantitative, organizational and analytical skills.
The ability to effectively communicate with outside contractors, regulatory agencies, community organizations and others on technical and sensitive matters.
The ability to successfully complete all Authority required training.
The ability to pass: background screenings; a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check; and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.
Have excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills.
The ability to provide internal and external customers with a courteous and professional experience.
Have a satisfactory work record including overall employment, job performance, discipline and safety records. For internal candidates, the aforementioned applies to the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting. Infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration from selection.
The ability to work any and all shifts and/or locations as assigned or directed.
Be available to work twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.
The ability to work effectively with a diverse workforce.
A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management or a related field from an accredited institution.
Experience in transit industry heavy construction.
A valid Driver's License.
American Concrete Institute (ACI) Concrete certification or ability to pass ACI Concrete certification within twelve (12) months of effective date of employment
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, often referred to as the MBTA or simply The T, is the public operator of most bus, subway, commuter rail and ferry systems in the greater Boston, Massachusetts, area. The MBTA is the largest transit provider in New England, and the fifth largest in the country. The MBTA directly operates or contracts out for service using eight different modes: heavy... rail, light rail, bus rapid transit, local/express bus, trackless trolley, commuter rail, commuter boat, and paratransit. In Boston, 55% of all work trips and 42% of all trips into downtown are made by transit. The MBTA district is made up of 175 communities with a total population of 4.7 million. Almost three-quarters of all Massachusetts residents live within the MBTA service area.