Dec 15, 2020

Sr. MEP Elevator Inspector (Construction)

  • Construction Jobs Inc
  • Newark, NJ, USA

Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Construction Services Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.   At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!   WSP is currently initiating a search for a Sr. MEP Inspector - Vertical Transportation (Elevators and Escalators) for our Newark NJ, client field office.   Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Review project drawings, submittals and inspect delivered materials.
  • Keep track of work in place totals for all items of work including contract work, unit price work, extra work, and time and material work on a daily basis and prepare notifications and estimates for change orders when extra work is identified.
  • Advise staff of potential overruns and communicate the need for additional funds if needed.
  • Inspect installation of equipment, assist EIC with coordination of Commissioning requirements coordination of MEP installations with General construction and overall management of the New Newark Liberty Airport Terminal 1 Project.
  • Review contractor payment requests for accuracy, ensure that all accompanying back up is included (as required by PA/CMD guidelines) and recommend reasonableness to the EIC for payment.
  • Provide updates and review project schedules for accuracy and completeness and for potential impacts to cost or baseline schedule. Draft reports as required.
  • Coordinate with the facility for staging, hours of work, and shutdowns.
  • Review plans for constructability and prepare comments.
  • Provide assistance to PANYNJ Project Manager, RE as directed
  • Manage, focus on mechanical components for various contractors
  • Assist with additional multi trade projects with MEP components.
  • Actively track, monitor, research validity and compliance with Contract documents for all work from inception to final closure.
  • Inspection and commission of mechanical systems
  • Communicate with Contractors and project team. 
  Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team. Requirements Minimum Qualifications:  
  • Minimum of 11 years of experience in construction inspection of MEP trades and commissioning of Vertical Transpiration mechanical equipment involving multiple phases of large scale building/rehabilitation projects.
  • Specific expertise in building Vertical Transpiration mechanical systems construction
  • Minimum of 5 years shall be in the role of as superintendent on large scale multi contract, building projects.
  • Ability to read plans and specs and prepare written contract administration documentation such as daily narratives (work reports), controlled inspection reports, daily time and material records, and document unit price work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written, verbal communication includes contract staff, Resident Engineer, facility staff and Safety personnel both in person and via two way communications.
  • Proficient level of knowledge relative to all aspects of construction management and supervision.
  • Trained in fall protection, work zone safety, confined space and permit required confined space OSHA regulations and 10 hr. OSHA construction safety training.
  • Ability to pass a SWAC Background Check at High Level
  • Valid Driver's license required.
  • Night and weekend shifts may be required.
  • Proficient in basic computer skills utilizing Windows/Outlook/Word/Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Normal Work Hours M-F, but may be called after hours or on weekends for occasional emergency projects.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

This role is subject to a client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy. As such, employee may be subject to random drug/alcohol tests. A copy of the client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request.   Preferred Qualifications:
  • AS or Bachelor's Degree
  • Knowledge of NYS Building Code
  • Knowledge of NFPA standards

About WSP USA   WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.   WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.   At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started?    WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status   The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP.



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