Jan 13, 2021

Lead Inspector

  • Construction Jobs Inc
  • Chicago, IL, USA

Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Chicago 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 Track/Rail Lead Inspector for our Chicago Construction Services Team   Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Field oversite for track, rail, and track drainage construction projects.
  • Review of structural, civil, and track plans for constructability and conflicts.
  • Material verification for contractors rail, ballast, ties, and track materials.
  • Ensure contractor compliance with project plans and specifications on construction projects and maintain documentation to support quality specifications, payment and project acceptance.
  • Read, understand, and interpret project plans and contract documents. Identify possible problems in contract documents and propose solutions or refer them to the Project Manager, Assistant Project Manager or Resident Engineer as appropriate.
  • Coordinate communication and exchange of information between the project manager, engineering team, management, contractors and vendors. Coordinate internal and external communication relative to the project.
  • Assist with investigating and identifying construction deficiencies.
  • Monitor testing and commissioning activities.
  • Create complete and accurate inspection reports that document all on site activities.
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:
  • High School Diploma.
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant field experience with transit track and rail construction.
  • Experience with, elevated, subway, and ballast rail systems.
  • Availability to work day, night, or weekend shifts.
  • 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
  • Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Past experience working with CTA.
  • Basic skills with MS Office Suite
  • e-Builder experience.

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. www.wsp.com/usa   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.  Relocation assistance is not available for this position.



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