Construction Inspector

8 - 10 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/25/17
8 - 10 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/25/17

About Engility

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.


Engility is seeking a creative, highly-talented construction inspector for immediate employment for our NASA Wallops engineering support at Wallops Island, VA. The ideal candidate would conduct field inspections of building construction, repair activities to ensure compliance with contract plans and specifications and with applicable Federal, State and NASA-specific codes pertaining to building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, structural, and fire/life safety. He/She shall attend pre-bid and post-award conferences and document details / findings of the meetings, and proposed amendments and details of Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) issues; Assist in orientation of accepted bidder


Key responsibilities are:

  • Performs hold-point and final inspections
  • Enforces codes, prepares written discrepancy notices or facilitates and prepares stop work orders
  • Reviews construction plans for compliance with Federal, State and NASA-specific codes pertaining to building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical; underground plumbing and piping; Reports instances of apparent non-compliance with contract plans to Program Support Office
  • Confers with architects, contractors, subcontractors and NASA Wallops representatives to explain and interpret code requirements and restrictions
  • Provides inspection support for mechanical systems and control systems
  • Interfaces inspection activities with other applicable NASA Wallops departments and agencies
  • Provides daily comments of constructioninspections and maintains records and correspondence pertaining to inspection work; prepares and submits written daily inspectionreports electronically and makes them available for review
  • Monitors assigned construction project sites at a minimum of once per day; Provides more frequent inspections for sites with higher potential risk or contractors that are non-compliant as well as detailed oversight of hazardous work activities such as but not limited to crane lifts
  • Conducts reviews of all construction permit submittal applications which can include but not limited to site-specific written safety plans for all construction projects
  • Provides inspector presence on-site for all components of work; observes and monitors all aspects of project for compliance with project plans and specifications

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of related experience
  • B.S. degree or equivalent years of experience in lieu of degree
  • 30-hour construction safety certified
  • Current ICC (International Code Council) Commercial Building Inspector Certification
  • Knowledge of State Building Codes, local city and public health laws pertaining to public health
  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and ordinances pertaining to the field of inspection
  • Ability to read, interpret, and explain construction drawings, civil drawings, data and photographs
  • Good communications and writing skills and possess sound judgment working with contractors, peers and government employees

Desired Qualifications

  • Previous NASA experience
  • Storm Water Management Inspector Certification
  • Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector Certification
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