Senior Inspector - 7199

Colorado Springs, CO

Senior Inspector - 7199

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Senior Inspector for our Colorado Springs Office/ Denver offices.  The following locations will also be considered: Denver metro area .  Be involved in projects with our PMCM  Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

Your Impact

  • Collect, compile, and analyze data from the physical work site, surveys, structural plans, blueprints, schematics, data, technical drawings, flow diagrams, material sampling, computer-generated reports, and other matrices for single, multi-phase, or multi-site field inspection activities.    
  • Use survey instruments, metering devices, and test equipment to perform inspections on projects of moderate complexity and/or scope, including proposed and existing site conditions, equipment, construction, materials, controls, resources, layout, alignment, and elevation to determine conformance with applicable rules, standards, codes, and construction or operating permits.
  • Follow standard practices to provide technical assistance and guidance that accounts for the proper inspection, construction, and functioning of buildings, highways, roads, bridges, materials, structures, infrastructure, equipment, and/or mechanical systems according to design standard specifications.
  • Act as consultant regarding work progress and problem resolution; may serve as the only inspector on a construction project or assist in overseeing construction inspection activities for projects of a moderate scope and complexity within a district.
  • Verify load calculations, change orders, interpretation of contract plans and specifications; resolving differences in interpretation of plans and specifications.
  • Monitor project phasing plans and contractors' work to ensure quality control and contract compliance; documenting work progress and issues arising throughout scope of project.
  • Work with cross-functional teams in executing project work.
  • Attend pre-construction meetings and answer questions from contractors and other attendees.
  • Assist with calculating payments due to contractors for work completed.
  • Write technical reports summarizing inspection findings and conclusions; generating complete, accurate, and concise documentation using photographs, sketches, calculations, software, spreadsheets, technical drawings, flow diagrams, 2D/3D illustrations, and reports.
  • Assist technical staff, project managers, and contractors with risk identification and assessment, offering input, analysis, escalation, or resolution with construction, mitigation, and improvement activities for more intricate and involved construction or engineering problems.
  • Assist with work plan preparation and coordination of any field/site work, reviewing staffing, and equipment utilization data and time/cost estimates.
  • Provide guidance and training to entry-level inspection staff.
  • Engage in contact with client and contractor personnel to schedule and coordinate project inspection.
  • 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.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.


Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma.
  • Minimum of 9 years of relevant post education experience in discipline with prior construction industry experience.
  • Experience with CDOT, City of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, or Colorado agencies
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
  • Valid state driver’s license.
  • Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Asphalt/Concrete Paving Inspection Experience
  • Experience with Roadway Traffic Control and Current Colorado Traffic Control Supervisor Certification (ATTSA) or equivalent
  • CDOT Basic Highway Math, Basic Construction Surveying, and Basic Highway Plan Reading Certification or Equivalent
  • Stormwater Management and Erosion Control Certification
  • LabCat, ACI, NICET, and WAQTC certifications
  • Materials testing experience
  • Bridge Construction Inspection Experience

This position is contingent upon WSP being selected for a contract or program we are currently pursuing.

Compensation and Benefits:

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.

Expected Salary:$66,100 - $126,900

WSP USA is providing the compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position based on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.