WSP is currently initiating a search for a Full -Time Pipeline Senior Inspector/Contract Manager for our Baltimore, MD office. This position is for the client location in Temple Hills, Maryland. 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.
- Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of all types of pipeline construction and rehabilitation (including, but not limited to sewer lining and pipe bursting);
- Proper inspection techniques, and the materials and installation practices involved with pipeline construction;
- Supervises employees including recommendations for: selection, training, work assignments, and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and/or termination or recommending termination
- Review and maintain As-Built information throughout the construction period
- Enforces the technical provision (standard specifications) of pipeline construction projects, rehabilitation contracts including water main replacement and cleaning & lining, sewer and water house connection renewals by lining and open-cut, sewer main and manhole rehabilitation by lining and open-cut, paving and restoration contracts; water and sewer main relocation contracts;
- In conjunction with the Administrative Contract Manager, schedules and conducts pre-construction meetings with contractor, sediment control specialist, state, county and local agencies;
- Supervises Construction Inspectors on construction contracts, monitors performance and documents disciplinary problems;
- Reviews and approves contractor’s current and final estimates, providing same to the Administrative Contract Manager;
- Recommends acceptance of work as being finally complete to the Administrative Contract Manager;
- Conducts and provides constructability reviews and design critiques;
- Conducts bid-ready contract package reviews for all Commission water and sewer pipeline and house connection contracts to ensure completeness;
- Meets with the contractor on a regular basis to resolve construction issues and coordinate on bid item quantities for work successfully completed;
- Prepares and updates daily, weekly and monthly reports;
- Reviews and recommends revisions to General Conditions, Standard Specifications and Standard Details;
- 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
- High School Diploma.
- Minimum of 7 years of relevant post education experience in discipline with prior construction inspection experience and 2 years of progressively responsible para-professional civil engineering experience at the senior inspector level.
- Shall have managed four water or sewer contracts in the past four years and have at least five or more years of experience in water main construction/rehabilitation and/or sewer mainlining, replacement by excavation and pipe bursting
- Valid state driver’s license.
- Excellent construction inspection principles, field inspection practices, process, methods and techniques.
- Knowledge of relevant construction codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.
- Competent interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to a technical and non-technical audience.
- Competent self-leadership with attention to detail, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team to meet business objectives.
- Analytical mindset to exercise sound judgement in evaluating situations and making decisions.
- Proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, spreadsheets, technology, and tools.
- Capable critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to apply technical knowledge to reach conclusions from inspection and testing results, data collation, load calculations, statistical analysis and arriving at the most effective, economical, and logical solution.
- Ability to provide input and feedback to others in the field such as subcontractors and work colleagues to consistently complete tasks safely, efficiently, and accurately according to specifications.
- Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
- Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.
- Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.
- Possession of a Certified Contract Manager (CCM) certification
- Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP)
- ACI certification
- Erosion and Sediment Control certification
- NASSCO Certifications (PACP, MACP, LACP and/or ITCP)
- Water Distribution System Operators Certificate
- MDOT Certified Traffic Control Inspector