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Turner & Townsend Heery - Resident Engineer/Senior Inspector

  • 10/18/2023 8:25 AM
    Message # 13268794
    Administrator (Administrator)

    Turner & Townsend Heery

    Job Title

    Resident Engineer/Senior Inspector

    Job Location

    Los Angeles Metro

    Job Status


    Job Description / Primary Objective Turner & Townsend Heery is seeking a Resident Engineer/Senior Inspector for a client in Los Angeles County.

    Ability to perform all essential functions:

    Monitor and inspect the work of contractors to ensure proper construction methods are utilized.
    Review plans, specifications, submittals, drawings, change orders, and Requests for Information for requirements of the construction contract to be applied in the field.
    Prepare and maintain documentation including inspection logs, daily reports, force accounts, materials testing, and other construction records.
    Draft Construction Weekly Progress Reports (CWPR) for review and distribution by the PM.
    Prepare and maintain digital photographic documentation of assigned projects.
    Take or Verify field measurements/quantities for contract payments.
    Coordinate and communicate construction activities between contractors, tenants, other departments, and the general public.
    Participate or lead coordination discussions between survey team and contractors.
    Identify construction issues and problems and recommend potential solutions.
    Participate in the review of initial project designs before plans are finalized and put out for bid. Assist with bid quantity take-offs.
    Inspect project site conditions and ensure contractors utilize and maintain Temporary Erosion and Sediment Control (TESC) best practices according to the standards of each project; report any TESC or environment related issues.
    Update design plans/drawings based on changes that occur during actual construction; document reasons for change; and ensure drawings are an accurate representation of work performed.
    Coordinate material deliveries and delivery logistics including time of day and proper delivery routes.
    Identify, document and track closure of contractor work that is out of compliance or deficient; Initiates NCRs for action by the PM.
    Participate in managing and inspecting project punch lists, cover inspections and provide status reports on completion progress.
    Participate in planning, preconstruction, coordination, progress, scheduling and field project team meetings.
    Monitor change order work in the field and sign-off on force account work tickets.
    Witness special inspections, testing (on or off-site) of contract material, equipment, and installations.
    Participate with or lead coordination efforts between outside consultant inspection agencies (special inspection & testing, environmental, hazardous materials) and contractors; Verify/evaluate consultant invoices and provide recommendation for payment.
    Coordinate routine shutdown requests from contractors with customers, tenants and department, which includes notification to all interested parties and obtaining required approvals/signatures; Issue CAFs.
    Escort consultants, contractors, visitors to project sites
    Monitor the excavation, loading and off-haul of hazardous materials from construction sites.
    Inspect and ensure that project red lines /record drawings are up to date.
    Maintain required safety training current; Participate in site safety inspections; Report safety deficiencies and violations when observed.
    Attend meetings as necessary to keep abreast of upcoming contractor operations and safety alerts.
    Constructability review.
    Attend off-site testing and inspections as needed (travel will be required).
    Participate in cost review, negotiating and finalization of the Maximum Allowable Construction Costs (MACC) and any mini-MACC’s.
    Requirements (Education, Certifications, Level of Experience) Qualifications

    Communication skills

    Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues.
    Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style.
    Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients and/or public groups.
    Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees and client groups to take desired action.
    Financial knowledge

    Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages.

    Reasoning ability

    Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents.
    Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations.
    Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.


    BS Degree required in relevant engineering discipline and 4 years of related experience, or a degree in another discipline plus certified by ICC or California Inspector certification 5 years of inspection experience.
    4-8 years of Public works Experience.
    Must have public project/municipal experience and small capital projects, tenant improvements or renovation work.
    JOC and or DB experience.
    Small capex, TI, renovations type experience desired.


    Certified by ICC or California Inspector certification, OSHA 10-hour Construction Safety preferred.
    Link to Job / Firm Website
    Contact Information for Applicant

    Susan Wold (503) 431-6181

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