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Construction Inspector

Government and Military

Construction Inspector

No

Ali Al Salem, Kuwait

Job Summary

The Construction Manager provides on-site administrative, technical management, and leadership for the design and contract compliance, and construction of large multi-million dollar Government funded construction project at a specified project site.

Principal Accountabilities

(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)

  • Supervises the total construction effort to ensure the project is constructed in accordance with the design, budget and schedule.
  • Ensures construction adheres to construction specifications.
  • Reads, interprets, and deciphers all construction documents (schedules, specifications, blueprints, schematics, diagrams, etc. Provides technical assistance and interpretation of drawings, recommending construction methods and equipment as required.
  • Logs, references, distributes, and files all related correspondence, drawings, and documents.
  • Plans, coordinates, and supervises on-site functions (scheduling, material control, and day-to-day direction of on-site administrative staff, when assigned).
  • Ensures all project staff and subcontractors employed to execute engineering-construction tasks conform to applicable work rules and SOPs for security, safety, environmental controls, hazardous materials and underground utilities.
  • Visits construction sites and submits required construction reports to monitor progress against schedule/timelines.
  • Cooperates with visiting Government and DI personnel conducting official inspection visits and surveys and participate in their briefing or orientation.
  • Provides leadership, mentoring, and professional development to assigned staff.
  • Manages the work of teams to procure and construct work.
  • Leads, manages and mentors the assigned technical and professional staff responsible for the facilities construction from contract development through construction completion.
  • Attends meetings as required including design and construction reviews and construction kickoff meetings.
  • Performs other qualified duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of cost controls, contractual and project management of international construction projects.
  • Shall also be versed in the International Building Code, NFPA Fire Codes and the NEC in addition to general construction practices.
  • Knowledge of construction materials, processes, techniques, and methods.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR) and related federal and state legislation and regulations.
  • Knowledge of Service Contract Act and Truth in Negotiations Act.
  • Knowledge of international business management and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) if required for contract.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
  • Knowledge of accounting practices including DynCorp’s disclosed accounting practices.
  • Effective leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Requires a thorough knowledge of practices, standards, and regulations as they apply to the design and construction of the regional camps forward operating bases, and major civil projects.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills are essential.
  • Able to use Project and Construction Management planning and reporting tools such as Microsoft Project and Primavera.


Experience & Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction technology, or construction management, preferred
  • Minimum seven (7) years of construction field experience in all phases of Civil and Building Construction or a two (2) year associate’s degree in Construction Management or related field and five (5) years of field experience.
  • Experience with mechanical projects (HVAC, plumbing) and electrical projects.
  • Experience in civil/structural projects and hold an American Concrete Institute (ACI) concrete testing certification.
  • Must be able to read, interpret, and decipher all construction documents (schedules, specifications, blueprints, schematics, diagrams, and related documents); analyze procedures to identify deficiencies, review time/cost estimates, monitor project phasing and ensure adherence to approved safety standards, observe and inspect ongoing construction work, oversee construction record keeping activities, recommend payments to contractors, recommend change orders, review proposed change orders submitted by construction contractors, prepare and submit reports, and keep a daily log of all activities, weather conditions and work quantities.
  • An EIT or Professional Certification/Project Management Certification is desired.
  • Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment.


Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Works in a normal office environment with controlled temperature and lighting conditions.
  • May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction technology, or construction management, preferred
  • Minimum seven (7) years of construction field experience in all phases of Civil and Building Construction or a two (2) year associate’s degree in Construction Management or related field and five (5) years of field experience.
  • Experience with mechanical projects (HVAC, plumbing) and electrical projects.
  • Experience in civil/structural projects and hold an American Concrete Institute (ACI) concrete testing certification.
  • Must be able to read, interpret, and decipher all construction documents (schedules, specifications, blueprints, schematics, diagrams, and related documents); analyze procedures to identify deficiencies, review time/cost estimates, monitor project phasing and ensure adherence to approved safety standards, observe and inspect ongoing construction work, oversee construction record keeping activities, recommend payments to contractors, recommend change orders, review proposed change orders submitted by construction contractors, prepare and submit reports, and keep a daily log of all activities, weather conditions and work quantities.
  • An EIT or Professional Certification/Project Management Certification is desired.
  • Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment.