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Company: Summit Engineering, Laboratory & Testing, Inc.
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title: CWI/ICC Special InspectorReports to: CMT Department ManagerStatus: FT/NON-EXEMPTDepartment: CMTLocation: Raleigh, NCCompany Overview: SUMMIT Engineering, Laboratory & Testing, Inc. (SUMMIT), a Universal Sciences Company, has an opening for an ICC Special Inspector/CWI in our Raleigh, NC office.SUMMIT is a multi-disciplinary engineering and consulting services firm offering Construction Materials Testing, Geotechnical and Environmental Engineering, Structural Engineering and Forensic Inspections, Residential and Retaining Wall Design, Subsurface Drilling, and Chapter 17 Special Inspections, Advanced AASHTO, ACI, AMRL, CCRL and NCDOT Laboratory Testing.Growth: In 2021, SUMMIT strategically merged with Universal Engineering Sciences (UES), becoming part of the Universal Engineering Sciences brand of companies - making us the fastest growing, most experienced, resource-rich organization of its kind. Become an important part of our growing family of over 2,000 professionals across Nationwide branches and help contribute to the betterment of communities across our nation.About Universal Engineering Sciences (UES): For nearly six decades, UES has provided essential engineering services and has contributed to the success of some of the most prominent and significant projects in the United States. Experience and proven, UES is considered a pioneer of the industry and stands at the forefront of emerging technology, best practices, and groundbreaking solutions, to attract the best talent and foster enriching opportunities for career growth. Universal Engineering Sciences' work includes both public and private clients and consists of projects ranging from transportation and healthcare to commercial and education. Our engineers, geologists, certified inspectors, and scientists offer an unwavering commitment to excellence, approaching each project as an opportunity to cultivate enduring relationships with our clients.Built on experience and driven by a determination to see our clients through success, UES remains focused, optimistic and grounded in excellence.Job Position Summary: As an ICC Special Inspector, you will be responsible for providing various testing and inspections on new and on-going projects to verify compliance with building codes and standards. You will use a company provided vehicle to travel to job sites in the area. If you're reliable, have a good work ethic, and can cooperate with co-workers and clients respectfully, this is the position for you. We seek hardworking and motivated candidates with active ICC/CWI certifications.Job Responsibilities: Your day as an ICC Inspector/CWI at SUMMIT will be both challenging and rewarding. During which, you have the opportunity to create lasting relationships with your team members. On a typical day, you can expect to:

  • Travel to various jobs sites in a company provided vehicle
  • Perform routine field tests or inspections
  • Complete structural concrete and reinforcing code and job specification compliance
  • Understand structural masonry code and job specification compliance
  • Determine pre-stressed and post tension concrete tendons and reinforcing code and job specification compliance
  • Perform inspections of soil, concrete, asphalt, steel and/or wood framing
  • Determine spray-applied fireproofing code and job specification compliance
  • Document field activity and report findings to the clients and supervisors
  • Daily communication with site contractors, other technicians and project managers*This position offers career advancement such as paid certifications and training.Qualifications:
    • Required: Valid Driver's License with acceptable driving record
    • Required: High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Preferred: AAS or BS in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology or related degree
    • Required: 2 years of prior field and/or inspections experience
    • Preferred: Knowledge or certifications in radiation safety, NCDOT/SCDOT Roadway, Earthworks, and Concrete certification
    • Required: Active ICC Certifications: Masonry, Soils, Spray-Applied Fireproofing, etc. or EI (Engineer In Training) licensure
    • Preferred: Active CWI Certification
    • Required: Strong written and verbal communication and ability to use technology/computerSkills: Ability to read and interpret construction documentsAbility to calculate results from construction inspectionsAbility to accurately complete field testing paperwork and detailed figuresAbility to read and comprehend simple instructions, detailed reports, short correspondence and memosAbility to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organizationAbility to lift 50-75 lbs.Ability to work outdoors in various work weather conditionsWorking Conditions: Regularly exposed to outside weather conditions such as wet and/or humid environments, extreme cold and/or heat, dusty and noisy work environments. Some weekend and overtime work and/or overnight work and travel may be required.Physical Requirements: These physical demands are representative of what a Special Inspector/CWI may encounter in the field and are essential functions of this position.You will be involved primarily with field work on outside construction sites involving long term standing and perhaps repetitive motions. You must have the ability to use your hands to handle, finger or feel; reach, climb or balance; crouch, stoop, crawl, kneel and sit. You will have the ability to see and smell; including close, distance and peripheral vision, depth vision and ability to focus.You may be required to drive hundreds of miles per day. This employee will regularly lift and/or move/shake up to 40 pounds [soil and/or concrete tests and related apparatus]; frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds [soils and sand samples, and nuclear density equipment]; and occasionally move more than 100 pounds [such as a loaded wheelbarrow of concrete samples]. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.Notes: SUMMIT will provide transportation for jobsite work. Driver's license verification is required and you must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with SUMMIT's driving policy.SUMMIT is a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug screening is required; random and post-accident drug screening is also undertaken.SUMMIT offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package and a broad range of career opportunities.SUMMIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Additional Information: Headquartered in Fort Mill, SC with branch offices in Raleigh, NC and Charleston, Greenville, and Columbia, SC, SUMMIT is continuing to add career & internship opportunities. SUMMIT offers competitive starting salaries and benefits including professional development and certifications, medical/vision/dental insurance plans, 401(k) plan, paid time off (PTO) & holidays, and a friendly, collaborative work environment.Check out our website: Job Type: Full-timePay: $20.00 - $28.00 per hourBenefits:
      • 401(k)
      • Dental insurance
      • Health insurance
      • Health savings account
      • Life insurance
      • Paid time off
      • Professional development assistance
      • Referral program
      • Vision insuranceSchedule:
        • 10 hour shift
        • 8 hour shift
        • OvertimeEducation:
          • High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:
            • Construction Experience: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:
              • Driver's License (Required)
              • ACI or ICC Certification(s) (Preferred)
              • Engineering in Training (EI/EIT) (Preferred)Work Location:
                • Multiple locationsWork Remotely:
                  • No

Keywords: Summit Engineering, Laboratory & Testing, Inc., Raleigh , CONSTRUCTION - CWI/ICC Special Inspector RDU, Professions , Raleigh, North Carolina

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