Field Inspector - Railroad Construction Engineerin

at Alfred Benesch & Company in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Simply Put, A Great Place to Work
Benesch is a growing, multi-disciplined planning, engineering, and professional services firm. We enhance infrastructure and communities across the country - creating spaces and providing connections in ways that make a difference.
We pride ourselves on being nimble enough to remain responsive to client needs, yet large enough to offer exceptional bench strength. As a member of our team, you'll have an opportunity to draw from those resources when you need them, and likewise, contribute your expertise when you have something to share.
At Benesch, we are looking for candidates with varied backgrounds and worldviews. Diverse ideas come from diverse people, and we are committed to offering an inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued and respected. Statistics show that women and underrepresented groups are less likely to apply for a position if they don't meet 100% of the qualifications. If this statement resonates with you - don't be so hard on yourself. Apply for the job!
On-Call Field Inspector - Railroad Construction Engineering - Midwest United States Region
Become a Construction Inspector with the Benesch team. In this position, you will play a crucial role in supervising construction inspections throughout the Midwest US region. The perfect candidate should possess a minimum of 2 years of practical experience in field inspections specifically related to Railroad infrastructure projects.
Benesch's Railroad Division is made up of highly skilled rail professionals, many of whom are former employees of operating railroads. This firsthand experience working on designing and maintaining active rail systems uniquely equips our team to develop innovative solutions to a wide variety of rail projects.
This role is designated as a field-based position, and the work will be conducted from a specified field office. Travel to various project sites is required.
The Impact You Will Have
Daily oversight of contractors' day-to-day work.
Enforce contractor responsibilities and ensure strict compliance with contract specifications.
Accurately measure and validate contractor quantities in alignment with contract terms.
Generate comprehensive daily construction reports to monitor progress and document daily undertakings.
Monitor quality assurance documentation to verify conformity with quality standards.
Maintain daily Field Book entries in line with documentation requisites. This includes recording tasks, workforce, and equipment usage and capturing visual progress updates and any issues encountered.
Track the advancement of construction activities to produce detailed work reports for field orders.
Participate in progress meetings to provide updates when necessary.
Collaborate closely with Resident Project managers to facilitate the resolution of technical challenges.

What you will need
Minimum 2 years of practical experience working as a field inspector on infrastructure projects
Concrete Structure/Bridge Inspection Experience: A strong plus.
Eager to learn and display a proactive approach to new tasks and acquire additional skills.
Must be capable of collaborating effectively within a team-oriented environment.
Must possess a valid driver's license.
Must be willing and able to travel to various project site locations across the Midwest US region. #LI-MM1
Explore the Benefits of working at Benesch!
Benesch is a great company to work for! Our comprehensive benefits package includes paid over-time, exceptional retirement fund contributions, flexible schedules, wellness incentives, and all-around great people to work with. Take your career to the next level by applying today.
Our benefits package is designed to take care of our employees. The health and wellness of our employees is essential to their success both personally and professionally. That is why we invest in our employees' well-being by providing a comprehensive benefits package to help them live a healthy lifestyle. Each option can be customized to meet the needs of our employees and their families.
Benesch offers a generous paid time benefits plan that increases throughout your career plus several paid holidays. Our benefits include medical, dental, and vision benefits. We also include company-paid life insurance, short term, and long-term disability plans. Benesch offers a 401K plan and profit-sharing contributions to the 401K plan with the potential of 9% total employer contribution to your retirement savings!!
From insurance and retirement plan to our wellness programs, we provide employee... For full info follow application link.

Alfred Benesch & Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ Disability/ Protected Veteran Employer. Qualified applicants are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.

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Job Posting: 11916645

Posted On: May 20, 2024

Updated On: May 20, 2024

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