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Special Inspector in Philadelphia, PA at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 9/18/2018

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Job Description

Our culture is built around our people. Voted a Top Workplace in the Philadelphia region by our employees, we are committed to advancing careers and providing a foundation for professional growth. Urban offers a wide range of health, welfare and financial benefits to our employees, as well as career development through our own Urban Training Institute, tuition assistance program, and certification incentives.

Founded in 1960, Urban provides services for buildings, ports, transit, railroads, airports, bridges, and highways. We specialize in engineering design, environmental, planning, construction services, and program management. By providing innovation, technical excellence, and on-time performance, we create value for a proud Urban family.

Position Description:
This position will be responsible for performing or witnessing special inspections on Philadelphia construction projects, such as mid to high rise buildings, commercial, public, academic and healthcare facilities. Candidate will be required to prepare and submit reports of inspection activities, file documentation and complete required technical report forms in accordance with the IBC. Urban maintains a highly active and rapidly growing Special Inspection business in both New York City and Philadelphia.

Job Requirements:
The ideal candidate should have 3-5 years relevant experience as a construction or special inspector on progressively complex building/facility projects, preferably in the Philadelphia area. Candidate must have a High School diploma. A Bachelor s degree in Engineering is preferred. Candidate should have the following certifications and/or be able to obtain them within three months of hire: ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician I, ACI/ICC Reinforced Concrete Special Inspector, ICC Soils Special Inspector, ICC Spray Applied Fire Proofing, ICC Structural Steel and Bolting, ICC Structural Welding. Candidate must possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Candidates who also have experience with inspection of paving operations are preferred. #LI-ST1

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