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Washington, District Of Columbia

Req #: R118240


  • US - DC, Washington
  • US - VA, Centreville
  • US - VA (Field Location)
  • US - MD (Field Location)
  • US - DC (Field Location)

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

We are looking for a Senior level construction field inspector to add to our team of Transportation professionals in our DC/MD/VA region. In this role, you will collaborate with field superintendents and construction management and provide inspection for our client, over our subcontractors performing the work, which includes inspecting various facets of work on the construction site and performs continuous surveillance of assigned construction activities to ensure compliance with all applicable codes, standards, and specifications.  Inspection activities are usually concentrated in one or more of the following areas:  asphalt, paving, concrete, utility coordination, as well as electrical inspections related to street lights, and signage. Willingness to travel and/or to relocate to field sites is expected and your initial field location will be in downtown Washington DC.  

Conducts tests to determine if work has been done in accordance with contract specifications and may include any of the following: Performs civil and structural tests, such as soil compaction, moisture content, aggregation, graduation, concrete slump, air entrainment, concrete compression, lines and grades surveys, bolt torques, and concrete coring.

Conducts inspection/surveillance of electrical related construction components of the project, related to Street lighting, and Signage.

Performs surveillance of underground piping to ensure tightness, bedding, and grade. Inspects and monitors piling installation to ensure loc ation and bearing. Validates piping systems, including P&ID checks and hydraulic or other pressure tests.

Checks location of reinforcing steel before placement of concrete.
Inspects electrical installations to ensure proper grounding, circuit integrity, and adherence to statutory and customer regulations.

Performs continuing inspection of painting and insulation to ensure thickness and coverage continuity.

Provides general inspection on all construction labor and subcontracted tasks to ensure professional workmanship.

Recommends job safety practices and drafts safety reports.

Prepares quality control reports and recommends changes to procedures.


Associate's degree in a technical discipline or construction related field and 10+ years of related experience on heavy construction projects, or a high school diploma and equivalent work experience, is required.  Experience with asphalt, paving, concrete construction for roads is required.

Experience with electrical inspections highly desired.

Formal certification from an independent organization for asphalt, paving or concrete, highly desired.

Must be able to read and interpret blueprints and construction specifications and be thoroughly familiar with construction related processes related to area of assignment.   

Experience with DDOT, VDOT or MDOT highly desired.

Have the potential to perform in a lead capacity

Washington, District Of Columbia

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Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.

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