Tampa, Florida


Michael Baker is actively seeking a Senior Inspector to join our Inspection Team providing construction quality assurance oversight for department of defense and other federal projects. The Senior Inspector will be the lead inspector responsible for full-time or part-time on-site surveillance (various locations available) throughout construction whose mission is to provide quality assurance to ensure that the construction performed on the project is per the requirements in the contract. This position typically performs assignments under the general supervision and direction of the Air Force, Space Force or USACE.

  • Be responsible for Quality Assurance Construction Inspection Services
  • Review and develop draft responses for all construction submittals for Government use (e.g. shop drawings, product data, testing data, etc.).
  • Review and develop draft Government responses for the Construction Contractor's submitted Requests-For-Information (RFIs), confirming accuracy of the RFI information based on current site conditions.
  • Prepare regular status reports used to review and evaluate the overall progress of the project
  • Attend and/or support meetings and teleconferences as required by the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) with the customer. The purpose of the meetings includes, but is not limited to, contract discussions, project scoping, planning, Construction project status and progress reviews, Construction submittal reviews, and the general exchange of information concerning current and future Title II and Construction activities.
  • Develop and submit both agendas beforehand and meeting minutes following update meetings.
  • Be responsible for coordination and overseeing the repetitive and routine sampling and testing of component materials in accordance with the construction contract documents.
  • Provide daily surveillance of the contractor's quality control activities at the project site and maintain a daily log of construction and inspection activities.
  • Be able to perform quality assurance to verify actual to contracted service, materials, and construction.
  • Be able to provide technical guidance regarding construction matters to project stakeholders.
  • Maintain project records.
  • Must be able to interpret construction plans, details, standards, and specifications.
  • Conduct work in a safe manner.


  • A degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or applicable field related to the overall project tasking.
  • No less than five (5) years of experience in construction practices, procedures, and testing, to include three (3) years of quality control management of DoD construction projects
  • Certified completion of a professionally accredited Quality Control Management Course (e.g., conducted by the US Army Corps of Engineers or an independent private company) within the last five (5) years; Contractor's self-developed programs will not fulfill this requirement.
  • Familiar with OSHA standards related to construction
  • Be available to perform duties on holidays and weekends while construction is accomplished
  • Organized, determined, and resourceful; demonstrate a sense of urgency while accurately and safely performing the work, and be able to build relationships with a wide variety of people.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to pass a background check for entry onto federal installations.
  • Eligibility for a security clearance is desirable, but not mandatory for most projects.
  • Valid driver's license
  • Proficient with Microsoft office programs including Word and Excel. Be able to enter data rapidly and accurately, as well as the ability to operate tools and equipment.

The salary range for this position is $54,392-$132,73. This will be dependent on the experience and expertise of the incoming candidate


Tampa, Florida

Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting has been partnering with communities since 1940 to solve their most complex infrastructure challenges with a legacy of expertise, experience, innovation and integrity.

Supported by more than 6,000 employees in 90 offices worldwide, we provide a full continuum of life-cycle engineering consulting, specialized global construction, base operations, security management, systems integration and intelligence solutions. Our clients include federal, state, and municipal governments; foreign allied governments; and a wide range of private development and other commercial partners.


When Michael Baker Jr. first established his engineering firm in 1940, he envisioned a company that would serve as a property surveyor or designer of roads, bridges, buildings and sewage systems, and also as a trusted, long-term partner with local communities and distant nations. His employees strove to transform communities, companies, states and even nations, adopting dual roles as both caring neighbors and innovative nation builders. Baker instilled in his employees the drive to deliver improved quality of life and the desire to make a difference.


Baker built a lasting legacy that today forms the foundation on which we continue to serve and grow. Today, we continue to leverage our collective expertise and experience to make the communities we serve better. We strive to make them safer, more accessible, more environmentally sustainable and more livable. We facilitate their transformation supported by differentiating innovation, technologies and dedicated employees. We are change agents, leading our partners around the world into the future.


Our greatest differentiator, though, is our employees who demonstrate a world-class ability to solve complex problems. That’s why we engage our people, educate and train them, develop their careers, and invest in their futures. We give them opportunities around the world to exercise and expand their skills and expertise. We reward innovation and collaboration that lead to the best solutions for our clients. As a company, We Make a Difference.


To most effectively serve our clients, Michael Baker International is organized into three distinct business units: Engineering & Consulting; Sallyport Global Holdings; and SC3, which are described below.




The Engineering, Planning and Consulting business unit encompasses the complete life-cycle of planning, environmental assessment, engineering design, construction management, and facilities maintenance for projects in more than 38 countries on five continents. We provide a full continuum of solutions for a broad range of markets, including highways, bridges, airports, rail and mass transit systems, domestic and overseas government and commercial facilities, water and wastewater infrastructure, energy infrastructure and urban planning and development.


Professional Services – As part of Engineering, Planning and Consulting, this business unit provides high-value, differentiated engineering and professional services around the globe, including specialized construction services, cost management support and engineering support.

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