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Location:Grand Rapids, MI
Company:Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber, Inc.
First posted:February 07, 2017

Position:   Senior Civil Field Technician

Location:   Grand Rapids, MI

Job Id:   111

# of Openings:   1

Senior Civil Field Technician   Location: Grand Rapids
  Primary Responsibilities FTCH is seeking a full-time Senior Technician/Inspector to work in our Grand Rapids, MI office. The primary duties of this position include field observation and documentation of construction contractors' activities for conformance with contract requirements. Applicant must be willing to travel and work in an outdoor environment.   Essential Functions

  • Prepare daily reports detailing the status of the work, including confirmation of work completed, available resources and jobsite conditions. 
  • Inspect traffic control and mobility set-ups for MDOT projects and provide recommendations for corrections as needed.
  • Track and visually inspect materials and ensure materials compliance.
  • Provide oversight and direction to on-site inspection staff and materials testing staff as required, and assist in staff scheduling to ensure project work is appropriately covered.
  • Manage multiple projects as required.
  • Assist in documenting that construction adheres to design requirements.
  • Communicate with Engineer, Contractor, other inspection staff, and materials testing staff as required to address non-compliant or borderline compliance work.
  • Assist with any Requests for Information.
  • Assist Engineer with submittal reviews as applicable.
  • Attend and participate in Project Progress Meetings.

  Minimum Physical Requirements Ability to stand and sit as needed on project sites. Ability to drive a motor vehicle to reach work sites; ability to maneuver project sites with uneven terrain. Ability to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.   Desired Education Associates degree or equivalent experience   Desired Degree Civil Engineering Technology/Construction/Concrete   Desired Job Experience

  • A minimum of ten years industry experience is preferred.
  • AS degree in civil engineering technology or construction is a plus.
  • Experience with or knowledge of field inspection procedures and requirements on MDOT projects is required.
  • Experience with or knowledge of MDOT documentation requirements and Field Manager/Fieldbook is required.
  • Must have a valid driver's license with good driving record and be available for occasional travel, long hours, and weekends.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, follow direction, and work independently. 
  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Office including Work, Outlook, and Excel is required. 
  • Experience utilizing Adobe Standard is preferred.

FTCH is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Veteran Status.

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