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Location:Fredonia, NY
Company:EDP Renewables
First posted:June 09, 2017 (last updated 4 weeks 1 day ago)

Construction Civil Inspector - Fredonia, NY Job ID #: 1036 Location: Fredonia, NY

Functional Area: Construction Department:

Position Type: Full-Time Temporary Education Required: High School Diploma

Experience Required: 5 - 7 Years Relocation Provided:

Position Description

The Civil Inspector will provide oversight for the construction projects' civil components in accordance with plan specifications and departmental guidelines in order to ensure that requirements regarding schedule, cost, and quality are met. This is a temporary assignment with full benefits.

Main accountabilities:

  • Provide support to the Quality Assurance Inspector to ensure that public road improvements, private access roads, crane pads, wind turbine foundations, collection systems, switchyards, substations, transmission lines, and lay down yards are built in accordance with the projects civil design documents
  • Provide oversight to ensure that the execution of work is in compliance with approved contracts
  • Monitor the execution and implementation of the project schedule
  • Develop effective relationships with contractors, suppliers, landowners, and the local community
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of all project documents
  • Review plans and procedures periodically and institute changes when necessary
  • Develop and foster a spirit of project team effort
  • Ensure that contractors abide by their own QA/QC plans
  • Provide support in reviewing all contractor-supplied QA/QC documentation for completeness
  • Identify critical issues and make recommendations to the Project Manager
  • Review and comment on contractors' schedules
  • Provide assistance to the project team in meeting the overall project objectives
  • Oversee contractors' civil construction installation and commissioning work
  • Prepare daily reports outlining progress of the work
  • Ensure that the company's safety, quality, schedule, and cost objectives are achieved
  • Provide input regarding the project design process
  • Maintain effective lines of communication with all company personnel responsible for the project along with all general contractors and sub-contractors
  • Support development of the civil construction portions of BOP contracts and exhibits
  • Additional duties as required

    Direct Reports: None
    Travel: None

    Position Requirements

    Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 5 years in the power industry
  • Thorough knowledge of civil engineering, mathematics, civil construction, road construction standards, and foundations codes

    Behavioral requirements:

  • Ability to comprehend all construction documents, including blueprints and drawings
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to relocate approximately every 9-18 months

    Physical Demands & Working Conditions:

  • Sitting/Standing/Flexibility: Ability to frequently perform physical tasks including standing, sitting, walking, kneeling, bending, twisting, squatting, and reaching approximately 75% of the time while on wind farm sites.  Ability to stand and sit for 8 or more hours when in an office environment.
  • Walking:  Ability to walk .25 to .5 miles per day, including across unpaved and rough surfaces when on wind farm sites
  • Speech/Reading:  Ability to speak, read, and write English proficiently and deliver a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form
  • Lifting: Ability to frequently lift items weighing up to 60 pounds and to occasionally lift items weighing between 60 and 100 pounds
  • Climbing:  
    o Ability to climb turbine towers up to 95 meters in height approximately 5-10 times per year, or as needed
    o Weight, including harness and tools, must be in accordance with the weight limit as specified by the ANSI Fall Protection Standards
  • Vision/Hearing: Ability to interpret and follow a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form
  • Tolerance to Extreme Weather Conditions: Ability to work in adverse weather conditions 25% of the time while on wind farm sites
  • Safety: Ability to understand and communicate safety precautions when necessary

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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