There are two (2) positions available through this recruitment process.
PURPOSE: Perform senior level construction inspection work for projects to ensure compliance with codes, regulations, plans and specification on construction projects. These projects range from complex, large?scale projects to numerous straightforward projects performed simultaneously. May provide lead work direction, oversee the work of one or more Inspectors and perform inspections on more varied, complex and difficult projects. Evaluate, assess and resolve field level issues and coordinate construction activities with project stakeholders.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Monitor and inspect the work of contractors to ensure proper construction methods are utilized; compliance with plans, specifications, schedules; and federal, state, and Port regulations.
Prepare and maintain project documentation and controls including inspection logs, daily reports, force accounts, materials testing, and other construction records for complex and difficult construction projects. Update design plans/drawings based on changes that occur during actual construction; document reasons for change; and ensure drawings are an accurate representation of work actually performed.
Conduct a variety of meetings including planning, preconstruction, coordination, progress, scheduling, safety, and field staff meetings.
Resolve disputes and difficult problems and respond to complaints from the public that require resolution at the senior level.
Communicate professionally and effectively with consultant inspectors, consulting engineers, contractors, property owners, businesses, other Port departments, and the general public regarding assigned projects.
Coordinate and communicate complicated construction activities between contractors, tenants, Port of Seattle personnel and the general public.
Coordinate complex shutdown requests from contractors with customers, tenants and Port departments with direction from the Resident Engineer.
Participate in the development of Construction Management policies and procedures.
May train, provide guidance and coaching to fellow team members.
Perform appropriate constructability reviews that help identify and anticipate potential problems and opportunities.
Manage stakeholder requirements for construction projects.
Monitor Tenant Improvement Contractors as directed.
Prepare, conduct and document weekly meetings, pre?installation meetings or other meetings with project stakeholders.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Demonstrated knowledge of applicable building codes and specifications. Knowledge of federal state, and local regulatory agencies and related regulations, guidelines and procedures as they relate to the inspection of major construction projects and anticipate global/big picture impacts. Thorough knowledge of acceptable construction methods and techniques. Advanced knowledge of multiple construction disciplines or specialist in a specific discipline. Proficiency with computer office applications such as Microsoft Office. Well?developed communication skills both written and verbal.
Ability to review and provide constructability comments for designs, plans, and specifications. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with stakeholders. Ability to train staff in work procedures and techniques and effectively influence people without direct authority. Proven ability to recognize potential problems and resolve them in a timely manner or escalate to supervisor/manager for resolution. Demonstrated ability to perform skilled general construction and special inspections. Demonstrated ability to interpret complex contract documents and enforce contract provisions as necessary. Proven ability to coordinate and communicate construction activities between contractors, tenants, Port departments and the general public. Proven ability to exercise sound independent judgment within general policy guidelines. Ability to review and provide constructability comments for designs, plans and specifications.
High School Diploma or equivalent; and
Ten (10) years combined experience in construction, general or special inspection work, or a related field.
Two (2) years of college level or vocational course work in pre-engineering, construction management or a related field; and
Eight (8) years combined experience in construction, general or special inspection work, or a related field.
Two (2) year degree in pre-engineering, construction management or a related field;
Demonstrated industry expertise (e.g. Inspector Certificates, Journeyman license, etc.); and/or
Certification from an accredited construction management, engineering or related field (e.g. CMAA) course.
Bringing international trade and transportation to the Pacific Northwest for 100 years, the Port of Seattle supports diverse business activities from tourism to commercial fishing, and is a key builder of transportation infrastructure. The Port owns and operates Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Seattle’s seaport with state-of-the-art cargo and grain facilities, two cruise ship terminals, four... public marinas, and manages a number of real estate assets for broad economic advantage.The Port is working to be the cleanest, greenest, most energy-efficient port in the nation. With the Puget Sound region already in attainment of federal air quality standards, the Port’s many environmental programs create real benefits for the local community and a competitive edge for our customers.The Port of Seattle: Where a sustainable world is headed.The Port of Seattle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace.