DFI is seeking applicants available for assignment to assist our Construction Management and Inspection Division. We current provide these services to public agencies and current needs for a Inspector who have expertise with mechanical, electrical and plumbing as such relates to both new and renovations of building systems including HVAC, Plumbing and Gas, Fire and Smoke Protection, Elevators, and Electrical . All facilities are owned maintained and operated by government agencies. The positions offer long term dependable full-time assignments and will include night and weekend work, as required. The candidate will be required to provide oversight and quality assurance of the contractor's work in compliance with the project documents and contract. The position also requires a thorough understanding of progress scheduling and coordination with staff that will still be using the government facility during the renovation process. This includes temporary climate control and workstation relocation. The project may require nighttime working hours.
- Ability to understand and interpret complex building, mechanical and electrical drawings.
- Effective communication skills with the ability to represent the interests of the government in a professional manner and ensure quality of work while maintaining good relationships with contractor and operations staff.
- Ability to understand and read, interpret and work from blueprints, specifications and shop drawings.
- Ability to work non-business hours, including night and weekend work.
- Ability to participate in meetings, produce or review documents and submittals and provide recommendations.
- Ability to coordinate construction work prior and during construction and complete reports and documentation required as part of project close out.
- Able to estimate time and materials needed for job and compare to progress schedules.
- Requires a minimum of five (5) years of journeyman level experience & certification in one or more of the building trades, with high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certificate.
- Experience and ability to ensure construction work is completed in compliance with construction contract documents and provide quality assurance of contractor’s work, including off-hour construction.
- Experience and ability in the use of computer-based technology to manage construction projects including Microsoft Office and project management software.
- Experience working with government project managers on processing contractor change requests, progress payments, requests for information, submittals, reports, and other construction related documentation and reports.
- Experience with cost estimates and construction schedules.
- Supplemented by vocational/technical training in general construction (carpentry), plumbing, wiring, HVAC, etc., plus three (3) to five (5) years of relevant work experience.
- All applicants must have a valid driver's license and dependable transportation. Applicants may also be subject background investigation and drug testing.
Work is performed in the field. Ability to extensively perform bending, kneeling, standing, and lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds as needed. Work may be conducted outside in heat and cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions.
- Job proficiency.
- Building relationships and teamwork.
- Integrity & ethics.
- Quality service.