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Stanford University's Department of Project Management is seeking to hire a Construction Quality Assurance Field Inspector to assist Construction Project Managers throughout each phase of the design, construction, and project delivery process. This individual will support multiple Project Managers on a wide range of projects at any given time. This is a professional position that is critical to the overall success of the organization.
Oversee, monitor and inspect construction activities for new or renovation projects. Responsible for technical compliance and quality assurance oversight of construction projects.
Perform field inspections and quality assurance of construction projects.
Provide daily construction reports and maintain up-to-date files of all construction documents.
Attend and participate in project meetings to keep Project Manager apprised of project progress, status, quality and schedule.
Identify and evaluate potential new observed hazards and implement controls as project's scope of work changes; ensure work is authorized and released in accordance with approved guidelines and processes prior to commencing work activity.
Document and report all construction deficiencies to Project Manager.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction Management or related field with minimum five years experience in construction superintendence or management, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience in construction and construction management.
Experience planning, directing, and coordinating activity on construction sites.
Demonstrated excellent planning, and organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to read and comprehend construction documents, including plans, specifications, contracts, regulatory requirements, Request for Information (RFI), Critical Path Method (CPM) schedules etc.
Working knowledge of testing, special inspection, permitting, Request for Information (RFI), submittals, change order, and scheduling policies and procedures associated with construction contracts.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong presentation skills.
Demonstrated competency in computer operation including Primavera Construction Manager and P6, Microsoft Office suites including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project Schedule, Outlook, and SharePoint.
Certifications and Licenses:
Valid California non-commercial Class drivers license.
ICC Inspector Certification preferred.
Frequently stand/walk, sit, perform desk based computer tasks and lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Occasionally use a telephone, write by hand, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp lightly/fine manipulation and lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 20 pounds.
Rarely kneel, crawl, climb ladders, reach/work above shoulder, grasp forcefully, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds or more. May constantly kneel, crawl and climb ladders.
Ability to maintain a valid non-commercial California Driver's license.
Auditory acuity with ability to hear horns and bells.
Visual acuity with ability to determine colors for finishes.
Ability to climb scaffolding, ladders, stairs etc.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May work in outdoor environments.
May be exposed to extreme hot and cold temperatures.
May be exposed to high voltage electricity, radiation or electromagnetic fields, lasers, noise > 80dB TWA, allergens/biohazards/chemicals /asbestos, or heavy metals or work on roofs at heights greater than 10 ft.
May operate a motor vehicle day and night.
Must wear personal protective equipment as defined/required by job assignments.
May work extended hours, evenings and weekends.
Must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University requirements when operating university-owned vehicles.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the Universitys Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.