Construction Inspector - Infrastructure in Ottawa at Parsons

Date Posted: 1/7/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Got a good eye for detail? Ready to put your emerging inspection skills to work on urban infrastructure projects? Parsons is now hiring an Inspectors with a great attention to detail to join a rapidly growing team, which will enhance the fabric of our community.  

Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your experience will propel your career and opportunities forward. We need our Inspectors to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team oriented environments that have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills.   In this role you will: perform well defined and sometimes difficult inspection tasks, including monitoring quality control procedures.  You will inspect various facets of work on the construction site and perform continuous surveillance of assigned construction activities to ensure compliance with all applicable codes, standards, and specifications.  Our inspectors document nonconformance and may participate in discussions to determine appropriate resolution.  Willingness to travel and/or to relocate to field sites is expected.  


o   Carries out inspection activities to ensure conformance

o   Conducts site surveys, obtaining relevant information, equipment and materials

o   Searches for physical survey evidence (building ties, monuments, fences, etc.) and determines whether or not existing survey evidence suffices

o   Obtains additional survey evidence as necessary and determines when enough information has been obtained

o   Analyzes situations or data from which answers are easily obtained using standard procedure and practice

o   Assists to compile field data in report form for review of project designer


o   A Post Secondary degree or diploma in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering

o   Designation as determined by OACETT as a Road Construction Junior Inspector (rcji) Technology/Technician or currently as an engineering university/college student

o   Previous engineering/construction experience is an asset

o   Prior experience working on municipal and MTO projects

o   Either registration as a Professional Engineer or Engineer-in-Training with PEO as a Technician or Technologist with O.A.C.E.T.T.

o   Able to work on weekends and nights, as required

o   Strong interpersonal and communication skills

o   Ability to work well in a team environment

o   Proficiency with MS Office


Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.