Mechanical Inspector will provide OBO a full range of critical engineering and construction quality assurance and management and technical oversight.
The incumbent is responsible for performing technical inspections of mechanical work, monitoring the contractor's quality control program, preparing detailed cost estimates, and reviewing project drawings and specifications to ensure compliance.
This position is established to support and assist OBO in ensuring the completion of the assigned construction project in accordance with applicable US and International codes and standard building practices.
Ensures that the contractor is performing the required contract work in accordance with the design documents
Must be able to read design / construction drawings and be able to understand design narratives and calculations
Responsible for performing quality assurance tasks, ensuring contractor's work is properly inspected and corrective actions take place, ensuring materials meet contract, reviewing contractor submittals for compliance with contract requirements, and resolving conflicts
Monitor the construction contractor's quality assurance and safety program
Observe onsite construction and determine if construction elements are being installed, formed, and executed properly
Monitor construction progress vis vis the project schedule and submit weekly progress reports with recommendations based on field inspections
Understand and be able to interpret drawings in his / her discipline and have a basic understanding of the principals of his / her engineering discipline and how it fits in with other engineering disciplines
Review shop drawings and submittals from the contractor and determine if coordination with other disciplines are necessary in addition to monitoring on-going construction work to identify problems or non-compliance with design or contract specifications
Perform technical inspections of the mechanical elements of the project
Prepares construction reports detailing construction progress and identifies any problem with the construction process related to the incumbent's area of expertise
Formulate solutions for the Project Director / Construction Manager
Work on the NEC site construction will be performed to U.S. standards; the incumbent should have current working knowledge of acceptable products and procedures
Review design documents (drawings and specifications) that the A / E prepares as well as perform quality assurance for the construction project in his / her technical area of expertise
Undertake other duties as assigned by the Project Director / COR.
The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental, or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum seven (7) years' experience required on construction projects of similar scope and value to the project supported by this Task Order.
Design office experience shall not count toward an employee's experience.
An associate degree degree from an accredited university is required;
A Professional Engineering License (PE) is acceptable in lieu of a degree.
Must have Final Secret, Interim Top Secret (TS), or Final TS security clearance issued by the Defense Security Service at the time of proposal.
Must be able to obtain a Final TS security clearance with DS granted Acceptability Review (AR) before deployment.
U.S. Embassy construction experience highly desired.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent organization skills
Proven ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously
Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Must be able to work 60-hours / week, six days / week, 10 hours / day
Must have the ability to stand, sit, walk, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl, climb, bend, balance and twist for extended periods.
Must have the ability to lift up to 60 pounds on occasion.
Must be able to safely maneuver throughout the job site, i.e., climb and walk on scaffolding, climb ladders, walk up or down steep grades.