Senior Construction Site Inspector - Transportation Projects

Colliers Project Leaders - Thunder Bay, ON (30+ days ago)

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As Colliers Project Leaders continues to grow and attract exciting project opportunities, we seek a Senior Inspector with previous Road Construction experience to join our team in Thunder Bay, Ontario. This individual will be responsible for field inspection for various transportation construction projects in a variety of locations.

Here at Colliers Project Leaders, our people act as trusted advisors to our clients, representing their interests at all times to multiple stakeholders and providing leadership and support to the teams they oversee and work with. We take a client centric approach to project delivery and our staff are given the opportunity to demonstrate their skills and expertise on a diverse range of projects that vary in scope and complexity.

Who We Are:
At Colliers Project Leaders, we are building and infrastructure projects leaders. Our Get it Right Solution™ ensures we get it ready, get it built and get it performing - so investors, owners and occupants are certain of success.

With over 500 employees throughout Canada and the Middle East, Colliers Project Leaders offers a multi-cultural, multi-generational work environment where we cultivate excellence, develop leaders and deliver on client vision. Colliers Project Leaders is part of Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI; TSX: CIGI), an industry leading global real estate services company with more than 16,000 skilled professionals operating in 66 countries.

How you’ll contribute as a Senior Inspector at Colliers Project Leaders:

Provide oversight on construction activities in the field, inspecting construction work as it’s undertaken to ensure compliance with the MTO Construction Administration Inspection Task Manual (CAITM), construction documents, applicable quality standards (OPSS, SP, NSSP) and the Ontario Health and Safety regulations.
Review and interpret construction drawings and specifications in relation to construction contract details.
Work in field offices, verify quantities, prepare progress reports and maintain appropriate documentation and records relative to construction progress onsite.
Ensure inspection tasks and contractor daily activities are completed and recorded promptly and accurately.
Identify contractual and regulatory infractions and work with project teams to find appropriate resolutions.
Carry-out senior level survey work required and calculate quantities by horizontal and vertical methods of measurement, for contractor accuracy and payment.
Liaise and maintain effective communication with clients, contractors and other consultants
Oversee, advise and educate junior level field staff.
Travel and work on contracts throughout Northwestern Ontario for the potential of lengthy periods at a time.

What you’ll bring to the table:
A minimum of 3 to 5 years (or 3 to 5 MTO highway / bridge projects) experience working in a similar capacity on municipal and transportation construction projects.
A university degree or diploma in civil engineering or related discipline.
Registered or eligible to register for P.Eng. or CET designation a strong asset.
Certification by OACETT as a Road Construction Senior Inspector (RCSI).
MTO T131 Advanced Claims & Dispute Resolution course will be considered a major asset.
Any other similar training courses that the MTO administers will be considered a major asset.
Ability to work unassisted after being directed by supervisory staff.
Valid Ontario Class ‘G’ driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
Sound knowledge of design standards, specifications and materials associated with construction, laws and regulations including environmental, occupational health and safety requirements and their application in construction contracts.
Demonstrated experience in highway, freeway and ATMS construction projects particularly with respect to asphalt, grading and structural inspections.
Effective organizational and problem-solving skills with the ability to effectively influence others and successfully resolve a variety of construction site related issues.
Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
Strong computer skills, including a working knowledge of email (MS Outlook), scheduling (MS Project), word processing (Word) and spreadsheet (Excel) software applications.
Experience with MTO software WBCMS will be considered as a major asset.