Construction Inspector

Birmingham, AL | Full-time | Construction Engineering & Inspection

Sain Associates is looking for a construction inspector to join our Infrastructure Team. In this position, you will partner with a project manager and other inspectors to observe and document what happens on a construction site. You will communicate throughout the day with contractors, subcontractors, and your project manager.

This position is not a typical 8-to-5 job because you are acting as the eyes and ears of the client on the construction site. This means if the contractor is on the site, you will need to be on the site as well. Typically, the summer is the busiest season for inspectors, and if a contractor must work overtime, you will be expected to work that as well.

What does a typical day look like?

On a typical day, you may be taking and recording quantities for pay items related to materials used and work completed. You may also be completing concrete tests and delivering the concrete cylinders to the testing location.

In this role, it is important to accurately interpret plans and specifications to build a project per those requirements. Another critical function of this job is maintaining all paperwork for the project. This includes completing a daily work report with a description of work completed that day and taking site pictures.

You can read more about the role of an inspector on our blog.

Must Haves
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to be on time.
  • Ability to carry and move 70 lbs.
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills with English proficiency.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Flexibility in work schedule as needed by the contractor.
Education & Licensure
  • Familiarity with construction sites and safety requirements.
  • Associates or higher degree preferred.
Your Work at Sain

Grow your career the way you want. At Sain, our inspectors can move from Inspector 1 to a Sr. Inspector based on years of experience and certifications. We will pay for all approved certifications that you receive.

Enjoy more work-life balance. Our employees typically work 40-45 hours each week.

Have a voice in our company’s future. Our leadership invites employees to be involved in our annual strategic business plan. We also create opportunities to give feedback through staff surveys and focus groups.

Collaborate across departments. You will have ability to work with our civil engineers, surveyors, and other construction professionals in this role.

Partner with an award-winning team that is focused on excellence. Through our diverse practice areas, we are shaping communities to provide more livable, vibrant spaces and infrastructure. Examples include Cahaba Road Transportation Enhancements, 2200 Magnolia Avenue South, and the Greyhound Bus Station. To learn more about who we are, visit our blog!

How to apply?

To apply, submit a resume using the form below.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

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