HNTB Sr Field Representative - Sr Inspector for SDOT in Bellevue, Washington

Why Choose HNTB?

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.

Overview

HNTB is currently providing construction management on some of the area’s most exciting and challenging projects – the first light rail to be constructed on a floating bridge, a brand-new waterfront for downtown Seattle, and replacement of a hundred-year-oldwooden railroad trestle.We are currently seeking highly qualified construction professionals to serve as Sr. Field Representatives supporting the construction of challenging transportation projects in the Puget Sound Region. The time is right to join HNTB!

The Sr. Field Representative will be responsible formonitoring of all field construction administration activities under minimal supervision to assure that construction projects are completed in compliance with the design and contractual documents.

Job Summary

Under minimal supervision, performs a variety of assignments such as: monitoring construction progress to assure proper installation sequences and compliance with schedule and contract requirements; assisting in the review and modification of schedules, specifications, and drawings; recognizing basic construction or engineering problems, and applying standard techniques and procedures to resolve same; preparing short-term schedules to identify potential scheduling problems and recommending possible solutions; reviewing completed construction work and maintaining checklist of items yet to be completed; and coordinating the activities of a survey team.

Essential Responsibility

  • Liaison between client, contractor, and design staff.

  • Implements plans and specifications.

  • Prepares project correspondence.

  • Facilitates project progress meetings.

  • Prepares and monitors internal HNTB project controls.

  • Assists in the overall administration of projects.

  • Assures construction activities are in accordance with contractual documents and are completed within budget and schedule.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Monitors construction progress to assure compliance with contract requirements and schedule.

  • Prepares Inspector’s Daily Reports.

  • Provides verification of materials.

  • Works with contractor, RE, and client to resolve conflicts in the field.

  • Acts as an on-site liaison between Client, Resident Engineer, and Contractor.

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  • Assists with preparation and negotiation of Work Change Directives and Change Orders.

  • Assists with monthly contractor progress payments.

  • Assists with preparation of project correspondence.

  • Assists RE with responses to Contractor's correspondence as required.

  • Assists in the review and modification of schedules, specifications, and drawings.

  • May participate in the mentoring, development, and evaluation of staff inspectors.

  • Fosters a safety culture on the project site.

Must have:

  • High School Diploma or GED plus 10 years construction related experience. Four-year degree strongly preferred.

  • Understanding of construction methods, including standards, equipment, processes, and safety considerations, and an ability to reads and interpret complex contract documents.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to maintain good working relationships with clients, contractors, management, and coworkers.

  • Proficiency with computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Acrobat Adobe, and Bluebeam, and with mobile devices such as tablet computers.

  • A valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Field Environment:

  • Work frequently requires working at client’s job site, construction trailer, and in a field environment. Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment, and doing extensive walking. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.

  • Depending on the specific project, the job may require climbing to various elevations, ability to bend, twist and turn in close clearances. Select jobs may require work near heavy construction equipment, railroad right of ways, bridges, construction sites, tunnels and airport runways. Work environment may require use of safety equipment including fall equipment. Adherence to applicable safety protocol is required.

Basic Qualification

High School Diploma/GED or equivalent

10 years construction related experience

All jurisdictional certifications as required

Preferred Qualification/Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Construction Management

  • Professional Engineer or CCM

General Work Conditions

Field Environment: Work is frequently performed in a field environment in which there is consistent exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.

Work frequently requires working at client’s job site, construction trailer, and in a field environment. Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment, and doing extensive walking.

Depending on the specific project, the job may require climbing to various elevations, ability to bend, twist and turn in close clearances, and crawl into confined spaces to perform required work. Select jobs may require work near heavy construction equipment, railroad right of ways, bridges, construction sites, tunnels and airport runways. Work environment may require use of construction/inspection safety equipment including fall equipment. Adherence to applicable safety protocol is required.

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

HNTB Job Title Sr Field Representative

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Construction Services/Estimators