Thompson Engineering
  • Investigative
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • $12-14 depending on experience
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full Benefits Package

Thompson Engineering is looking for an Entry-level Building Envelope Inspector.  Building Envelope Inspectors provide professional services in the field of Building Envelope, including moisture control, and waterproofing. Inspectors review and interpret construction documents, contracts, codes, construction methods, and safety regulations.

Job Duties:

  • Conduct on-site QC/QA observations and inspections of various components of the building envelope during and after construction for quality and conformance to specifications, codes, and schedules.
  • Use and operate various equipment such as ladders, aerial lifts, and swing stages to gain access to different components of the building envelope and structure, including being able to comfortably and safely perform work at elevated heights.
  • Prepare computer generated professional reports to document general observations, conclusions, and recommendations for all services.
  • Confer with Supervisory personnel, Clients, Contractors, and Design Professionals to discuss and assist with the resolution of matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems.
  • Assist with identifying and developing contacts that meet identified client targets to increase sales of services.
  • Help to establish and maintain relationships with new and existing clients and contractors for the purpose of general business development and marketing of services.
  • Adhere to the established Thompson Engineering Quality and Safety Procedures and general culture in all projects and daily work activities.
  • Participate in continuing education programs to achieve and maintain required industry registrations and certifications.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of general construction experience or in a construction related fields
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver's license
  • Must be willing to work flexible schedule and overtime as needed
  • Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 70 lbs.
  • Ability to buddy lift and carry up to 100 lbs.
  • Ability to work at extremely high elevations including working on roofs or from aerial lifts, swing-stage platforms and other equipment needed to access elevated sections of a building



Thompson Engineering was established in 1953 in Mobile, Alabama. Since then, the company has grown to include multiple offices in states throughout the Southeast.

Thompson Engineering is a subsidiary of Thompson Holdings, Inc. Our sister companies are Watermark Design Group, an architectural and interior design firm, and Thompson Consulting Services, a disaster recovery consulting firm. As a group, the three firms provide a broad range of architectural and engineering services.

Thompson is an employee-owned firm with more than 300 personnel in multiple disciplines. Our staff has a vested interest in providing safe, quality driven, successful projects that are completed on time and within budget. Our business relies heavily on our performance and the repeat satisfaction of our customers.

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