Thompson Engineering
  • Construction Engineering and Inspection
  • Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
  • Depends on experience and qualifications
  • Full Time

Full Benefits Package


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.

This is para-professional engineering work in the field or office in the Tuscaloosa, AL. area. Employees in this classification follow standard procedures in documenting construction projects and inspecting job activities to verify they are in compliance with project plans and specifications. The inspector will be responsible for completing a daily report documenting the labor and equipment used by the contractor to include a description of the work performed and any pertinent conversations with the contractor. The inspector will assist with office work such as plotting cross-sections and computing earthwork quantities. The inspector will report directly to the Senior Inspector and/or the Project Manager.

DUTIES

Essential Functions of the Position

1. Inspect work in progress to ensure conformance with plans and specifications

2. Inspect workmanship of finished installations for conformity to standards

3. Maintains required reports of construction inspection activities

4. Prepares sketches of construction installations that deviate from plans and incorporates changes into master plans

5. Inspects and test materials incorporated into the project.

6. Interprets specifications as related to materials and workmanship

7. Drives company vehicle safely to and from worksites.

8. Conduct all work activities in compliance with Thompson Holdings, Inc. Health, Safety & Environmental Management System, safety policies & procedures, safety execution plans and Job Safety and Environmental Analyses.

9. Attend and pro-actively participate in monthly safety meetings, project toolbox safety meetings and safety moments.

10. Ensures on time and regular attendance

Other Responsibilities

1. Other duties as required


QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Requirements

1. High school diploma or equivalent required. Four-year degree in Civil Engineering preferred.

2. Five (5) plus years experience in construction inspection, or a combination of experience and education in a related field of study.

4. Ability to be certified for Concrete, Roadway Technician, Earthworks, QCI, and MUTCD.

5. ACI Certification preferred.

6. Intermediate math and geometry skills in order to calculate areas, volume, etc.

7. Valid Driver's License.

8. Computer skills that include Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Physical Requirements

1. Ability to work in the outside elements of the field up to 100% of the time

2. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs

3. Required to remain standing for a minimum of eight (8) hours per day

4. Must be able to bend, stoop and climb on a ladder

5. Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing

6. Ability to drive a company vehicle to and from job sites

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