Brown and Caldwell Inspector in Sacramento, California


Work Location:Sacramento, California


Job Type:Full Time


For more than 70 years, Brown and Caldwell has been creating leading-edge environmental solutions for public agencies and private industry. We strive to be the environmental company of choice—to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. As a privately held firm with over 1,500 employee-owners in 50+ offices nationwide, the opportunity awaits for you to advance.


Brown and Caldwell's Walnut Creek and Sacramento CA offices, are currently looking for Construction Management Inspection professionals to join our growing team!

Position Expectations:

  • Responsible for inspection activities for water and wastewater collection, transmission, treatment, storage, and distribution facilities.

  • Review contract plans and specifications for constructability.

  • Carefully monitor construction quality and proper safety practices.

  • Perform construction inspection to ensure compliance with approved plans, specifications, standards, and codes.

  • Coordinate in the field with contractors, subcontractors, design staff, third party inspectors, facility operations staff, and local regulatory agencies.

  • Work effectively with the project stakeholders to resolve field issues.

  • Keep detailed records of construction progress, changed conditions, and as-built drawings.

  • Prepare complete inspection reports, and maintain project files.

  • Ability to work flexible or extended work schedules on different projects throughout Northern California and Central Valley locations.

  • Must be willing to work outdoors in a variety of conditions and to perform inspections in confined spaces.

Desired Experience and Skills:

  • BS in Civil or Construction Engineering.

  • Experience in the engineering and construction management consulting industry and as construction contractor is highly desirable.

  • 5 to 15 years’ construction related experience on water and wastewater construction projects. Requires working knowledge of heavy construction, including civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical construction practices.

  • Prior inspection experience of small and large diameter pipe (welded steel, PVC, concrete, clay, stainless steel, ductile iron, composite, and HDPE).

  • Prior inspection experience in the construction of concrete, steel/metal, masonry structures at pumping plants, water and wastewater treatment plants, or other facility improvement type projects.

  • Prior inspection experience with tunneling construction methods (jack and bore, microtunnelling, directional drilling, tunnel boring machine)

  • Prior inspection experience with various pipe rehabilitation and replacement techniques (Cured-In-Place Pipe, Pipe Bursting, Open Cut).

  • Familiarity in working in operational water and wastewater treatment facilities.

  • Familiarity with the start-up, testing, and commissioning of rehabilitated or new plant facility projects.

  • Familiarity with local construction standards, regulations, and specifications.

  • Excellent communication and documentation skills are essential.

  • Knowledgeable in application of Primavera P6, Microsoft Project, Document Control Software, as well as demonstrated knowledge of MS Office Suite.

  • Ability to complete and maintain company required health and safety training and abide by company’s and client’s health and safety standards prior to going out in the field.

  • Valid California driver’s license and good driving record.

Join, Grow, Have Fun

We’re growing and having fun while doing it. Brown and Caldwell provides a comprehensive benefits program and a culture that promotes employee performance and success. We recognize that you are looking for a career path with opportunities to grow personally and professionally.We have a strong focus on employee development and offer defined advancement through our Career Path Framework; tuition reimbursement; honorariums for papers and presentation as well as project management training (BC is a PMI Registered Education Provider).Our work environment promotes a flexible and collaborative culture, an extensive knowledge-sharing infrastructure and more. Our values of working hard and with integrity combined with learning, growing and having fun make Brown and Caldwell your employer of choice.

This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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