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Non-Electrical Construction Inspector / Coordinator for Electric Power Delivery
FT / PT / Temp
Hours Per Week
System Planning Corp (SPC), a whole owned subsidiary of GAI Consultants, Inc. (GAI), is seeking qualified, motivated, and skilled Construction Inspectors / Coordinators to provide quality assurance oversight and work performance and compliance services for non-electrical work associated with transmission line and/or substation construction projects throughout the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeastern states. This is a temporary position.
Join GAI and make your mark among a team of engineering, planning, and environmental consultants that provides innovative solutions to energy, transportation, development, government, and industrial clients worldwide. 60+ years strong and 100-percent employee owned, GAI is the right place for talented and motivated individuals who seek to distinguish themselves in a company poised for unlimited growth.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Construction Inspector / Coordinator will oversee the activities associated with substation site preparation and access road construction. Duties include general oversight of contractors performing the work, stormwater management, along with documentation of permitting requirements. On occasion, duties may also involve the oversight of contractors during the rehabilitation of transmission line work.
Minimum of 5 years of construction experience with either Transmission Line or Substation expertise.
Must have (or must possess within 6 months of hire date) a certification as an erosion and sediment (E&S) inspector from the state of Virginia or North Carolina (depending on location of work) Must also possess working knowledge of storwater management, protection methods, and compliance requirements within the stormwater pollution prevention plan (SWPPP).
Must have an excellent safety record and experience, including an up-to-date minimum OSHA 10 hour training.
Must have knowledge of system switching and have ability for become qualified to client's clearances.
Ability to maintain client's laptop computer and complete necessary reports and updates.
A background check may be required due to North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) requirements.
Must have a valid driver’s license and have ability to travel throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern states.
Physical Demands and/or Other Job Information (if applicable):
1. Must be capable of walking in steep varying terrain in all climate conditions.
2. Must be able to drive.
3. Must be capable of lifting 20 pounds.
4. Must be able to work in bucket trucks or cranes at heights up to 200 feet.
5. Must be able to communicate with client and Contractor.