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Construction Field Inspector
Job Category:Construction
Requisition Code:2018-WAR-001
Location:Warrenton, VA
FT / PT / TempFull Time
Hours Per Week40 hours

GAI is seeking Construction Quality Assurance representatives interested in foundation and geotechnical construction. GAI offers the unique opportunity for professional development and training to support growth within our organization.  The Construction Quality Assurance representative (QA) will be responsible for performing and overseeing Quality Assurance (QA) of foundation construction projects.  A successful candidate will be within commuting distance of GAI’s Warrenton office.  Most projects are anticipated to be located in the northern Virginia area near Warrenton, VA. However, candidates must be willing to travel. Overnight expenses will be provided for work outside the area. 

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:
  • Completion of appropriate QA forms paperwork and observing the following: foundation location verification, hole excavation, installation of reinforcing steel, installation of  anchor bolts, orientation of anchor bolts, concrete placement, concrete curing, repairing reveal, counting H-pile installations, etc. per foundation specifications.
  • Identify the soil and rock conditions encountered during drilled shaft construction.
  • Recognize variations in the encountered materials that are different from the design assumptions.
  • Document and communicate findings to contractors and engineers.
  • Perform and assist with concrete testing services (QC) such as testing concrete from delivery truck, making test cylinders, transporting test cylinders to lab for curing and testing, filling in break reports, etc. per foundation specifications

  • An associates or four-year degree in a field related to geology, civil engineering technology or geotechnical engineering  or a person with prior geotechnical and drilled shaft monitoring experience working under the direct supervision of a geotechnical engineer or geologist. 
  • Experience monitoring test boring and sampling of soil and rock.
  • ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician—Grade I certification
  • Experience performing concrete field testing
  • Must have a current valid driving license

Physical Demands and/or Other Job Information (if applicable):
Must be able to lift 50 pounds.