Aviation Construction Inspector

Augusta, GA

GMC has an opening for Aviation Construction Inspector to support on-going projects in Augusta, GA The primary duty of the Aviation Construction Inspector is to serve as a key member/representative of the firm’s growing construction management discipline by working as an employee of the Augusta, Georgia office on inspection assignment projects throughout Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, and Kentucky. The successful candidate will perform testing and inspection services related to improvements to airport airside and landside projects. Between field assignments, this position may involve design tasks such as constructability reviews of plans for upcoming projects as well as assisting technical staff during plan preparation.

Essential functions and responsibilities include:

  • Review plans and specifications associated with assigned work on active construction contracts;
  • Notify project engineer or project supervisor of apparent constructability issues or errors in plans;
  • Oversee daily operations of contractor or subcontractor personnel to ensure that work is being performed in accordance with plans and specifications;
  • Answer basic contractor questions about plan and specification requirements;
  • Identify contractor means and methods that are inconsistent with plans and specifications, and discuss needed changes with the contractor as well as the project engineer or project supervisor;
  • Make measurements and observations of work being performed to ensure accurate quantities are tracked for completed work;
  • Prepare detailed field drawings or electronic templates to support the calculations being used to justify the pay quantities;
  • Monitor material testing needs, and/or take material tests associated with work being performed including testing concrete for yield, slump, and air content, or testing soils or aggregates for moisture and density;
  • Understand and apply testing frequencies for various materials used on the
  • Electronically document pay quantities, material requirements, and contractor staff
  • Photo Document all project activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED; Associate’s Degree in Construction Technology or
  • 0-10 years of construction or related experience;
  • Experience and State qualified with certification for Construction Materials Testing:
  • Ability to pass a background check;
  • Good interpersonal, communication, and conceptual thinking skills;
  • Possess strong math skills, including algebra and geometry for determining areas
  • Willingness to commute to construction projects in varying locations, work in all
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds;
  • Ability to work independently for periods of time;
  • Ability to prioritize project assignments to meet competing deadlines;
  • Attention to detail and effective decision making and organizational skills;
  • Ability to provide support to local office, as well as availability to occasionally travel
  • Ability to assist in developing strategic approaches and concepts;
  • MicroStation drafting experience is preferred;
  • Past project management experience is preferred;
  • Past Contractor experience is preferred;
  • Project Closeout experience is preferred;
  • Experience in Microsoft Office (Outlook Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to prepare and maintain records, prepare reports, documents and correspondence related to the work
  • Valid driver's license as occasional travel is required, often driving to project sites located outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. 

Travel requirements:

  • 25 – 50% Project based travel

About GMC

We are a regional firm with national experience located in 22 offices throughout the Southeastern United States.  We believe in community, collaboration, and using the power of creativity and hard work to make a difference.  Whether designing schools, parks, hospitals and other commercial developments, or providing clean water, safe streets and restoring resilient environments, GMC takes great pride in serving our communities through the transformative work we do. Every project is guided by the foundational concept that communities are built by people, not companies, and we strive to serve our communities with quality, integrity, creativity and care. One of the Southeast’s most comprehensive multi-disciplined firms, GMC is equipped to provide all of the services associated with architecture, interior design, civil engineering, environmental services, landscape architecture, planning, transportation engineering, geotechnical engineering, electrical engineering, surveying and disaster recovery.