Construction Inspector 1 - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Michigan, Southfield

Job Summary

The Transportation Division of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Construction Field Inspector for immediate employment in the Southfield, MI office. This position provides the opportunity to work on large, unique, and complex transportation projects in Michigan and throughout the country.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune ’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record 's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

About DCSA—Transportation

  • As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. AECOM’s Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation projects that carry all of our communities into the future — safely and reliably.

  • We use our extensive knowledge in planning, designing and managing transportation systems — as well as restoring and replacing aging infrastructure — to help our public and private clients find smarter, more advanced ways to move people across cities, countries and continents.

  • Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

The responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Field inspection and oversight of transportation construction projects including bridges, road, traffic signals, signing, ITS and underground facilities. This work will be completed in the field with the Contractor on active construction sites. The employee will need to be able to interpret plans and specifications which will be provided for each project.

  • Monitor and record the work and progress of contractors, while tracking material quality and usage using FieldBook and ProjectWise. Field measurements and the ability to complete accurate calculation of quantities placed by the Contractor is required. Additional basic computer skills such as the use of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and various PDF viewers is also required.

  • Verify that traffic control measures are implemented and maintained during construction. Confirm the traffic control is in accordance with the plans and specifications provided for each project.

  • Maintain communication between AECOM supervisors and peers, MDOT and local agency personnel, contractor personnel and the general public. The employee must have the ability and drive to work independently in addition to being able to work in a collaborative group of inspectors. Daily communication is imperative to keep Project Manager, Project Engineers, and Lead inspectors apprised of general progress and any issues that may arise.

  • Perform NPDES inspections.

Minimum Requirements

  • HS + None

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Field Experience

  • Valid Driver's license, with good driving record

  • Weekend and night work will be required

  • Overnight travel within the state may be required

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Construction Management

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 254408BR

Additional Locations US - Grand Rapids, MI - 3950 Sparks Drive SE

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.