Sr. Building Field Inspector

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United States of America
US - GA, Atlanta
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Infrastructure (Construction/Quality/Safety/Inspection)
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When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons.  Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Job Description:

Ready to put your inspection skills to work with departments and teams that change the fabric of our community? Do you have a great attention to detail? Put your inspection expertise to work on complex projects. Parsons is now hiring a Senior Inspector for our rapidly expanding team.   

We are looking for an experienced Building Construction Inspector, to join our amazing team in Atlanta to support Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. In this role, you will perform moderately complex quality control inspection activities to ensure that building projects are delivered in accordance with contract documents and customer requirements.

Working under the direction of a resident engineer, this inspector will provide for the coordination and control of all construction quality assurance activities and provide daily overall field coordination as owner’s representative for all the contractor’s work. 

We offer challenging projects, stability, great resources to support you, as well as competitive salaries and excellent benefits!


  • Lead the field inspection effort by personally observing and enforcing compliance with the Terms and Conditions (plans and specifications) of a Construction Contract. 
  • Monitor the progress of work by the contractor.  Inform the supervisor or resident engineer daily as to the overall status of the project and any current or potential design or construction problems. Prepare a consolidated daily report based on input from daily reports prepared by assigned Inspectors.  
  • Regularly review plans and specifications for constructability and conformance to project objectives. 
  • Evaluation of contractor workforce and equipment used on the project to determine if they are sufficient to meet the contractor’s planned schedule. 
  • Coordinate activities of contractors and inspectors.  Schedule inspections and monitor reports for compliance with contract documents. 
  • Coordinate and monitor the QA/QC plans for conformance with construction documents. 
  • Coordinate site security, maintenance, and access plans for all contractors. 
  • Verify contractor’s work-in-place and assist supervisor in evaluating contractor’s monthly payment applications and change order estimates. 
  • Attend contractor’s weekly Progress Meeting. 
  • Facilitate resolution of field problems and/or discrepancies in drawing dimensions, disputes between contractors, and coordination of testing personnel and contractor testing needs. 
  • Coordinate installation and use of temporary utilities and facilities, traffic control, foreign object damage (FOD), trash containers, and storage areas. 
  • Coordinate contractor activities and areas of work for the overall project.  
  • Supervise and schedule work hours and duties of assigned Field Inspectors. 
  • Coordinate with project Safety Coordinators and Area Safety Managers to minimize hazards while working on-site. 
  • Safeguard and maintain the office equipment and vehicles 
  • Monitor and ensure the correction of non-conforming work 
  • Assist in the timely closeout of the construction contract 
  • Other tasks may be assigned. 


  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or construction-related field, plus 6 years of relevant field construction inspection experience.  

    Minimum – High school diploma, or G.E.D., and 10 years of field experience working in a construction environment that requires obtaining regulatory permits and passing municipal inspections. 
  • Minimum - Safety Training (OSHA 30 Hour) 

    Preferred – Certified Associate Construction Manager ® (CACM) or National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) Certificates  or IBC
  • More than ten years of experience in field inspection of construction work, with the majority of time spent on commercial or municipal building construction. Previous supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand project Safety Plans, Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) Plans, and Project Procedures Manuals. 
  • Demonstrated ability to read and adequately interpret engineering drawings for civil and architectural projects.  
  • Working knowledge of the Construction Specifications Institute or other professional specification structure and implementation principles.  
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret a project schedule developed using the critical path method. 
  • Previous experience directing, coordinating, and supervising a staff of two or more inspectors. 
  • Experience with scheduling, spreadsheet, document, and database software (PMWeb, P6, and Microsoft Office Suite). 
  • Experience with architectural finishes is desired.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range: 

$29.42 - $59.33

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!

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Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.


Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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Financial Wellness

We care about your financial wellbeing. Parsons offers competitive pay and retirement plans to help you build wealth for the future while giving you the flexibility to diversify your investments.

Work Life Harmony

Balance in life is important and time away from the office is imperative to allow you to refresh and focus your attention on the things that matter to you. Parsons supports your time away by providing paid time off and paid flexible holidays.

Career Development

We are committed to fostering the personal and professional growth of our employees. Develop and advance yourself though our comprehensive training, educational and mentorship programs.

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We provide Industry leading benefits to support veterans and active-duty members to provide security for you and your family by offering robust leave and benefits; including paid active-duty military leave and paid time off when transitioning back to civilian life.

Mind & Body

At Parsons we inspire healthier habits, heathier minds, and a healthier you through our wellness program. Participate in our weekly Meditation Mondays and Wellness Wednesdays. Wellness, at Parsons, is more than just your annual checkup.


Health is not a one size fits all. At Parsons, we offer a robust Employee Assistance Program as well as comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans through large, national carriers with the choice of regional PPO, HDHP, or HMO networks.

Want to learn more about the benefits eligible for the Parsons’ location you are interested in? Connect with one of our recruiters for further detail.

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Parsons has a long-standing reputation as an industry leader in domestic and international engineering and construction projects. The company also has a solid history supporting federal government work.”

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