FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(734) 744-9373
Wilder, Kentucky
Resident Inspector/Construction Manager #884628
Job Description:
Short Description
Our Private Sector Enterprise Service line has an exciting opportunity for a Resident Inspector/Construction Manager to join our team! This position offers the opportunity to work with and be mentored by a team of national experts on technically challenging and innovative remedies. Initially, this position will be based at a Client site in Wilder, Kentucky and is expected to transition to supporting construction activities and other engineering teams based in New York, Ohio, Massachusetts or elsewhere in the U.S.
Detailed Description:
The Resident Inspector/Construction Manager assignment will require interaction with representatives of the Client’s Remedial Action Implementation Team including representatives from clients, regulatory agencies, construction managers and contractors. The successful candidate will need to be able to understand and interpret design documents (technical specifications, construction drawings, etc.), produce daily field documentation such as reports, be able to communicate with the Client and design team, observe and document field changes to the design documents, work closely with a diverse, multidisciplinary project team, manage change, be able to perform field work such as construction oversight/construction management, and interface with the design team, field crews and clients as needed. Travel and extended in-field assignments is required.
Onsite Resident Inspector/Construction Manager Duties include:
  • Serving as the Owner’s/Client’s on-site representative.
  • Provide onsite Resident Inspection services of on-site remediation projects
  • Collaborate with a Design Project Manager to address design issues; coordinate with Contractor’s project manager; obtain daily updates on project issues and status from Construction Inspectors; report issues to design team.
  • Oversee and direct construction projects from conception to completion
  • Prepare and review design and bidding documents for completeness, constructability, and clarity
  • Generate project correspondence, including responses to Contractor correspondence in a timely manner to avoid delay, to convey the Owner’s position, and to protect the Owner’s interests.
  • Review and analyze Contractors’ Critical Path Method (CPM) schedules to ensure compliance with approved Contract schedule, address deficiencies.
  • Oversee all onsite and offsite construction to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations along with quality construction standards and techniques
  • Be familiar with the project plans, specifications, and all project-specific environmental permits to assure contractor adheres to all of their requirements
  • Coordinate and resolve issues in the field with clients/owners, consultants, contractors, designers and regulatory agencies and the affected public.
  • Prepare daily reports documenting weather, equipment, manpower, and construction activities, and daily progress photos, as well as monthly progress reports for project stakeholders
  • Lead and / or assist with commissioning, testing, and start-up of process systems/equipment or facilities for turning over to the owner's personnel.
  • Prepare effective and accurate record documents and all project, permit, and contract closeout documentation
  • Meet contractual conditions of performance including budgets, schedule, and quality
Desired Skills and Experience: 
  • Career Stage: Associate
  • Career Level: Mid-Level (6-10 years)
  • Note, this section is a bulleted list containing required and/or preferred education, soft skills, software, certifications and applicable prior experience.
  • Construction and design background highly preferred as well as having worked in a resident/field/quality assurance oversight capacity on projects that involved environmental remediation and construction
  • Management of Contractors including schedule and budgets on remediation and/or solid waste sites. Experience with developing and implementing mitigation measures involving schedule slippage and cost overruns
  • Experience serving as an Owner’s/Client’s representative on remediation and/or solid waste sites
  • Experience with various remediation technologies and their components
  • Professional Engineer preferable but not required
  • Experience with sediment remediation projects, preparation and/or implementation of environmental permits, and/or construction of landfill caps and/or subsurface barrier walls a plus but not required
  • Possess 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification with current 8-hour refresher or have the ability to take and pass the training/physical
  • Strong organizational and technical skills required.
  • Strong verbal and written (technical writing) communication skills required.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required
  • Ability to provide design\consultation in specialized areas, make decisions and solve problems
  • Knowledge of construction management processes, means and methods
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Ability to successfully manage and deliver on multiple tasks with competing priorities
  • Ability to work for short periods of time in hot and cold weather (occasionally extreme conditions).
  • Ability to wear required personal protective equipment at sites including hard hats, steel toed boots (or other approved toe protection), safety glasses, safety vests, respirators, etc.
  • Ability to stand for several hours observing and documenting field conditions or critical construction operations
  • Ability to walk slowly around sites of varying size that may have areas of uneven, muddy, and/or rocky ground to perform inspections and take photographs
  • Ability to remain alert and vigilant while working around construction equipment and be able to walk swiftly for a short distance to clear an area where a potential hazard is identified.
  • Ability to climb stairs (2-3 flights) or ladders (up to 24 feet typically) to access structures for visual inspection.
  • Lifting – objects on job sites typically less than 30 pounds
Benefits and Other Compensation: 
We provide a comprehensive benefits package that promotes employee health, performance, and success which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time off and parental leave, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match, performance-based bonus eligibility, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement, pet insurance and long-term care insurance.
Additional Info:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!
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