The CTR Joint Venture provides program management, engineering and construction management services to the Chicago Department of Water Management (CDWM) in Chicago, Illinois. As part of the CTR program team supporting the CDWM Capital Improvement Program, CTR oversees inspection of water main and street restoration construction.
The primary responsibility of the Water Main Construction Inspector is to provide construction inspection services for CDWM water distribution infrastructure program. This position is responsible for daily construction inspection street restoration construction, status reporting, and contractor-owner coordination. The Construction Inspector will be the central point of communication between CDWM, CTR and construction contractor staff with regard to resolution of technical issues related to construction of related facilities. Since a significant portion of the position involves communication with internal and external team members and stakeholders, strong written and verbal communication skills are critical to success. Additionally, the position requires a high level of ability to develop and maintain documentation related to field conditions and construction contractor activities.
Support pre-construction and construction activities through meetings, communications, engineering review, etc., to best enable success of the project to all stakeholders
Observation, inspection, and documentation of underground utility construction and/or street restoration as an Owner’s representative
Ensure compliance with design plans, specifications and permit requirements
Prepare construction progress documentation, maintain accurate quantity records, process payment requests, generate punch lists, and certify completion status
Accurately document site activities by maintaining construction field books, construction reports, and as-built records
Create and track work orders for each project in the CDWM program database
Enforce conformance to applicable CDWM policies and standards for assigned construction projects
Assist with project status tracking
Provide timely consideration and response to questions and issues raised by office/field CTR team members, CDWM, other City agencies, design professionals, contractors, and developers
Evaluate and support timely resolution of project technical conflicts, during construction
Confirm installation of materials to match approved submittals/shop drawings
Prepare field documentation related to “as-built” construction for record
Coordinate with City personnel for water quality testing
Advocate for site safety and interface with City officials, citizens, and CDWM staff
Required minimum five years of experience (more preferred) in water/wastewater or transportation engineering/construction, and/or general civil engineering/construction for public infrastructure design and construction
Preferred but not required is a engineering or construction experience with utility infrastructure work
Required Skills and Abilities:
Construction experience with utility infrastructure work
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Proficiency with Microsoft applications, including Windows, Word, Outlook, and Excel
Ability to commute to/from multiple work sites
Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. was founded in 2001 with the goal of building the best engineering company in the country. It was based on the belief that if we hired great people, fueled their passion while challenging them to excel, and maintained a laser focus on the needs of your clients, success would come- and so it has. Our portfolio of successful projects continues to grow, our family of highly satisfied clients continues to expand, and our staff just gets better and better.
We are a unique, Chicago-based firm whose collective passion, vision and expertise has led to phenomenal growth and being named “Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” 15 years in a row! With more than 200 talented professionals and offices across the country, Milhouse offers a dynamic work environment where there is no limit to what you can achieve if you are willing to go after it.
Our people are the cornerstone of our organization, and key to our success. Join a remarkably talented team that shares a passion for what they do and a vision for improving communities around the world through innovative engineering and construction.
For the fifteenth consecutive year, Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. has been selected as Chicago’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For.
Important Notice to US Applicants
Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. is an at-will employer.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Life Insurance
- Short Term Disability Insurance
- 401(k) Plan
- Transit Benefits Program
- Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Employee Education & Development Program
- Paid Holidays
- Employee Referral Program
- Wellness Program
- Employee Recognition Program
- Lunch and Learns
- Milhouse University Classes (Cross Functional Training)
- Higher Level Professional Development/Certification support
- Paid Maternity and Paternity leave (plus incentives to support you in your first year of parenthood)