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Civil Inspector - Foundations

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We want to develop our culture of care so that everyone can reach their full potential and create a workplace where everyone feels listened to and respected. We want you to feel included and your comments and ideas to be appreciated.    
Inspects and ensures the quality of work performed during the daily activities of the construction on a large-scale wind, solar, transmission, and battery storage project sites, to include roads and/or foundations, turbine installation/solar panel installation, collection systems, OHL and substations.     
Relationship Management Accountabilities:    
  • Interfaces with subcontractors. 
  • Communicates and reports to Discipline Manager (Civil, Turbine, Electrical.)
  • Participates in Plan of the Day (POD) meetings as necessary.
  • Completes and submits daily inspections, reports, and paperwork for site activities. 
  • Reports daily updates, including variances in subcontractor performance to discipline manager.
  • Provides information for potential change order items.
  • Assists in tracking deliverables on site.  
  • Observes and inspects work performed by civil, turbine/mechanical and electrical subcontractors on site, ensuring compliance per drawings, specifications, and applicable codes in safety and environmental.
  • Ensures project work outputs comply with standards and meet contract requirements.
  • Inspect all materials and equipment supplied by subcontractor to ensure that it meets the project design and industry standard criteria.
  • Reviews, documents, and assists with completion of job books. 
  • Ensures Safety requirements, Quality and Environmental procedures are followed.
  • Civil QA/QC:
    • Inspects roads, crane pads, intersection improvements, excavation and backfill, and foundations for quality and to ensure that the project design and tolerances are followed.
  • Turbine/Mechanical QA/QC:
    • Ensures Subcontractor performs work safely and follows Turbine Vendor Manual/Solar Vendor Manual and Civil Drawings and site-specific instructions, as well as complies with standards, drawings, specifications, mechanical code and meeting contract requirements. This includes:
      • Inspects all mechanical components for quality, reports any variances to contract requirements.
      • Inspects all mechanical placements and civil to ensure that proper equipment is supplied and placed according to project design and industry standard work practices.
      • Inspects all mechanical installations to ensure project and environmental requirements are followed.
      • Inspects the placement of all mechanical equipment to ensure that project design and tolerances are followed.
      • Inspects all mechanical installation operations to ensure that the project requirements are followed.
  • Electrical QA/QC:
    • Inspects electrical work for quality, reports any variances to contract requirements. 
    • Inspects the placement of all cables to ensure that projects design and tolerances are followed. 
    • Inspects all cabling operations to ensure that the project requirements are followed. 
  • Leads by example to show that safety is the most important function, ensuring that all employees follow safe practices while working.
  • Participates in JHA completion and review.
  • Completes routine safety inspections, identifying and communicating hazards as necessary.
  • Follows safety and security procedures and determines appropriate action.  Reports potentially unsafe conditions and handles materials and equipment appropriately.  
  • Operates Company vehicle to oversee site operations according to site safety rules.  
Company Policy:    
  • Attends work regularly and punctually, as scheduled or expected.
  • Complies with Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct and Company Policies & Procedures.
  • Presents, supports, and leads by example with a safety and quality oriented attitude.
  • High school/GED required.
  • Associates Degree Construction, Engineering, Technical Studies, or Trade School preferred.
  • Certification NICET and/or ACI License preferred.
  • No experience if degreed or trade school certification required.
  • 1+ years or more years of experience preferred
  • Advanced knowledge in:
    • Communication
      • Internally with Engineering, site teams, corporate office 
      • Externally with subcontractors and vendors
      • Listening skills 
    • Relationship building 
    • Safety Training  
    • Ability to manage time well and work within established deadlines
    • Attention to detail, accuracy, and thoroughness in work of others, self, and in maintaining accurate records
    • Documentation and Reports 
    • QA/QC Processes and Procedures
    • Enforcing Rules and Regulations  
  • Intermediate knowledge in:
    • Civil Concepts and Principles (examples: roadway compaction, testing concrete)
    • Mechanical Concepts and Principles
    • Electrical Concepts and Principles
    • Environmental policies and remediation
    • Industry standards
    • Inspecting physical materials 
  • Fundamental knowledge in:
    • Ability to read drawing/blueprint and specifications
    • Heavy equipment
    • Roads
    • Foundations
    • Site grading
    • Substations
    • Collection Systems
    • Transmission Lines
    • Mechanical/Electrical installation of Wind, Solar and/or renewable equipment
  • Basic skills in:
    • MS Office Suite, including aptitude to create and use spreadsheets to track quantities
    • Digital applications
    • Common agricultural practices
    • Stress Management
  • Domestic travel 76-100% required.
  • Valid Drivers License required.
Anticipated base salary range:  $28.50 - $36.50    
Premium Daily Per Diem paid for food, lodging, rotational Travel      
The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. This position is bonus eligible.    
RES offers benefits that are effective first day of employment. These benefits include the following:     
·          Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision effective date of hire     
·          Basic Life and Dependent Life     
·          Short- and Long-Term Disability     
·          RRSP with 6% company match     
·          4 weeks Paid Time Off (PTO) and 12 Paid Holidays     
·          Tuition and Green Car reimbursement     
·          Volunteer and Charity Matching     
·          Paid Parental Leave and Paid Sabbatical Leave     
·          Employee Referral Bonus     
·          Employee Discounts and Wellness programs     
·          Wellness Reimbursement $680 CAD annually    
Physical requirements and environment:    
The work environment and physical demands characteristics are representative of those the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.    
Rarely: Kneeling, and Vibration.    
Occasionally: Carrying 16-30 lbs, Pinching, Pulling 16-30 lbs, Pushing 16-30 lbs, Lifting 16-30 lbs, Sitting, Stooping, Noise, and Hazards.    
Frequently: Reading, Climbing, Crouching, Grasping, Gripping, Handling, Reaching, Repetitive Motion, Standing, Walking, Extreme Cold, Extreme Heat, Humidity, and Wet.    
Constantly: Hearing, and Vision.     
RES is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.    
Must be able to pass a Canadian Abstract Process Review.      
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Canada - Construction Management - 207


  • Canada, Nova Scotia, Port Hawkesbury, Port Hawkesbury Paper

Employment type

Regular Full-Time

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