The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Project Manager - Construction Inspector II

Hiring department Campus Plan & Proj Mgt
Monthly salary $5,000+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 700AM to 400PM
Posting number 17-09-15-01-0361
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

None provided

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


To provide skilled, professional quality assurance for construction projects in order to ensure compliance with contract documents and applicable standards.

Essential Functions

Conduct daily observation of construction work for compliance with approved contract drawings, specifications, Requests For Information (RFIs), Change Orders, and approved submittals and shop drawings. Issue Observation Reports noting conditions of non-compliance, with proper references to drawings and specifications. Project portfolio: Typically 1-3 projects, value 5M-200M. Attend early morning, evening, or after-hours installations (ex: concrete pours) requiring owner representation. Review, comment, maintain, organize, distribute, track and retrieve paper and electronic construction related project documentation, including inspection and test reports, RFI's, Architect's Supplemental Instructions (ASIs) documents, submittals, project change control documents, etc. Survey construction progress to confirm percent complete by trade. Review, confirm, modify and approve monthly contractor payment applications. Coordinate and monitor material testing, air balance testing, and systems testing. Coordinate and monitor Commissioning process, including equipment testing, functional performance tests and Integrated System Tests of inter-related systems. Monitor deficiency logs to assure follow up of re-testing and system performance. Assist the Project Manager (PM) in resolving construction issues involving architectural, civil, structural, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical issues. Draft Field Directives and Field Orders for PM approval as needed to expedite the work and document direction given to contractor. Confirm pricing with R.S. Means or other recognized cost estimating tools. Attend Pre-Construction meeting and regular onsite construction meetings. Facilitate pre-installation meetings between contractor and subcontractors prior to start of roofing, glazing, pre-cast panels, curtain wall, waterproofing, foundations, structural framing, and other systems as required. Coordinate with campus when site visits, inspections, noise control, traffic control, security or utility outages are required by the work. Attend pre-outage planning meetings. Monitor project close-out procedures and deliverables, including Operation and Maintenance manuals, current and accurate as-builts, record documents, punch lists,and warranty walk-through. Issue punch lists for above-ceiling, in-wall and Substantial Completion inspections,and revisit to confirm completion of deficiencies. Monitor job site safety, conduct routine safety inspections and document observations and deficiencies in SafetyNet electronic database. Monitor Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Best Management Practices and posted notifications, conduct weekly inspections and follow-up on correction of noted non-compliance by contractor. Maintain SWPPP documentation ready for unscheduled compliance inspections and audits. Stay current in Codes and Regulations applicable to design and construction, including International Building Codes (IBC), NFPA 101, TDLR, OSHA, ADA/TAS, ASHRAE 90.1, TPDES, and any special requirements of the building type (e.g., healthcare, athletics, research labs, etc.) or the local jurisdiction. Interface with and provide support to end-users and campus stakeholders, architects and engineers, contractors and regulatory agencies to assist with timely resolution of conflicts.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

High school graduation or GED. Three years of experience in construction inspecting, planning, scheduling or supervising site development or minor construction, renovation project environment. Seven years of related experience in highly complex commercial, higher education or institutional construction. Ability to read and comprehend complex building construction documents, plans, details, diagrams, and specifications. Current Class "C" Operator Driver License required. Prior to date of hire, applicant selected must provide a Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) showing a driving history going back 36 months. This includes all states resided in for the past 36 months. MVR will be evaluated to determine eligibility to drive a University-owned vehicle. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Two years inspecting mechanical and/or electrical systems in highly complex industrial, commercial, higher education or institutional facilities preferred. Technical certification, licensure, or other industry recognized documentation of knowledge and expertise in one or more building trades preferred. LEED Green Associate preferred. OSHA Thirty-hour construction safety training preferred. Experience using internet-based safety database such as SafetyNet.

Working conditions

May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving This position may require additional hours as needed, including evenings and/or weekends. Will require some travel between job sites. Maintain acceptable driver rating as established in Policy: UTS157 Section 2.5.4.

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