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Parsons Corporation Construction Specialist / Inspector in Mobile, Alabama

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Job Description:

A Construction Inspector position is open in the Facilities Engineering Design and Inspection Services (FEDIS) Group office, serving NASA at the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Madison County, Alabama, near the city of Huntsville. Ideally, the successful candidate will have substantial construction inspection experience and have a thorough understanding of construction drawings and methods of construction.

Job Description:

  • Primary assignments are monitoring construction activities to ensure conformance with MSFC standards, including construction and performance specifications, code requirements, and contract construction drawings.

  • Interpret and understand content of construction contracts, including specifications, plans, applicable codes and standards, field reports and laboratory tests

  • Duties include performing daily field inspections, generating and maintaining inspection records, identifying punch list items, performing and/or witnessing various testing operations, and assisting in commissioning activities.

  • Additional duties include reporting construction progress to the client, verifying contractor safety meetings are regularly conducted, and diligently reporting contractor safety violations and incidents.

  • Perform review of design drawings for constructability purposes, to aid in design development of construction drawings.

  • Participate in pre-bid site meetings with project managers, resident engineers, and interested contractor representatives.

  • Participate in pre-construction meetings with project managers, resident engineers, and construction contractor representatives.

  • Interact with government clients related to definition and implementation of requirements associated with various aspects of surveying, construction, and facilities design.

  • Assist client project managers throughout the construction period of a project.


  • Knowledge of principles and practices of construction

  • Education/Experience:

  • Minimum requirement of achieving a high school diploma or GED equivalent

  • five years or more of construction inspection and related experience

  • Must pass a criminal history/security background check and pre-employment drug testing.

  • Required to have a valid driver's license and good driving record

  • U. S. citizenship required

  • Possess skill in communicating effectively in written and verbal forms.

  • Have capacity to exercise independent judgment and initiative in inspection of small and large scale construction projects

  • Physically able to work and walk in outdoor/construction site environments, operate motor vehicle, climb stairs, and similar activities

  • Perform work both outdoors and indoors at construction sites, and sometimes in areas adjacent to vehicular traffic.

  • Occasionally perform moderately strenuous tasks, such as lifting and carrying instruments weighing up to 40 pounds over rough terrain.

  • Wear personal protective equipment when tasks require it.

  • Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel

  • Ability and willingness to assist engineers, designers, drafters, inspectors, administrative personnel, and other staff members as needed

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :

  • Post-secondary coursework in construction related disciplines; engineering degree and professional engineer registration a plus

  • Three or more years of experience in inspection of high-pressure utility lines

  • Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range:

$56,900.00 - $99,600.00

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, 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

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+.

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Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

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

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