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Parsons Corporation Construction Inspector in Newburgh, New York

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Do you have a great attention to detail? Put your inspection expertise to work on complex projects. Parsons is now hiring Construction Inspectors in Newburgh, NY. The selected candidates will start on November 5th, to train before the shutdown on November 16th. The candidates will work 7 days a week, 12-hour days. The job is the repair of the Catskill aqueduct.

In this role, you will perform difficult and sometimes complex inspection tasks as well as inspect various facets of work on the construction site and perform continuous surveillance of assigned construction activities to ensure compliance with all applicable codes, standards, and specifications. Inspection activities are usually concentrated in one of the following areas: Confined space entry Structural concrete repair/ injection, mechanical valve removal and replacement, Temporary pumping and SWPPC, pipe testing l. Willingness to travel and/or to relocate to field sites is expected.

Project Description:

The program will consist of the Catskill Aqueduct Repair and Rehabilitation to restore the capacity of the Catskill Aqueduct. A new chlorination facility is proposed for construction at the Ashokan Screen Chamber with a dechlorination facility also proposed for 74 miles downstream in Westchester County NY. The proposed rehabilitation will include a full inspection of the aqueduct, repair of leaks, repair of valves and other mechanical equipment with additional air vents placed to facilitate the flow of water. Parsons will be involved in the repair of the aqueduct, and construction of these facilities.


Conducts tests to determine if work has been done in accordance with contract specifications and may include any of the following: Performs civil and structural tests, such as soil compaction, moisture content, aggregation, graduation, concrete slump, air entrainment, concrete compression, lines and grades surveys, bolt torques, and concrete coring.

Performs destructive and nondestructive tests on metals and other materials through magnaflex, dyepenetrant, radiographic, tension and compression, paint thickness, and resistivity.

Performs surveillance of underground piping to ensure tightness, bedding, and grade.

Inspects and monitors piling installation to ensure location and bearing.

Validates piping systems, including P&ID checks and hydraulic or other pressure tests.

Inspects electrical installations to ensure proper grounding, circuit integrity, and adherence to statutory and customer regulations.

Performs continuing inspection of coatings to ensure thickness and coverage continuity.

Provides general inspection on all construction labor and subcontracted tasks to ensure professional workmanship.

Verifies equipment alignment and balancing operations. Participates in the development of quality control reports and procedures

Participates in the development of job safety practices and in the preparation of safety reports.

May administer welder qualification tests.


Associate's or equivalent degree in a technical discipline or construction related field, or a high school diploma and equivalent work experience, is required.

3+ years of related experience on heavy construction projects, as well as formal certification from an independent organization, depending on type of inspection assignment.

Must be able to read and interpret blueprints and construction specifications and be thoroughly familiar with construction related processes related to area of assignment.

Previous experience working in a tunnel is preferred. The candidate will be confined in a small space.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.