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Parsons Corporation Senior Site Signal Inspector in Toronto, Ontario

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Job Description:

* _This role is in support of a project where the_ _client has mandated for our employees to be fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccine series. You will be required to show proof of vaccination. Accommodation will only be provided to those who remain unvaccinated due to a medical/disability-related reason or a substantiated Protected Ground under applicable Human Rights legislation._ *

Parsons is now hiring a Site Signal Inspector for up and coming work on the GO Rail Network. The successful candidate will be required to perform site inspections during late hours including overnight and occasionally on weekends.

With minimal supervision, the selected candidate will perform the most difficult and complex inspection tasks, including assessing adherence to quality control procedures. Inspects various facets of work on the job site and performs continuous surveillance of assigned inspection activities to ensure compliance with all applicable codes, standards, and specifications. Documents nonconformance and participates in determining appropriate resolution. Inspection activities will pertain to grade crossing warning systems and signalling. Frequently serves in the capacity of Lead Inspector. Willingness to travel and/or to relocate to field sites is expected. Performs work in safe manner and is cognizant of public safety.

In this role you will:

Conduct inspections and verifies that the work has been done in accordance with contract specifications and may include any of the following:

  • Perform inspection services related to the installation of signal and track cases, installation of grade crossing warning systems, including gates, bells, flashers and controllers, installation of I-J joints, wiring signal cases, installation of messenger cables, pulling line and local cables, wiring relays in relay room and other aspects of work involved with a signal project.

In addition:

  • Maintains office files related to the project, quantity calculations and writes daily diaries.

  • Prepares daily reports and other documentation, as required by contract.

  • Verifies that only approved materials are incorporated in the work.

  • Performs labor compliance interviews and maintains as-built plans.

  • Recognizes potential conflicts, issues and problems, and reports to supervisor with proposed solution.

  • Collects, reviews and files Certificate of Compliance, MSDS, inspection tags and other information relevant to the materials used.

  • Provides technical guidance and delegates responsibilities as appropriate to lower-level inspectors.

  • Coordinates work of subconsultants for surveying and material testing.

  • Recommends job safety practices and drafts safety reports.

  • Prepares quality control reports and recommends changes to procedures.

  • Reports on installed quantities to verify applications for payment and change order work.

  • Responds to the call backs in case of emergency at the project site.

  • The individuals will be required to work a full 40-hour week (exclusive of a 30-minute lunch/break); days, nights and weekends as needed.

  • Regular day off (RDOs) will not be applicable on Saturdays and Sundays.

  • Plans and coordinates all field inspection activities and reviews the work of Representatives to ensure compliance with job specifications.

  • Will prepare summary reports, respond to various problems of Representatives, authorize expenses and overtime, and assist Resident Engineers in completion of construction work in accordance with design.

You'll have: 2-year degree in a technical discipline or construction-related field, or a high school diploma and equivalent work experience, is required. Minimum of 20 years of experience, with the last 15 years in roles related to rail signalling and grade crossing projects. Construction safety training. Must be able to read and interpret plans and specifications, be totally familiar with construction-related processes related to area of assignment. Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing; to follow oral and written instructions and prepare written messages and

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

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.

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