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Parsons Corporation Field Inspector in Washington, District Of Columbia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Job Description:

Parsons seeks qualified individuals to put forth their resume to assist us in winning a contract for the Washington Metro Area Transportation Authority , to upgrade lighting fixtures located in light rail stations throughout the DC area with energy-efficient lighting. Work is expected to last until August of 2023.

Upon Parsons being given Notice-To-Proceed, candidates that applied to this position and were given contingent offers will begin work. Announcement of award date is expected September 20, 2021 with Notice-To-Proceed occurring soon afterwards.

Twenty-Nine positions are being advertised, which include:

  • Project Coordinator

  • Project Lead

  • Office Engineer - General Project/Contract Support (4 Positions)

  • Office Engineer - Field Support/Coordination (2 Positions)

  • Design Coordinator

  • Construction Engineer - General (3 Positions)

  • Construction Engineer - Electrical (3 Positions)

  • Construction Engineer - Mechanical (2 Positions)

  • Construction Engineer - Communication

  • Field Inspector (8 Positions)

  • Field Inspector - Electrical (2 Positions)

  • Scheduler

This job posting is specifically for the position of Field Inspector of which eight candidates will be chosen.


  • Maintain familiarity with plans and contract documents

  • Inspect all phases of construction

  • Prepare status reports

  • Communicate with contractors regarding expected work performance and non-conformance of work

  • Observe all field work for compliance with safety and quality standards


  • Post-secondary education is preferred;

  • A minimum of two years demonstrable experience in construction inspection;

  • Demonstrable experience in civil/structural, mechanical, systems, fire protection, communication/IT, architectural, or track work inspection;

  • Must be able to work nights and weekends, including holidays;

  • Must be able to successfully complete WMATA's RWP training;

  • Must be able to pass a Government background check;

  • Must be able to work in confined spaces;

  • Must have reliable transportation and must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license;

  • May be required to travel out-of-state to conduct manufacturer inspections of facilities and witness any factory acceptance testing as required by the Quality Manager or WMATA Task Manager;

  • Microsoft Office

  • Be able to obtain OSHA 30-hour (Construction) certification, in-person training.


Not required, but would be preferable if candidates have:

  • Familiarity with WMATA codes and standards

  • WMATA Safety training

  • Familiarity with WMATA QC process

  • Familiarity with Procore software

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.

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.