senior construction inspector resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Quality-driven Civil Engineer Inspector with experience spearheading civil commercial and residental projects. Successful at leading design and construction operations to maximize efficiency and minimize costs. Strong surveying, pattern analysis and project management skills. Experience maintaining site compliance with codes, quality demands and design plans. Proven skills in attaining scheduling goals and outperforming expectations. Effectively prepares reports, evaluates plans and inspects work. Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience.

  • Safety Rule Enforcement
  • Engineering Study Execution
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Impact Assessment
  • Project Management
12/2019 to Current
Senior Construction Inspector Terracon Indianapolis, IN,
  • Provided technical advice to project workers to apprise of issues and implement proactive solutions.
  • Researched, surveyed and inspected sites to review and improve construction plans.
  • Maintained project timelines by reviewing and consolidating submittal comments.
  • Chaired pre-bid meetings and project walk-throughs to optimize processes.
  • Produced reports and statements detailing project completion plans and areas potentially affected by activities.
  • Inspected construction sites verify feasibility of accommodating buildings in specified areas.
  • Completed daily site visits to evaluate work quality and identify deficiencies.
  • Planned and managed construction projects for commercial and industrial development.
  • Performed thorough and accurate estimations of labor, time and materials costs.
  • Reviewed system designs, site configurations and installation schedules achieve project goals.
  • Checked work being performed for compliance with technical specifications.
  • Established schedules, arranged site facilities and checked on progress.
  • Set up and accompanied inspections by consultants, client representatives and code authorities.
  • Built strong community relations with subcontractors and vendors to optimize cost savings and achieve timely pre-construction completion.
  • Devised and initiated engineering solutions to variety of project and design issues.
  • Managed and directed construction, operations or maintenance activities at project site.
  • Provided technical advice to industrial or managerial personnel regarding design, construction or structural repairs.
  • Estimated quantities and cost of materials, equipment or labor to determine project feasibility.
  • Surveyed sites, collected measurements and assessed project conditions.
  • Directed or participated in surveying to lay out installations or establish reference points, grades or elevations to guide construction.
  • Aided other departments in development of plans and cost estimates on road, parking lot and drainage projects.
  • Researched and developed municipal works projects.
  • Conducted onsite inspections and prepared takeoffs for engineering project costing.
  • Surveyed project sites to establish reference points to guide construction.
  • Directed engineering activities, driving compliance with environmental, safety or other governmental regulations.
  • Inspected project sites to monitor progress and conform to design specifications and safety or sanitation standards.
  • Inspected construction and maintenance projects of existing roadways, structures and facilities.
  • Tested soil, asphalt and other materials to assess compliance with applicable building codes.
  • Performed inspections of current construction, refurbishment and repair projects.
  • Re-evaluated commercial and residential constructions with previous failed inspections.
  • Documented violations and issued documentation such as stop work orders to contractors or owners.
  • Evaluated whether work was in accordance with all applicable city, state and federal guidelines, as well as applicable discipline-specific codes.
  • Conducted site pre-inspections and coordinated post-construction audits.
  • Completed investigations into complaints, incidents and accidents at work sites.
  • Noted recurrent issues and worked with contractors to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge of inspection techniques, codes, ordinances and regulations.
  • Read and interpreted drawings and assessed construction against plans.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Approached customers and engaged in conversation through use of effective interpersonal and people skills.
05/2017 to 12/2019
Field Operations Manager Kitchen Magic Paramus, NJ,
  • Maintained 100% operating efficiency at all worksites.
  • Created and implemented quality assurance program covering water & sewer distribution system.
  • Administered $1,000,000 plus per year budget for infrastructure improvements and repairs.
  • Proposed, developed and managed employee recognition programs.
  • Evaluated Crew Leaders work and developed improvement plans.
  • Monitored work of 20 employees and filed 20 of direct reports.
  • Collaborated with managers to assess needs and develop program plans.
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to maintain operational standards each day.
  • Monitored inventory levels and placed new orders for merchandise to keep supply well-stocked.
  • Provided leadership, insight and mentoring to newly hired employees to supply knowledge of various company programs.
  • Formed and sustained strategic relationships with clients.
  • Delegated work to staff, setting priorities and goals.
  • Reviewed financial statements and sales or activity reports to measure productivity or goal achievement.
  • Prepared staff work schedules and assigned team members to specific duties.
  • Monitored progress by establishing plans, budgets and measuring results.
  • Used excellent verbal skills to engage customers in conversation and effectively determine needs and requirements.
  • Improved productivity initiatives, managing budgets and accounts, coordinating itinerary and scheduling appointments.
  • Mitigated business risks by working closely with staff members and assessing performance.
  • Structured HR consulting services to support clients during organizational developments and changes.
01/2002 to 05/2017
Crew Leader Sonic Drive-In Howe, TX,
  • Organized crew placement per job function when assigning work.
  • Resolved employee issues, complaints and requests-for-clarification to keep projects on track.
  • Established and maintained professional working relationships with employees.
  • Monitored task completion to meet company standards for performance.
  • Delegated daily tasks to team members to optimize group productivity.
  • Mentored newly hired crew members to prepare each for job roles.
  • Managed multiple employees in various job tasks throughout phases of project completion.
  • Suggested changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase crew efficiency.
  • Settled issues among crew members by addressing problems immediately and mediating disagreements.
  • Enforced safety mandates and OSHA restrictions with good leadership skills.
  • Completed minor adjustments and repairs to assigned equipment.
  • Inspected cleanliness, organization and safety of job sites after every shift.
  • Developed and implemented strategies to enhance team performance, improve processes and boost results.
  • Supervised project contributions to meet organizational deadlines and expectations.
  • Observed safety protocols and manufacturer's instructions when using heavy machinery and equipment.
  • Understood how to operate and maintain job site equipment safely and for maximum productivity.
  • Displayed high standards for quality workmanship and routinely double-checked work.
  • Coordinated phases of construction projects from inception to completion.
  • Gained independent working skills and guided and mentored less experienced team members.
  • Operated equipment with strong focus on safety and ground communication.
  • Inspected sites before and after construction projects.
  • Loaded materials and tools into vehicles and unloaded upon arrival at jobsites.
  • Performed demanding physical work over extended periods and modeled positive attitude.
  • Lubricated, cleaned or repaired machinery or equipment.
  • Cleaned or prepared construction sites to eliminate hazards.
  • Signaled equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement or adjustment of machinery.
  • Loaded or unloaded building materials to distribute machinery or tools.
  • Worked productively as lead or helping team member to drive customer satisfaction.
  • Read plans, instructions or specifications to determine work activities.
  • Dug ditches or trenches, backfilled excavations or compacted and leveled earth to grade specifications.
  • Measured, marked or recorded openings or distances to construction layout areas.
  • Demonstrated best safety practices working at heights and lifting various objects.
  • Learned and mastered skilled trade specialties under guidance of expert mentors.
  • Controlled traffic passing near, in or around work zones.
  • Performed site activities required of green-certified construction practices.
  • Assisted with diverse construction challenges to help team and customer.
  • Positioned, aligned or sealed concrete wall sections or pipes.
  • Tended pumps, compressors or generators to provide power or heat or move materials.
  • Installed sewer, water or storm drain pipes using pipe-laying machinery or laser guidance equipment.
11/1999 to 01/2002
Water Meter Reader City Of Mesquite, Tx Mesquite, TX,
  • Assessed meters for cracks and other issues, repairing problems on spot and testing repairs for proper functionality.
  • Examined meters for inaccuracies based past information and kept detailed track of information.
  • Responded to customer questions regarding meter readings and deescalated situations with professionalism and calmness.
  • Gathered and evaluated data for validity, accuracy and completeness.
  • Used equipment, techniques and tools for task completion.
  • Reported hazardous or unreadable meters to supervisor to resolve issues.
  • Approached customers and engaged in conversation through use of effective interpersonal and people skills.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1997 to to
High School Diploma:
Mansfield High School - Mansfield, TX,
  • ASE Certified automotive air conditioning ceritficate
  • Led team to achieve Top Performance of 2019, earning recognition from upper management and financial reward.
  • Licensed Waste Water Collection 3 - Exp. 09/13/2024
  • Licensed Water Distribution C - Exp. 10/07/2024
  • Licensed Irrigator - Exp. 09/30/2023
  • Licensed Customer Service Inspector - Exp. 05/18/2023
  • Licensed Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester - 09/21/2024

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School Attended

  • Mansfield High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Construction Inspector
  • Field Operations Manager
  • Crew Leader
  • Water Meter Reader


  • High School Diploma

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