• Senior Inspector - K-12 Construction

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    Req No.
    Construction Inspection
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) is a full-service consulting firm offering planning, engineering and program management services. Founded in 1935, LAN has grown from its humble beginnings as a small Houston firm to a national leader in the heavy civil infrastructure engineering industry. A division of LEO A DALY, an international architecture/engineering firm, LAN has access to the expertise of nearly 800 professionals in 31 offices across the country.


    Working in the K-12 Education market, the successful candidate will:



    • Review submittals, product samples, shop drawings, RFI, RFC
    • Coordinate construction procedures between Owner and other team members
    • Perform daily site observations and reports
    • Coordinate observation activities with submittals and Owner standards for compliance
    • Assist Architect with interim and final inspections for close-out
    • Assist Architect in development of punch-list and monitor completion status
    • Inspect mechanical, electrical, plumbing, foundation, roofing and steel and Identify deviations from the Construction Documents
    • Follow-up on noted deficiencies
    • Review third-party testing reports and follow-up on noted deficiencies
    • Maintain construction documents by posting of addenda, clarifications, revisions and similar items to a working set of Construction Documents
    • Monitor construction progress and notify of any departure from work schedule


    • Review commissioning procedures at pre-bid and pre-construction meetings
    • Participate in pre-construction meeting
    • Participate in progress meetings
    • Monitor submittals for compliance with Owner standards
    • Coordinate dispute resolution and claims avoidance
    • Manage the Change Order tracking system
    • Review applications for payment
    • Ensure Operations and Maintenance manuals are assembled
    • Work with commissioning provider

    Previous experience for this role should be as a construction project manager or construction superintendent with past job site experience that enables the candidate to be  well-rounded in looking at a variety of construction related project types. This would include roofs, mechanical systems, flooring, lighting, interior finishes, etc. The candidate also needs to have enough experience and capability working with computers that they can write daily observation reports and be responsive with email communication to parties involved at all levels of management within LAN as well as at the client.


    Thorough knowledge of construction practices, techniques, materials and equipment relating to school construction; thorough knowledge of engineering plans, specifications and drawings; ability to read and interpret plans, specifications and blueprints and to compare them with various aspects of construct on in progress; ability to detect errors in construction projects; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, property owners and associates; ability to effect satisfactory compliance with specifications and standards; ability to maintain accurate records. Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Preference for Microsoft Project experience.



    Graduation from high school and considerable experience in any of the building trades in construction work. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications. Preference for demonstrated experience in the public sector and with an emphasis on K-12 Education. Ideal candidate will hold IBC Combination Building Inspector qualification. 



    Must be available for early morning construction activities and nights or weekend work if required by progress of the work. 



    Must be able to climb ladders. 



    Must be able to pass Owner’s Background Check

    Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc., is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Human Resources Department at 713-266-6900. For more information about your rights under the law, see EEO is the Law


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