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Aviation Construction Quality Inspector, Senior Job at Parsons – 3.9 in Des Plaines, IL

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Not Applicable/None

Job Description:
Performs complex quality control inspection activities on assigned airfield or aviation related construction projects to ensure that products or services provided are in accordance with Parsons and/or client requirements. Work will be conducted primarily in the Chicago Metropolitan Area at the O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and the Midway International Airport (MDW).

The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Quality Assurance or related field and typically 4+ years related construction experience. Alternatively, a High School/Trade School diploma and equivalent work experience (10+ years) is required.

Experience providing construction/technical inspections for navigational aids, airfield communications systems, and/or other air traffic control systems is required.

Work experience at ORD or MDW airports, or other major airfield experience, is highly preferred.

Candidates should have experience in Civil, Electrical, Structural, Mechanical, and general construction projects. Fluency in OSHA construction safety requirements and risk management is required.

Candidates should be highly competent in reading and interpreting engineering drawings, specifications, and technical orders and standards and instructions.

Requires the ability to communicate clearly and interface effectively with a diverse group of project stakeholders.

Strong analytical skills and the ability to communicate to all levels of the company.

Proficient in data collection, analysis and presentation.

Excellent computer skills with working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Access. Requires proficiency in the use of computers and software packages needed to support the documentation, analysis and retention of quality records.

This position requires some night and weekend shift work as necessary to facility airfield construction during off-peak airfield usage times.

Requires a security background check by the Federal Aviation Administration.

Work will be conducted primarily in the Chicago Metropolitan Area at the O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and the Midway International Airport (MDW); however, up to 50% travel to other project locations within the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and other locations where air traffic is managed by the US Federal Aviation Administration may be required.

Reports to the Parsons Project Manager and Project Management Team.

Provides technical oversight of airfield construction and electronics installation projects to ensure subcontractor adherence to contractual requirements.

Documents deficiencies and non-conformances and communicates issues to the project management team and project owner/client.

Attends weekly status meetings. Provides updates on subcontractor progress and elevates issues to project management team.

Ensures adherence to airfield safety and security requirements. Ensures adherence to Risk Management Plans.

Documents and records construction progress though daily and weekly reports and photographs.

Performs varying construction quality assurance tests and collects quality control reports and information from the subcontractor.

Identifying issues affecting the progress of construction and help to resolve these issues.

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+.

About the Company

Company: Parsons – 3.9

Company Location:  Des Plaines, IL

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