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Works Inspector, Airfield and Civils

Requisition ID: 249441 

  •  Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Dublin, IE 


Project Overview 

This position is for an aviation project in Ireland. Bechtel will be working in an integrated team with our client to support the delivery of a Capital Investment Plan of circa €2bn within an operating airport environment. 


The ideal candidate would be a team player capable of adaptation to an integrated team environment. A driven self-starter, confident, agile, articulate and capable of leading change by example. Collaborative and flexible to meet all the demands of the client. 


Role Overview 

The Works Inspector is responsible for overseeing the safety, quality, construction, testing, commissioning, engaging with stakeholders, handover and completion including rectification of all defects of specific projects. The Works Inspector is also responsible for liaising with the appropriate operational departments and ensuring that the contractor does not disrupt the everyday operation of passengers, staff and stakeholders. The Works Inspector will monitor and document progress on site and report everyday activities to the Project manager.


Main Responsibilities 

•       Execute specific instructions on materials, equipment and construction / installation activities on site in line with delegated authority

•       Monitor construction equipment utilization and maintenance

•       Coordinate direct hire work activities with subcontractor work activities

•       Monitor actual work performance against the project schedule

•       Inspect the works to assure it’s preparation, monitor the construction or installation process(es), assure the interfaces and attend the asset / system commissioning

•       Check the conformity with the Quality Control Plan and obtain the relevant documentation.

•       Ensure the correct implementation of the approved Inspection & Test Plan

•       Perform construction quality assurance (surveillance and monitoring) on design and build projects to establish confidence that the quality of the work being performed meets requirements.

•       Perform construction quality control (100% through planned Hold and Witness points) on traditional projects to establish confidence that the quality of the work being performed meets requirements. Issue the relevant quality records and non-conformances reports

•       Check certifications (including for element mixes) and sampling operations (where required), including the review of any laboratory examination results

•       Verify special processes and the relevant workers’ qualifications

•       Approve the layout of required temporary construction facilities for the project

•       Monitor the use of calibrated measuring and test equipment on the project

•       Ensure the orderly collection, checking and management of documents certifying tests, controls and inspections carried out and witness the tests, controls and inspections carried out

•       Ensure construction site cleanliness and housekeeping requirements are met

•       Ensure that site rigging work activities meet safety and site-specific requirements

•       Review project schedules and work plans for the work to be performed

•       Identify construction critical items that have the potential of impacting the work schedule

•       Monitor where required that appropriate security compliance requirements such as escort passes and vehicle passes are being met by the contractor

•       Implement specific roles or duties set out in the Airport Directions 

Basic and Preferred Experience 

•       10+ years’ experience of supervision on major civil / building programmes / projects in the aviation sector

•       Formal engineering training and technical qualification relevant to the discipline required, e.g. civil, structural, mechanical, electrical

•       Experience of operating in an aviation site-based supervisory position



•       Excellent communication and negotiation skills to senior/advanced level.

•       Managing and setting the standards for a centre of excellence

•       Able to prepare engineering reports 



  • University degree in Project Management or an Engineering Degree preferred 


What we offer

At Bechtel we offer a competitive salary package with the opportunity for flexible working to achieve greater work-life balance. Employee wellbeing is at the centre of our business and Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to live healthy lives. We can offer:

  • Flexible Working
  • Life Insurance Program
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long Term Disability Scheme


Our Commitment

Bechtel’s Vision, Values and Covenants commit us to the ideals of fairness, diversity, inclusion, trust, and collaboration, among others. These values help define our culture, our way of doing business, and the positive impact we aspire to make in the world through our people and projects. At our project sites and offices, we have many colleagues from different nationalities, religions, and backgrounds working together to accomplish amazing things.




Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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