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AECOM Construction Engineering Technician II in West Palm Beach, Florida

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking experienced, creative, highly talented Construction Inspectors for a client project in Wellington, FL.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the inspection and reporting on all phases of the contract and assures adherence to contract plans, specifications, ancillary documents and acceptable work practices.

  • Interpret plans, specifications, water district codes, sewer district codes, railroad regulations, building codes, industry standards, regulations, and technical manuals, to become thoroughly familiar with job requirements to assure compliance.

  • Ensures the conformance to federal, state, and local legislation.

  • Participates in planning, scheduling, and timing of long-range and day-to-day construction and phases thereof.

  • Inspects construction materials and all phases of the work in progress from beginning to end of project.

  • Monitor performance of testing; collects and prepares material test samples for shipment; and assists in the conduct of performance tests.

  • Inspects equipment, operations, premises, work premises and work practices for conformance with safety rules and regulations pertaining to accident, fire, health, and sanitation, and checks for conformance of plant and facilities with contract specifications as to kind, amount, working conditions, etc.

  • Estimates percentage of work completed and makes or reviews inventories of quality and value of construction materials on hand and in place.

  • Ensures that materials incorporated into the construction work are in compliance with plans and specifications and that items requiring laboratory testing are tested before use on the project. On those items requiring laboratory tests, is responsible for securing required samples for such testing, and report results.

  • Maintains inventories of materials stored on site.

  • Exercises surveillance to assure the Construction Contractor is conducting quality control operations to produce work in conformance with plans and specifications. Ascertains that quality assurance reports, required quality tests, and activities are consistent with the project Quality Assurance Plan. Brings any deficiency to the attention of the Contracting Officer Representative.

  • Provides daily surveillance of Contractor Quality control (QC) system to assure that it is working effectively, in that required quality tests are made and appropriately reported in a timely manner along with daily quality control reports.

  • Prepares deficiency lists for items to be corrected.

  • Provides information to the Government on estimates of work completed and reports on deficiency items.

  • Follows up to assure timely corrections of deficiencies.

  • Prepares, and submits daily inspection and construction progress reports showing such data as major items of work performed, labor and equipment used, material and equipment received and installed, and pertinent remarks as to progress and status of work, causes of delays, unusual developments, etc. In order to provide an accurate daily report, the contractor shall be present at all time while construction is being performed.

  • Maintains records of departures from original plans and specifications and furnishes such data in the form of marked prints and explanatory notes for the preparation of final ""as built"" record drawings.

  • Reviews and checks contractors shop drawings.



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • 2+ years of civil works management experience or related technical fields conducting Quality Assurance surveillance and construction project monitoring

  • Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; many projects/clients are security sensitive

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen

  • Valid Driver’s License and a clean driving record required to travel between client sites

  • Must be able to work 12 hour shifts, weekends, and holidays when needed


  • OSHA 10 Hour Construction Outreach Training (card) or the ability to complete training and obtain credential

  • Construction Quality Management Certification (CQM) highly preferred

  • Working knowledge of RMS highly preferred

  • Demonstrate experience with MS Excel and Word

  • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely with written and verbal communication. Must be a good communicator

  • Ability to perform duties with only general supervision Capacity to exercise independent judgment and initiative for large scale complex construction project

Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship Opportunities for US Employment Authorization are not available for this position.

  • Relocation Benefits are not available for this position.

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: REF16230M

Business Line: PPM

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Construction

Work Location Model: On-Site