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Company: Milhouse Engineering and Construction
Location: Chicago, IL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


The role of the RSIP Project Inspector is to inspect homes during construction for compliance to plans and specifications and measure quantities of all installed materials. Responsible for ensuring that construction is in compliance with contract plans and specifications. Normally follows established procedures on routine work, requires detailed instructions on new assignments. Assignments are made by a supervisor but work is carried out without direct supervision. Duties and Responsibilities:

    •  Assist with field measurement appointments if necessary
    • Inspect all materials delivered to home to verify they are in accordance with the approved material submittals, construction modification documents, and RSIP specifications
    • Inspect the homes under construction to verify work is being performed in accordance with the plans and specifications and notify the project manager of any non-compliance items
    • Complete a daily inspection report for each home under construction
    • Verify the correct operation of all windows and doors
    • Initiate field orders where necessary
    • Measure and record quantities of line item work installed in the homes
    • Prepare HVAC duct quantities and generate poundage weight reports utilizing the Quote Soft computer program
    • Complete QA/QC checklist for each home, as well as alert the project manager of any quality or safety non-conformance
    • Conduct punch list inspection with contractor and homeowner
    • Assist Project Manager with final inspection with contractor and homeowner if needed
Required Skills and Abilities:
    • Flexibility and Adaptability
    • Adjusts to new or changing assignments, processes, and people
    • Demonstrates willingness to listen to other opinions
    • Learning oriented
    • Shows readiness and ability to learn new concepts, processes, and tools
    • Uses mistakes, failures, and successes as data for future development
    • Makes use of publications, associations, and conferences in own professional specialty
    • Speaks well without preparation
    • Adapts language, tone, structure, and level of detail to the needs of others
    • Maintains a dialogue in difficult situations
    • Teamwork
    • Identifies characteristics of good teamwork
    • Names primary and ancillary members of own team
    • Explains team mission and objectives
    • Problem Solving
    • Can discuss problem reporting and escalation practices
    • Identifies potential and actual problems or conflicts in own area
    • Utilizes accepted procedures for problem analysis and resolution
    • Writes documents that are correct in mechanics - spelling, grammar, punctuation, sentence structure
    • Can describe characteristics of good and poor business or technical writing
    • Ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to move throughout the office
    • The ability to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects
    • Good hand-eye coordination; the ability to reach with hands and arms; and arm, hand, and finger dexterity, including the ability to grasp
    • Close visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate office equipment, prepare and review data and figures, and view a computer monitor
    • The ability to work in an upper level of a high-rise office building (Cotter Chicago office and some client offices)
    • The ability to handle temperature changes consistent with inside environmental conditions
    • Mental abilities including remembering, reasoning, concentrating to remain on task, reading, problem solving, managing concurrent tasks, and the ability to understand and follow directions
    • For job duties that require visiting a construction work site, the following is required:
    • Normal color vision
    • The ability to ascend and descend ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, etc., using feet and legs and/or hands and arms
    • The ability to move across uneven surfaces and the ability to maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling on uneven or slippery surfaces
    • The ability to stoop, kneel, or crouch
    • The ability to stand for sustained periods of time
    • The ability to work in confined spaces and narrow passageways
    • The ability to work in high places
    • The ability to handle outside environmental conditions including extreme heat, extreme cold, loud noise levels, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, and oils
Education and Experience:
    • Associates degree preferred and 2 years of construction management or inspection experience is required, preferably in home construction
    • Home inspection certificate a plus
    • Must have own car and insurance and ability to drive up to 300 miles per month
    • Ability to use a computer, the Internet, and project scheduling, word processing, spreadsheet, and email software
Why Milhouse?
    • Entrepreneurial environment with exposure to our empowering Executive team
    • Encouraging, warm, and dynamic workplace with the opportunity to grow and develop
    • Coffee, tea, breakfast and snacks provided in office
    • Happy hour on Friday afternoons
    • Various socials throughout the year
    • Competitive pay and benefits package 
Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. was founded in 2001 with the goal of building the best engineering company in the country. It was based on the belief that if we hired great people, fueled their passion while challenging them to excel, and maintained a laser focus on the needs of your clients, success would come- and so it has. Our portfolio of successful projects continues to grow, our family of highly satisfied clients continues to expand, and our staff just gets better and better.   We are a unique, Chicago-based firm whose collective passion, vision and expertise has led to phenomenal growth and being named “Chicago's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” 15 years in a row! With more than 200 talented professionals and offices across the country, Milhouse offers a dynamic work environment where there is no limit to what you can achieve if you are willing to go after it.   Our people are the cornerstone of our organization, and key to our success. Join a remarkably talented team that shares a passion for what they do and a vision for improving communities around the world through innovative engineering and construction.   For the fifteenth consecutive year, Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. has been selected as Chicago's 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For. 
Important Notice to US Applicants Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. is an at-will employer. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Benefits List: ·       Medical ·       Dental ·       Vision ·       Life Insurance ·       Short Term Disability Insurance ·       401(k) Plan ·       Transit Benefits Program ·       Paid Time Off (PTO) ·       Employee Education & Development Program ·       Paid Holidays ·       Employee Referral Program ·       Wellness Program  ·       Employee Recognition Program ·       Lunch and Learns ·       Milhouse University Classes (Cross Functional Training) ·       Higher Level Professional Development/Certification support ·       Paid Maternity and Paternity leave (plus incentives to support you in your first year of parenthood) Apply for this job

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