Sep 14, 2023

Field Inspector I, Florida - $42K to $60K Yearly

$42,000 - $60,000 yearly
  • Taylor Forensics and Engineering, LLC
  • Sarasota, Florida, USA
Full-Time Construction Engineering Entry Level Installation - Maint - Repair

Job Description

We have an immediate opportunity for a Field Inspector – I  with experience and/or interest in forensic investigation, and/or design repairs/ retrofits for low, mid, and high-rise building projects, thus giving new “life” to older structures that usually need to be brought up to current codes, statutes, and Federal accessibility design standards.

This individual will support ongoing engineering investigations of existing buildings using original architectural and structural drawings. Gather information and will perform field inspections of residential and commercial properties. Field inspections, taking photographs, collecting data, and compiling reports with cost estimates based on your findings. The candidate will be required to document and communicate well-organized findings in plans, details, spreadsheets, and written reports.

The candidate will be required to take direction from engineers; coordinate with construction project managers for problem-resolution efforts; support business development efforts and develop and maintain client relationships.

Summary of This Position:

  • Analytical and problem-solving:
    • Attention to detail. Technical skills and ability to understand blueprints, documents, and manuals.
    • Knowledge of basic math and computer skills.
    • Perform document review and analysis.
    • Research resources such as construction restoration products, building codes, industry standards, engineering design, and building department submittal requirements and specifications.
    • Develop reporting and exhibits for subject matter experts.
  • Perform commercial and residential building inspections:
    • Assist in preparing/reviewing inspection reports in accordance with various state requirements.
    • Field inspections and construction administration.
    • Maintaining required certifications.
    • Completion of daily field/data reports
  • Support Services:
    • Coordinating with Existing Engineering and Professional Staff.
  • Forensic Building Investigation Services:
    • Perform various field testing to evaluate and document reported building performance issues.
    • Develop reporting for client submittal.


General-Other: Engineering, Metal Fabrication and Welding



Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

Job Requirements

Degree: High school diploma or GED minimum

Licensure: Not required. Florida Contractor’s License is a plus.

Experience: 0 to 5 years of field inspector or construction experience.

Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office tools (especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook). Proficient with computers in general.

Personal Motivations: Hands-on, physically fit for field and office work, self-learner, detail-oriented, problem solver, prioritize and time management skills, customer-facing, adaptability, good research skills, personal and professional growth, team, and family oriented.

Physical Abilities: Lift 50 lbs. without assistance, able to sit, stand, and/or walk consistently during the workday. No fear or personal limitations of heights, normal environmental conditions, and/or personal interaction, that would restrict work. Able to climb ladders and scaffolding, ride swing stages or man lifts, able to use small hand tools.

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