Building Inspector

HNTB Job Title
Office Technical Specialist III
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job ID

Why Choose HNTB?

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


The time is right to join HNTB Corporation!  HNTB is currently seeking a Building Inspector in our Miami, FL. office.


Job Summary

Performs contract administration functions for medium to large projects and programs of a diverse nature. Assists in performing field inspection of multiple routine contractor activities in order to monitor individual contractor's)' compliance with specifications, plans and other contract provisions. Assignments are complex and non-routine and normally related to multiple, large, and/or diverse projects.

Essential Responsibility

  • Maintains files of project/program records and documentation.
  • Reviews inspector's daily reports for quantities, contractor's progress and as-constructed data.
  • Reviews schedules and facilitates resolution in problem situations.
  • Prepares/reviews monthly construction estimates.
  • Assists project administration in monitoring internal project controls.
  • Monitors project schedules.
  • Assists in issue resolution.
  • Assists in claims documentation.
  • Acts as project/program manager as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

- Excellent knowledge of facilities, building components and systems. Capable of performing facility assessments and inspections of Aviation and DOT facilities.
- Prepare written reports documenting field observations and estimates of probable cost to implement repairs.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

Basic Qualification

Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Architecture
3 years construction experience
All jurisdictional certifications as required

Preferred Qualification/Skills

- Proficiency reading and interpreting plans, specifications, and shop drawings.
- Must have working knowledge of the Florida Building Code, National Fire Protection Association and the American with Disabilities Act.
- Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Applicant must have valid driver’s license and must be able to pass government background investigation.

General Work Conditions

Combination Office and Field Environment: Most work is performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use. Work may infrequently be performed at client’s job site, construction trailer, and in the field. Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment and doing extensive walking. Adherence to applicable safety protocol is required.

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.


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