• Field Inspector

    Job Location US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID 1218-20095
    HNTB Job Title
    Field Representative
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • 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.


    Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at https://www.myhntbtotalrewards.com.


    The time is right to join HNTB Corporation!  HNTB is currently seeking a Field Inspector in our Chicago, IL office to support aviation inspection projects. This position is based at our client site.

    Job Summary

    Provides senior proficiency level inspection work to monitor compliance with engineering/architectural plans and specifications.

    Essential Responsibility

    • Assesses contractor activities including: inspection, proper installation sequencing, schedule compliance, and contract requirements.
    • Assists in review and modification of schedules, specifications, and drawings in order to identify basic construction or engineering problems.
    • Recommends and applies standard construction techniques and procedures in order to resolve identified problems.
    • Coordinates the activities of survey team.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Additional Responsibilities

    Onsite and daily coordination and management of contractor's work activities.
    Coordinates daily construction.
    Responsible for ensuring contractors work performance is in accordance with the contract documents.
    Inspection and proper documentation of new materials brought to the jobsite and staging areas for conformance with contract documents, field orders and approved submittals.
    Measurement and verification of the contractor's quantities in accordance with contract documents shall be reflected in the Inspection Daily Reports.
    Creation of daily construction reports via Primavera Contract Management that track process activities.

    Basic Qualification

    High School Diploma/GED or equivalent
    8 years construction experience unless otherwise required by state provisions

    Preferred Qualification/Skills

    Experience working on civil construction projects as a field inspector.
    Aviation inspection experience a plus.
    Experience with IDOT Documentation.
    Proficiency in basic computer programs.

    General Work Conditions

    Field Environment:  Work is frequently performed in a field environment in which there is consistent 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 frequently requires working at client’s job site, construction trailer, and in a field environment.  Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment, and doing extensive walking.
    Depending on the specific project, the job may require climbing to various elevations, ability to bend, twist and turn in close clearances, and crawl into confined spaces to perform required work.  Select jobs may require work near heavy construction equipment, railroad right of ways, bridges, construction sites, tunnels and airport runways.  Work environment may require use of construction/inspection safety equipment including fall equipment.  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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