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Mechanical QA Inspector


ISI Professional Services is seeking a Mechanical QA Inspector in Bethesda, MD.

Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • In-depth experience in interpreting construction drawings and specifications on construction projects.
  • Ability and experience to conduct inspections in their respective trade/discipline (i.e. Mechanical, Electrical, Architectural, etc.) of materials, workmanship, construction and installations.
  • Knowledge of safety practices in the construction industry, including a background or familiarity with OSHA requirements for construction projects.
    • As a minimum all QA Inspection personnel working at NIH shall be certified as having successfully completed the OSHA 10-hour General Industry Outreach class or OSHA 10-hour Construction Industry Outreach class. The OSHA 510 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction or the OSHA 511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry course can be substituted for the 10-hour OSHA class.
    • [Note – QA Inspection personnel holding higher safety credentials in excess of the OSHA 10-hour will be given higher consideration / preference. Higher credentials include OSHA 30-hour, OSHA 510/511, or OSHA 500/501 certification, Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST) certification/Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) certification, Associated Safety Professional (ASP), Graduate Safety Professional (GSP), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), and/or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH).]
  • Current US Army Corps of Engineers or NAVFAC Construction Quality Management Certification is preferred but not mandatory.

Education, Certification, Affiliations:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management and seven (7) years of practical construction inspection experience; or,
    • Two year degree, Trade/Vocation School certification, or Journeyman, Master Tradesman or General Contractor’s License in a building trade or craft and ten (10) years of practical construction inspection experience; or,
    • High School Diploma and fifteen (15) years practical construction inspection experience in a building craft/trade.

Communication, Language, and Software Skills: 

  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Experience in preparing correspondence, and maintain official construction site records using computer software compatible with Microsoft Office applications.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction practices and workmanship, including experience in proper uses of construction materials and installation methods.

At ISI, we recognize and value our employees as our greatest asset. We offer challenging and rewarding career opportunities as well as highly competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package. Our company provides a balance to both the work and personal lives of our employees. ISI’s goal is to support employees and their families as they grow personally and professionally.

ISI is a customer service-based organization that values quality, integrity and the power of partnership. We are a company that rewards achievement while encouraging personal growth. ISI offers a family culture, but despite our small business feel our employees have “big business” opportunities. We offer room to grow and encourage advancement by rewarding outstanding effort.

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