Civil Construction Inspector

By February 17, 2021April 14th, 2022No Comments

As a professional infrastructure engineering and construction management consultancy, we strive to help our clients provide the world with energy, utility infrastructure, and advance future generations. And it starts with our people – motivated and committed to making a difference.

We are looking for a professional who has a strong civil background in water and liquid waste construction projects, and most importantly aligns with our team values (Service, Quality, Consult, Safety, Share).  This position is based in the Lower Mainland and this person will be responsible for proximal inspections of existing facilities such as pipelines, chambers, and pump stations.

Our Offering:

  • Grow with us – Take on new projects and learn with our experienced team
  • Work on interesting projects – From infrastructure upgrades to transmission line projects
  • Receive competitive compensation
  • Be supported through training, team meetings, 121 meetings, and townhalls
  • Attend staff events and contribute to our Share 1% program – we donate 1% of our annual revenue into local community groups
  • Work in a professional, friendly, and respectful culture – named as a Best Place to Work for Inclusion and Mental Health
  • Contribute to a growth-oriented business – Maven has been recognized as the fastest growing professional services company in western Canada in 2019, 2020 and 2021


  • Providing Quality Control/Quality Assurance inspections on work conducted by external contractors for large construction projects
  • Attend pre-construction meetings and other project meetings as necessary
  • Inspect all work done and material supplied to assure compliance with the contract documents, which may extend to any or all parts of the work
  • Monitor the quality of work undertaken and identify deficiencies in materials and workmanship
  • Maintain photographic record of inspected works
  • Document results of the inspection, in summary form on a Daily Inspection Report
  • Inform the Project Engineer/Manager of any non-conformance to the contract documents
  • Take as-constructed field measurements and red-line construction prints for the purpose of record drawings
  • Reject materials or workmanship that is in non-conformance of the contract documents and accepts work or materials that meet the contract specifications. Creates a non-conformance report for tracking
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with the Client, Contractors, and other agencies
  • Consult the Project Engineer/Manager to discuss any issues and concerns with Contractors’ work
  • Refer contractor claims and extra work orders to the Project Engineer/Manager
  • Communicate relevant inspection and project information to the Project Engineer/Manager, operations personnel, and other key project personnel
  • Abide by the Client’s or contractor’s safety program and WorkSafe BC Regulations and report unsafe activities to responsible supervisor.
  • Provide supervision of contracted testing and inspection firms for survey and soils and engineered fills, asphalt, concrete, reinforcing steel, welding, painting/coating, miscellaneous fabrication, steel pipe supply and other materials.
  • Perform other related duties as required for each specific project


  • Diploma or Certificate in the Civil Engineering Technology and at least two years progressive, directly related experience
  • Knowledge of engineering related sub-professional practices such as basic design, surveying, inspection, and construction, related to public utilities
  • Valid BC Class 5 driver’s license
  • Good working knowledge and familiarity with standards, contract specifications and all materials utilized in the construction of water, sewer, and liquid waste projects
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to deal effectively with Client staff, contractors, and the public
  • Familiarity with proper safety procedures and WCB requirements related to heavy civil construction
  • Able to read structural/civil/utility drawings (i.e., from other utilities) and interpret the information with respect to impact to design/construction drawings
  • Well-developed planning, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office applications and computer skills to use email and write summary reports
  • Well-developed communication, facilitation, negotiation, and interpersonal skills in English
  • Must already be in the Lower Mainland Area
  • Must be willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions on construction sites
  • A clean criminal record check

How to apply:

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Maven is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will be invited to interview based on their fit with this advertised role. Only those people legally entitled to work in Canada will be considered.

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