Civil Inspector – Lower Mainland

By June 24, 2024No Comments


LEVEL: Intermediate to Senior

As an infrastructure consultancy acting as owner’s representatives for utility and municipal clients, Maven delivers projects and services that will serve the communities where we live, work and play. And it starts with our people – motivated to do our best work and make an impact.

We are looking for construction inspectors who have strong civil background in power utility construction projects, and most importantly aligns with our team values (Safety, Wellbeing, Respect, Quality, Collaborate, Growth Mindset). This position is based in the Surrey area and is responsible for a portfolio of civil construction projects owned by our Power Utility client. There are several on-going capital and maintenance projects of varying size.

Why Join Maven:

  • Grow with us – take on new projects and share your experience with our team
  • Work on interesting projects – from infrastructure upgrades to maintenance
  • Be supported through training, team meetings, peer coaching, and townhalls
  • Receive competitive compensation and health benefits
  • Attend staff events and contribute to our Share 1% program
  • Work in a professional, friendly, and respectful culture – named as a Best Place to Work for Inclusion and Mental Health
  • Work in a flexible and hybrid work environment
  • Contribute to a growth-oriented business – Maven has been recognized as one of the fastest growing professional service companies in Western Canada


  • Inspection of installed structures and related civil work through all stages of construction and/or repair to ensure the work is completed in compliance with Client Standards, designs, specifications, and quality requirements
  • Conducting quality assurance inspections of civil works, such as underground duct banks, ditch infills, dike construction/modifications, pilasters, culvert/bridge installations and various concrete structures.
  • Write detailed reports including pre-job meeting guide, daily inspection report, non-standard report, photos, marked drawings, and civil completion certificate, submitted within 24 hours of completing the inspection.
  • Hold pre-construction meeting with the civil contractor to review the design drawings, Client standards/specification, and site at the start of the project.
  • Identify non-conformances during inspection, document, and communicate non-conformance with the Contractor.
  • Act as field delegate of the Client’s Designer and/or Professional Engineer, performing field reviews and coordinate field related design issues with the Designer/Engineer.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Minimum education of High school diploma.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in civil underground infrastructure construction.
  • Experience inspecting civil underground infrastructure is an asset.
  • Registration with ASTTBC as an Applied Science Technologist or Certified Public Worker an asset.
  • Ability to read structural/civil/utility drawings and interpret the information with respect to impact to design/construction drawings.
  • Intermediate MS Office and computer skills for email correspondence and write professional reports.
  • Well-developed planning and organizational to coordinate daily schedule and organize project files.
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills in English
  • Must be willing to travel and work outdoors in all weather conditions on construction sites
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract
  • A clean criminal record check.

About Maven

Maven delivers infrastructure projects for communities in Western and Northern Canada as owner’s representatives. We turn client ideas and objectives into sustainable infrastructure, delivered safely, on time and on budget with Maven’s unique expertise.

Our vision is “to be western North America’s preferred infrastructure consultant with $50 million in revenue by 2033”.

The word “Maven” means, “one who is experienced or knowledgeable.” Our people are our success. We are a mid-sized firm, with have a professional and friendly team committed to our values of safety, wellbeing, respect, quality, collaborate and growth mindset.

We believe we are part of the wider community and need to do our part to contribute, ensuring a positive future for our fellow citizens. Through our Share1% program we select organizations to partner with and offer volunteer opportunities for our staff.


Email your CV 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 and only those invited to an interview will be contacted.


Individual compensation packages are based on various factors unique to each candidate including skillset, experience, qualifications, and other job-related reasons. Based on the requirements set out above, we are looking to pay up to $42.00 hourly for this position.

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