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Construction Inspector - US Virgin Islands - 10518172

St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands · Construction/Facilities
Position Title Construction Inspector II
United States of America - Virgin Islands
Virgin Islands
Job Summary
VS&RS is seeking a highly qualified construction Inspector to assist with processing and delivering critical services to displaced citizens who have been affected by recent flooding in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
This is a great opportunity to be a part of the recovery efforts to help those that have been affected by natural disasters. The ideal Inspector will perform damage assessments of residential structures that have been damaged by the recent flood. Training will be provided.
Construction Inspectors develop a scope of work within program standards, change orders and ensures compliance with program requirements and quality control standards
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Develop program compliant scope of work
  • Identify all repairs necessary to make the home decent safe and sanitary
  • Ensure work is reasonable, necessary, and includes low cost options to make the home safe and accessible for sheltering purposes
  • Apply program checklist to ensure compliance with program requirements and quality control standards
  • Certify that replace/repair construction work executed meets authorized scope of work and program quality standards
Minimum Requirements
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Minimum of 2 years of home construction, home inspection, real estate, insurance adjustment experience, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing and weatherproofing experience
  • Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record and required auto insurance
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work assignments, use mapping tools and technology, operate digital camera and use photo software, and strong understanding (not basic skills) of PC and internet
  • Ability/willingness to mobilize quickly and to travel to various sites within the region
  • Demonstrated outstanding level of professionalism in providing administrative support, including ability to exercise good judgement
  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information
  • Excellent problem solving skills with the ability to analyze situations, identify potential problems and recommend solutions
  • Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and cooperative attitude
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication
  • Strong Documentation Skills…capturing details accurately and coherently
  • Ability to analyze multiple data elements and make decisions; strong judgement/decision-making skills
  • Must have previous experience conducting inspections, recording results, recommending corrective action and submitting required reports
  • Must be capable to employ smart phone/tablet and associated apps and software as required
  • Must be flexible and have the ability to travel to project sites up to 100% of the time
  • Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including noise and dust; position requires frequent standing/walking, operation of vehicles, climbing stairs, keyboard/mouse operations; often bending/stooping; occasionally performing work with arms above shoulder level, work at heights, using portable ladders; rarely wearing fall protection, performing repetitive fine hand movements, and lifting of 50 pounds or less; Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment

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