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American States Utility Services Capital Project Inspector I (1P.21) in FORT JACKSON, South Carolina

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Capital Project Inspector I (1P.21)


Job Code1P.21

Pay range42,248-67,747

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilitiesare encouraged to apply.

Through its wholly owned subsidiaries, American States Utility Services, Inc. contracts with the federal government to provide water and wastewater services that include operating, maintaining, renewing, replacing, and constructing new systems on military installations throughout the United States. The installations where we presently operate are home to nearly 350,000 military and civilian personnel and families.

We proudly deliver these vital services to military installations in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas (including southeastern New Mexico),Virginia, Florida, and Kansas.

Serving those who serve.

United States Veterans, Reservists, Guardsmen and Military Spouses encouraged to apply


The Capital Project Inspector I may be asked by contractors for interpretations or variances not consistent with Company Standards; as such, this individual must meet all requirements on the Company’s Code of Conduct, including consistently promoting a professional image of the Company at all times.


  • Ensures that all assigned construction projects are completed in accordance with the Construction Issued Plans, Specifications, Special Provisions, Standard Construction Drawings, and Approved Material List

  • Assists with ensuring that assigned construction projects are properly inspected, including adherence with safe working practices and referencing OSHA and Installation Design Guide (IDG)

  • Ensures the construction activities are in compliance with project permit requirements

  • Prepares Daily Inspection Reports for each assigned project. As applicable, prepares project field reports and end of project Sub-contractor Performance Assessment Reports (SPARS) for supervisory review

  • Updates daily progress on working set of construction drawings (as-builts) for each assigned project

  • Prepares recommendations to supervisor for project scope changes that will result in a cost and/or schedule impact

  • Assists as requested with completing “field checks” on preliminary plans to ensure accuracy and completeness of design

  • Assists in verification of quantities installed per pay application submitted by the Contractor

  • Documents project pre-construction site conditions, including video or photo logs, as part of preliminary process or as directed by supervisor prior to start of construction

  • Under direct supervision, performs construction punch list inspections with subcontractors

  • Interfaces with base personnel on safety matters, questions and/or comments. Inform supervisor of any concerns that base personnel have and document in Daily Inspection Reports

  • Promotes goodwill in all dealings with company affiliates, developers, contractors, vendors, local governmental agencies, and the public-at-large

  • Reviews project Risk Management reports, providing input and ensure field adherence with completed reports

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Ensure that all assigned project construction is correctly installed per applicable state and federal environmental regulations; project sites are compliant with OSHA standards and the ASUS Health and Safety Plan, and risks mitigated to prevent non-compliance with either

  • Works under direct supervision

The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills or competencies including physical requirements associated with this job.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Two years of water distribution and/or wastewater collection installation or related construction work or inspection strongly preferred

  • Must obtain entry-level water distribution and waste water collections certifications for the state where employed or certified inspection certification to be approved by hiring Manager (i.e. APWA Certified Public Infrastructure Inspector) within first year of employment

  • Must be OSHA 30 hour construction qualified at time of hire or complete the course within six (6) months of hire. Continuous education requirements in either environmental and/or safety outside of ASUS required annual refreshers of 8 hours per year

  • Must complete all required competent person training within first six months of employment

  • Must be able to read and identify construction symbols and edit plans

  • Must possess the demonstrated analytical ability to determine change in scope of work from original scope of work

  • Knowledge of principles and techniques of report writing style and format

  • Ability to speak, understand, read and write English; grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation required

  • Proficient in the use of computerized office equipment and programs (e.g. MS Office, , MS Windows, Adobe products) required

  • Must possess and demonstrate knowledge of basic mathematics as required for validation of installed materials and related construction activities

  • Must possess a working knowledge of applicable safety best management practices as required for water and wastewater construction projects and activities

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License issued by the state where employed

  • Must take and pass Federal OSHA and/or State Mandated Safety training with annual refresher courses as required by the associated regulations for this Position. Such training will be provided by company and compliance is mandatory

  • Must take respirator FIT testing, compliance is mandatory


  • Trustworthy; strong personal integrity

  • Demonstrates strong levels of accountability and ownership

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Solid presentation skills

  • Collaborative/Team oriented

  • Exhibits professionalism with internal and external contacts

  • Organized with strong attention to detail and time management skills

  • High degree of initiative; self-starter


  • Work in Confined Spaces

  • Work in areas exposed to noise and chemicals

  • Work in extreme weather conditions

  • Lift and carry loads up to 50 lbs

  • Climb inspection ladders and perform work up to the limits of elevated water storage tanks

  • Standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching handling, grasping, fine dexterity, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing, vision including color determination, hearing, foot & hand controls

The responsibilities of this position will involve access to information that may be considered confidential, private and sensitive. Therefore, the individual filling this position will be required to both allow and pass a background check in addition to physical exam.

NOTE: Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with special needs to perform the essential functions.