Current Job Opportunity

Level 2 Inspector

Washington, DC
Structural Priorities
Career Level
Delon Hampton & Associates, Chartered a minority-owned, professional consulting engineering services firm headquartered in Washington, DC, currently has an excellent opportunity for a talented and energetic, Level 2 Inspector.


  • Understand and comply with the current Metrorail Safety Rules and Procedures Handbook (MSRPH);
  • Read construction documents (i.e., drawings and specifications) to understand goals and objectives relative to assigned project work sites;
  • Inspect construction work, primarily civil/structural and fire systems to ensure they comply with design drawings;
  • Survey project sites to establish conditions at a given work site before initiation of work and the development of biddable solicitation packages;
  • Conduct pre-construction site surveys to verify conditions of a given project site with contractors before work begins;
  • Review and verify site conditions throughout the construction phase by being attentive and vigilant while project site work is being performed by contractors and third parties;
  • Maintain quality control in accordance with established guidelines relating to assigned portion of the project; verify the implementation of the inspection and testing portions of the quality control plan that pertains to the work assignment and verify quality conforms to contract standards;
  • Perform physical measurements and field testing which may involve the use of complex electronic or mechanical devices for non-destructive testing;
  • Collect and compile electronic or hardcopy data to document the quality of work;
  • Compare actual work against contract, shop and working drawings, and specification requirements;
  • Assist in the preparation of material samples, as required for laboratory testing and approval;
  • Execute client’s project inspection checklist;
  • Complete checklists to verify contractor’s work and/or non-compliance;
  • Conduct warranty checks when issues arise; accompany contractors to review warranty work and complete punch lists, checklists, or observations relative to assigned project worksites;
  • Submit Inspector Daily Reports (IDR) in a timely manner through the client's Procore system; and
  • Provide progress updates at bi-monthly and/or weekly meetings to clients department group relative to the current work phase of each assigned project.


  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related field plus a minimum of three (3) years demonstrable experience in construction inspections
  • In lieu of a degree, a minimum of five (5) years of inspection experience in a related field, of which two (2) years shall be in the rail transit industry;
  • Experience with fire systems, communication systems, electrical equipment, heavy industry, large-scale utility construction, in a transit field or related area;
  • Experience inspecting mechanical systems;
  • Experience inspecting electrical and communications systems;
  • Ability to read construction documents (i.e., drawings and specifications) to understand goals and objectives relative to assigned project work sites;
  • Direct working experience with Structure Rehabilitation Projects is preferred;
  • Ability to obtain OSHA-30 construction industry certification (must be In-Person attendance);
  • Must be able to successfully complete client's Roadway Worker Protection Certification (RWP) training;
  • Knowledge of ISO 9000 quality standards and its application to planning, design, and construction; and
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Procore.

New employees MUST be fully vaccinated prior to their start date. Fully vaccinated means two weeks have passed since the final dose of a primary vaccine series.

Special Instructions

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Working Conditions 

Work is performed within a general office environment 5% of the time. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require occasional standing and walking. Field work is required 95% of the time where work may be conducted outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and or dry/arid conditions. Some lifting (up to 25 lbs.) may be required as needed.


Delon Hampton & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer for VEVRAA protected veterans and all other protected classes. DHA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply. Click here for EEO law and policy in English. Click here for EEO law and policy in Spanish.

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