• Special Inspector

    Job Location(s) US-NC-Raleigh
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  • Overview

    We’re growing. 
    Froehling & Robertson, Inc., (F&R)
    has been proudly engineering stability in the country since 1881.  In addition to being one of the oldest, independent testing/engineering companies, F&R is also a minority-owned business offering   competitive compensation/benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect for all! Our shared F&R/Employee values include: fairness, integrity, and high ethical standards.

    And. You’ve made it just in time!


     We’re always on the lookout for FRESH and ENERGIZED talent; individuals and professionals who are not afraid to get their boots and hats a little dirty from the ruffles of the journey to engineering stability together.

    Come be a part of this talented and dedicated team.
    Join stability. Apply now!




    Who we are looking for:


    F&R is looking for a Special Inspector. In this position you will perform complex field testing and inspection of construction materials in order to verify conformance to construction plans and specifications.


    What you’ll be doing:

    Including but not limited to:

    • Observation, monitoring and testing for compliance with plans and specifications
    • Read plans and specifications with inspection duties and requirements
    • Maintaining current knowledge of the local State building codes, ASTM standards, ACI standards and AWS standards
    • Maintaining current knowledge of the principles and terminology in the Construction Inspection Industry.
    • Performing field materials testing of soil, asphalt, concrete, grout, mortar, and other construction materials
    • Preparing detailed and complete field reports with all relevant test results and observations
    • Evaluating site conditions on construction projects and providing recommendations.
    • Communicating with clients, contractors, and engineering and technician staff regarding construction issues


    What you need to have:

    • ACI Level I Concrete, state DOT, or ICC certifications in soils, structural masonry, and/or pre-stressed concrete required (or ability to obtain immediately from date of hire)
    • Ability to work independently or in a team environment
    • Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications 
    • Ability to communicate effectively (oral and written skills)
    • Ability to use basic mathematical formulas and concepts to calculate quantities
    • Attention to detail and organizational skills
    • High School diploma or equivalent.
    • Ability to lift, push, pull, or carry up to 70 lbs. on a continual basis in all weather conditions
    • Must be able to successfully manage numerous assignments and meet deadlines
    • Attention to detail and organizational skills
    • Travel will be required
    • Must be willing to participate in and pass F&R’s pre-employment screening including a background investigation, drug screening and driving record


    Check Out Our Perks + Benefits:


    In addition to our welcoming company culture and competitive compensation packages, our employees enjoy the below benefits:

    • Comprehensive group medical insurance, including health, dental, vision and life
    • Opportunity for professional growth and advancement
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Paid time off
    • Company–observed paid holidays
    • Short and long-term disability coverage
    • 401K retirement
    • Company Cell Phone + Tablet 
    • Use of Company Vehicle *        

    We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and highly encourage resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. We extend equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other reason protected by federal, state or local law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    F&R participates in the USCIS E-Verify Program to verify that all new hires are authorized to work in the United States.


    *Usage of company vehicle contingent upon continuous good-standing driving record. 


    EOE M/F/D/V/SO. Drug Free Workplace.


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