Contract Administration

Senior Inspector

Markham, ON Canada
Posted: January 18 - 2024
What is the role?
LEA is currently recruiting a Senior Inspector for a multi-year project located in Toronto. This pivotal role demands prior experience as a senior inspector on projects exceeding $25 million in value. As a Senior Inspector, your responsibilities will center on overseeing construction activities and site operations, ensuring meticulous compliance with contractual specifications, drawings, and project requirements throughout all construction phases.
Why join LEA?
LEA is an employee-owned engineering consulting firm, with a history of 70 years. We provide engineering consulting services in the areas of Transportation, Civil, Structures, Construction Administration, Electrical and Infrastructure Systems, and Environmental Management.
Our Contract Administration Practice Area at LEA specializes in the construction supervision of the Ministry of Ontario Projects (MTO) in the Northern and Western regions of the province of Ontario.
At LEA, we strive towards a common goal, which is self-realization and achieving the highest possible results. The company is owned by its employees and every effort counts.
Join LEA and discover your potential, because LEA:
  • Recruits high-performing, motivated individuals who strive to achieve the highest level of technical excellence and quality.
  • Is an Employee-owned company and almost half of our employees are shareholders.
  • Offers a competitive total compensation package of salary, substantial bonuses, benefits and other perks.
  • Is continuously involved in many exciting and challenging projects throughout Ontario and around the world.
  • Allows for a collaborative hybrid work environment with flexible hours to maintain a healthy work-life balance.
  • Organizes regular social events such as golf day, canoeing and camping trips, skiing, bowling, treetop trekking, board games, baseball and hockey games, volleyball and softball leagues, and other charitable events.
  • Hosts an extravagant overnight holiday party in Muskoka annually.
  • Is an organization that is committed to achieving our Environmental, Social, & Governance objectives through our various committees.
  • Prioritizes mentorship, training, and rotational assignments for knowledge advancement and career growth.
  • Has an entrepreneurial spirit as an employee-owned company, with continuous growth and expansion taking part in meaningful projects.
In this role, your duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive records of contract operations in relation to the Contractor's activities.
  • Document executed work and precisely measure quantities completed to facilitate monthly progress assessments and final payments to the contractor.
  • Record actual construction time and contractor activities, detailing work areas, equipment movement, manpower, and prevailing weather conditions.
  • Ensure timely completion and documentation of all applicable milestone inspections in the appropriate diaries.
  • Ensure quality control and quality assurance measures are followed throughout the project.
  • Manage additional diaries as directed by the Contract Administrator to support project monitoring and reporting.
  • Assisting with managing other related assignments within the scope of the Contract Administration practice area.
The qualifications you need:
  • Road Construction Senior Inspector Designation (RCSI).
  • Prior experience on at least 5 projects, each of a value over $25 million
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills in complex and changing environments.
  • Good knowledge of Ontario legislation and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Strong knowledge of construction methods, materials and equipment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other computer applications related to the work.
  • Ability to prioritize and work on several projects simultaneously with tight deadlines.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, high accuracy and attention to detail.

The work arrangement:
Ability to work flexible hours according to project schedules and travel to the site location in Toronto. Valid driver’s license in good standing and access to a vehicle.
LEA is Proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are incorporated into all levels of strategic planning and operational activities at LEA. We evaluate qualified candidates without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other protected statuses under the Canadian Human Rights Act.
Additionally, we provide an accessible work environment and accommodate the accessibility needs of candidates. For information or assistance, please contact
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