Walsh Construction

Precast Segmental Quality Inspector

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Requisition ID
Position Type
Experienced - Full-Time


Walsh is currently seeking a Precast Segmental Quality Inspector for our Red-Purple Modernization Project in Chicago, IL.

The Quality Inspector ensures that construction works comply with the quality requirements of the contracts including inspection, material testing and documentation.


As a fourth-generation, family-owned business, Walsh recruits individuals who are seeking a small company feel with a large company backing.  Walsh is a successful fast-growing company at the forefront of technology and is committed to being the employer of choice to our employees and the builder of choice to our customers.

There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

  • Challenging, complex work
  • Creative and innovative problem-solving environment
  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward hard work
  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development
  • Flexibility in career path & progression
  • Opportunities to work and live all over the United States


  • Supports Quality Managers with task-specific quality management of a project such as captures, documents, publishes and tracks tests, inspections, submittals and procedures for project compliance.
  • Conducts field inspection of works to ensure compliance with the contract requirements and documents accordingly (inspections may range from general oversight, initial/follow-up inspections or fully detailed daily inspections as required by contract). 
  • Conducts material testing (concrete, soils, masonry, steel, etc.) in which the inspector must be certified to test as required by the contract and industry standards. 
  • Participates with project staff to inspect project site(s) to identify potential safety, site layout and/or compliance issues and reports to appropriate management. Participates and conducts THA/TQA, JHA and work plans in accordance with Walsh safety plan.
  • Responsible for material delivery inspection ensuring that delivered materials meet requirements of approved submittals and are delivered in acceptable condition. Reviews material certifications; ensures materials are stored and handled per contract and manufacturer requirements.
  • Works alongside Foremen, Project Engineers and Superintendents taking a proactive quality approach to ensure works are constructed Right The First Time. Raises potential concerns with safety, quality of the works, material usage, layout or scheduled works ahead of time so that project management team and field crews can take necessary precautions to remove risks accordingly.
  • Reports field quality issues with materials or the works back to appropriate quality and project management staff; supports issuance and resolution of QIRs when necessary.
  • Supports project engineers in the field by ensuring field crews have access to applicable documents (work plans, drawings, RFIs, SDS); properly manages materials and accurately tracks the quantity of works.


  • Experience in precast segmental and/or concrete post tensioning construction.
  • Industry certifications as required to conduct testing and inspection.
  • Ability to write clean and concise field reports to document field activities.
  • High school diploma required. Technical college or industry experience preferred.
  • Good communication skills, ability to learn on the job and problem solving abilities.
  • Knowledge of standards, specifications and publications of job related duties.
  • Ability to transport under 50 pounds.

The Walsh Group offers competitive wages and benefits, including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Generous Vacation Time & Paid US Holidays
  • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Maternity Leave Policy
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance

If hired by The Walsh Group, you must be in compliance with your employment location’s COVID-19 related requirements, if any.


The Walsh Group, Ltd. Is committed to providing equal opportunity to qualified applicants with disabilities to compete for jobs. To request a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, please contact the Human Resources Department at 312-563-5905 or hr@walshgroup.com.


An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran


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