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Construction Quality Field Observer

Company: Arcxis
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

ARCXIS (Houston, Texas), is the largest provider of inspection, design, engineering, and quality assurance services for the U.S. residential construction industry. Formerly known as DPIS Builder Services, Ei Companies, Post-Tension Solutions, Ensign Building Solutions Home Energy Division, and Building Energy, ARCXIS brings together hundreds of years of expertise and experience under a single brand serving builders in over half of the states spanning the continental United States.

The ARCXIS group of companies also includes ABCO Construction Services, LLC (Centennial, Colorado) and structural engineering firm United Structural Consultants (Houston, Texas). Both ABCO and USC service the multi-family, multi-use, and commercial sectors of the construction industry.

ARCXIS is majority owned by Saw Mill Capital, LLC (Briarcliff Manor, New York). Visit us online at

Position Overview:

The focus of this position is to conduct daily field observations and to collect relevant construction data at newly constructed single-family homes, and multifamily dwellings. Data collection is related to builder construction quality, safety, insurance compliance, and quality assurance for multiple systems and components during the entire life cycle of a typical construction project. The Construction Quality Field Observer provides construction consultation to assist builders with solutions to identified problems including, assistance in developing effective containment and corrective actions to ensure systemic elimination of associated risk. The position also provides field training to builder and contractor representatives on a recurring basis.

The primary customers for these services are large production home builders. The position interfaces with a Central Scheduling (CS) Coordinator to assess the daily schedule, perform data collection at scheduled communities while coordinating with job superintendent, subcontractors and city inspectors. Coordination and communication with the Field Coordinator and Operations Manager regarding the status of job sites is frequent, clear, complete, and is critical.

Essential Job Duties/Responsibilities:
Performing field observations of construction and safety for new construction builders
Travel daily to multiple job sites
Completing daily inspection reports on tablet or Microsoft Excel
Communicate inefficiencies and collaborate with the builder on corrective actions and education of trade partners to prevent recurrences
Provide onsite contractor training and other quality assurance activities
Position Requirements:
High School Diploma or AA Degree
Four (4) years of construction experience and/or two (2) years of field experience supported with a degree in related field of study
Possession or acquisition of blueprint reading course completion certificate
Possession or acquisition of ICC IRC- B1 Inspector Certificate or equivalent
Ability to safely lift 50 lbs. and can navigate construction projects covering various terrain, building types, architectural designs, and safety risks
Ability to travel outside of the geographical area to assist in other regions as needed
Experience in Quality Assurance is preferred

Education & Experience:
High school diploma, or equivalent (GED, Trade School, etc.)
Experience (shall, at a minimum, include one or more of the following)
Two (2) minimum years of relevant experience in the Construction Industry, either working for a Builder or Trade
Skill Set:
Ability to communicate effectively verbally, written, and electronically (email, text, phone)
Handwriting shall be legible
Ability to demonstrate knowledge of basic math skill
Must be able to demonstrate basic common sense of safety on a job site
Continually demonstrate the ability to maneuver within the within confined spaces of building being inspected (attic, frame home, finished home, etc.)
Demonstrate smartphone and computer literacy (Android, Salesforce, Outlook, Microsoft Suite)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must have solid communication skills, and the ability to convey direction and leadership to Project Superintendents and their trades to deliver the customers Scope of Work
Good attitude and professional personality
Basic Computer skills
Construction experience
Experience with Construction Details and Drawings
Candidate must be in good physical condition to carry up to 50/lbs. of equipment, climb ladders, and to hoist themselves up into attic space
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Referral program
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance
**ARCXIS rates are contingent on skill set, experience, and geographical location of the position.


Keywords: Arcxis, Santa Rosa , Construction Quality Field Observer, Professions , Santa Rosa, California

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