Construction Representative

  • Brighton, Michigan, United States
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Construction Representative

We have a career opportunity for a Construction Representative in Brighton, MI who will work with a broad range of construction projects with our Construction Services Group In this role you will be responsible for the daily inspection and documentation of infrastructure projects including road, bridge, water main, and sewer construction, as well as play an important role in managing client relationships. You will also contribute to strategic initiatives that drive the growth of the construction group.

This position anticipates that you bring some experience with you, being able to lead the inspection or oversight of significant construction tasks with a high level of independence. This position provides progression towards managing multiple project tasks and becoming a project manager.  


This position provides a flexible work schedule, with three days working from the Brighton, MI office and two days remotely. 

The Impact You Will Have
  • Responsible for overseeing one or more key tasks on construction projects, and complying with all project and company safety guidelines.
  • Perform construction inspection and documentation and communicate if the work observed appears in compliance with project requirements.
  • Prepare inspector’s daily reports and other project documentation as required by the project procedures, and being the example for documentation that supporting staff will refer to and checking their work.
  • Report on progress of work, including technical issues, status of work remaining to be done and any noted deficiencies.
  • Be the main point of contact at the field level for the Benesch team, as well as, preparing calculations and supporting sketches for project documentation.
  • Perform basic documentation audits, log, track and/or prepare responses to submittals and RFI’s, and perform materials testing including concrete testing and density testing.
  • Write meeting minutes and conduct select project meetings and participating in client events and relative association activities. 
  • Assist with client relationships, as well as, assisting with writing responses to Requests for Proposals from clients.
What We Are Looking For
  • BS in Civil or Construction Engineering or in a related engineering curriculum required, EIT preferred.
  • 6+ years of working experience with DOT is preferred.
  • Recent college grads are highly encouraged to apply!
  • Experience working on field projects desired.
  • Provide oversight and training of junior staff on projects.
  • Excellent communication and intrapersonal skills.
  • Strong organization and ability to perform services efficiently and within budgets and schedules.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment.
  • Must have a valid U.S. driver’s license held for a minimum of one year and a safe motor vehicle record meeting company standard.


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