Construction Inspector II

Website Southern Company

Inspector Construction II Job Highlights

Title Inspector Construction II
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Virginia Beach, VA, United States
Company Southern Company

Company Profile

Southern Company is one of the largest energy providers. The company owns electric utilities in four states and natural gas distribution utilities in seven states. It is a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Construction Inspector II who will ensure the pipeline assets are constructed in a safe, quality, compliant, and efficient manner.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a related Degree (college/university) plus 2 years of industrial construction experience
  • 4 years of industrial construction experience with no degree

Work Experience

  • Possess work-related work experience (required)


  • Inspecting Construction Activities (safety, compliance, quality, environmental, locates, and restoration) to ensure quality and safety standards are met and documented.
  • Maintaining customer satisfaction through timely and thorough communication with individual customers, municipalities, and other governmental agencies at pre-con meetings and throughout the project (such as state DOTs, counties, etc.).
  • Overseeing the construction of underground gas utility infrastructure for residential, commercial, and industrial properties to ensure they are installed per the design
  • Serving as technical support for Company Specifications (OPM), Operator Qualifications (OQ), and Construction Quality Assurance/Control (CQA) and makes corrective actions as needed.

Job for you if-

  • You enjoy working with others to ensure that all inspections and project documentation are properly archived
  • You have the ability to build strong relationships with both internal and external customers
  • You have a customer-focused mindset with a proven ability to respond quickly to concerns/inquiries from customers, municipalities, and governmental agencies.
  • You have strong organizational skills and excellent follow-through skills
  • You have a passion for prioritizing and managing multiple projects simultaneously


  • Basic construction contract and construction safety knowledge
  • Basic knowledge of the gas industry and OSHA regulations and their impact on construction processes
  • Basic MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint
  • Demonstrated success in quality control on small industrial construction projects
  • Intermediate interpretation of design drawings and specifications
  • Intermediate knowledge of piping construction techniques, welding; basic knowledge of NDE, excavation, compaction, coating, inspection, pressure testing, pigging/cleaning
  • Valid driver’s license required


  • Competitive pay and a matching 401(k) plan
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Flexible spending accounts/Health savings account
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vacation, Company Holidays, Personal Days, and Sick Days
  • Wellness Incentive Programs

Employer’s Statement

Southern Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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