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Carolina, Puerto Rico, United States of America
JOB #R2103415

Special Inspector Engineer

At ICF we make BIG things happen. Let’s work together to help Hurricane victims and communities recover and re-build for future resilience. ICF’s growing Disaster Management division is assembling an outstanding team equipped to offer expert advisory services, bringing the strength of past performance and a hand’s on integrated multidisciplinary approach. Join the ICF team and help make a difference.

Our team is hiring a Special Inspector Engineer responsible for assessing special cases of work non-compliance and construction-related complaints or appeals. You will also assist in damage assessments requiring special engineering considerations for out of the ordinary conditions that may require specialized knowledge and attention to determine if repairs can or cannot be performed in a way that assures overall safety and integrity of the structures.

This position will be located in our office in Carolina.

To learn more about ICF's Disaster Management services, visit:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Operations Manager and a team of construction and Inspection specialists, the Special Inspector is also responsible for coordinating with assigned lead Safety Officers to ensure continuous safe practices on job sites through inspections and training in construction safety practices.

  • Assesses and assists with field damage assessments and progress inspections and post-review observation reports directly associated with inspection and program award coordination related field tasks requiring special engineering reviews such as unique construction scenarios, threshold feasibility determinations, field compliance issues, questionable or unique contractor change order requests, and/or special structural considerations

  • Supports the Program Manager and Operations Manager with all escalated constructed-related complaints or appeals. This includes formal and informal requests for review

  • Assists the Operations Manager with special desktop quality reviews as needed to ensure complete and accurate inspection reports are submitted

  • Conducts and/or assists with training for construction/inspection leads and other relevant stakeholders, as needed

  • Depending upon project needs, the Program Manager may request periodic travel to a satellite intake center or special intake event, or assignment to a satellite intake center for a longer duration.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher education in Engineering, Architecture, Project Management, or similar degree. 

  • 10+ years of experience performing construction inspections.

  • Professional licensed engineer valid in Puerto Rico. 

  • Fluent verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish.

  • Must have valid driver’s license and successfully pass a Motor Vehicle Records (MVR) check.

  • 2+ years experience with MS Office (Word, Excel).

Professional Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to manage time and prioritize projects to meet deadlines

  • Excellent listening, written, and oral communication skills

  • Excellent critical thinking skills to help solve business problems and make decisions, paired with a desire to take initiative

  • Ability to work well under continually changing deadlines and priorities

This job is a Section 3 eligible job opportunity. We encourage applications from individuals that are low income and/or living in Public Housing. 

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Carolina, PR (PR05)

Civil Engineering

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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