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Lubbock, TX, United States (on-site)
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Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas, United States (on-site)
2 days ago


Position Description

Witnesses, examines, monitors, and documents construction of Texas Tech University System facility projects for quantity and quality conformance with construction documents, TTUS FP&C Building Design & Construction Standards, building and energy code conformance, as well as construction schedules. Knowledge of construction materials and methods, TCEQ Stormwater management and OSHA standards required

About the Department and/or College

Facilities Planning & Construction manages new construction and renovation projects valued over $4 million for the Texas Tech University System and its five universities.

Operating on more than a dozen locations, each university has campuses with state-of-the-art spaces where students, faculty, employees, and visitors can learn, discover and experience the first-class environment provided throughout the Texas Tech University System.

Major/Essential Functions

  • Support, encourage, and conform with the five shared values of TTUS: People First, Integrity, Community, Respect, and Exemplary Service.
  • Comply with TTUS operating policies, procedures, and administrative rules.
  • Support and promote the TTUS FP&C Mission Statement: Facilities Planning and Construction will provide Exemplary Service while delivering campus initiatives with integrity and accountability to support the vision of the Texas Tech University System and its component institutions.
  • Knowledge and skill in the use of computer software inclusive of eBuilder project management platform software, Bluebeam Revu, and other scheduling software.
  • Ensure component institutions receive projects that are built per approved construction documents and meet or exceed TTUS FP&C expectations and construction industry standards.
  • Participate in project design and construction meetings as required/requested.
  • Review submittals, shop drawings, ASI's, RFI's, CCR's, material testing reports, etc. for conformance with project requirements and to stay current on project scope for projects under construction.
  • Participate in project design development reviews as directed using Bluebeam Revu.
  • Observe, track, monitor, and report on construction activities and conformance with approved drawings/specifications, project requirements, and standards to TTUS FP&C project administration throughout the Construction Services phase.
  • Submit weekly Field Observation Reports (FOR) through all phases of construction documenting construction progress, systems testing, requested inspections, and milestones using Bluebeam Revu.
  • Witness all inspections required by contract documents as well as all required IBC special inspections.
  • Assist in the coordination of campus utilities and infrastructure shut-downs/closures with component institutions and other TTUS departments.
  • Provide support to projects by monitoring and ensuring compliance with OSHA health and safety regulations.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required.

Required Qualifications

Associates or Bachelors degree. Additional job training, experience and education in the construction industry may be considered a substitute for higher education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Self-motivated with exceptional listening skills and aspirations to learn
  • Ability to record field data and compile field reports
  • Ability to work additional and/or nonstandard hours, as required 
  • Ability to read specifications, working drawings, and analyze constructed conditions
  • Ability to prioritize, stay focused, set clear milestones and execute 
  • Possess sound technical judgment 
  • Possess effective speaking and written communication skills 
  • Demonstrates strong ethical behavior and candor
  • Enthusiastic team player with a passion to work and learn in a demanding and fast-paced environment 
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Bluebeam and eBuilder
  • Relevant licenses, registrations, and/or certifications are not required but may be submitted for consideration for potential employment

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan by visiting

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 67991397
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Lubbock, Texas, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Texas Tech University
  • Position Title: Construction Observer
  • Job Function: Academic Faculty
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