The Korte Company is seeking an experienced Construction Quality Control Inspector to oversee the mechanical, electrical systems for construction projects to maintain quality on the project. This position is a great opportunity for an individual to join a strong, successful and highly-respected team.



  • Read and interpret specifications, plans and resource documents to determine requirements and planning procedures as outlined in the RFP
  • Monitor operations to ensure that they meet production standards
  • Document and update appropriate logs
  • Conduct, attend and participate in project meetings
  • Maintain quality control by frequent and regular inspection of work and work-in-progress as related to mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems
  • Complete all reports and records in an accurate and timely manner
  • Willing to travel 75% of the year to all project sites



The characteristics listed below are representative of those sought to perform this job successfully.

  • Working knowledge of field construction including systems, practices, general engineering principals and construction techniques, materials, methods and sequencing
  • Familiarity with requirements of USACE EM 385-1-1
  • Detailed experience with quality control for mechanical and electrical systems
  • Experience in the areas of hazard identification and safety compliance
  • Strong work ethic with a passion to fulfill commitments
  • Remarkable enthusiasm
  • Sincere obligation to client satisfaction
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, organizational, multi-tasking, communication and conflict management skills
  • Computer knowledge in sending emails, daily reports, construction look-ahead schedules, and iPad use



  • Four year degree in construction management, engineering or other construction-related degree (not required)
  • 5+ years of experience performing quality inspections, supervising, and/or installing mechanical/electrical features of work in the field with a construction company
  • Design/Build experience is a plus
  • 5+ years of experience as a foreman/supervisor in Electrical Installation and/or Mechanical Controls Installation is a plus



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regular use of hands to finger, handle or feel
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Stand, walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Talk or hear with others on jobsite and via phone/computer communications
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds



This position will be at the worksite at all times whenever work or testing is being performed. The worksite environment is constantly changing and may include:

  • Wet and/or humid conditions
  • Moving mechanical parts
  • High, precarious places
  • Risk of electrical shock
  • Outside weather conditions, such as extreme heat and extreme cold
  • Moderate to loud noise levels



The Korte Company was founded in 1958 on the belief that professionalism, quality and value added services are fundamental to a successful company.  More than fifty years later, that philosophy has earned Korte the reputation for delivering high quality, responsive services to our clients nationwide.  Korte pursues large construction projects from offices in St. Louis, MO, Highland, IL, Norman, OK, and Las Vegas, NV.


This position is eligible for our competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, 401(k) and company paid holidays. Only fully qualified candidates should apply. No phone calls, direct mailings or drop-in inquiries allowed. The Korte Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer Affirmative Action M/F/Vet/Disability.

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