Top Construction Site Inspection Software in 2022

Construction site inspections happen where the work is happening – in the field.

That means you need mobile tools that make it easy for anyone tasked with conducting an inspection to access checklists, quickly and accurately fill out forms, and share results with the rest of the team so you can determine next steps. 

Here, we’re spotlighting some of the best field inspection software and apps. All of them are cloud-based and available on iOS or Android devices.

Safesite

Best for Safety Inspections

Image source: Safesite

Safesite is an award-winning safety management system. Its easy-to-use app makes it simple to carry out mobile safety inspections using either your own existing safety forms or choosing from an extensive library of Safesite templates.

Features

  • Hazard management and incident reporting from the field
  • Safety training and certification tracking
  • Offline mode

Price

  • Free trial for Premium user level with access to risk management dashboard and reporting limited to 30 days
  • Premium: $16 per member per month (when paid annually)
  • Enterprise: Custom

OnePlace by Unearth

Best for Geolocating Inspections & Mapping a Mixed Dataset

Unearth's OnePlace field inspection software
OnePlace for Capital Construction

Our own OnePlace app provides an intuitive way to organize your inspection data – on a dynamic, digital map. Pin drawings, drone imagery, and project documents to their real-world location, then see exactly where your inspections are happening when inspection data uploaded from the jobsite is automatically geolocated.

With inspections represented by icons that change color depending on status, you can view your project in its real-world context and determine at a glance where things stand with your inspections.

Features

  • Easy-to-use interface and import/export capabilities
  • Custom forms and workflows
  • Integrations with Procore, Bentley, and Trimble

Price

  • $79 user / month for OnePlace (after 30-day free trial)

Fulcrum

Best for Inspection Form Customization

Image source: Fulcrum

Fulcrum enables users to create completely custom inspection forms and processes with a no-code, drag-and-drop builder. It provides a framework to track and manage quality and safety inspections and workflows from start to finish.

Features

  • Automated reporting
  • Signature capture
  • Form fields for collecting photos, video, audio, barcodes, and QR codes

Price

  • 30-day free trial
  • Starter: $15 for up to 5 users per month
  • Professional: $33 per user per month
  • Enterprise (with a minimum of 25 users): Custom

Fieldwire

Best Free Inspection Management Tool for Small Teams

Image source: Fieldwire

Inspection management capabilities are one part of the Fieldwire construction project management platform. Users can assign inspections as a task, then assign any issues discovered to the responsible team, and link all of it to a location on a plan.

Features

  • Issue documentation using photos, annotations, and comments
  • Scheduling software for inspection planning
  • Inclusion of checklists in tasks for easy access during inspection

Price (billed annually)

  • Basic: Free with limit of 5 users
  • Pro: $29 per user per month 
  • Business: $49 per user per month
  • Premier: $89 per user per month

Inspections: On The Road to a High-Quality Project Delivery

Site inspections provide in-depth project visibility that helps you ensure you are meeting all project requirements – so you can deliver a high-quality project within the contracted scope, budget, and timeline.

But inspections are just one of the things you can do to set up a project for success throughout the construction process and beyond.  

Learn how to create a high-quality project deliverables in our blogs on progress monitoring and reporting and digital as-builts.

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