Highway Construction Inspector

Your Opportunity Whatever the distance, wherever the destination-our designs lead you there. Our Transportation group provides comprehensive planning, design, and engineering services for all phases of airport, bridge, rail, roadway, and transit projects. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.

Your Duties

  • Monitor the work of contractors to ensure quality control and contractor compliance for roadway, structure and bridge construction projects of varying complexity
  • Inspect and monitor assigned field work activities on a project to ensure conformance to plans, specifications, and other contract documents
  • Coordinate work and inspections with contractor's representative, client personnel, and other stakeholders
  • Checks lines, grades, dimensions and elevations using standard surveying and field measuring equipment
  • Advises contractor of non-conforming work or other violations of the contract requirements. Works with the contractor to identify and implement appropriate corrective action
  • Ensures that highways work zones and traffic control setups conform to contract requirements
  • Prepares and reviews daily inspector reports for preparation of entries into project diaries and is able to properly document materials as well as other test reports for materials
  • Tests and / or samples materials as required, coordinates with testing laboratories as needed or required
  • Assist in contractor's monthly evaluations, progress payments, and progress meetings

Your Capabilities and Credentials
  • Associate degree (AS) or Bachelor degree (BS) in an engineering field or relevant experience in bridge construction, roadway, utility, and asphalt paving, can be used in place of degree
  • Minimum three (3) years of inspection experience which demonstrates a working knowledge of roadway, structure, and bridge construction methods, materials, standards, construction symbols and terminology
  • West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) experience
  • Have working knowledge of WVDOH standards, specifications and manuals and be skilled in operating computer equipment, software programs and field inspection equipment
  • Read and interpret roadway, structure and bridge plans and specifications.
  • Maintain detailed records
    • Experience with Site Manager and Project Wise
    • Experience with LIMS program and certification of materials for projects
  • Perform required materials testing
  • Communicate effectively with the agency and contractor personnel and the general public
  • Ability to work at heights, and within confined spaces with the required training for these activities
  • Either possess or be able to obtain a WVTRET Certification and any necessary WVDOH Materiel Testing Certifications

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